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30.03 20160

Photos: Christmas, Whitsundays, Melbourne, Sydney, Agonda, Kochin

This is Christmas

This is Christmas

Avocado, prawns, and smoked salmon for Christmas brunch

Avocado, prawns, and smoked salmon for Christmas brunch

Ham, leeks, and mash

Ham, leeks, and mash

Christmas day pudding, raspberry roulade

Christmas day pudding, raspberry roulade

Koopa must have sniffed out the cheeseboard

Koopa must have sniffed out the cheeseboard

Had a day in Shanghai on my way to Australia - the bullet train wasn't quite as fast as Japan

Had a day in Shanghai on my way to Australia – the bullet train wasn’t quite as fast as Japan

Stopped off in Fu He Hui, ranked 76 in the worlds top restaurants. No idea what this is

Stopped off in Fu He Hui, ranked 76 in the worlds top restaurants. No idea what this is

Or this

Or this

Some banana ice cream and mixed fruits dessert

Some banana ice cream and mixed fruits dessert

Landed in Melbourne, first port of call is Hunky Dory obvs

Landed in Melbourne, first port of call is Hunky Dory obvs

My view to welcome in 2016

My view to welcome in 2016

Taking a phone call in paradise

Taking a phone call in paradise

There are many fish in Australia

There are many fish in Australia

Had to climb a wee bit to get this view but my word the Whitsundays are amazing

Had to climb a wee bit to get this view but my word the Whitsundays are amazing

Another boring sunset

Another boring sunset

I tried to take a video of this turtle but accidentally didn't press the button and it had left when I found out. Fortunately did get this snap

I tried to take a video of this turtle but accidentally didn’t press the button and it had left when I found out. Fortunately did get this snap

The highest point in the Whitsundays. 45 minute 5km hike I think.

The highest point in the Whitsundays. 45 minute 5km hike I think.

Last known sighting of me playing live poker

Last known sighting of me playing live poker

Australia vs India ODI. Australia won after I left at half time because I was bored

Australia vs India ODI. Australia won after I left at half time because I was bored

Max very much enjoying the prospect of buying a watermelon

Max very much enjoying the prospect of buying a watermelon

This is Gin and OJ I believe, consumed via syringe. Straight into the veins, of course.

This is Gin and OJ I believe, consumed via syringe. Straight into the veins, of course.

The fountain outside the Melbourne Museum

The fountain outside the Melbourne Museum

Andy Murray presumably about to lose

Andy Murray presumably about to lose

First stop in Sydney was a Korean restaurant. Bibimbap + Mandu <3

First stop in Sydney was a Korean restaurant. Bibimbap + Mandu <3

Bondi Beach, Sydney

Bondi Beach, Sydney

Got invited to Noma, couldn't say no. Was very very good, but Copenhagen was better.

Got invited to Noma, couldn’t say no. Was very very good, but Copenhagen was better.

Went on an epic 15km hike with a couple of friends and it was absolutely worth the leeches and dead legs for this view

Went on an epic 15km hike with a couple of friends and it was absolutely worth the leeches and dead legs for this view

Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge

I saw "Beethoven Alive" in the Sydney Opera House. I had a nasty bout of what is colloquially known as the shits, ironically during movement number 2.

I saw “Beethoven Alive” in the Sydney Opera House. I had a nasty bout of what is colloquially known as the shits, ironically during movement number 2.

After Sydney I went to Agonda in India. This is my view of the beach. Every day there were lads playing cricket of football.

After Sydney I went to Agonda in India. This is my view of the beach. Every day there were lads playing cricket of football.

Lit a lantern and watched it float away. I can reveal that my wish has not come true.

Lit a lantern and watched it float away. I can reveal that my wish has not come true.

Just like Kings Cross on a rainy day

Just like Kings Cross on a rainy day

Don't be a pussy, this seems legit

Don’t be a pussy, this seems legit

Grabbing the low hanging fruit in Kochin, India.

Grabbing the low hanging fruit in Kochin, India.

Chinese fishing nets in Kochin. There is an absolutely incredible amount of litter.

Chinese fishing nets in Kochin. There is an absolutely incredible amount of litter.

Some cannon, no significance to me but looks cool and good content filler not that anyone is reading this

Some cannon, no significance to me but looks cool and good content filler not that anyone is reading this

Went on a boat for a night and ate these bad boys

Went on a boat for a night and ate these bad boys

There was a street parade for what I can only assume was for my arrival. These elephants they'd manage to tame down nicely with several huge footcuffs and no doubt a bit of heavy beating in their youth.

There was a street parade for what I can only assume was for my arrival. These elephants they’d manage to tame down nicely with several huge footcuffs and no doubt a bit of heavy beating in their youth.

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