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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shwedagon Pagoda
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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View Sikkim/Sabah/Brunei 2001/2 on joffre's travel map.

Travelled to Sabah/Brunei... arrived Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia) via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelled to/through Kota Kinabalu, Pulau Gaya, Sabah (Malaysia) and back home via Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei)...

Eco Pool
Eco pool at a Eco-Resort on the water, Pulau Gaya, Sabah, Malaysia

Omar Ali Saifuddin
The impressive Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.


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View Sikkim/Sabah/Brunei 2001/2 on joffre's travel map.

Travelled to Sikkim/India/Sabah... arrived Kolkata (West Bengal), (India), via Kuala Lumpur, (Malaysia), and Bandar Seri Begawan, (Brunei) then travelled to/through Shiliguri, Darjeeling, (West Bengal), Legship, Pelling, Gantok, Rumtek, Gangtok (Sikkim), Kalimpong, Lava, Kaffer, Lava, Kalimpong, Bagdogra, Kolkata, (West Bengal), (India)... and back home via Kota Kinabalu, (Sabah) (Malaysia), and Bandar Seri Begawan, (Brunei)...

Tea Plantation
One of the many Tea Plantations that 'reputedly' produce some of the finest tea... in the World, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India.

Mountain Meditation
Monk meditates on the side of a mountain outside the Sangachoeling Gompa, overlooking the villages of Pelling, Gezing and Legship, Sikkim.

Lall Mall
The backside of the bustling market and transport hub of the Lall Mall, Gangtok, Sikkim.

Lucky Day
A man, down on his lucky, savours a tasty snack at the markets, Gangtok, Sikkim.

Sacred Tsongo
High altitude Tsongo Lake, Sikkim, India.

Rumtek Monastery
Controversial 'Rumtek Tibetan Buddhist monastery', built in the 16th century, Sikkim, India.

Phodong Gompa
Brightly coloured umbrella's and monk at the Phodong Gompa, Phodong, Sikkim, India.

Kanchenjunga Views
View to Darjeeling and Kanchenjunga Range from the Deolo View point, Kalimpong, West Bengal, India.

Lava Street Scene
Busy main street in the small mountain village, Lava, West Bengal, India.

Curd Corner
The famous Curd Corner, Sudder St, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.


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