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South Korea

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelling to South Korea... arriving in Seoul (South Korea) via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelling to/through Seoul, Sokcho, Seoraksan, Samcheok, (Gangwon-do), Gyeongju, (Gyeongsangbuk-do), Haeinsa, Busan, Jinju, (Gyeongsangnam-do), Yulpo, Gwangju, (Jeollanam-do), Seoul (South Korea) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...



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Catching the Moment
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Korean nun reviewing a captured moment, on her camera, Insadong, Seoul, South Korea.





Sokcho Fishing Port
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A plethora of Korean fishing boats, taken late afternoon, 'Dongmyeong Port', Sokcho, Gangwon-do, South Korea.





Shilla Tumuli
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An ancient 'Shilla or Silla' burial mound (ie.'Tumuli'), Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.





Tripitaka Koreana
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Housed in the UNESCO listed, 'Haeinsa Janggyeong Pamnjeon' temple, you will find the oldest complete set of Buddhist Scriptures carved onto 81,258 wooden printing blocks, that date back to the 13th century, Haeinsa, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea.





Fishing Flotilla
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Flotilla of fishing boats, moored in 'Nampodong Harbour', Busan, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea.





Mountain Dew Tea Festival
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Traditional Korean musicians, at the 'Hadong-gun Mountain Dew Tea Cultural Festival', Hadong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea.





On the Ropes
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Sorting fishing ropes, in the small seaside fishing village, Yulpo, Jeollanam-do, South Korea.





Green Tea
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Neatly planted rows of green tea, grown at the famous 'Boseong Tea Plantation', Boseong, Jeollanam-do, South Korea.





Chungjang-no District
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'Chungjang-no' is a vibrant pedestrianised shopping district, bursting at the seams with all manner of clothing shops, bars, nightclubs and restaurants. Very popular with young Korean's and tourists, Gwangju, Jeollanam-do, South Korea.





Other travels to Japan/Korea include;

Japan/Korea 2012 - Traveling from Osaka to Seoul.
Tokyo 2004 - Exploring the urban megalopolis that is Tokyo.



Other South Korean photos from my travels;

South Korean photos





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Posted by joffre 13:03 Archived in South Korea Tagged malaysia south_korea photography blog joffre Comments (0)

Peru/Bolivia

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelling to Peru/Bolivia... arriving in Lima (Peru), via Santiago (Chile) and Auckland (New Zealand), then travelling to/through Lima, Huaraz, Trujillo, Cajamarca, Chiclayo, Lima, Ayacucho, Andahualas, Cuzco, Ollantaytambo, Aguas Calientes, Machu Piccu, Cuzco (Peru), Copacabana, La Paz (Bolivia), and back home via Santiago (Chile) and Auckland (New Zealand)...



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Laguna Querococha
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In the mountains above Huaraz, you'll find Laguna Querococha, Peru.





Naked Peruvian
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The legendary Peruvian Hairless dog, allegedly favourite pet of Incan royalty, Trujillo, Peru.





Cumbe Mayo
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The mystical petroglyphic, rock formations of 'Cumbe Mayo', near Cajamarca, Peru.





Corny Shot
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Peruvians love their corn, hope you do too!




Lord of Sipan
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Ancient 'Moche' burial site, near Chiclayo, Peru.





Plaza de Armas
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The 'Plaza de Armas', in the delightful township, Ayacucho, Peru.





@Cuzco
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'Cuesta de San Blas', Cuzco, Peru.





Ollantaytambo Inca Fortress
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The massive Inca Fortress of Ollantaytambo, Peru. (3 stitch shot)





Pisac Man
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Fabric seller at the famous weekend markets, Pisac, Sacred Valley, Peru.





Fields of Gold
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Golden fields of wheat, on the way to the terraced amphitheatre near Moray, Sacred Valley, Peru.





Stepping back in Time
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The unique amphitheatre-like terrace built by the Inca's. They used this terraced site as a nursery, to find the optimum conditions in which to grow the plants they cultivated, Moray, Sacred Valley, Peru.





Salinas
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In the hills above Urubamba, warm salt laden waters are diverted, channeled, dried and collected at the Incan Pans of Salinas, Sacred Valley, Peru.





Machu Misty Picchu
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A rainy and misty day, at mysterious Machu Picchu, Peru.





Copacabana Beach
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Bolivia's famous 'Copacabana Beach', taken from the summit of 'Cerro Calvario', Copacabana, Bolivia.





Celebration
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Revellers on 'Copacabana Beach', celebrating their National Day, Copacabana, Bolivia.





Llimani View
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At 6438m, 'Mount Llimani', the highest mountain in the 'Cordillera Real', towering over the highest capital... in the World, La Paz, Bolivia.





Witches' Markets
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Offerings to the 'Pachamama', in the 'Mercado de las Brujas' or 'Witches' Market', La Paz, Bolivia.






Other photos from my travels;

Peruvian photos
Bolivian photos





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Posted by joffre 13:19 Archived in Peru Tagged peru photography bolivia blog joffre Comments (0)

Tokyo

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelling to Tokyo... arriving in Narita (Japan) via Amsterdam (Netherlands), then travelling to/through; Tokyo, Narita (Japan) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...



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Cleansing the Flesh
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Stone water basin or 'Temizusha', used to rinse the hands and mouth (the water dipper must not touch your lips) before entering the 'Meiji Jingu shrine', built for 'Emperor Meiji' (the father of modern Japan) and his 'Empress Shoken'. Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan.





Tickets to Heaven
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'Ema' or wooden wishing plaques, are 'vehicles to the gods' for wishes or prayers, at the 'Meiji-Jingu Shrine', Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan.





Sake Barrels
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Early morning shot of a wall of sake barrels, near the Meiji-Jingu Shrine, Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan.





Other travels to Japan/Korea include;

Japan/Korea 2012 - Traveling from Osaka to Seoul.
South Korea 2007 - Kimchi tour around the unique island.



Other Japanese photos from my travels;

Japanese photos





◄ Spain/Portugal 2005 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- Peru/Bolivia 2006 ►

Posted by joffre 12:02 Archived in Japan Tagged tokyo japan photography blog joffre Comments (0)

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