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Silk Road Adventures

Travel map and Photo Blog - Pakistan, China, Tibet, Vietnam

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Travelling to Pakistan/China/Tibet/Vietnam... arriving in Karachi (Pakistan) via Bangkok (Thailand)... then travelling to/through Karachi, Multan, Lahore, Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Taxila, Peshawar, Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Skardu, Gilgit, Karimabad, Passu, Sust (Pakistan), passing over the Khunjerab Pass, Tashkurgan, Kashgar, Urumqi, Tian Chi, Urumqi, Turpan, Hami, Dunhuang, Jiayuguan, Lanzhou, Chengdu (China), Lhasa, Gonggar (Tibet) Chengdu, Kunming, Nanning (China), Sapa, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hanoi, Hue, Danang, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Ho Chi Minh, Mytho, Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam), and back home via Bangkok, Koh Phangan (Thailand)...



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Spice Markets
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Local stall at the markets, in historic Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.




Rawalpindi Streets
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Breakfast stalls, on the back streets, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.




Up the Khyber
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Late afternoon on a walkway across Trunk Road, in the bustling border city, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.




Passu Views
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One of the scary bridge crossings, on the spectacular 'Zarabad/Hussaini trek', that follows the 'Hunza River', south of Passu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.




Welcome
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Everyone is welcome, in the small mountain village, Passu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.




Sunday Markets
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Garlic seller at the famous 'Sunday Markets', where hundreds of local Uigur, Tajik, Kyrgy and Uzbek people arrive by donkey and cart, each Sunday to trade their wares... a "very lively" scene, not to be missed! Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.




Fit Up
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Couple of kids outside a clothing store, in the 'Erdaoqiao Markets', Urumqi, Xinjiang, China.




Dunhuang Dunes
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Trekking the impressive 'Mingsha Shan' sand dunes, near Dunhuang, Gansu, China.




Sated
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Lunch on the 'River Jin' with Richard, Chengdu, Sichuan, China.






Potala Palace
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The imposing 'Potala Palace', taken late afternoon, Lhasa, Tibet.






Gandan Views
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Majestic mountain views, during the reconstruction of the 'Gandan Monastery', Dagze, Tibet.




Hengduanshan Ranges
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Flying from the 'Tibetan Plateau', and heading over the 'Hengduanshan Ranges', that separates Tibet from China.




Sapa Markets
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Hmong villagers selling their colourful embroidered garments, to western tourists on Market day, Sapa, Vietnam.




Mountain Village
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Small rural village, while trekking the mountains surrounding Sapa, Vietnam.




Saigon Rooster
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Cock fighting in the back streets, Saigon (aka HCMC), Vietnam.





Other travels to China include;

South West China 2010 - Exploring South West China.
Mongolia/China 2008 - Exploring east coast China and Mongolia.


Other photos from my travels;

Pakistan photos - (PhotoStream)
Chinese photos - (PhotoStream)
Vietnamese photos - (PhotoStream)





◄ Indonesian Adventures 1993 -------- Table of Contents -------- Sulawesi 1996 ►

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Subcontinent Adventures

Travel map and Photo Blog - India, Nepal

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Travelling to Nepal/India/Thailand... arriving in Kathmandu (Nepal) via Bangkok (Thailand) and travelling to/through Kathmandu, Pokhara, Raxaul (Nepal), Varanassi, Agra, New Delhi (India), Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Koh Phangan and back home via Bangkok (Thailand)...



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Porter Power
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Nepalese porter (typically a porter can carry a load as heavy as himself), just outside, Kathmandu, Nepal.






Taj Mahal
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The impressive Taj Mahal, Agra, India.





Other travels to India include;

India 2019 - Traveling by motorcycle through Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh.
North India 2004 - Traveling through mountainous Himachal Pradesh.
Sikkim 2001 - Traveling into the mountains of West Bengal and Sikkim.
West India 1999 - Traveling up the west coast of India and Rajasthan.



Other Indian photos from my travels;

Nepalese photos - (PhotoStream)
Indian photos - (PhotoStream)
Thai photos - (PhotoStream)




◄ Asian Adventure 1988 -------- Table of Contents -------- Mediterranean Adventure 1993 ►

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Asian Adventures

Travel Map and Photo Blog - Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong

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Travelling to Indonesia/Singapore/Malaysia/Thailand/Hong Kong... arriving in Denpasar, (Bali) (Indonesia) then travelling to/through Kuta, Ubud, Amlapura, Penelokan, Singaraja, Ubud, Denpasar, Gilimanuk (Bali), Yogyakarta, Parangantritis, Yogyakarta, Jakarta (Java) (Indonesia), Singapore, Melaka, Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands, Penang (Malaysia), Hat Yai, Ko Samui, Ko Phangan, Krabi, Ko Phi Phi, Phuket, Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Bangkok (Thailand) and back home via Hong Kong...





Other travels to Indonesia include;

Flores 2020 - Traveling on motorcycle through Flores.
Maluku 2018 - Exploring the stunning but remote tropical Islands.
Sumbawa 2018 - Traveling on motorcycle through Bali, Lombok and Sumbawa.
Sumatra 2016 - Exploring Western Sumatra on motorcycle.
Nusa Tenggara 2015 - Traveling through West Timor, Lembata, Flores and Sumba.
Madura 2012 - Exploring the rarely visited island on motorcycle.
Bali 2010 - Getting a fill of Balinese food and beaches.
Pulau Weh 2010 - Exploring the tropical under-water paradise.
Sulawesi 1996 - Traveling North to South on this amazingly diverse island.
Indonesian Adventures 1993 - Wandering through Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok and Kalimantan.





Other travels to Malaysia include;

Melaka 2013 - Lapping up Nonya food and Peranakan culture.
Malaysia 2009 - Travelling through KL, Cameron Highlands and the Perhentian Islands.
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.



Other Indonesian photos from my travels;

Indonesian photos - (PhotoStream)
Malaysian photos - (PhotoStream)
Thailand photos - (PhotoStream)





◄ Byron Bay ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- Subcontinent Adventures 1990 ►

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