In the eye of Asia!

I have made some trips into Asia over the past few years. From the beginning my only experience there was a two days conference in Taipei Taiwan. All that change in 2011, when my job requires several trips there. I am still a rookie when it comes to Asia and always different to me.

I have visited China, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, and briefly Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and will put Dubai here as it was en route.  This post is to bring back memories as more trips are looming in the near future there, and even a new destination.

There is a lot to cover, so just will give a brief introduction and then the links to my previous blog posts.

In China, been to Guangzhou, Pekin, and Quingdao with brief stop in Hong Kong.

Indonesia and China

China

Dubai

Dubai airport

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur airport

In the Philippines, been to Manila, Cebu,Bacolod, and General Santos City.

islands of Philippines

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bit of Hong Kong and Philippines above

 https://paris1972-versailles2003.com/2018/01/23/cebu-to-bacolod-the-philippines/

bacolod Philippines above

 https://paris1972-versailles2003.com/2017/01/22/cebu-philippines-again/

Cebu Philippines above

Philippines

Cebu

Philippines

Manila

 In Singapore ,went briefly into town for a hotel night and passed several times by the airport Chiangi. Dubai just did a stopover on my way to Indonesia, Malaysia did the same stopover at the airport.

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bit of Singapore and Vietnam above

Singapore

Baliester Road and Thomson Road Singapore

In Indonesia ,been to Jakarta, Surabaya, Ngoro, Yogyakarta, Bogor, Sidoarjo, and Malang.

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exotic Indonesia above

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vibrant Indonesia above

https://paris1972-versailles2003.com/2016/12/04/tripping-to-indonesia-and-a-new-place-visited/

https://paris1972-versailles2003.com/2016/01/27/one-whole-jakarta-indonesia/

https://paris1972-versailles2003.com/2016/12/06/jakarta-repeatand-its-beginning-to-feel-good/

https://paris1972-versailles2003.com/2016/12/05/a-repeat-at-and-around-surabaya/

https://paris1972-versailles2003.com/2016/01/25/one-more-time-in-surabaya-ngoro-and-malang-indonesia/

Indonesia

Jakarta architecture

Surabaya

shopping Century Surabaya

In Vietnam ,been to Ho Chi Minh city (old Saigon), Hanoi, Ca Mau, Da Nang, Nha Trang, My Tho, Chu Lai, Hoi An, and Quang Ngai city.

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ca mau and others Vietnam above

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Vietnam at its best Da Nang Chu Lai Hoi An above

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back to Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam above

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wonderful Nha Trang Vietnam above

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My Tho city paradise Vietnam above

Vietnam

Ben Thanh market Ho Chi Minh city

Vietnam

beach at Nha Trang

Vietnam

beach at Da Nang

Very different experiences and customs, food, drinks habits etc. Even if met folks from there in Europe and the Americas, been in Asia gave me  a whole different view of life, and lucky to be where I am. Nevertheless, the experiences are life enriching and curiosity bring the best in men.

I now look forward to more visits there this year, and new destinations to enhance my view on Asia. It’s an up and coming destination for tourism that is still led by the big three France, Spain and USA.

I hope you enjoy the posts and comments on your experiences are welcome. Me, looking forward for more. Let me note the tourist offices here.

China: China

One good site on Qingdao: Qingdao China

Vietnam: Vietnam

Hanoi: Hanoi, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh city: Ho Chi Minh city , Vietnam

Philippines: Philippines

Manila: Manila, Philippines

Cebu: Cebu ,Philippines

Indonesia: Indonesia

Jakarta: Jakarta Indonesia

Surabaya: Surabaya, Indonesia

Singapore: Singapore

Hong Hong: Hong Kong

Malaysia: Malaysia

Dubai: Dubai

Ok so hope you enjoy this brief interlude into Asia, and be ready for more exotic different views of our world. Enjoy your Sunday, we are still cool grey, no rain and 9C about 45F in my neck of the woods. Happy travels, good health, enjoy life to the fullest. Cheers!!

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