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Forum: Photos Yesterday, 02:51 AM
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To emka: Camel trek

Hi Malgo

After a couple of days I did set off on a camel trek late in the afternoon and would you believe there was thunder lightning and rain. This also happened in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia. ...
Forum: Photos 03-22-2019, 09:05 PM
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Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Drinks

Hi Gert

I was thinking more along the lines of chilled water, fanta, sprite, orange juice, tea, coffee & cola. Alcoholic beverages tend to accelerate dehydration, not recommended in 45 c heat.
Forum: Photos 03-17-2019, 09:27 PM
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Posted By ChrisJ
No mossies!

Hi Paul

Not in January. It was 'winter'. 28 c instead of 38 c. I liked Philippines a lot, enough to go back twice. Beats a cold and snowy Seoul of -20 c to -10 c! My first trip was Lake Taal,...
Forum: Photos 03-15-2019, 10:54 AM
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Views: 39
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Tiki

Hi Gert

Here's a link to my fb post.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10156953857055275&set=a.383855030274&type=3&theater&notif_t=feedback_reaction_generic&notif_id=1552597683752109

A...
Forum: Photos 03-04-2019, 05:09 AM
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Views: 20
Posted By ChrisJ
To emka: Hattusa

Hi Malgo

Hattusa in 900 metres above sea level. It's true it's on a plateau rather than cliff-sides as in Mesa Verde, but to me the drain pipes keeping the water away from the adobe mud were...
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 03-02-2019, 03:41 PM
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Views: 134
Posted By ChrisJ
Upload timing out

Hello

I have tried 7 times today but whenever I attempt to upload a jpeg photo it times out. And yes, the dimensions are well within limits and there are no illegal characters. Could you please...
Forum: Photos 02-24-2019, 09:41 AM
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Views: 30
Posted By ChrisJ
Name Changes

Sure enough, Capetown & Jo'burg had their names changed too!

"Cape Town is known as eKapa. Johannesburg is called eGoli, literally meaning "the place of gold." Durban is called eThekwini, which...
Forum: Photos 02-16-2019, 12:04 PM
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Posted By ChrisJ
To lousat: China

Ciao Luciano

They say Marco Polo brought back quite a few new ideas from China including using wheat instead of rice to make noodles. The result? Spaghetti! And the water towns of east China...
Forum: Announcements 02-10-2019, 06:18 AM
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Views: 92,604
Posted By ChrisJ
Milos

Hi Viviane.

I found another.Earth (http://beta.trekearth.com/gallery/) >> Europe (http://beta.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/) >> Greece (http://beta.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Greece/) >> South...
Forum: Photos 02-10-2019, 06:01 AM
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Posted By ChrisJ
To macjake: Milos

Hi Craig

I am going to request Viviane amalgamate them all under Milos, Adamas. Most of them only have 1 or 2 photos.

Milos...
Forum: Photos 02-08-2019, 12:24 PM
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Posted By ChrisJ
To macjake: Auschwitz

Hi Craig

Actually imho it was much worse than reported. The Nazi Government had a 'for profit' motive and human hair was used to stuff blankets and pillows for sale and gold teeth extracted and...
Forum: Photos 02-04-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By ChrisJ
Wine & Steak

Hi Jorge

I saw Chile and Argentina wines on sale at restaurants in Romania & Bulgaria as well as steak from Uruguay, Argentina and Australia. And wine from Australia is exported to the UK, & is...
Forum: Photos 02-01-2019, 03:18 PM
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Views: 48
Posted By ChrisJ
To jmdias: Sofia

Hi Gorge

I can see a pink pig, a blue rabbit and an orange ram children's rides.
Forum: Photos 01-27-2019, 08:35 AM
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Posted By ChrisJ
To alvaraalto: NY

Hi Rob. And of course New York used to be called New Amsterdam!
Forum: Photos 01-26-2019, 04:08 AM
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Views: 40
Posted By ChrisJ
Snakes

Hi Luciano

Here's what a 5 metre python snake looks like. A 7 metre snake is dangerous to humans. A woman was eaten by one in Sulawesi, Indonesia last year.
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Forum: Photos 01-23-2019, 12:50 PM
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Views: 69
Posted By ChrisJ
To mkamionka: Constrictors

Witaj Mariusz

I have seen some quite emphatic comments on youtube that it is impossible for a snake to swallow a human being because the human skull would not pass through the snake's mouth. But...
Forum: Photos 01-22-2019, 11:40 AM
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Views: 106
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Cricova

Hi Gert

I think the wines at Cricova were better than those at Milestii Mici, imho. Plus the wine tasting included in the Cricova tour was more generous with the free samples than at MM and more...
Forum: Photos 01-17-2019, 06:34 AM
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Views: 74
Posted By ChrisJ
Grace Jones

Hi Craig

Here is the big dress I was thinking about way back in 1986!

https://www.itsnicethat.com/system/files/022013/5121e6fb5c3e3c6e79000920/images_slice_large/GJ4.jpg?1438266862
Forum: Announcements 01-05-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 92,604
Posted By ChrisJ
Veliko Tarnovo

Hi Viviane

I found another. Veliko Tarnovo has its own province of Veliko Tarnovo, so these 15 photos could be moved from Lovech., merci
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Forum: Photos 01-03-2019, 07:15 AM
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Views: 69
Posted By ChrisJ
To mcmtanyel: logia

Hi Murat

'Lodge' comes from old French 'loge' with modern French 'loger'. France was ruled by the Romans for over 500 years so there is a lot of Latin still used and it's classed as a Romantic...
Forum: Photos 01-01-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By ChrisJ
Arthur Evans

Hi Gert

Exactly.

"The third phase of conservation work was executed over a longer period of time, from 1922 to 1952, by Piet De Jong. The vast majority of what Knossos looks like today, with...
Forum: Photos 01-01-2019, 07:20 PM
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Views: 117
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Arthur Evans

Hi Gert

Arthur Evans, the British archeologist responsible for a lot of the restorations in Knossos, received a lot of criticism. Interesting website with an intelligent discussion and good...
Forum: Photos 12-23-2018, 10:54 AM
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Views: 79
Posted By ChrisJ
To maloutim: Joyeux Noël

Bonjour Marie-Louise

Joyeux Noël !
Forum: Photos 12-18-2018, 12:33 PM
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Views: 99
Posted By ChrisJ
To Royaldevon: Spheres

Hello Bev

I'd say Cluj has looked at its southern neighbour and wants to prevent hoons doing donuts in the pedestrian square or taking shortcuts across the tram tracks as they have done in Liberty...
Forum: Photos 12-18-2018, 10:05 AM
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Views: 102
Posted By ChrisJ
To alvaraalto: Schengen

Hallo Rob

Officially Romania is not part of Schengen yet although it was accepted as an EU member in 2007. You'll be pleased to see the EU flag in other locations in Cluj.eg
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