This is the personal blog of London photographer, backpacker, traveller Mark Coughlan. The intention of the blog is communicate updates from my personal website and on my photography projects and travels both in the UK and worldwide. When backpacking the obscure places on earth, this blog will be continually updated with images and thoughts from the road. [Read more about me]

Sunday, 9 November 2008

The Backpacking Years Photo Gallery - Part Three

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In the third part of "The Backpacking Years" photo gallery, here are photos 9-12 with a description/background on each of the shots.

After 12 days trekking, Everest Base Camp is only one more day away. Before the final day is an afternoon climb to the top of Kalla Pattar which is covered in prayer flags for the best view of Mount Everest and the Himalayas.

A favourite Kiwi past-time - enjoying a "tinny" at the rugby, Otago versus the British Lions at Carisbrook Stadium, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Thumbs up from a novice monk at Wat Xieng Thong in Luang Prabang, Laos.

A backpacking highlight from New Zealand - a Whale watching excursion from Kaikora, South island.

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