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Manila City Scanner 001

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Country: Philippines
City: Manila
Camera: Ricoh GR

I went on a 4 days business trip in Manila. I took some time wandering in the Taguig city area with my Ricoh GR to do some night photography. At first I was just walking around the Market Market area but then I found this amazing bus station fulll of the signature “Jeepney” public transport in Manila. So I spent almost an hour in this station trying to capture and get to know more about this place.

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Ella City Scanner 002

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Country: Sri Lanka
City: Ella
Camera: Sony A7II and Ricoh GR
Lens: Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 FLE ASPH

I spent two days in Ella in total. Originally planned to visit Lipton seats and other places near Ella, but due to the heavy rain, I stayed in town and revisited the Nine Arches Bridge and walked around the local suburb.

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lady-same-train-to-ella-from-nuwara-eliya-vibrant-colour-school-break-finish-sku-local-shops-chatting-togetherStudents are standing in front of stores near hostel
packed-train-from-nuwara-eliya-on-board-old-train-sri-lankaTrain full of people travelling to Ella
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local-store-owner-helping-her-take-picture-of-her-cat-portrait
baby-cat-with-snacks-ella-sri-lanka-local-snack-storeTook pictures for the store owner with her baby cat (Sony A7II with Summilux 35mm f1.4 ASPH FLE)
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pepsi-logo-slogan-driver-and-poster-ella-town-center-street-snap-rainy-sri-lankaPepsi driver with big poster (All images with Sony A7II, Summilux 35mm f1.4 ASPH FLE)

 

After having a late lunch in the restaurant, weather was bad and started raining again. So I quickly rushed to the Nine Arches Bridge. Luckily the train was delayed and I got myself a seat and chat with other visitors and wait for the train to arrive.

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waiting-for-the-train-pass-through-nine-arch-bridge-famous-attraction-ella-sri-lankaTop view of Nine Arches Bridge, Raining (left) After Rain (right). Taken with Ricoh GR
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nine-arch-bridge-train-crossing-the-place-under-rain-long-wait-delay-ella-sri-lankaTrain passing through the bridge (Taken with Ricoh GR)
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school-children-finish-walk-under-rain-to-home-muddy-road-heavy-rain-ella-sri-lankaChildren were walking back home under rain (Taken with Ricoh GR)
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kind-man-let-me-stay-there-until-rain-stop-garage-car-repairer-ella-sri-lankaVery kind man letting me stay in the shades under heavy rain (Taken with Ricoh GR)
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I went back to hostel earlier than usual. Spent some time alone and had dinner with other backpackers. The dinner was delicious and prepared by our hostel owner. The next day I headed to Tissamaharama for Safari and cycling around the city.

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walking-alone-back-hostel-before-heavy-thunderstorm-misty-mist-mysterious-scary-black-and-whitekind of pooky when there is no sunshine and under heavy rain (Taken with Ricoh GR)