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14 Views of Kyoto, from Golden Pavillions to Geishas

Sakura, Sneezing, School kids and Shinto Shrines in Arashiyama, Kyoto

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The Umbrella Revolution – A Uniquely Hong Kong Protest at Occupy Central

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The Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong. #OccupyCentral "Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of angry men!” So goes one of the most recognisable songs from Les Misérables. Singing the sentiments of students as they prepare barricades and an uprising against an oppressive government on the streets of...
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New Beginnings and Notions of Home

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A young boy ponders life whilst tending the family snack store in Lei Yue Mun, a fishing village in Hong Kong. Dispatches from Hong Kong Sorry for the lack of updates on Handcarry Only recently. Its been a bit of a wind whirl on the personal front. In the past...
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14 Views of Kyoto, from Golden Pavilions to Geishas

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Kyoto is the world’s stereotypical image of Japan – from traditional temples and shinto shrines to geisha and Gion, but it is also a lot more than that. Check out Adrian Seah’s 14 views of Kyoto, Japan on Handcarry Only.

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Sakura, Sneezing, School kids and Shinto Shrines in Arashiyama, Kyoto

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We were spending the day in Arashiyama, on the western outskirts of Kyoto. With a liberal scattering of traditional Japanese shinto temples and shrines along the mountainside, each ridiculously picturesque and expansive, it was little wonder that we weren’t the only ones there.