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Forum: Photos Yesterday, 04:12 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To jean113: bridge

Thank you Jean for your kind comments, and to the other photo.
My workshop for this, showing the alternative view of the houses along the river, was taken from the same spot as Mesut's photo. But he...
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support Yesterday, 02:07 PM
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Posted By holmertz
All the present problems are obviously connected....

All the present problems are obviously connected. Sometime in the late afternoon or the evening, US West Coast time, on January 15, the beta site, the counter and the maps all stopped working at the...
Forum: Photos 02-15-2020, 07:25 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To kasianowak: i thought so

Thank you Kasia,
Well, I supposed you would say that an abandoned Muslim child with a broken leg would be taken care of. It's just that in these days of reckless anti-immigrant, rightwing populist...
Forum: Photos 02-15-2020, 12:07 PM
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Views: 35
Posted By holmertz
Hello Bev, I happened to see "The Beatles"...

Hello Bev,

I happened to see "The Beatles" among the "Popular themes" popping up on the page where I see the critiques I have received. Of course I had to take a look.

Your comment about some...
Forum: Photos 02-14-2020, 04:41 PM
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Posted By holmertz
Hello Malgo, Such qanats had a long tradition...

Hello Malgo,
Such qanats had a long tradition also in Afghanistan and had been the basis for agriculture for hundreds of years. Most of them were destroyed during the recent wars, mainly by Soviet...
Forum: Photos 02-13-2020, 06:05 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To ChrisJ: changes

Thank you Chris,
I had already guessed that that hill would by now be completely filled with apartment buildings. Samsun had already changed completely in 2012, when I passed through the city again,...
Forum: Photos 02-12-2020, 06:52 PM
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Posted By holmertz
I didn't notice before that you had made this a...

I didn't notice before that you had made this a fav. That's very kind of you. Thank you again.
Gert
Forum: Photos 02-12-2020, 05:54 PM
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Views: 49
Posted By holmertz
To GyurMaster: hill

Thank you György,
I don't remember anything from this place, so your eyes are as good as mine (and probably better), but yes, it looks like a hill with buildings in the background. My guess is that...
Forum: Photos 02-12-2020, 04:39 PM
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Posted By holmertz
To Tue: far

Tack Lars,
Det är gott att höra att din far kan ägna dagarna åt att måla och läsa böcker. Det är säkert intressantare än att skriva kritik på TE, men jag hoppas ändå att han kommer tillbaka.
Ha det...
Forum: Photos 02-11-2020, 09:16 PM
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Posted By holmertz
From the Google camera car going up the DK14 (Dr....

From the Google camera car going up the DK14 (Dr. Stefana Kopcinskiego str.) it looks rather abandoned and not in a good shape, so maybe those photos were taken several years ago. But even then the...
Forum: Photos 02-09-2020, 09:01 PM
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Views: 26
Posted By holmertz
And there is no Gruzinski chay available in...

And there is no Gruzinski chay available in Sweden. :(
Forum: Photos 02-09-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 26
Posted By holmertz
To emka: batumi tea

Thank you Malgo,
I found this on the net:
At peak, in 1985, ca 70, 000 hectares of land was under tea plantations and 150 ,000 tons of tea was produced in Georgia, compared to the 2000-3000 tons...
Forum: Photos 02-09-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 26
Posted By holmertz
Yes they can. The Democrats will kill each other...

Yes they can. The Democrats will kill each other and select someone unelectable, and the dirtiest re-election campaign in US history will crush whoever is chosen.
Forum: Photos 02-09-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 19
Posted By holmertz
To GyurMaster: material

Thank you Guörgy,
That's the first time I have heard anyone referring to a sacred mosque as a "load of building material". :rolleyes:
Best wishes,
Gert
Forum: Photos 02-09-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 26
Posted By holmertz
I never heard of a whirl-maker. What on earth do...

I never heard of a whirl-maker. What on earth do you need that for?
Forum: Photos 02-09-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 19
Posted By holmertz
To ChrisJ: erdogan

Thank you Chris,
Yes, the great leader spent his childhood here. Passing through the city in 2012 I was rather outraged to find a university named after him. Most decent politicians would humbly...
Forum: Photos 02-09-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 25
Posted By holmertz
To kasianowak: Thank you Kasia

Hello again, and thanks once again for your many critiques.
It does happen, especially with these old scans, that I personally prefer my notes to the photos. :cool:
All the best,
Gert
Forum: Photos 02-09-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 19
Posted By holmertz
To Royaldevon: weather

Thank you Bev,
The weather in Stockholm is quite nice, but the west coast of the country is preparing for the same storm as you during the day. I don't know if it will affect us in the east later...
Forum: Photos 02-09-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 16
Posted By holmertz
To kasianowak: zakopane

Hello Kasia,
Thank you for all these kind comments. I spent an hour in Zakopane on my way to Slovakia, having lunch and looking in vain for a bus to the border. But it was raining and so cloudy that...
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 02-08-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By holmertz
Hi Mariusz, I haven't added any new country for...

Hi Mariusz,
I haven't added any new country for a while, but I have added several new Turkish provinces and they are not seen on my map. That is, they are registered, but only "light up" when I hold...
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 02-08-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By holmertz
Hej Erling, Ledsen att behöva säga detta, men...

Hej Erling,
Ledsen att behöva säga detta, men TE:s kartor har havererat. Inga nya provinser blir färglagda och troligen inga nya länder. Att någon skulle korrigera detta, eller något annat, är helt...
Forum: Photos 02-06-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 23
Posted By holmertz
To worldcitizen: Thank you Brenda

Hello Brenda,
Thank you so much for taking your time today with some of my photos and writing well considered critiques. I really appreciate that.
I wish you a nice forthcoming weekend.
Gert
Forum: Photos 02-06-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 20
Posted By holmertz
To jean113: backwards

Thank you Jean,
Yes, it really looks like the girl is walking backwards. I suspect she had noticed me and was so curious she just had to keep an eye on what was going on behind her. Probably she...
Forum: Photos 02-05-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 25
Posted By holmertz
Hello Jean, I know that "thing" going across...

Hello Jean,
I know that "thing" going across the beach is not a regular British pier, but I just didn't know what to call it. In fact, I wouldn't know a suitable word for it even in Swedish. :D...
Forum: Photos 02-04-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 34
Posted By holmertz
Transcriptions from Arabic or Persian alphabets...

Transcriptions from Arabic or Persian alphabets are hopeless. We had almost daily problems at my office. What is the "capital" of Iraqi Kurdistan? Arbil, Erbil or Irbil? And a French transcription is...
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