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We docked this afternoon, then took a shuttle to The Dubai Mall,  visiting The Aquarium  and staying for The Burj Khalifa Water Show
In the afternoon, we went to the Dubai Yacht club to watch the sun go down.

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Land of spices and tea. I took a tuk tuk taxi lesson and got a crash course. Roll video...





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Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, has a long history as a port on ancient east-west trade routes, ruled  by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. That heritage is reflected in its its  colonial architecture. Here are a few photos of our day there.

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Shaken Not Stirred

Khao Phing Kan or Ko Khao Phing Kan is an island in Thailand, in Phang Nga Bay a 1.5 hour bus ride from our ship in Phuket. The islands are limestone tower karsts and are a part of Ao Phang Nga National Park.




Since 1974, when it was featured in the James Bond movie The Man with the Golden Gun, it is popularly called James Bond Island.

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Here comes the sun.
Langkawi is an archipelago made up of 99 islands on Malaysia's west coast. Surrounded by turquoise sea it has a unique charm all its own.





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Took a tram up Penang Hill for a nice view of the city. After a walk around the botanical gardens I found a colonial era abandoned home and explored.

Then it was off to a Buddhist temple which had Thai and Chinese influences as well.










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