sandalias669 Thoughts go out to everyone in Kathmandu, Base Camp and everywhere in between who are affected by the earthquake. Having just passed through Nepal's capital, it's pretty shocking to say the least.
#nepal #basecamp #prayfornepal
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  •   matina_sb My whole family lives in Kathmandu, our thoughts are with you and everyone. How are you doing? 2d
  •   sandalias669 @matina_sb We're okay, about 3 days trek from where this photo was taken in Lukla but we could still feel the quake from here and several buildings went collapsed. Is your family alright? 2d
  •   matina_sb we can't get a hold of a few. But we are praying they are safe. Yes I heard houses are still collapsing. And people are staying outdoors. The temperature drops so much their :( what are your plans? 1d

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sandalias669 Touchdown at the most dangerous airport in the world. Euphoric beauty.

#himalayas #lukla #roadtoeverest #nepal #plane #neverstopexploring
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sandalias669 Departures.
#Chengdu to #Kathmandu
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sandalias669 Waiting. Pt2 :)
#hanger
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sandalias669 The village of Lao Chai is currently positioned as a rest spot for tourists trekking onwards from #Sapa to the village of Ta Van. Made up of almost entirely Black H’mong families, the only means to which the community has traditionally participated in the Sapa tourism industry is through street vendors following tourists along the #trekking routes selling embroidered items. There are also a number of young women who have become tour guides in Sapa due to their ability to speak English.

Thanks to the participation of numerous #H’mong families in the CBT Vietnam training workshops, many homes offer homestay experiences and authentic #batik workshops. Within the network of trekking routes in the Sapa Region, Lao Chai does offer an excellent option to stay overnight and learn more about the Hmong culture.

#cbtvietnam #hmong #laochai #trekking #backpacking #travel #asia #explorevietnam
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  •   ctzuong Its "Lao Cai" not "lao chai". 1mon
  •   itsohsosally Hmong isn't spelt with any apostrophes even though the h is silent..just thought I'd correct that :) 1mon
  •   sandalias669 @ctzuong You're thinking of the province's capital, Lao Cai, whereas Lao Chai is just up the road from Sapa in between Sapa and Ta Van. Easy to confuse as there's also a village call Lai Cao 1mon
  •   nga.blue.moon Yeah. Lao Cai is name of a province meanwhile Lao Chai is a village. 1mon
  •   cbtvietnam Great shot Kyle! Thanks for the mention! 1mon

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sandalias669 On this day- Four years ago and fresh off the plane, I made my first trip to #Asia, landing in Hanoi with @seecarno, @jmcbride21, @kyladerk, and the @cbtvietnam project. With a couple days to get over jet lag and take in what still remains my favourite city in the world, we headed onward to #Sapa where the team of began homestay training in the region and the first video began to take shape. While the scenery and terraced rice patties are breathtaking, it's the smiles and the people you meet along the way that take the experience to another level.

This photo is of a Black H'mong woman from Lao Chai village, which will be featured in the newest CBT Vietnam video. A trailer for the upcoming film can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7bMGnFpCvI

#travel #hmong #vietnam #neverstopexploring #southeastasia #seasia #backpacking #cbtvietnam
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sandalias669 On this day- Last year I flew back to Canada from Hyderabad, India after 2 wks filming a new video for Eyesight International at the LV Prasad Eye Institute.

The centre has helped thousands of people from all castes of society regain their eyesight through corneal transplantation, while the medical fees collected from the rich subsidize surgeries for the poor.

This photo was taken in the non-paying section of the ward where hundreds wait for their chance to take advantage of the world-class service.

Photographed while shooting video for Eyesight International. The film can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gb4b3pRrctU

#india #portraits #travel #neverstopexploring #faces #asia #ngo
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  •   a5if_kh4n101 you might like my pakistan videos...link in bio 1mon

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sandalias669 One from last month.. Kampot is a sleepy, pretty little town with some great coffee and tons of tuktuk opportunities.

#travel #cambodia #Asia #coffee
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sandalias669 Gangnam Style layover. #korea 2mon

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sandalias669 Caffeinated offerings. #coffee #buddha 2mon

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  •   chadgalloway Beautiful! What did do shoot this with??? 2mon
  •   lilcaitlin Awesome! 2mon
  •   jeddddd Very awesome Sandilands. Great work. 2mon
  •   azariahian Dope 2mon
  •   ishayrandhawa So cool! 2mon
  •   sandalias669 @chadgalloway thanks! It's actually just an iPhone 6 at 240fps.. Crazy what they can do now, albeit you lose a lot of resolution.. 2mon
  •   alifeinbinary Coolest thing I've seen on Instagram 2mon
  •   chadgalloway Haha! It's looks SO good I thought you were playing around with a Phantom! Keep the shots coming Kyle - love your insta feed 2mon

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sandalias669 Somebody forgot to close the gate on the way out... #cambodiaproblemz 2mon

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sandalias669 Vegan Nightmare.

#cambodianfriedchicken
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sandalias669 Asian Fusion.

The lanes and back roads in Old Town Macau make up for the monstrosity of casinos & development on the Cotai Strip.

Formally a Portuguese colony, streets are still bilingual and so are most buildings, where you'll find gamblers, bakeries, and tons of great photo ops throughout.

#travel #asia #backpacking #macau
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sandalias669 Incense goodness. #travel #hongkong 3mon

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sandalias669 Apart from the beard, not too much has changed... #xmas #uglysweater #awkwardkid #portrait #bowtie 4mon

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  •   naked3wayvidsnpics @goldzsean gives awesome shoutouts!!! 5mon
  •   jordielepage I don't know what's better the pic you posted or the name of the first person who commented on it. Haha 5mon
  •   ishayrandhawa Is that you in background with the hat and slurpee? 5mon

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