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Asia 2004




No thanks. I didn't fly 6000 miles to eat here!




Wall and moat of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.




Bright lights, big city - Ginza shopping district.




Tokyo at night as seen from the top of Tokyo Tower.




Fuji-san from the town of Fuji-Yoshida.




Red Torii gate at shrine near Fuji-san




Sitting in my Japanese style room at the Myorenji Temple.




Myorenji Temple - my lodging for 5 nights in Kyoto




Traditional wooden house in Kyoto




The entrance to Nijo Castle




The outside wall to the Imperial Palace in Kyoto




Building in the Kyoto Imperial Palace




Garden in the Kyoto Imperial Palace




Five-storey pagoda at the Toji Temple area




Standing near Kiyomizu Temple, at the top of a mountain overlooking Kyoto, Japan




View of Kyoto, Japan from the top of a mountain




Feeding the tame deer on Miyajima Island, Japan




The memorial containing the names of all those who perished as a result of the atomic bomb detonated over Hiroshima




The Atomic Bomb Dome - the one building left untouched in Hiroshima, Japan since 6 August 1945




First sight of South Korea - the shipping port of Pusan (or Busan)




Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea




An evening view of Seoul, South Korea from the top of Seoul Tower




The Bridge of Freedom, over which 13,000 soldiers returned to South Korea in 1953




Dora Observatory, overlooking the DMZ between South and North Korea




Traditional Korean family meal (with strangers from DMZ tour)




Ancient temples and modern skyscrapers vie for space in the horizon of Seoul, South Korea




Chairman Mao keeping a watch on Tiananmen Square




The Gate of Supreme Harmony inside the Forbidden City




Hutong, or alleyway, in Beijing, China




Looking out over the Great Wall of China




Handsome guy hiking the Great Wall of China




The Summer Palace




Looking up at the Tower of the Fragrant Buddha




The Beijing Museum of Natural History




Hall in the Temple of Heaven Park









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