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Nusa Tenggara

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Travelled to Nusa Tenggara... arriving in Denpasar, (Bali), (Indonesia) then travelled to/through; Kupang (West Timor), Lewoleba (Pulau Lembata), Larantuka, Maumere, Moni, Ende, Bajawa, Ruteng, Labuan Bajo (Flores), Waikabuka, Wanokaka, Waikabubak, Waingapu, Mondu (Sumba) and back home via Denpasar, (Bali), (Indonesia)...




Makan Pagi
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Locals queuing for a popular and tasty Rumah Makan, Tuban, Bali, Indonesia.



Kupang Evening
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Enjoying a cold beer on a beautiful balmy evening on the promenade, Kupang, Timor, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.



Flotsam and Jetsam
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Late afternoon view across the bay to Ile Api, an active, sulphur spewing volcano, Lewoleba, Lembata, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.



Celebration
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Villagers walk the dusty roads to a Christian feast and celebration at the base of the Ile Api volcano, Waowala, Lembata, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.




Gunung Boleng
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View across tropical turquoise waters to volcanic Gunung Boleng, Adonara, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.




Larantuka Port
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The chaotic mayhem of the Lewoleba to Larantuka ferry disembarking, Larantuka, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Sikka Church
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The 100 year old Portuguese Church in the seaside village, Sikka, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Rumah Adat
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Ornately carved entrance to the Rumah Adat or traditional law house in the hill-side village, Moni, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.



Kelimutu Crater
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The amazing multi-coloured crater lakes, Gunung Kelimutu, Moni, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Blue Pebble Beach
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The stunning blue-pebble stone beach, Penggajawa, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.




Ende Mosque
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Dramatic mosque minaret, late afternoon during the burning hour, Ende, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.



Wolotopo Wall
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Walled adat housing of the Lio people who live on the coast, east of Ende, Wolotopo, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Kampung Bena
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Traditional Indonesian Kampung Asli or village in the hills above Bajawa, Bena, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.



Sawah Rings
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The centre of one of the famous Sawah rings also known as the 'spider-web' rice paddies, Lodok, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.



Ruteng Paddies
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Newly planted rice paddies in the fertile hills around town, Ruteng, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.


Golden Moment
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The old wooden pier at sunset in the port and tourist town, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Wanokaka Beach
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The delightful but isolated surfing beach, Wanokaka, Sumba, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.




Rua Man
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Fisherman brandishing a traditional Kabeala in the small seaside village, Rua, Sumba, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.






Kampung Tambelar
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Traditional Rumah Asli in Kampung Tambelar, Waikabubak, Sumba, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.






Catch of the Day
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Fresh barracuda for sale down at the wharf, Waingapu, Sumba, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.






Ikat Weaving
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Local Asli villagers weaving traditional Ikat, Kawangu, Sumba, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Carved Tablets
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Carved stone tablets on top of 2m megalithic stone-slab tombs, Praiyawang, Sumba, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.






Pantai Mondu
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Spending some time relaxing on the beach, Mondu, Sumba, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.






Rice Fields
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Rice ready to be harvested in the fields, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia.





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Posted by joffre 02:51 Archived in Indonesia Tagged bali indonesia photography flores timor joffre sumba nusa_tenggara lembata Comments (0)

Germany

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelled to Germany/Slovakia/Hungary/Poland... arriving via (Singapore) and (Abu Dhabi), then travelled to/through; Frankfurt, Mannheim, Elzach, Friedrichshafen, (Baden-Württemberg), Berchtesgaden, Munich, (Bavaria), (Germany), Bratislava (Slovakia), Budapest (Hungary), Krakow (Lesser Poland), Warslaw (Masovia), Wroclaw ( Lower Silesia), (Poland), Dresden (Sachsen), Berlin, Frankfurt (Baden-Württemberg), (Germany) and back home via (Abu Dhabi) and (Singapore)...






TV Building
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The unique and transparent local Set Design company building, Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.






Black Forest
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The beautiful Black Forest country-side, Elzach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.






Old Town
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The charming Old Town village, Meersburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.






Rooftop Views
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View of the village from the Munster Spire, Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.






View to a View
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Viewing platform on the edge of peaceful Lake Konstanz, Friedrichshafen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.






Neuschwanstein Schloss
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The ubiquitous Neuschwanstein Castle, Fussen, Bavaria, Germany.






Eagle's Nest
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Mountain-top tea house or Kehlsteinhaus built for Adolf Hitler, Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany.






Hauptbahnhof
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The busy railway station or Hauptbahnhof, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.






On Track
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View to the Bratislava Castle along busy Obchodna street, Bratislava, Slovakia.






Hungarian Parliament
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The impressive Hungarian Parliament building during the evening, Budapest, Hungary.






Krakow Dorożka
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Dorożka horse carriage in the atmospheric Rynek Główny or old town square, Krakow, Lessor Poland, Poland.






Oświęcim Fencing
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Fortified fencing at the infamous Oświęcim (aka Auschwitz) Nazi death camp, Oświęcim, Lesser Poland, Poland.






Palac Mlodziezy
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The stunning 'Palace of Culture and Science' building lit up during a cold evening, Warsaw, Masovia, Poland.






Rynek we Wrocławiu
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The colourful and historic Rynek or market square in the city, Wroclaw, Lower Silesia, Poland.






Hipster Heaven
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The Hebeda's hotel is a local institution, in the vibrant home of the hipster, Neustadt, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany.






Schlossbrücke Statue
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A shining Schlossbrücke statue, with view over the Lustgarten to the impressive Berliner Dom, Mitte, Berlin, Germany.






Römerberg Ostzeile
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Rainy evening at the Römerberg Ostzeile or old town centre, Alstadt, Frankfurt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.






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Posted by joffre 23:13 Archived in Germany Tagged germany poland hungary photography slovakia joffre Comments (0)

Taiwan

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Travelled to Taiwan... arriving via Kuala Lumpur, (Malaysia) then travelled to/through; Taipei, Keelung, Taroko National Park, Yuli, Checheng, Guanziling, Alishan, Shuishe, Nanzhuang, Taipei (Taiwan), and back home via Kuala Lumpur, (Malaysia)...






On the Nose
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At the Lungshan Temple night markets, Taipei, Taiwan.






Miaokou Night Markets
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At the famous Miaokou Night Markets, reputedly one of the best.. in the World, Keelung, Taiwan.






Taroko National Park
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In Taroko National Park, Taiwan's version of Tiger Leaping Gorge, Taroko National Park, Taiwan.






Yuli Rice Paddies
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Rows of young rice planted in the fertile Rift Valley, Yuli, Taiwan.






Shiti Port
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Typical east-coast sea-side fishing village, just north of the Shimen scenic area and on the Tropic of Cancer, Shimen, Taiwan.






Oolong
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Rows of High Mountain Oolong tea planted in the cool mountains, Alishan, Taiwan.






Sun Moon Lake
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Shuishe (ie. Sun Moon Lake) harbour on yet another rainy afternoon, Shuishe, Taiwan.






Qingming Festival
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Celebrating the Qingming Festival (ancestors day) in the Maioli town, Nanzhuang, Taiwan.






"Shibuya of Taipei"
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The popular shopping district of Ximending, the lively heart of youth counter-culture, Taipei, Taiwan.






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Posted by joffre 19:08 Archived in Taiwan Tagged photography taiwan joffre Comments (0)

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