Various Places around the World

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This page contains photos from various places around the world, usually at locations where I did not take enough photos to create dedicated web pages.

 

View from Victoria Peak, Hong Kong.

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Streets of Kowloon, Hong Kong.

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Tian Tan Buddha, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.

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Buddhistic statue making an offering to the Tian Tan Buddha, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.

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Wat Si Saket temple in Vientiane, Laos.

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Angkor, Cambodia.

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Banteay Srei, Cambodia.

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Bangkok, Thailand.

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Sri Krishna Temple, Waterloo Street, Singapore.

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Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple (Buddhist), Waterloo Street, Singapore.

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Boat Quay on the Singapore River, Singapore (2004).

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Boat Quay on the Singapore River, Singapore (2014).

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Dragon boat racing on the Singapore River, Singapore.

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Marina Bay Sands building, behind Fullerton Bridge.

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The gate of Fort Canning, Singapore.

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Boudhanath, Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Pilgrims and monks at the Boudhanath, Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Streets, Kathmandu, Nepal.

 

 

Old house, Kathmandu, Nepal.

 

Bhimsen tower (or Dharahara) (left) and Clock tower (Ghantaghar), Kathmandu, Nepal.

 

View over Kathmandu from top of Dharahara, with Swayambhunath on top of the hill in the far background, Nepal.

 

In Kirtipur, the least visited of the four royal cities in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

 

 

 

 

Lodi Gardens, New Delhi, India.

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Statue of Kyrgyz ballet dancer Bibisara Beishenaliyeva in Bishkek (left) and Russian Orthodox Holy Trinity cathedral in Karakol, Kyrgyzstan.

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Ismoili Somoni monument, Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

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Astana, Kazakhstan (2009).

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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) under construction, Saudi Arabia (January 2008).

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Inauguration of KAUST by King Abdullah, attended by many heads of state, Saudi Arabia (September 2009).

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King Abdullah delivering his speech for the inauguration of KAUST, Saudi Arabia.

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Colorful, fancy, but non-alcoholic cocktails, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

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Fishermen on Galata bridge with Suleymaniye Mosque in the background, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Stormy weather over the Golden Horn, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Dervish, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Frescoes at Chora Church, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Armenian church of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island on Lake Van, Turkey.

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Mezquita, Cordoba, Spain.

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Plaza de Toros (opened in 1785), Ronda, Spain.

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Typical landscape of Andalusia near Ronda, Spain

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In the Medina of Marrakech, Morocco.

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Sweets in the souk of Marrakech, Morocco. Bees love them! After all, they produce the honey used to make the sweets.

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Koutoubia (left) and Medersa Ali ben Youssef (center and right), Marrakech, Morocco.

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Jardin Majorelle, Marrakech, Morocco.

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Ouzoud waterfalls, Province of Azilal, Morocco.

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Plaza de Armas, Lima, Peru.

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Multi-layer adobe pyramid at Huaca Pucllana, Miraflores district, Lima, Peru. This site was an administrative and ceremonial center built around 500 AD by members of a pre-Incan society called the Lima Culture.

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