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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
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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View Sikkim/Sabah/Brunei 2001/2 on joffre's travel map.

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

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

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

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

Sacred Tsongo
High altitude Tsongo Lake, Sikkim, India.

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Posted by joffre 16:13 Archived in India Tagged india photography joffre Comments (0)

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