Posts categorized under ‘Pictures’

Chinese food

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

As some of you know I love to try all kind of different food (who doesn’t?) and also to photograph food in different countries. So as a not so big surprise, here are my pictures of Chinese food.

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For more Chinese food pictures, see my China pictures

Hong Kong protests

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

A few days ago I was in Hong Kong and took my time to check out- and photograph the ongoing protests there. In China the government have blocked news and other internet pages about the protests, and the TV news channels are only showing people that support shutting down the protests. Manipulating the media to make people believe what you want them to believe is nothing new around the world, either by controlling internal media or blocking external.

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Hong Kong protest - blocked streets

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Hong Kong protest - night blockade

Hong Kong protest - shame on HKSAR stencil

Hong Kong protest - students

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Hong Kong protest - umbrella blockade

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Hong Kong protest - students tents

Hong Kong protest - sleeping next to tents

Hong Kong protest - street art

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Hong Kong protest - books beds

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China travel

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Recently I moved to China and I thought that now is the time to post some random pictures from my stay here. Enjoy!

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China-tai-chi-park
China-Suzhou-river
China-spider-food
China-Shanghai-tourist-group
China-Shanghai-tall-building
China-Shanghai-skyline
China-Shanghai-scyscrapers
China-Shanghai-river-boat
China-Shanghai-insect-market
China-Shanghai-fishermen
China-Shanghai-ferry
China-scorpion-seahorse-food
China-rice
China-Qingdao-festival
China-Qingdao-beach-view
China-posing
China-oyster-food
China-meat-fish-mix
China-market
China-making-traditional-bread
China-Linyi-polluted-river
China-happinese
China-Hangzhou-making-snacks
China-Hangzhou-city-view
China-Hangzhou_broken_bridge
China-door-handles
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China-bullet-train
China-food
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China-cute-food
China-bread
China-buildings
China-bug-food

Hitchhiking through Armenia, Georgia and Turkey

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

About a week ago I finished my hitchhike from Vanadzor in Armenia to Ankara in Turkey, a trip of 1500 km. I managed to get a ride from all kind of car, taxi- och bus drivers as well as a long comfortable ride in a truck. Several times the drivers invited me for food and/or a place to sleep for the night, even though we most of the time could not even have a basic conversation because of the language barrier. Here are some pictures from the trip:

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Vanadzor, Armenia to Spitak, Armenia (21 km)

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Spitak, Armenia to Giumri, Armenia (46 km)

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Giumri, Armenia to Achaltsiche, Georgia (164 km)

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Short walk out of  Akhaltsikhe

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Trying to take a shortcut through the mountains, but after some hour/s realizing the road is blocked with several meters of tall snow

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So have to hitchhike back to Akhaltsikhe again…

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Beautiful waiting place in Akhaltsikhe as the sun sets

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Achaltsiche, Georgia to Batumi, Georgia (320 km)

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Batumi, Georgia to Rize, Turkey (130 km)

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Morning in Rize

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Moving slowly between the cities but at least moving

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Finally got a ride with this amazingly kind truck driver

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A few hours of dinner with his family and then back on the road

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Night stop sleeping inside the truck with early start again

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Cheese delivery driving me some 10s of kilometers

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Last route about 100-120 km arriving to Ankara with these guys

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Abandoned hotel in Spitak, Armenia

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

About a week ago I was passing by Spitak in Armenia while hitchhiking. Spitak is a small town surrounded by beautiful mountains. One hour outside of town, in the foot of the mountains, there is also an old abandoned Russian hotel. This old hotel complex is huge and include a bar, swimming pool and bowling hall.

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Part of the hotel complex

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Indoor swimming pool and bowling hall

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Animal cages

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Bar area with ice stalactites and an unknown big bird

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Independent luxery villas

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From above

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The hotel is perfectly located to continue into a mountain trek after exploring it

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Still in some areas the houses are ruined or replaced with metal houses after the 1988 earthquake, with no support in sight.

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Superb live fish dinner after a nice walk

Urban exploration in Cyprus

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

I was always interested in urban exploration and recently I realized that although Cyprus is relatively well maintained there are a lot of interesting abandoned buildings. Here are a few photos from some places that I visited during the previous two weeks.

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Faces of Asia

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

I realize I haven’t been updating the web site for a while and although I have been in Bulgaria during the last months I decided to post some sunny faces from my backpacking trip in Asia from the beginning of this year.

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Pirin Mountains, Bulgaria

Saturday, October 5th, 2013

In early August while trekking in the Pirin Mountains I was taking these pictures which I later on forgot to post, so here they are. Pirin Mountains are located around 2 hours drive away from Sofia with the highest peak at 2914 meter. There are several huts in this Bulgarian mountain range but camping is also possible as always. If you camp be prepared with warm clothes as the nights are getting really cold even in the summer.

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Pirin Mountains flower

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Abandoned construction sites can make a good last-minute sleeping place inside a city, for example when hitchhiking and getting stuck.

Cambodian food

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Food food food, here are more Asian food pictures, this time from Cambodia:

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Cambodian food rice

Cambodian food noodles

Cambodian food monastery

Cambodian street food spider

Cambodian food mix

Cambodian Khmer food rice

Cambodian street food insects

Cambodian food hamburger

Cambodian desert

Philippines food

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Continuing the pictures of Asian food, here are some pictures of food in the Philippines:

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Philippines food chicken feet

Philippines food chicken feet market

Philippines food BBQ

Philippines food fresh drink