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Asia 1990 a Six month mainly overland trip to OZ

Just spent 36 hours with my father, he gave me a plastic bag full of photos of Nadette and my first trip to Asia in 1990. Asia was a very different place back then and travel was long and some times arduous. No phones, no Internet, no digital devices, it was great. If you wanted to ring back to Europe you’d have to book the call the day before and it would cost about 5 quid for a few minutes. No whatsap skype etc. The only way to get mail was to give people a rough idea where you might be on a month by month basis and go to the post office in the town in question and check out the “Poste restante”. Of course cameras all used film and we carried our 25 rolls of film with us until the end and got them developed once we got home. So photography was a careful business of composing the shot as you only got one go at it.

See some of the photos here below, also on instagram…. (I know)

New Delhi Paharganj
New Delhi Paharganj
Recycling unit
Recycling unit
Vegetarian Thali
Vegetarian Thali
Boat Maker Varanasi
Boat Maker Varanasi
Nose piercing Udaipur Rajasthan
Nose piercing Udaipur Rajasthan
Udaipur
Udaipur
Metal Work
Metal Work
Steam Train Jodphur Rajasthan
Steam Train Jodphur Rajasthan
Steam Train Jodphur Rajasthan
Steam Train Jodphur Rajasthan
Steam Train Jodphur Rajasthan
Steam Train Jodphur Rajasthan
Rajasthani Men, great beards
Rajasthani Men, great beards
Close shave
Close shave
Jaiselmer
Jaiselmer
Agra Eye.... Big Wheel
Agra Eye…. Big Wheel

 

Nadette
Nadette
Hotel Lotus, all time favourite, Pushkar
Hotel Lotus, all time favourite, Pushkar
Hotel Lotus, all time favourite, Pushkar
Hotel Lotus, all time favourite, Pushkar
Bath Time,Hotel Lotus, Pushkar
Bath Time,Hotel Lotus, Pushkar
Mount Abu, Roti man, relaxes
Mount Abu, Roti man, relaxes
Camel safari, Jaiselmer
Camel safari, Jaiselmer
Girl in desert village
Girl in desert village
Tailor, Jaiselmer
Tailor, Jaiselmer
Ganges Swimming, Rishikesh
Ganges Swimming, Rishikesh
John, Nepal
John, Nepal
Little boy, Kathmandu
Little boy, Kathmandu
wedding, Kathmandu
wedding, Kathmandu
Boy at Chai stall, Kathmandu
Boy at Chai stall, Kathmandu
Bus Journey, on the roof
Bus Journey, on the roof
Moto Golden Triangle, Thailand
Moto Golden Triangle, Thailand
Tribal boy, Golden Triangle, Thailand
Tribal boy, Golden Triangle, Thailand
Floating market
Floating market
Shady Shack, Koh Samui, (not like this anymore AT ALL
Shady Shack, Koh Samui, (not like this anymore AT ALL
Somewhere on the way to Malaysia, photo by Dale Spoonley
Somewhere on the way to Malaysia, photo by Dale Spoonley
Dale Spoonley, the swimmer, Malaysia
Dale Spoonley, the swimmer, Malaysia
Malaysia
Malaysia
Beach Monkey, Java, Indonesia
Beach Monkey, Java, Indonesia
Mount Bromo, Java, Indonesia
Mount Bromo, Java, Indonesia
Old man with his prize fighting cock, Ubud, Bali
Old man with his prize fighting cock, Ubud, Bali
Gili Meno, heaven, not at all like this anymore
Gili Meno, heaven, not at all like this anymore
Bus Journey, Flores, Indonesia
Bus Journey, Flores, Indonesia
Komodo
Komodo
Road Trains , Northern Territory, Australia
Road Trains , Northern Territory, Australia
Road Trains , Northern Territory, Australia
Road Trains , Northern Territory, Australia
Wrecks , Queensland, Australia
Wrecks , Queensland, Australia
Nice old fella, Camooweal, Queensland, Australia
Nice old fella, Camooweal, Queensland, Australia
Nice old fella, Camooweal, Queensland, Australia
Nice old fella, Camooweal, Queensland, Australia
Mac, Brisbane Harcourt Street, nice guy not seen or heard from him since
Mac, Brisbane Harcourt Street, nice guy not seen or heard from him since

Asia 1990 a Six month mainly overland trip to OZ

We have been back many times to Asia over the years, the biggest change is India, our favourite country and much easier to travel in these days, “Incredible India”

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Passage to South India

Passage to South India by Nadette a two month trip re-replenishing mind and body in beautiful South India. From Kerala to Mysore to Hampi and then Gokarna. As well as many other places. Planes, Trains, Buses and Auto rickshaws.  Monkeys to Elephants and lots of people too. A sixteen minute movie of Indian scenes. Well worth the watch.

Filmed entirely on a Motorola Smartphone, the Moto E

Watch the movie here now, enjoy

Passage to South India

passage to south india

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