Category Archives: Asia

Haibei, China

Today Pegman travels to Quinghain, Haibei in China. Though the Google Street View has yet to map the Middle Kingdom, there are plenty of photospheres to choose from.  Your mission is to explore until you find something that inspires you … Continue reading

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Taunoa, French Polynesia

Today Pegman flees the plague-infested lands for a tropical paradise thousands of sea-miles from any continent, Taunoa, French Polynesia. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to wander about this beautiful place and find something that inspires you … Continue reading

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Xinhua, China

Today Pegman travels to Xinhua, China. China’s relationship with Pegman’s parents is tenuous at best, so photospheres are hard to come by and street views almost non-existant. That said, you can still find some lovely city- and landscapes hidden in … Continue reading

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Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

This week Pegman takes us to Shewdagon Pagoda in Myanmar. Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to write up to 150 words inspired by this week’s location. Feel free to use the image supplied in the prompt, … Continue reading

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Sükhbaatar, Mongolia

This week Pegman is in Mongolia, an ancient landlocked country between Russia and China. Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to write up to 150 words inspired by this week’s location. Feel free to use the image … Continue reading

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What Pegman Saw: Singapore

Today Pegman journeys to mystic port-o-call Singapore, a sovereign city-state in Southeast Asia. Though it was first noted in third-century Chinese accounts, the island of Singapore became an important trading hub for the East India Company during the 19th century. Rich … Continue reading

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Vientiane, Laos

Today Pegman treks to  Laos, a country with no major urban centers, modern highways, or railways.  Nonetheless, this landlocked kingdom garnered the full attention of the US military for the better part of fifty years. Despite not being at war, … Continue reading

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