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Travelling to Myanmar/Thailand... arriving in Yangoon (Myanmar) via Bangkok (Thailand), then travelling to/through Yangon, Nyaungshwe (Inle Lake), Kalaw, Mandalay, Pywin U Lwin, Mandalay, Bagan, Pyay, Pathein, Chaungtha Beach, Pathein and Yangon (Myanmar)... and back home via Bangkok (Thailand)...



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Rangoon Streets
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View along Rangoon streets, to the central 'Sule Paya', from the overpass in the 'Theigyi Zei' markets, Rangoon, Myanmar.





Intha Fisherman
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Fishing in a traditional 'Intha' leg-propelled canoe, on peaceful Inle Lake, Myanmar.





Banyan Temples
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The un-restored 'Banyan Tree Monastery' temples and stupas, Indein, Myanmar.





Cold Misty Morning
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Waiting for the first bus, to Mandalay, Kalaw, Myanmar.





Moustache Brothers
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Shot of the infamous 'Moustache Brothers', Pwe troupe (traditional Burmese entertainment) that combines music, drama and improvisation with a heavy dose of political satire that has seen 'Par Par Lay' (performer in the middle) spend 7 years in jail for comments of support for Myanmar's Nobel peace prize winning democracy campaigner 'Aung San Suu Kyi'! Mandalay, Myanmar. (Par Par Lay - RIP)





Colonial Maymyo
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Colonial building, on the streets in the pleasant old British hill-station, Pywin U Lwin, Myanmar.





Pagan's Pagodas
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Bagan/Pagan is a magical archaeological centre, with thousands of temples ('pahto') and stupas ('zedi') to visit, Bagan, Myanmar.





Shwesandaw Pagoda
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In the small river-side trading town of Pyay/Prome, you'll find the impressive 'Shwesandaw Paya', Pyay, Myanmar.





Tongue in Cheek
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Burmese boy in happier times at Chaungtha Beach village, Myanmar.





Shwedagon Pagoda
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The majestic 'Shwedagon (ie. Golden Dagon) Pagoda', taken in the late afternoon, this structure dominates the Rangoon skyline from every vantage point and has to be seen to be believed! Rangoon, Myanmar.



Other Burmese photos from my travels;

Burmese photos





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Sabah/Brunei

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelling to Sabah/Brunei... arriving in Kota Kinabalu (Sabah), (Malaysia) via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelling to/through Kota Kinabalu, Pulau Gaya, (Sabah) (Malaysia) and back home via Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei)...



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Eco Pool
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Eco pool at a Eco-Resort on the water, Pulau Gaya, Sabah, Malaysia





Omar Ali Saifuddin
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The impressive 'Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque', Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.





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.
Penang 2007 - Enjoying the food and culture of Georgetown.
Sabah/Sarawak 1998 - Climbing Mt Kinabalu and exploring the wild Borneo jungle.
Asian Adventures 1988 - Getting a taste of Peninsular Malaysia on my SEA sojourn.



Other Malaysian photos from my travels;

Malaysian photos





◄ Sikkim 2002 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- Myanmar 2003 ►

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Sikkim

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelling to Sikkim/India/Sabah... arriving in Kolkata (West Bengal), (India), via Kuala Lumpur, (Malaysia), and Bandar Seri Begawan, (Brunei) then travelling to/through Kolkata, 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)...



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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, India.





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





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





Sacred Tsomgo
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High altitude (3753m), Tsomgo Lake, Sikkim, India.





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





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






MG Marg
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In the centre of town, you'll find 'MG Marg', the popular and bustling commercial centre, Gangtok, Sikkim, India.





Kanchenjunga Views
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View to Darjeeling and the '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.





Other travels to India include;

India 2019 - Traveling by motorcycle through Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh.
North India 2004 - Traveling through mountainous Himachal Pradesh.
West India 1999 - Traveling up the west coast of India and Rajasthan.
Subcontinent Adventures 1990 - Traveling through Nepal and India.



Other Indian photos from my travels;

Indian photos





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