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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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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.



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



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



On the Streets
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Enjoying an afternoon game amongst friends, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.




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Japan/Korea

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Travelled to Japan/South Korea... arriving from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelled to/through; Osaka, Kyoto, (Kansai), Hiroshima (Chugoku), Fukuoka, Karatsu, Nagasaki, Shimabarra, Beppu, Fukuoka, (Kyushu), (Japan), Busan, Daegu, Seoul (South Korea), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Surabya (Java), Sumenep (Madura), (Indonesia) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).

Dotombori Streets
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The alleys and laneways of Dotombori are some of the liveliest in Osaka very reminiscent of those in the movie 'Bladerunner', and which come alive after night-fall, a must for any visitor to experience! Osaka, Kansai, Japan.


Fushimi-Inari Taisha
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The famous 'red torii' path-way of the Fushimi-Inari Taisha shrine, Kyoto, Kansai, Japan.




Golden Temple
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The famous Golden Pavilion of Kinkaku-ji, Kyoto, Kansai, Japan.



Pull Rickshaws
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Beautiful 'Old style', large-wheeled, Japanese pull-rickshaws that take tourists around the town, Arashiyama, Kansai, Japan.


A-Bomb Dome
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The chilling memorial of the destructive power of war on the people, Hiroshima, Chugoku, Japan.



Yatai Stall
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One of the hundreds of popular Yatai stalls that come out each evening to sell a variety of foods on the streets, Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan.



Porcelain Bridge
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An exquisite porcelain tile clad bridge in the artisan village, Okaewichi-yama, Kyushu, Japan.



Limited Express
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The ubiquitous Japanese train shot, in fact it's the 'Limited Express', my 'weapon of choice' when it comes to transport, Nagasaki, Kyushu, Japan.



Kannawa Hells
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Hells or Jigoku, ie. steaming hot volcanic waters, used for the city's Onsen, surging through the streets, Beppu, Kyushu, Japan.





It's Show-time!
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Mask at the annual International Mask Festival, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.



Postman Delivers
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Postbox at the annual International Mask Festival, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.


Traditional
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Traditional Korean Jangseung, carved wooden totems, at the annual International Mask Festival, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.


Woori Nara Gogigui
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While this may not be Gangnam-style, Korean Gogigui (BBQ meats cooked at your table) is one of my all time favourites, usually served with lettuce, kimchi and an assortment of sauces, washed down with cold Soju, good enough to put a smile on anyone's face! Seoul, South Korea.




Jongno Tower
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One of the iconic buildings on the city skyline, Seoul, South Korea.




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Posted by joffre 01:53 Archived in Japan Tagged japan malaysia south_korea photography joffre Comments (0)

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