This man travelled around Tibet dressed as Boba Fett and the photos are glorious
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When you think of holiday Instagram posts, it’s all about scenic views and #foodporn photos - but one British traveller decided to buck the trend by embracing the dark side (well, sort of). Star Wars fan Richard Sorensen, who lives in Hong Kong with his wife, photographer Denice Hough, went on a two-week tour of Tibet dressed as Boba Fett, a bounty hunter in the franchise. 42-year-old Sorensen, who is originally from Sheffield, said he was wearing the costume most of the time throughout his holiday. It even extended to when he was out dining which, he added, his wife wasn’t happy about. He told the Press Association: “I only took it off when we were walking around inside Buddhist temples and sacred places, as I didn’t want to show disrespect to the monks. “I didn’t leave it on for too long near Everest, as it was bloody freezing up there.” But travelling in an unfamiliar country dressed as a film character came with its awkward moments. Sorensen said: “It was a bit scary at Lhasa Palace, as the local police and soldiers were following me around and talking into their walkie talkies a lot. “The Chinese army were a little aggressive with me at one of the checkpoints but most of the time, the locals were more than happy to see me and pose for pictures. “I asked our tour guide to translate what one of the local guys in a bar was saying about me.
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