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Mt Huashan, China

Huashan is a mountain located  about 120 kilometres east of Xi’an- China’s old capital.  It’s home to some very dicey walking tracks, a really spectacular set of cable cars, a tea house perched on a cliff face and a photo studio with some genuine occupational health and safety issues.

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Oct
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Sunrise lights up Mt Myōkō a dormant volcano that lasted erupted about 6000 years ago.

Adrift on Mt Myōkō, Japan

Earlier this year I tagged along with the Australian/International off-pissed ski team to the slopes of Myokokogen.  Matt chose Myoko because the guidebook gave it four and half snowflakes out of five in the ‘powder’ category.  Also because our plan called for us to go from there to Kyoto and then onto Tokyo and we wanted to make sure our itinerary doubled as a tongue twister.

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Sep
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Western Cape, South Africa

On South Africa’s western cape we visited the coastal towns of Kalkbaai, Hermanus and Gaansbai.

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Sep
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Workers outside a department store in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China

Chengdu & Sichuan province, China

The entry point for my brief tour of China was the southern Province of Sichuan-famed for its incredibly spicy food and baffling theatrical performances.  I flew into the capital Chengdu at the start of October and explored the city between bouts of rain before venturing out into the nearby mountains.

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Sep
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Pasona 02, Tokyo

Right in the center of the biggest city in the world an experiment in agriculture is being conducted.

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Sep
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Sani Pass, Lesotho

Sani Pass is a stretch of road on the border of South Africa and Lesotho. The stretch of road between the South African border post and the summit is one of the most treacherous roads I’ve ever come across.

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Sep
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Customers browsing the stalls for fresh seafood at the Tsukiji fish market.

Tsukiji fish market

One out of every five fish caught on planet earth is sold at Tsukiji fish market.  Every day more than 2000 tons of fish pass through the market in Tokyo’s Chūō district.

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Sep
06
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Skytree is hundreds of meters higher than any other building in metro Tokyo and Sumida, where the tower is located, is made up of mostly low-rise apartments.  The contrast in height gives the tower an immense presence at ground level that's hard to convey in photographs.

Tokyo’s Indestructible Skytree

2015 led me back to Tokyo. This time I spent most of my time in the district of Sumida in Tokyo’s Northeast.
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Jul
02
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The Nagakin Capsule Tower designed by architect Kisho Kurokawa

Nakagin Capsule Tower, Tokyo

The Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo is a run-down testament to the ambition of some of Japan’s most celebrated post-war architects.

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Jul
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Robert Bösch – Mammut 150th Anniversery

Dozens of climbers with red lights mark out the Hörnli ridge route to the top of the Matterhorn to pay tribute to explorer Edward Whymper and his team, which ascended it for the first time 150 years ago.

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Sep
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Golden Horn ferry

Istanbul

Photos of the streets and waterways around the old Turkish capital.

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Sep
03
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Sprinklerstation at the Internationales Congress Centrum in Berlin. the ICC opened in 1979 and was designed by architects  Ralf Schüler and Ursulina Schüler-Witte.

ICC Berlin

Some images of Berlin’s International Congress Centre designed by Ralf Schüler & Ursulina Schüler-Witte in 1979.

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Aug
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View of Teufelsberg

Teufelsberg, Berlin

There’s something grimly poetic about Teufelsberg- the Devil’s Mountain.

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Aug
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Pergamon Museum, Berlin

Some images of Berlin’s controversial museum of near-eastern antiquities including the massive Pergamon Altar.

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Aug
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Olympiastadion, Berlin

Photos taken at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium- site of the infamous Nazi games of 1936.

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Aug
21
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Spreepark, Berlin

A series of images of the abandoned East German ‘Spreepark’ taken in May this year.

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Aug
20
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Holocaust Memorial in Berlin

Memorials of Berlin

No other place is so heavily freighted with history than the city of Berlin.

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Aug
05
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Paris catacombs

Paris’ Suburban Underground

All the skyscrapers in Paris are concentrated in a region several miles from the city centre in an area known as La Defence.

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Jul
06
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Metro station in the 18th

18th Arrondissement

Some night photography from the 18th Arrondissement of Paris.

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Jul
06
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Streets of Paris

Paris on foot

As I’ve travelled over the last few months I’ve hopped mainly from city to city and noticed a pattern…

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