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Mongolia/China

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Travelled to China/Mongolia... arrived in Shanghai (China) via Bangkok (Thailand) then travelled to/through Shanghai, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, (China), Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), Beijing (China)... and back home via Bangkok (Thailand)...


Pearl of Pudong
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The spectacular 'Oriental Pearl TV Tower' from the banks of the Bund, Pudong, Shanghai, China..




Night on The Bund
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People enjoying an evening on The Bund, Shanghai, China.



Afternoon on West Lake
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Late afternoon on beautiful West Lake, in whats considered one of China's beautiful cities, Hangzhou, China.


The Eagle has Landed
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A Kazakh hunting eagle hooded with a tomaga and tethered to a pole called a tugir in Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Mongolia.


Reflections of Life
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Life reflected off a building in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.



Sur le Garde
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Chinese guard on the steps leading to Chengguang Hall, Beihai Park, Beijing, China.



Summer Palace
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The spectacular Chinese royal garden architecture & UNESCO listed, Summer Palace, Beijing, China.



Beijing International
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The entrance to the massive BIA (Beijing International Airport) on a hazy afternoon, Beijing, China.


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Penang

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Travelled to Malaysia... arrived Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) via Seoul (South Korea), then travelled to Georgetown (Penang), and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...



Petronas Towers
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The impressive Petronas Towers in downtown KLCC, Malaysia.



Blue Walls
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The entrance to the historic Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia.



The Raw Prawn
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Fresh prawns on ice at a local fish market in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia.


‘Supersonic Odyssey’
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The colourful Cosmos World indoor fun park in the massive Times Square shopping mall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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South Korea

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Travelled to South Korea/Malaysia... arrived Seoul (South Korea) via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelled to/through Sokcho, Seoraksan, Samcheok, (Gangwon-do), Gyeongju, (Gyeongsangbuk-do), Haeinsa, Busan, Jinju, (Gyeongsangnam-do), Yulpo, Gwangju, (Jeollanam-do), Seoul (South Korea) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...

Catching the Moment
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Korean nun reviewing a captured moment on her camera, Insadong, Seoul, South Korea.




Sokcho Fishing Port
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A plethora of Korean fishing boats taken late afternoon, Dongmyeong Port, Sokcho, Gangwon-do, South Korea.



Shilla Tumuli
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An ancient Shilla burial mound (ie.Tumuli) in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.



Tripitaka Koreana
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Housed in the UNESCO listed, Haeinsa Janggyeong Pamnjeon temple, you will find the oldest complete set of Buddhist Scriptures carved onto 81,258 wooden printing blocks, that date back to the 13th century, Haeinsa, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea.




Fishing Flotilla
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Flotilla of fishing boats moored in Nampodong harbour, Busan, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea.


Mountain Dew Tea Festival
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Korean musicians at the Hadong-gun Mountain Dew Tea Cultural Festival, Hadong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea.


On the Ropes
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Sorting fishing ropes at the small seaside fishing village of Yulpo, Jeollanam-do, South Korea.


Green Tea
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Neatly planted rows of green tea grown at the famous plantation at Boseong, Jeollanam-do, South Korea.



Chungjangno Shopping District
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Chungjangno is a buzzy semi-pedestrianised shopping district, bursting at the seams with all manner of clothing shops, bars, nightclubs and restaurants. Very popular with young Korean's and tourists, Gwangju, Jeollanam-do, South Korea.


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