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Sikkim

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelling to Sikkim/India/Sabah... arriving in Kolkata (West Bengal), (India), via Kuala Lumpur, (Malaysia), and Bandar Seri Begawan, (Brunei) then travelling to/through Kolkata, 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)...



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





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





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





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





Sacred Tsomgo
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High altitude (3753m), Tsomgo Lake, Sikkim, India.





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





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






MG Marg
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In the centre of town, you'll find 'MG Marg', the popular and bustling commercial centre, Gangtok, Sikkim, India.





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





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





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





Other travels to India include;

India 2019 - Traveling by motorcycle through Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh.
North India 2004 - Traveling through mountainous Himachal Pradesh.
West India 1999 - Traveling up the west coast of India and Rajasthan.
Subcontinent Adventures 1990 - Traveling through Nepal and India.



Other Indian photos from my travels;

Indian photos





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Cambodia/Thailand

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelling to Cambodia/Thailand... arriving in Bangkok (Thailand) then travelling to/through Bangkok, Ao Nang, Ban Ton Sai, Hat Rai Leh, Krabi, Khao Sok, Bangkok, Chiang Mai (Thailand), Siam Reap, Angkor Wat, Tonle Sap (Cambodia) and back home via Chiang Mai, Bangkok (Thailand)...



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Asian Tiger
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At a busy news stand, Bangkok, Thailand.







Ban Ton Sai
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Evening on beautiful, balmy, Ban Ton Sai, Thailand.







Angkor Girl
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Cambodian girl nursing a baby, on a hot afternoon, in the shade of an archway, Angkor Wat, Cambodia.






Angkor Wat
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The famous 'Angkor Wat' silhouette, at first light, Angkor Wat, Cambodia.






Floating House
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Typical Vietnamese floating house-boat on the 'Tonle Sap Lake'. The lake is covered by a string of floating villages, whose fortunes rise and fall with the water level of the lake, schools, homes, shops even pubs exist in this floating world to service the inhabitants of these villages. The diversity of structures and reflections of light across the water of the lake make this a picturesque and fascinating human landscape, Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia.





Other travels to Cambodia include;

Cambodia 2016 - Traveling by motorcycle through Cambodia.



Other Cambodian photos from my travels;

Cambodian photos





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Western India

Travel Map and Photograph Blog

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Travelling to Southern/Western India... arriving in Chennai (Tamil Nadu), (India) via Singapore then travelling to/through Trivandrum, Kovalam, Kochi, (Kerala), Mysore, (Karnataka), Goa, Mumbai (Maharashtra), Diu, Sasan Gir, Bhavnagar, Ahmedabad, (Gujarat), Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Jaipur, (Rajasthan), Varanassi (Uttar Pradesh), New Delhi (India)... and back home via Singapore...



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It's a Wrap
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Packing up after a night's fishing, Kovalam Beach, Kerala, India.





Kerala Backwaters
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Local boat cruising the backwaters, between Quilon and Cochin, Kerala, India.





Mysore Palace
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The spectacular 'Mysore Palace', lit up for the public with 100 000 light bulbs, every Sunday evening, Mysore, Karnataka, India.





Delightful Diu
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Late afternoon in the crumbling former Portuguese colony, Diu, Gujurat, India.





Udaipur Lake
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Late afternoon on the lake, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.





Brahmin Blue
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'Brahmin' blue buildings, from a rampart in the majestic 'Meherangarh Fort', Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.





Jaisalmer Fortress
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The imposing walls, that surround the famous desert town, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India.





Pink Palace of Winds
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Famous facade of the 'Hawa Mahal', Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.





Other travels to India include;

India 2019 - Traveling by motorcycle through Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh.
North India 2004 - Traveling through mountainous Himachal Pradesh.
Sikkim 2001 - Traveling into the mountains of West Bengal and Sikkim.
Subcontinent Adventures 1990 - Traveling through Nepal and India.



Other Indian photos from my travels;

Indian photos





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