San Miguel de Allende – Rich in Colour

March 2, 2011
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As a break from our regularly scheduled updates from our last trip, I’ll post about a (relatively) short trip to San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. I’m excited to share these pictures, as it’s definitely more colour than I’m used to photographing. Colour makes me happy. Click the link to find out more about this […]

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Friendship Highway, Tibet – From Lhasa to the Nepal Border

January 22, 2011
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The Friendship Highway in Tibet runs from Lhasa to the Tibet/Nepal border. Part of our tour package was to be driven down from Lhasa to the Nepal border, through Shigatse and Tingri before arriving at the border-town Zhangmu (Kodari.) The route is about 740km long, and takes a total of 15 hours or so of […]

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Tingri, Tibet – Lots of dogs.

January 11, 2011
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Tingri was about as close as we could get to what “back-country” Tibet would truly be like, as we didn’t wander far off of the Friendship Highway. That being said, I’m almost positive that the true back-country experience would be very different than this. At least Tingri had hotels… Hit the jump for some more […]

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Shigatse, Tibet – Tashilhunpo Monastery

January 9, 2011
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Shigatse was probably our favourite town in Tibet. It’s not quite as “occupied” as Lhasa is, and retained a lot of charm and history. We found the people to be very friendly and a wander around the streets and markets allowed us to engaged with them more. They were always intrigued with seeing the pictures […]

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Lhasa, Tibet – Highest Capital in the World

December 28, 2010
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There were only a few cities in our list of ‘have-to-see’ places, and Lhasa was one of them. What a culture-rich city. The Chinese presence there can be a little disheartening but with it brings a lot of modern blessings like well kept roads and such. Hit the jump for some pictures.

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Xi’an, China – Terracotta Army

December 25, 2010
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Our second stop was originally supposed to be Lhasa, but there were no direct flights to there from Shanghai so we had to stop somewhere in between. Seeing the list of possibilities, we decided that Xi’an was a good way to accomplish that. Though we only stayed overnight, this city had no troubles making a […]

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Shanghai – a bit of chaos…

December 19, 2010
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Being the most populated city in the most populated country on earth, Shanghai can be a little crazy at times… That was the attraction for me, to witness a bit of chaos and to have a chance to document it. Preface: Shanghai was the first city we visited on our 35-day trip through Asia and […]

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Trip to Busan

May 2, 2009
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Last week on Saturday Bruno, Russell, Sylvia and I took a train to Busan for the day. I hadn’t visited the city yet, but I heard it was gorgeous, and it was a nice day to go exploring. The train ride takes a little over an hour to get from Hogye (our little township) to […]

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The Motorbike

May 2, 2009
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About 500 people (give or take 490) have been bugging me to post about my new bike that I bought back in March. Well here it is! I wanted to get everything ready for it, including taking some good pictures, and a video of the ride into work. I finally figured out how to make […]

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Dinner with Mr. Heo and Mr. Lee

May 2, 2009
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I know, I know… It’s been a long while since I’ve posted on this blog, I’m sorry! I won’t give any excuses, I’ll just get right back into posting, deal? Over a month ago my favourite KPS electrician, Mr. Heo, Joon Gil invited me out to a tradition Korean meal with another KPS worker you […]

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