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South West China

Travel map and Photograph Blog

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Travelling to South West China... arriving in Guilin (Guangxi), (China) via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelling to/through; Guilin (Guangxi), Kunming, Lijiang, Walnut Garden (Tiger Leaping Gorge), Shangri-la, Dali, Kunming (Yunnan), Kaili, Diman, Zhaoxing, (Guizhou), Ping'an (Longsheng), Yangshuo, Guilin (Guangxi), (China) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Banda Aceh, Pulau Weh (Sumatra) (Indonesia)...



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Moon and Sun Pagodas
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On 'Shan Hu' lake, in the centre of the city, you'll find the 'Moon and Sun Pagodas', Guilin, Guangxi, China.





Lijiang Canal
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Walking the charming canals, of the old-town, in historic Lijiang, Yunnan, China.





Tiger Leaping Landslide
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Scrambling over a recent landslide, between Walnut Garden and Qiaotou, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Yunnan, China.





Snack Vendors
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Snack vendors, on the road to Shangri-la, in the limestone terrace town, Baishuitai, Yunnan, China.





Shangri-la Street
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Exploring meandering alley-ways, in mystical, Shangri-la, Yunnan, China.





Dali Streets
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Traditional shoe-repairer, on the streets, Dali, Yunnan, China.





Traditional Pharmacy
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Traditional old Chinese wooden pharmacy, in what's left of the 'old town', Kunming, Yunnan, China.





Like a Tiger
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Various animal parts, including 'Tiger Paw', sold on the streets, Kaili, Guizhou, China.





Steamed Buns
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Delicious steamed bun seller's cart, on the Miou streets, Leishan, Guizhou, China.





Dong Dwellings
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Traditional Dong dwellings, in the small hidden, hillside village, Dimen, Guizhou, China.





On the Canal
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Daily life on canals, in the Dong township, Zhaoxing, Guizhou, China.





Ping'an Paddies
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Rice ready to harvest, at the famous 'Dragon's Backbone' rice terraces, Ping'an, Guangxi, China.





River Li
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Rafting along the tranquil waters, of Karst-lined River Li, into Yangshuo, Guangxi, China.





Other travels to China include;

Mongola/China 2008 - Exploring east coast China and Mongolia.
Silk Road Adventures 1995 - Made my way from west across to the east coast.



Other Chinese photos from my travels;

Chinese photos - (PhotoStream)





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Malaysia

Travel map and Photograph Blog

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Travelling to Malaysia... arriving in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) from Dhaka (Bangladesh) then travelling to/through; Kuala Lumpur, Tanah Rata (Cameron Highlands), Perhentian Besar/Kecil (Terengganu) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...



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Plantation Views
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View of one of the many tea plantations, on the trek up 'Gunung Brinchang', Cameron Highlands, Malaysia.





Apa Kamu Lihat?
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A family of 'Dusky Leaf' monkeys, surprised by a pesky early morning, camera wielding tourist, Perhentian Besar, Terengganu, Malaysia.





On the Beach
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Wooden pier on the beach, outside the 'Flora 2', Perhentian Besar, Terengganu, Malaysia.





Swings n Roundabouts
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A child and father sheltering under a tree, during the heat of the day, Perhentian Village, Perhentian Kecil, Terengganu, Malaysia.





Tuna Bay
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The beach, at 'Tuna Bay', Perhentian Besar, Terengganu, Malaysia.





Other travels to Malaysia include;

Melaka 2013 - Lapping up Nonya food and Peranakan culture.
Penang 2007 - Enjoying the food and culture of Georgetown.
Sabah/Brunei 2001 - Relaxing on tropical Pulau Gaya.
Sabah/Sarawak 1998 - Climbing Mt Kinabalu and exploring wild Borneo jungle.
Asian Adventures 1988 - Getting a taste of Peninsular Malaysia on my SEA sojourn.



Other Malaysian photos from my travels;

Malaysian photos - (PhotoStream)




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Bangladesh

Travel map and Photograph Blog

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Travelling to Bangladesh... arriving in Dhaka (Bangladesh) via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) then travelling to/through; Dhaka, Chittagong, Rangamati, Chittagong, Srimongal, Sylhet, Dhaka, Barisal, Khulna, Kushtia, Rajshahi, Bogra, Rangpur, Dhaka (Bangladesh) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...



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Between Shifts
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A port worker on the 'Buriganga River', taking a break on top of a busy ticketing booth, Sadarghat, Dhaka, Bangladesh.





Ooops!
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Catastrophic CNG crash, on the chaotic streets, Chittagong, Bangladesh.





What's your Beef?
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Villagers queuing for fresh cuts of meat, at a local butcher, in the Hill Tribe market, Rangamati, Bangladesh.





Ped-destrians
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On the busy, and vibrant streets, Srimongal, Bangladesh.






Working the Fields
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Fertile rice fields, in the country-side, outside Sylhet, Bangladesh.






Calm before the Storm
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Foreboding sky, over the 'Buriganga River', Dhaka, Bangladesh.






All Aboard!
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The Sundarbans 'Rocket Steamer', taking on passengers, Barisal, Bangladesh.





Cycle of Life
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Daily village life, on a 'Kirtankhola River Ghat', near Barisal, Bangladesh.






Shait Gumbad Mosque
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The 15th century, Sufi 'Shait Gumbad Mosque' or 'Mosque of 60 Domes', Bagerhat, Bangladesh.





Biding Time
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A porter enjoying a quiet moment, while waiting for the next train, near Kushtia, Bangladesh.





Across the Flood Plain
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On the banks of the 'Padma River', looking across the 'Ganges' flood plains, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.





Shiva Temple
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Part of the impressive 'Shiva Temple' complex, at Puthia, a hidden gem, outside Rajshahi, Bangladesh.





Taxi!
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Driver's waiting for customers, at a local market rickshaw stand, Rangpur, Bangladesh.





Rickshaw Art
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One of the half million rickshaws, that help move people through the busy streets, Motijheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh.



Other Bangladeshi photos from my travels;

Bangladeshi photos - (PhotoStream)




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