London, Xi'an and Macau 2016

Departed on a beautiful early-summer Sydney morning in late Nov.

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Was in London about a day later. This photo has the Rector’s Residence of Imperial College in the background, with the Department of Computing just out of view further up the road.

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One of the photographs from the “Soho” exhibition in London, with reflected buildings and people in the background.

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Exhibition at the Photographer’s Gallery, Soho.

 

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Skating outside the National History Musuem.

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Guy on a horse in a funny hat.

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Discovered there really is a Platform 9 3/4 at King’s Cross Station on my way to Cambridge.

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My host kindly took me to lunch at his college, Trinity Hall.

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Student canteen.

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Senior canteen where we had lunch. It wasn’t very busy.

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Ducks on the River Cam.

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Trinity college.

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Gave a talk the the Computer Laboratory.

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My favourite bookshop in London, Foyles.

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Enid Blyton is now addressing modern issues.

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Churchill War Rooms, the secret basement central to the English war effort.

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An Engima Machine.

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Falun Gong protestors.

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Shop window.

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Then it was to Xi’an for the icfpt.org conference. The Terracotta Warriors were truly impressive.

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Skins for sale.

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Smallest car I’ve seen, makes a Fiat 500 look big.

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Our hotel.

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We rode bikes around the Xi’an city wall.

The Muslim Quarter (Huimin Jie).

Making sweets.

Rolling cigarettes.

Bbq lamb skewers.

Some of the other food in Xi’an.

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They have sleeping pods at the airport.

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Unfortunately, a bad pollution day. This was taken from the plane.

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Then spent a couple of days in Macau. Hadn’t been to this former Portugese colony for many years.

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St Paul ruined church.

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Pork chop roll.

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The excellent ALBERGUE 1601 (http://www.albergue1601.com/) restaurant.

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Baked crab shell.

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Suckling pig.

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Grilled sardines.

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African chicken.

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We had desert at this place below.

 

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The view from the plane over Hong Kong.

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