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Photographic Galleries

These gallaries are tables of thumbprint photographs that link to larger size pictures.

Search the travel photo gallery of 22344 images by photo subject, country, place or key word in the caption.

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Updated A collection of photographs of stunning scenery from around the world. Including scenery from Colombia, Nepal, Namibia, China, Bolivia, Jordan...

Updated A collection of photographs of people from around the world. Including people from Vietnam, Guatemala, Botswana, India, Nepal, Cambodia...

Updated A collection of photographs of the world's historical and archeological sites and structures. Places included: Turkey, Israel / Palestine, Syria, Thailand, Egypt...

A collection of photographs of animals from around the world. Including Ecuador, Venezuela, Tanzania, South Africa...

Updated A collection of photographs of the world's religious buildings, shrines and rituals. Religions included: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism...

Updated A collection of photographs of the world's great cities and towns. Places included: India, Albania, Italy, Bolivia, Norway, Vietnam...

This photographic gallery features one photo of each of the 105 countries visited by Kryss Katsiavriades. Countries include France, Poland, Burma, Egypt, Bangladesh, Chile, Sweden, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Namibia...

This photographic gallery features one photo of each of the 83 countries visited by Talaat Qureshi. Countries include Italy, Slovakia, Malaysia, India, Peru, Norway, Zimbabwe, Tunisia, Russia, Oman...

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Travel Photodiaries

These travel photodiaries are accounts of trips that contain many photographs which may slow the loading of the page.

The day by day story of a one month trek into the Everest region of Nepal through pretty villages and spectacular scenery. (34 days in 1990)

Overland trip through Syria, travelling by local transport from the Turkish to the Jordanian borders. (27 days in 1986)

The first (southern) part of a trip to Vietnam including a side trip to Cambodia. (25 days in 1992)

From Bolivia's Lake Titicaca across to the Peruvian side of the lake followed by a train trip to Cuzco, the centre of the Inca empre. (31 days in 1994 and 1995)

More Travel Photodiaries coming soon...

Land of Small Houses Bangladesh (1990)
Chinese Adventure Hong Kong to Wuhan (1988)
The Deep South Chile and Easter Island (1994)
Dravidian Travels Sothern India (1989)
The Mayas Copan to Palenque (1995)
The Golden Triangle Thailand and Burma (1983)
Coffee and Gold Colombia (1995)
On Top of the World Kathmandu to Tibet (1990)
Orinoco and Amazon Venezuela and Brazil (1998)
Roots London to Cyprus (1981)
Tea and Cinnamon Malaysia and Sumatra (1992)
Volcanos and Boobies Ecuador and the Galapagos (1995)


Trips To See Total Eclipses of The Sun

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The 2009 eclipse from the beach at Jinshan in China. Part of a two and a half week trip through China.

The 2008 eclipse from the beach at Berdsk in Russia. Part of a two month trip through Central Asia.

The 2006 eclipse from the Temple of Apollo at Side in Turkey. Part of a two week holiday.

The 2002 eclipse from the Kasane - Nata Road in Botswana. Part of a three week safari that included Zambia and Namibia.

The 2001 eclipse from the banks of the Ruya River in Zimbabwe. Part of a three week safari that included South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania.

The 1999 eclipse from the stormy cliffs and coves near St Agnes (county Cornwall) in England. Part of a one week holiday.

The 1998 eclipse from the windy Paraguana peninsula in Venezuela. Part of a four month trip that included Brazil and Argentina.

The 1995 eclipse in a tiny village in northern India. Part of a 2 week trip.

The 1994 eclipse from the 3000m plus highlands in northern Chile. Part of a one year trip that included Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Panama and El Salvador.

The 1991 eclipse from a small ridge in the deserts of the Baja Californian peninsula of Mexico. Part of a four month trip that included the USA and Guatemala.

The 1988 eclipse from General Santos City, on the Philippine island of Mindanao. Part of a 15 month trip that included Japan, Korea, China and India.

The 1983 eclipse from Tuban, a small fishing village on the northern coast of the Indonesian island of Java. Part of a six month trip that included India, Pakistan, Burma and Sri Lanka.


KryssTal Related Pages

Various plans for future trips.

For more details about all kinds of eclipses.

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Countries and territories of the world - previous names, capitals, governments, languages. Grouped by continent.

Since the end of World War II, how have the democratic countries of the world treated other countries and peoples? This is a listing by year (from 1945) and by region showing these countries or their agents violating their own principles. Includes a section on why so much is unreported in the Western media and why there is so much resentment for the USA around the world.


External Travel Links

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Cheap Flights
For listings and prices to many destinations around the world from the UK.

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UK and European based booking for cheap flights.

Embassies Worldwide
Worldwide information on embassies, visas, etc.

Language for Travellers
A web site featuring languages useful for travellers.

UNESCO
Listing of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Subways and Transport
A superb site covering transport around the world.

Help for World Travellers
A fascinating site featuring telephone codes, electric plugs, television and other useful information for travellers.

Travel Notes
An online travel guide with a wealth of individual country information and an internet cafe guide.

GoBackpacking
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