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Sri Lanka

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Travelled to Sri Lanka... arrived Columbo (Sri Lanka) from New Delhi (India), then travelled to/through Columbo, Galle, Unawatuna Beach, Negombo (Sri Lanka) and back home via Singapore...



Unawatuna Beach
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Another beautiful day at the beach, Unawatuna Beach, Sri Lanka.





Netting Bench
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Netting bench on Negombo Beach, just outside of Colombo, Sri Lanka.




Tip-Top
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Cleaning staff have many 'novel' ways of keeping everything in tip-top condition, Changi International Airport, Singapore.




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North India

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Travelled to Northern India/Sri Lanka... arrived New Delhi (India) then travelled to/through Chandigarth, Shimla, Kalpa, Songla, Rampur, Kullu, Naggar, Manali, Mandi, McLeod Ganj, Bhagsunath, (Himachal Pradesh), New Delhi (India) and back home via Sri Lanka...


Shimla Views
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Picturesque mountain views from the beautiful English hill-retreat of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.


Spectators
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Women watching the 'Baisakhi Festival' (end of winter 'death' and beginning of summer 'life') from the roof tops around the willage square on a cold spring afternoon in the small Kinnaur mountain willage of Kalpa, Himachal Pradesh, India.





Kinnaur Kailash
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The imposing Kinnaur Kailash towering over a small mountain village, Kalpa, Himachal Pradesh, India.





Sangla Skyline
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The small, isolated and remote Kinnaur village of Sangla, Himachal Pradesh, India.


Naggar Views
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View across the picturesque Kullu Valley from the spooky Naggar Castle, Naggar, Himachal Pradesh, India.

River of Rubbish
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Rubbish "embedded" along a mountain stream in Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India.



Bhagsu 'Sardu'
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Met this Bhagsu 'Sardu' character on the walk back from Bhagsu waterfall just past the small Shiva temple, Bhagsunath, Himachal Pradesh, India.




Bustling Streets
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On the lively streets in the home of the Dalai Lama, McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh, India.



Buddhist Devotee
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Buddhist Devotee in the courtyard between the Namgyal Monastery and Tsuglagkhang for one of the Dalai Lama's readings, McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh, India.



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Myanmar

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Travelled to Myanmar/Thailand... arrived Yangoon (Myanmar) via Bangkok (Thailand), then travelled to/through Yangon, Nyaungshwe (Inle Lake), Kalaw, Mandalay, Pywin U Lwin, Mandalay, Bagan, Pyay, Pathein, Chaungtha Beach, Pathein and Yangon (Myanmar)... and back home via Bangkok (Thailand)...


Rangoon Streets
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View along Rangoon streets to the central 'Sule Paya' from the overpass in the 'Theigyi Zei' markets, Rangoon, Myanmar.




Intha Fisherman
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Fishing in a traditional Intha leg-propelled canoe on peaceful Inle Lake, Myanmar.




Banyan Temples
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The un-restored 'Banyan Tree Monastery' temples and stupas of Indein, Myanmar.


Cold Misty Morning
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Waiting for the first bus to Mandalay, Kalaw, Myanmar.


Moustache Brothers
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Shot of the infamous Moustache Brothers, Pwe troupe (traditional Burmese entertainment) that combines music, drama and improvisation with a heavy dose of political satire that has seen Par Par Lay (performer in the middle) spend 7 years in jail for comments of support for Myanmar's Nobel peace prize winning democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi! Mandalay, Myanmar. (Par Par Lay - RIP)


Colonial Maymyo
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Colonial building on the streets in the pleasant old British hill-station of Pywin U Lwin, Myanmar.


Pagan's Pagodas
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Bagan/Pagan is a magical archaeological centre with thousands of temples (pahto) and stupas (zedi) to visit, Bagan, Myanmar.


Shwesandaw Pagoda
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In the small river-side trading town of Pyay/Prome you'll find the impressive Shwesandaw Paya, Pyay, Myanmar.



Tongue in Cheek
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Burmese boy in happier times at Chaungtha Beach village, Myanmar.


Shwedagon Pagoda
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The majestic Shwedagon (ie. Golden Dagon) Pagoda taken in the late afternoon, this structure dominates the Rangoon skyline from every vantage point and has to be seen to be believed! Rangoon, Myanmar.


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