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South West China

Travel map and Photo Blog - China (中國)

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Traveling to South West China... arriving in Guilin (Guangxi), (China) via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then traveling 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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Rambutan Man
Bike peddling Rambutan seller, on the banks of the River Li, Guilin, Guangxi, China.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Moon and Sun Pagodas
On 'Shan Hu' lake, in the centre of the city, you'll find the 'Moon and Sun Pagodas', Guilin, 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 (中國) photos - (PhotoStream)

◄ Malaysia 2009 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- Pulau Weh 2010 ►

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Travel map and Photo Blog - China (中國), Mongolia (Монгол)

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Traveling to China/Mongolia... arriving in Shanghai (China) via Bangkok (Thailand) then traveling to/through Shanghai, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, (China), Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), Beijing (China)... and back home via Bangkok (Thailand)...

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Pearl of Pudong
The spectacular 'Oriental Pearl TV Tower', from the banks of 'The Bund', Pudong, Shanghai, China..

Night on The Bund
People enjoying an evening, on 'The Bund', Shanghai, China.

Afternoon on West Lake
Late afternoon on beautiful 'West Lake', in what's considered one of China's beautiful cities, Hangzhou, China.

The Eagle has Landed
A Kazakh hunting eagle, hooded with a 'tomaga', and tethered to a pole called a 'tugir', Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Mongolia.

Reflections of Life
Life reflected off a building, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Sur le Garde
Chinese guard, on the steps leading to 'Chengguang Hall', Beihai Park, Beijing, China.

Summer Palace
The spectacular Chinese royal garden architecture, and UNESCO listed, 'Summer Palace', Beijing, China.

Beijing International
The entrance to the massive 'BIA (Beijing International Airport)', on a hazy afternoon, Beijing, China.

Other travels to China include;

South West China 2010 - Exploring South West China.
Silk Road Adventures 1995 - Traveling from Kashgar in the west across to the east coast.

Other Chinese/Mongolian photos from my travels;

Chinese (中國) photos- (PhotoStream)
Mongolian (Монгол) photos- (PhotoStream)

◄ Penang 2007 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- Bangladesh 2009 ►

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Silk Road Adventures

Travel map and Photo Blog - Pakistan (پاکستان), China (中國), Tibet (Bod), Vietnam (Việt Nam), Thailand (ประเทศไทย)

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Traveling to Pakistan/China/Tibet/Vietnam... arriving in Karachi (Pakistan) via Bangkok (Thailand)... then traveling to/through Karachi, Multan, Lahore, Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Taxila, Peshawar, Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Skardu, Gilgit, Karimabad, Passu, Sust (Pakistan), passing over the Khunjerab Pass, Tashkurgan, Kashgar, Urumqi, Tian Chi, Urumqi, Turpan, Hami, Dunhuang, Jiayuguan, Lanzhou, Chengdu (China), Lhasa, Gonggar (Tibet) Chengdu, Kunming, Nanning (China), Sapa, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hanoi, Hue, Danang, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Ho Chi Minh, Mytho, Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam), and back home via Bangkok, Koh Phangan (Thailand)...

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Spice Markets
Local stall at the markets, in historic Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.

Rawalpindi Streets
Breakfast stalls, on the back streets, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Up the Khyber
Late afternoon on a walkway across Trunk Road, in the bustling border city, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

Karakoram Highway Route

Passu Views
One of the scary bridge crossings, on the spectacular 'Zarabad/Hussaini trek', that follows the 'Hunza River', south of Passu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.

Everyone is welcome, in the small mountain village, Passu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.

Sunday Markets
Garlic seller at the famous 'Sunday Markets', where hundreds of local Uigur, Tajik, Kyrgy and Uzbek people arrive by donkey and cart, each Sunday to trade their wares... a "very lively" scene, not to be missed! Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.

Fit Up
Couple of kids outside a clothing store, in the 'Erdaoqiao Markets', Urumqi, Xinjiang, China.

Dunhuang Dunes
Trekking the impressive 'Mingsha Shan' sand dunes, near Dunhuang, Gansu, China.

Lunch on the 'River Jin' with Richard, Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

Potala Palace
The imposing 'Potala Palace', taken late afternoon, Lhasa, Tibet.

Gandan Views
Majestic mountain views, during the reconstruction of the 'Gandan Monastery', Dagze, Tibet.

Hengduanshan Ranges
Flying from the 'Tibetan Plateau', and heading over the 'Hengduanshan Ranges', that separates Tibet from China.

Sapa Markets
Hmong villagers selling their colourful embroidered garments, to western tourists on Market day, Sapa, Vietnam.

Mountain Village
Small rural village, while trekking the mountains surrounding Sapa, Vietnam.

Saigon Rooster
Cock fighting in the back streets, Saigon (aka HCMC), Vietnam.

Other travels to China include;

South West China 2010 - Exploring South West China.
Mongolia/China 2008 - Exploring east coast China and Mongolia.

Other photos from my travels;

Pakistan (پاکستان) photos - (PhotoStream)
Chinese (中國) photos - (PhotoStream)
Vietnamese (Việt Nam) photos - (PhotoStream)
Thai (ประเทศไทย) photos - (PhotoStream)

◄ Indonesian Adventures 1993 -------- Table of Contents -------- Sulawesi 1996 ►

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