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This is a collection of sights, creations, experiences and reflections. Tune in if you're curious and keep an open-mind. If you've got any questions or feedback, please contact me by email at gaoyide.connect@outlook.com


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25/12/16

🎅🏻


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Season's Greetings


01/12/16

🌆


appreciation

A moment of appreciation.


20/11/16

Game on


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I bought my Official StarCraft Board Game over to China and discovered a few copied games available through Taobao.


05/11/16


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Bungy jump in Baiyun Mountain, Guangzhou, China.


31/10/16

Happy Halloween


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Some excellent pumpkin carving on display at Nemo, Dong cheng, Dongguan, China.


21/10/16

📃


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Improving my craft.

I sourced The complete book of origami by Robert Lang on Taobao.


21/10/16

🌸

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'Forgiveness is the final form of love.' - Reinhold Niebuhr

Quote discovered on this website: https://www.brainyquote.com/


07/10/16

💭


reflection

'reflection - a calm, lengthy, intent consideration'.

Definition discovered on this website: https://www.definitions.net/definition/reflection


05/10/16

🙏


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Seeking balance and well-being in Chenzhou, Hunan, China


11/09/16

🧗


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Rock climbing at Utopa Mall, Guangzhou, China. Face your fears!


02/09/16

🌆


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Metropolis!


21/08/16

👀


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Sightseeing from Canton Tower, Guangzhou, China.


20/08/16

Getting my geek on


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There were a lot of fun things to see at the International Animation Copyright Fair, Dongguan, China.


16/08/16

🧑‍✈️


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Onwards and upwards in Guangzhou, China!


16/08/16

🏵️


romance

There are countless opportunities for romance.


29/07/16

💙


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Little Liuqiu Island, Taiwan. I found the heart randomly on the beach.


27/07/16

Keep on moving


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A selection of shots from north Taiwan travelling down the east coast. Keelung Shan looking out over Jiufen; an eagle overhead circled the coast. Stones stacked at the tranquil pebble beach: Qixin Tang, Hualien. The inviting, turquiose water of Mugumuyu and the breathtaking narrow ridge of the Zhuilu trail in Taroko Gorge.


22/07/16

Alien


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Have you considered the possibility of life on other planets? The rock formations at Yehliu Geopark, Taiwan are straight out of science fiction.


19/07/16

Overgrown


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Rambling around Taipei's surrounding area (Maokong and Yangmingshhan). Natural beauty in abundance.


16/07/16

Modern and traditional


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A celebration of styles, old and new in Taipei, Taiwan. I'm taking some time to relax, reflect and recharge.


09/07/16

🐉🚣‍♂️


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My attempt at creating origami dragon boats (my own design) for Dragon Boat Festival.


05/07/16


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I made an origami elephant.


05/07/16

Spread your wings


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Towering angelic statues at Dameisha beach, Shenzhen, China.


28/03/16

☺️


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I spotted these positive words on a store in Nancheng, Dongguan, China.


20/03/16

Fashion over function


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My Tetris lamp.


28/02/16

Up and over


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We hiked Ying Ping Shan in Dongguan, China. I avoided photographing the appalling amount of rubbish discarded on the mountain.


27/02/16

Lingnan culture


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Keyuan in Dongguan is a private garden worth visiting.


27/02/16

🐉


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🐲


20/02/16

🦢


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Swanning around Shuilian Shan Forest Park, Dongguan, China.


15/02/16

🙏


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Say a prayer before flying.


15/02/16

💓


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An origami teddy bear for Valentine's Day!


13/02/16

Ho, ho, ho and a bottle of gin


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The Barbican is the old harbour of Plymouth, home to the Plymouth Gin distillery, quaint craft shops, art galleries, tea rooms and restaurants. No visit is complete without eating a portion of fish and chips.


10/02/16

A quiet town


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A trip down memory lane, past local pubs and along the waterside. Staring up at the Tamar Bridge and the Royal Albert Bridge connecting Cornwall and Devon. This is Saltash, UK.


07/02/16

🐒


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Happy New Year

新年快乐

Xīnnin kuil

All the best for 2017! 🐒


03/02/16

Getting the adrenaline going


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Rock climbing at the Life Centre, Plymouth, UK.


24/01/16

This is Plymouth


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Today I had a pleasant stroll around the south west coast, ate a Cornish pasty for lunch and drank tea with an old friend.


10/01/16

🚀


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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

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