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Travelling to Japan/South Korea... arriving in Osaka (Kansai), (Japan) via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelling to/through; Osaka, Kyoto, (Kansai), Hiroshima (Chugoku), Fukuoka, Karatsu, Nagasaki, Shimabarra, Beppu, Fukuoka, (Kyushu), (Japan), Busan, Daegu, Seoul (South Korea), and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).



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Dotombori-dōri
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The alleys and laneways of Dotombori are some of the liveliest in Osaka, very reminiscent of those in the movie 'Bladerunner', and which come alive after night-fall, a must for any visitor to experience! Osaka, Kansai, Japan.





Fushimi-Inari Taisha
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The famous 'Red Torii' path-way, of the Fushimi-Inari Taisha shrine, Kyoto, Kansai, Japan.





Golden Temple
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The famous Golden Pavilion of Kinkaku-ji, Kyoto, Kansai, Japan.





Pull Rickshaws
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Beautiful 'Old style', large-wheeled, Japanese pull-rickshaws, that take tourists around the town, Arashiyama, Kansai, Japan.





A-Bomb Dome
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The chilling memorial, of the destructive power of war on the local people, Hiroshima, Chugoku, Japan.





Yatai Stall
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One of the hundreds of popular Yatai stalls, that come out each evening to sell a variety of foods, on the streets, Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan.





Porcelain Bridge
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An exquisite porcelain tile clad bridge, in the artisan village, Okaewichi-yama, Kyushu, Japan.





Limited Express
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The ubiquitous Japanese train shot, in fact it's the 'Limited Express', my 'weapon of choice' when it comes to transport, Nagasaki, Kyushu, Japan.





Kannawa Hells
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'Hells or Jigoku' (ie. steaming hot volcanic waters), used for the city's 'Onsen', surging through the streets, Beppu, Kyushu, Japan.






Yamato-Zep Drummers
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The exciting Yamato-Zep 'Taiko' drumming troupe, during one of their traditional lively drumming performances, Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan.





It's Show-time!
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Mask at the annual 'International Mask Festival', Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.





Postman Delivers
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Postbox at the annual 'International Mask Festival', Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.





Jangseung
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Traditional Korean 'Jangseung', carved wooden totems, at the annual 'International Mask Festival', Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.





Woori Nara Gogigui
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While this may not be 'Gangnam-style', Korean Gogigui (BBQ meats cooked at your table), is one of my all time favourites, usually served with lettuce, Kimchi and an assortment of sauces, washed down with cold Soju, good enough to put a smile on anyone's face! Seoul, South Korea.





Jongno Tower
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One of the iconic buildings, on the city skyline, Seoul, South Korea.





Other travels to Japan/Korea include;

South Korea 2007 - Kimchi tour around the unique island.
Tokyo 2004 - Exploring the urban megalopolis that is Tokyo.



Other Japanese/South Korean photos from my travels;

Japanese photos
South Korean photos





◄ Madura 2012 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- Vietnam 2013 ►

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Malaysia

Travel map and Photograph Blog

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Travelling to Malaysia... arriving in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) from Dhaka (Bangladesh) then travelling to/through; Kuala Lumpur, Tanah Rata (Cameron Highlands), Perhentian Besar/Kecil (Terengganu) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...



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Plantation Views
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View of one of the many tea plantations, on the trek up 'Gunung Brinchang', Cameron Highlands, Malaysia.





Apa Kamu Lihat?
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A family of 'Dusky Leaf' monkeys, surprised by a pesky early morning, camera wielding tourist, Perhentian Besar, Terengganu, Malaysia.





On the Beach
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Wooden pier on the beach, outside the 'Flora 2', Perhentian Besar, Terengganu, Malaysia.





Swings n Roundabouts
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A child and father sheltering under a tree, during the heat of the day, Perhentian Village, Perhentian Kecil, Terengganu, Malaysia.





Tuna Bay
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The beach, at 'Tuna Bay', Perhentian Besar, Terengganu, Malaysia.





Other travels to Malaysia include;

Melaka 2013 - Lapping up Nonya food and Peranakan culture.
Penang 2007 - Enjoying the food and culture of Georgetown.
Sabah/Brunei 2001 - Relaxing on tropical Pulau Gaya.
Sabah/Sarawak 1998 - Climbing Mt Kinabalu and exploring wild Borneo jungle.
Asian Adventures 1988 - Getting a taste of Peninsular Malaysia on my SEA sojourn.



Other Malaysian photos from my travels;

Malaysian photos





◄ Bangladesh 2009 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- South West China 2010 ►

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Penang

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelling to Malaysia... arriving in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) via Seoul (South Korea), then travelling to Kuala Lumpur, Georgetown (Penang), and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...



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Petronas Towers
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The impressive 'Petronas Towers', in down-town Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.





Blue Mansion
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The entrance to the historic, influential, Chinese Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia.





The Raw Prawn
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Fresh prawns on ice, at a local fish market, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia.





Supersonic Odyssey
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The colourful 'Cosmos World' indoor fun park, in the massive 'Times Square' shopping mall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.





Other travels to Malaysia include;

Melaka 2013 - Lapping up Nonya food and Peranakan culture.
Malaysia 2009 - Traveling through KL, Cameron Highlands and the Perhentian Islands.
Sabah/Brunei 2001 - Relaxing on tropical Pulau Gaya.
Sabah/Sarawak 1998 - Climbing Mt Kinabalu and exploring wild Borneo jungle.
Asian Adventures 1988 - Getting a taste of Peninsular Malaysia on my SEA sojourn.



Other Malaysian photos from my travels;

Malaysian photos





◄ South Korea 2007 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- Mongolia/China 2008 ►

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