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Lhasa - Jokhang temple E-mail
Asia - Tibet
04 July 2010

Cave at the Jokhang temple in Lhasa, TibetThe Jokhang Temple in the Barkhor area of Lhasa is a famous buddhist temple and is UNESCO listed. It was built in ...

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Lhasa - Potala palace E-mail
Asia - Tibet
04 July 2010

Stairs leading up to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, TibetThe first sight of the Potala Palace was breathtaking. Not only for it's beauty, also because of the fact that Lhasa is situated...

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Horseriding near Shangri-la E-mail
Asia - China
29 June 2010

Tibetan horse sadle in the hills near Shangri-laSome other guests in our hotel in Shangri-la had arranged a horse riding trip and we were asked if we like to join. ...

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Dalí E-mail
Asia - China
23 June 2010

Waterfall in a chinese garden in DalíThe bus from Luang Prabang, Laos dropped us off very early in the morning in Kunming. A taxi brought us to the ...

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Vientiane E-mail
Asia - Laos
18 June 2010

regular Lao bus for long distances, packed with luggage on the roofBeing more an impression of a short visit to Laos' capital, Vientiane, than a real photografic report, this album contains ...

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Kratie E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
12 June 2010

lightning over the Mekong River in Kratie, CambodiaFrom Siem Reap we took a (too) adventurous bus to Kratie, where we found an acceptable little inn. Kratie was a nice ...

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Chong Khneas in Tonlé Sap lake E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
11 June 2010

Cambodian man protecting himself from the sun with his scarf at Ton Lé Sap, CambodiaIn spite of the low water level, we managed to reach the lake through a muddy canal that we got stuck in several ...

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Banteay Samre & Banteay Srei E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
10 June 2010

Two children at Banteay Srei. One has just taken a flower from the pondBanteay Samre and Banteay Srei were two other tempel complexes further away from Ankor Thom that were defi...

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Angkor Thom E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
09 June 2010

Blue and black butterfly in ruins near Ankor ThomAngkor Thom was the living heart of the Ankor kingdom and featured many different structures. We were especially ...

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Angkor Wat E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
08 June 2010

The silhouette of the Angkor Wat ruins around 5 o'clock in the morningBy far the most popular sight in Cambodia, Angkor Wat draws over half a million visitors a year. Built for the Hindu ...

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Lhasa centre E-mail
Asia - Tibet
03 July 2010

Children playing street games in the streets of Lhasa, TibetThe day we left Shangri-la and flew to Lhasa - for the Chinese authorities would not let us make an eight day land ...

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Shangri-la E-mail
Asia - China
28 June 2010

Shiny Tibetan prayer flags hanging over the streets in Shangri-laAll in all we've spent around two weeks in Shangri-la, the town with the mythical name. The great dissappointment ...

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Luang Prabang E-mail
Asia - Laos
20 June 2010

Colourful umbrellas in a Luang Prabang (Laos) streetLuang Prabang was a terrible pain to get to, but once there the place was very pleasant. It was terribly hot and we didn't ...

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Ban Lung E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
15 June 2010

Riding an elephant in the woods near Ban Lung, CambodiaAfter we'd gotten to Ban Lung from Kratie in an overloaded van, stuffed with too many passengers, two garden temples and ...

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Roluos group E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
12 June 2010

Tower of the Roluos group seen through a gateOn the way back from Beng Mealea we made a stop at the Roluos Group, consisting of three ruins representing Hariharalaya, ...

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Siem Reap to Tonlé Sap E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
11 June 2010

Windows of a house near Tonle sap lake, cambodiaOne afternoon we called our tuk-tuk driver again to take us to the Tonlé Sap lake Already on the way to the lake there ...

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Kbal Spean E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
10 June 2010

Caterpillar in the woods of Kbal Spean, right by the rock carvings in the creekKbal Spean was a nice change for all the ruins with its lush location amidst thick forests. Carvings in the river bed had been ...

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Ta Prohm E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
09 June 2010

Temple at Ta Prohm overgrown with a spung tree (Tetrameles nudiflora)Ta Prohm might be one of the more spectacular sites in the Angkor kingdom, with hundreds of trees all over ...

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Around Battambang E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
06 June 2010

A lonely flower on the pavement in BattambangAround Battambang there was quite a lot to see actually. We met a couple from the US we shared a tuk-tuk with that ...

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Trekking around Shangri-la E-mail
Asia - China
30 June 2010

Monk in the Tibetan highlands around Shangri-la, near Da Bao monasteryDuring the weeks that we spent in Shangri-la, we killed time with a hike to Xiagei hot springs in the mountains near Shangri- ...

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Lijiang E-mail
Asia - China
25 June 2010

The south gate in Lijiang at nightFrom Dalí we went straight on to Shangri-la in order to arrange our trip to Tibet. We needed to do that as soon as possible ...

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Vientiane to Luang Prabang E-mail
Asia - Laos
19 June 2010

Children at the roadside on the way from Vientiane to Luang PrabangAfter our short visit to Laos' not too charming capital Vientiane we took a bus (what a horrible experience, sitting in the ...

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Around Kratie E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
14 June 2010

Children at the road side near KratieWe started out, early in the morning, with the two of us on the back of one motorbike, as we had also done in China, but ...

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Beng Mealea E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
12 June 2010

Rays of sunlight falling through smoke among the trees that surround Beng MealeaBeng Mealea is a complex of temples similar to Ankor Wat about 40 kilometres east of it. The sandstone structures ...

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Pre Rup/Pr.Kravan/Ph.Bakheng E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
10 June 2010

Two Cambodian monks waiting to see the sun set over the old Ankor kingdom from Pre RupOn of the days we stayed around Siem Reap, we went to see sun set at Pre Rup. The sky was not clear at all, but still the ...

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Siem Reap E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
09 June 2010

Colourful colonial architecture in the centre of Siem Reap, CambodiaSiem Reap is the usual basis for all visits to Angkor Wat and the surrounding ruins. Siem Reap is a lovely town ...

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Sra Srang & Banteay Kdei E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
09 June 2010

An ancient wall around Sra Srang that is miraculously still standingNot far from Angkor Thom, the main city so to speak, lie Banteay Kdei and an early basin called Sra Srang, meaning ...

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Battambang E-mail
Asia - Cambodia
05 June 2010

Two Cambodian women carrying goods on large plates on their heads in BattambangBattambang seems a nice little provincial town, but actually is the second-largest city in Cambodia with around ...

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