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North India

Travel Map and Photographs

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


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





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


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

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



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




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



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



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

Sikkim

Travel Map and Photographs

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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
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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.






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






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






Sacred Tsongo
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High altitude Tsongo Lake, Sikkim, India.






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






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






Kanchenjunga Views
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View to Darjeeling and 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.






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Posted by joffre 15:34 Archived in India Tagged india photography sikkim joffre Comments (0)

Western India

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelled to Southern/Western India... arrived Chennai (Tamil Nadu), (India) via Singapore then travelled 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...






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.






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