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Central Asia

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Travelled to Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan... arriving from Incheon (South Korea) then travelled to/through; Tashkent, Fergana (Uzbekistan), Osh, Jalalabad, Arslanbob, Bishkek, Cholpon Ata, Karakol, Tamga, Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent (Uzbekistan) and back home via Seoul (South Korea), Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, (Malaysia)...


Incheon Evening
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Outdoor dining on the streets, Incheon, South Korea.



Fresh Bread
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Fresh Uzbeki 'Odi Non' bread at the local markets, Fergana, Uzbekistan.



Margilan Minaret
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Ancient mosque in the 'Silk Road' town, Margilon, Uzbekistan.



Apartment Art
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An apartment block, Osh, Kyrgyzstan.





Arslanbob Views
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View of the stunning Khrebet Babash-Ata Mountains from the small village, Arslanbob, Kyrgyzstan.




Cholpon Ata
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A brief respite for the weary traveller on the tranquil shores of Lake Issyk Kul, where Kazakh and Russian holiday makers flock to frolic in the waters of the lake, Cholpon Ata, Kyrgyzstan.




Russian Orthodox
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The unique and intricate detail of the all wooden 'Russian Holy Trinity Orthodox Church', Karakol, Kyrgyzstan.


Village Rose
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On the streets of the small, dusty, rural village, Tamga, Kyrgyzstan.




Last of the Eagle Hunters
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A young male eagle belonging to one of the handful of Kyrgyz who practice 'Burkutchu' or Eagle Hunting, Bokonbaevo, Kyrgyzstan.




Changing of the Guard
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At the central Ala-Too Square you can see the ritual of the 'changing of the guard' in the capital, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.



City of Walls
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The ancient 'Silk Road' town of Khiva is completely enclosed within these spectacular Mughul walls, Khiva, Uzbekistan.




Sunset Departure
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Late afternoon on the platform at the Urgench Railway Station, Urgench, Uzbekistan.




Kolan 'Great' Mosque Dome
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The Kolan 'Great' Mosque holds 12 000 worshiper's and is so grand, that in 1219 Genghis Khan thought it was the 'Palace of the Emir', Bukhara, Uzbekistan.



Uzbek Pottery
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Traditional pottery for sale on the streets outside the Kolan 'Great' Mosque, Bukhara, Uzbekistan.



Bibi-Khanum Mosque
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The sublime colours of the famous Bibi-Khanum Mosque, Samarkand, Uzbekistan.


Jongno
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On the busy streets, Jongno, Seoul, South Korea.


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Posted by joffre 01:08 Archived in Uzbekistan Tagged south_korea photography uzbekistan kyrgyzstan joffre Comments (0)

Melaka

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Travelled to Melaka... arriving via Incheon (South Korea) then travelled to/through; Kuala Lumpur, Melaka (Malaysia), and back home via Kuala Lumpur, (Malaysia)...


Masjid Kampung Kling
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The impressive Masjid Kampung Kling during the evening, Malacca, Malaysia.



Jonker Express
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Train of ornate trishaw's taking tourists down Jonker Street, Malacca, Malaysia.



Sungai Melaka
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Traditional houses on the Melaka River, Malacca, Malaysia.



Kafe Eleven
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One of the many traditionally themed cafes, Malacca, Malaysia.



How Her Siang Dim Sum
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Delicious dim sum on a balmy evening, Malacca, Malaysia.


Melacca Trishaw
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Garishly decorated and brightly lit trishaws awaiting customers, Malacca, Malaysia.


Taming Sari
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Towering 110m, the Taming Sari revolving tower lights up the night sky, Malacca, Malaysia.




Peranakan Portal
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A portal to the Peranakan past, Malacca, Malaysia.


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Posted by joffre 23:16 Archived in Malaysia Tagged malaysia photography melaka joffre Comments (0)

Vietnam

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Travelled to Vietnam... arriving from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelled to/through; Ho Chi Minh, Binh Chau, Mui Ne, Da lat, Buon Ma Thuot, Gia Nghia, Phuoc Long, Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).


Old and New
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Saigon skyline soaring north, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.





Saigon Streets
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Typical outdoor vegetable stall on the busy streets, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.



Hot Springs
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Hot springs of the kitchie proletariat 'Binh Chau Eco Spa Resort', Binh Chau, Vietnam.





Salt Fields
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Harvesting salt from the flooded coastal fields near Thanh Phong, Vietnam.



Fishing Port
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Colourful fishing boats in the harbour, Mui Ne, Vietnam.





Skelter Shelter
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Shelter erected for tour guides at the beginning of the Red Gorges, just outside the small, hot and wind-swept town, Ap Thien Ai, Vietnam.



Night Markets
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Setting up at the Central markets in the Central Highland city, Da Lat, Vietnam.



Rubber Plantation
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One of the many rubber plantations that surround Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam.



Drive-thru
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Local vegetable markets, Gia Nghia, Vietnam.



Cash Crop
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Cashews drying on the streets, Phuoc Long, Vietnam.



"Your Move..."
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Enjoying an afternoon game amongst friends, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.




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Posted by joffre 16:19 Archived in Vietnam Tagged malaysia vietnam photography joffre Comments (0)

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