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Sumbawa

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Travelled to Indonesia... arriving Denpasar (Bali), (Indonesia), then travelled to/through; Seminyak, (Bali), Tetebatu, Selong, (Lombok), Sumbawa Besar, Dompu, Taliwang, Jelanga, (Sumbawa), Senaru, (Lombok), Padang Bai, Ubud, Seminyak, (Bali), and back home via Denpasar (Bali), (Indonesia).




Ferry View
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First sight of the Lombok headland from the Bali to Lombok ferry, Lombok Straits, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Tetebatu Views
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View over lush local rice paddies to Mt Rinjani, Tetebatu, Lombok, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.



The Ancient Trees
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The rare and endangered 350 year old Lian Trees, that are only found in one place, Sambelia, Lombok, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Selong Sunrise
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Sunrise on the beach looking across the Alas Straits to the island of Sumbawa, Selong, Lombok, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Bungin Museum
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The Bungin Island Museum on what is known as the most densely populated island/coral reef... in the World, Bungin, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Pantai Workout
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Local martial arts club using unique Dogi-clad seaside training techniques, Kencana, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Dalam Loka
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This impressive all wooden constructed palace was built for Sultan Jalaludin III in 1885, Sumbawa Besar, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Lintas Sumbawa
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Passing sea-side villages on the Trans-Sumbawa highway, Labuan Jambu, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Karamabura
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Rice terraces in the hillside village outside of Dompu, Karamabura, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Lepadi Races
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Local horse races are held each Sunday, the courageous, black balaclava-clad, bare-back jockeys can be as young as 5-6 years of age and the fastest horse gets $250, Lepadi, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Day at the Races
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Spectators enjoying the local weekly horse races, Lepadi, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.






Air Terjun Rora
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This alluring water-fall and swimming hole is extremely popular with locals, Rora, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.






Musholla
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The faithful are catered for while travelling the Trans-Sumbawa highway at the Lesehan Teluk Santong ikan bakar restaurant, Teluk Santong, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.






Walk on the Beach
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Morning walk on the untouched surfing beach, Jelanga, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Scar Reef Sunset
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Sunset over what surfers call Scar Reef at low tide, Jelanga, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Kentasari Beach
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Typical west coast beach on the road to Poto Tano, Kentasari, Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.






Between Ports
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Passengers catching some shut-eye on the ferry between the ports of Poto Tano and Labuan Lombok, Alas Strait, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.






Rice Paddies
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Lush mountain rice paddies on the foot-hills of Mount Rinjani, Bayan, Lombok, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.






Ganesh Kalasa
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Balinese rice paddy temple crowned with an ornately carved Ganesh Kalasa, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.







Ubud Streets
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Speda-motors parked on the very busy main street of Jalan Raya Ubud, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.








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Posted by joffre 21:46 Archived in Indonesia Tagged bali indonesia photography lombok sumbawa joffre nusa_tenggara Comments (0)

Italy

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Travelled to Italy... arriving in Rome, (Italy) via (Abu Dhabi) and (Singapore), then travelled to/through; Rome, Siracuse, Palermo, Trapani, Castellammare del Golfo, (Sicily), Bologna, Cesenatico, Rimini, (Emilia-Romagna), San Marino, Perugia, Tuoro, (Umbria) Rome (Italy) and back home via (Abu Dhabi) and (Singapore)...




The Colosseum
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The Colosseum aka Flavian Amphitheatre on a typical spring afternoon, Rome, Italy.





Piazza San Pietro
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Panorama of famous St Peter's Square, where people ridiculously wait in a queue over 1km long to gain entry, Vatican City.





Spanish Steps
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The surprisingly popular Spanish Steps, which connects Piazza di Spagna with Piazza Trinità di Monti, Rome, Italy.





Fontana Di Trevi
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The extremely popular and renovated Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy.





Roman Nights
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Walking the back-streets of Via del Boschetto, Monti, Rome, Italy.






Golden Arches
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The Colosseum hauntingly lit up during the evening, Monti, Rome, Italy.





Mount Etna
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Spectacular view of Mount Etna, Catania, Sicily, Italy.





On the Streets
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On the picturesque baroque island streets, Ortigia, Sicily, Italy.





This Old House
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Traditional coloured house on the Mediterranean foreshore, Ortigia, Sicily, Italy.





Romantic Ragusa
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The irrepressibly romantic baroque town, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy.





Magical Modica
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View of the baroque hillside town from the main street, Modica, Sicily, Italy.





Siracuse Blues
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The alluring blue waters of the Mediterranean coast-line, Siracuse, Sicily, Italy.




Cattedrale di San Nicolò
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Restored to it's former baroque glory, the imposing Cattedrale di San Nicolò, Noto, Sicily, Italy.





Cappuccini Catacombs
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The macabre Cappuccini Catacombs, where people pay to be embalmed and hung in the monastery crypt, Palermo, Sicily, Italy.





Piazza Pretoria
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View to Quattro Canti along Via Maqueda from the Piazza Pretoria, Palermo, Sicily, Italy.





Sicilian Artichokes
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Fresh Sicilian artichokes at the Mercato Vucciria, Palermo, Sicily, Italy.





Corner of Paradise
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Originally a local fishing village, now a stunning and popular tourist beach, Mondello, Sicily, Italy.






Street Art
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Ceramic lemons on the walls of the Kasbah (ie. old Arab quarter), Mazara del Vallo, Sicily, Italy.





Golden Beach
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Reputedly, one of the most beautiful beaches on the Mediterranean coastline, San Vito lo Capo, Sicily, Italy.





Smugglers Cove
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The stunningly beautiful old tuna fishing and smugglers bay (and Ocean's 12 backdrop), which now has much sought-after, but basic sea-side accommodation, Tonnara di Scopello, Sicily, Italy.



La Stanze
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The ornate and atmospheric 16th century lounge, formerly Palazzo Bentivoglio, of the Le Stanze bar, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.





The Morning After
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After a big night out, in the historic and now famous hipster 'eat and drink' street of Via Del Pratello, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.





Fresh Sardines
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Fresh sardines for sale at the Via Pescherie Vecchie markets, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.





Two Towers
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The famous Two Towers, (ie. Asinelli and Garisenda family towers), Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.





Italian Portico
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Typical Italian portico or porch built on the front of buildings, Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.





Da Vinci Canal
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Old-style boats on the canal surveyed by Leonardo Da Vinci, Cesenatico, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.





Baptistery Ceiling
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The intricate mosaic roof of the Battistero Neoniano or Baptistery of Neon, Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.





Cesta Tower
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Cesta Tower (aka De La Fratta) on the highest peak Monte Titano, San Marino.





San Lorenzo's Steps
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Italians love to sit on steps and drink, in this instance the steps of the Cattedrale di San Lorenzo in the Piazza IV Novembre, Perugia, Umbria, Italy.



Spello Streets
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Life on the cobbled streets, Spello, Umbria, Italy.






Vino Rosso
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Late afternoon in the vineyards in the Umbrian country-side, Bagni, Umbria, Italy.



Orvieto Views
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View of the red-rock Etruscan city, Orvieto, Umbria, Italy.





Palazzo dei Consoli
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Entrance to the Museo Civico in the old Palazzo dei Consoli on a wet and rainy day, Gubbio, Umbria, Italy.





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Posted by joffre 17:33 Archived in Italy Tagged singapore italy sicily photography abu_dhabi vatican_city san_marino joffre Comments (0)

Sumatra

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Travelled to Sumatra... arriving Pekanbau (Sumatra), (Indonesia) via (Singapore), then travelled to/through; Pekanbaru, Bukittinggi, Lake Maninjau, Bukittinggi, Pekanbaru (Sumatra), (Indonesia) and back home via (Singapore)...




Gardens by the Bay
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The spectacular Gardens by the Bay, lit up during the evening light and sound show, Singapore.






Bored in Bukittinggi
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End of a long day in the shops off Jam Gadang, Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia.






Serenity
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Early morning on peaceful Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.






Volcanic Crater
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Cloudy day on the volcanic crater, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.






Old Wood House
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Charming old wooden house on the road around Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.






Minangkabau House
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Traditional Minangkabau roof on a foreshore house, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Clouds on the Horizon
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The recent influx of fish farms on the lake has raised environmental concerns over water quality into the future, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Life on the Lake
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Digging for clams on a misty morning, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.






Puncak Lawang
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A view of the northern end of the lake from Puncak Lawang, the para-gliding launch-pad, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.






Minangkabau Paddies
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Newly planted rice paddies at Kelok 28 on the way out of Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.







Bendi Drivers
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Bendi drivers or local 'horse and cart' taxi's, parked at Jam Gadang waiting for customers, Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia.






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