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Travelled to Northern India/Sri Lanka... arrived New Delhi (India) then travelled to/through Chandigarth, Shimla, Kalpa, Songla, Rampur, Kullu, Naggar, Manali, Mandi, McLeod Ganj, Bhagsunath, (Himachal Pradesh), New Delhi (India) and back home via Sri Lanka...

Shimla Views
Picturesque mountain views from the beautiful English hill-retreat, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Women watching the 'Baisakhi Festival' (end of winter 'death' and beginning of summer 'life') from the roof tops around the willage square on a cold spring afternoon in the small Kinnaur mountain willage, Kalpa, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Kinnaur Kailash
The imposing Kinnaur Kailash towering over a small mountain village, Kalpa, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Sangla Skyline
The small, isolated and remote Kinnaur village, Sangla, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Naggar Views
View across the picturesque Kullu Valley from the spooky Naggar Castle, Naggar, Himachal Pradesh, India.

River of Rubbish
Rubbish "embedded" along a mountain stream, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Bhagsu 'Sardu'
Met this Bhagsu 'Sardu' character on the walk back from Bhagsu waterfall just past the small Shiva temple, Bhagsunath, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Bustling Streets
On the lively streets in the home of the Dalai Lama, McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Buddhist Devotee
Buddhist Devotee in the courtyard between the Namgyal Monastery and Tsuglagkhang for one of the Dalai Lama's readings, McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh, India.


Posted by joffre 14:36 Archived in India Tagged india photography sri_lanka joffre Comments (0)


Travel Map and Photographs

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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.


Posted by joffre 14:24 Archived in Myanmar Tagged thailand myanmar photography joffre Comments (0)


Travel Map and Photographs

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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.


Posted by joffre 15:45 Archived in Malaysia Tagged malaysia photography brunei joffre Comments (0)

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