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Forum: Photos 07-16-2021, 12:56 AM
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Posted By ChrisJ
To mcmtanyel: Phrygian Valley

Hi Murat

There are a surprising amount of historic places around Eskisehir that many people have never heard of. They resemble Cappadocia. I have loaded a few of them from 3 provinces. A...
Forum: General 07-14-2021, 04:17 AM
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Posted By ChrisJ
R.i.p.

Hi Lisa

Very sad news indeed.
Forum: Photos 07-14-2021, 04:04 AM
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Posted By ChrisJ
To delpeoples: Serghei

Hi Lisa

I just spotted the news of Serghei's passing from Covid19 in Jason's fb newsfeed. If I see one more person claiming it's a scamdemic and nobody has died from Covid, (as usual, without one...
Forum: Photos 07-11-2021, 04:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 18
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Vultures

Hi Gert

I went back through the memory card and there were only pictures of Byzantine, ancient Greek and Assyrian relics in other images. Peacocks and storks but no vultures, and in hindsight, it...
Forum: Photos 07-08-2021, 08:19 AM
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Views: 21
Posted By ChrisJ
To ifege: Itinerary

Hi Ian

My 2013 Itinerary was:

Istanbul to Gallipoli, Cesme/Chios, back to Izmir, Pergamon, Ephesus, Samos, Mykonos (Paros and Naxos looked nice and less touristy), Milos, Athens, Delphi,...
Forum: Photos 07-07-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By ChrisJ
Indonesia

Hi Malgo

I am pleased to see the Australian Government is trying to help Indonesia.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-07-07/indonesia-australia-aid-astrazeneca-vaccines-covid/100275938
Forum: Photos 07-06-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By ChrisJ
Penang

Hi Paul

This was the scene I was thinking of at Batu Ferringhi

https://www.trekearth.com/viewphotos.php?l=7&p=220243
Forum: Photos 07-04-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By ChrisJ
Slugs

Hi Malgo

I saw a sign in the street today that might amuse you. "Slugs are really divorced snails which didn't get the house".

The nudibranchs are the nicest slugs. They live in the sea and...
Forum: Photos 07-03-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 31
Posted By ChrisJ
To mkamionka: Black Sand Beach

Witaj M

https://www.trekearth.com/viewphotos.php?l=8&p=1550194
Forum: Photos 06-28-2021, 03:50 PM
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Posted By ChrisJ
To Royaldevon: Bridge

Hello Bev

Yes, taken from a bridge.
Forum: Photos 06-26-2021, 05:58 PM
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Views: 57
Posted By ChrisJ
Hej Gert Agreed. There is an image of the...

Hej Gert

Agreed. There is an image of the Battle of Colberger Heide in the link below and it also mentions Christian IV lost an eye. The painting shows his eye bandaged. Christian IV is the...
Forum: Photos 06-26-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: History

Hi Gert

I found this

"Under the command of the brilliant Swedish Field Marshal Torstensson, the Swedes invaded most of Denmark. All, it seemed, was lost. Christian IV was not about to roll over...
Forum: Photos 06-22-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 20
Posted By ChrisJ
To macjake: Athens Academy

Hi Craig

The Academy is right next to a bus station. Taken from street level looking up the stairs. As Jorge said, this area has drug dealers & I did see a couple of them to my left. I don't...
Forum: Photos 06-21-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 37
Posted By ChrisJ
To PaulVDV: Koman Reservoir

Hi Paul

One day is always better than no days at all like Gert, and enough to see the reservoir. If you are really keen there is a lot of hiking in the area. A trip advisor review I'd agree with...
Forum: General 06-19-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By ChrisJ
Retirement

Bonjour Philippe

Nice to see you back, even if only briefly. Perhaps in the country you will have time for short trips around the house with a camera. Would love to see you eventually post again...
Forum: Photos 06-18-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By ChrisJ
California

Hello Paul

Here's a climate map I found of the USA. All of California is classed as a Mediterranean Climate with hot dry summers and cold wet winters. Even a tiny bit of Oregon, which surprised...
Forum: Photos 06-18-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 41
Posted By ChrisJ
To PaulVDV: Spoiler Alert!

Hi Paul

https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/z/red-yellow-striped-caution-road-signs-sign-under-construction-31576302.jpg
Forum: Photos 06-16-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 17
Posted By ChrisJ
To emka: Swimming

Hi Malgo

Further up the lake is a great swimming spot.

https://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Albania/North/Shkoder/KOMAN/photo1550984.htm
Forum: Photos 06-16-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 21
Posted By ChrisJ
To mkamionka: Counter culture

Hi M

There is another expression in English too. "If it ain't broke, don't try to fix it." Too many people want to change things just for the sake of change, and attention seeking.
Forum: Photos 06-12-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 37
Posted By ChrisJ
Exotic fruits

Hi M

We used to have a Monstera deliciosa (fruit salad plant) growing in the back yard and they are common as an ornamental plant all over sub tropical Brisbane. They taste like a pineapple or...
Forum: Photos 06-11-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 19
Posted By ChrisJ
To ktanska: Beach

Hi Kari

Big Harbour Beach is just a few metres to the left.

You can see the red building towards the end of the street in this image.

https://cdn1.neredekal.com/hotel/2/yIB/original/eM3P.jpg
Forum: Photos 06-09-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 17
Posted By ChrisJ
To kasianowak: Snakes

Hello Kasia

Snakes hibernate in winter which is June to August in the southern hemisphere. You will generally only see them in the far north of the country in those months. It can get down to 0c...
Forum: Photos 06-08-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Thanks

Hej Gert

This is the google translation I got. Obviously your translation was far better and made sense!

Odinsborg Mjod the old real obs the king. inscra. horns coffee m.m
Forum: Photos 06-07-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 39
Posted By ChrisJ
Wat Ek Phnom

Hi Paul

I found this on the 'net. Might help?

https://www.vivutravel.com/cambodia-travel-destinations/battambang-travel-guide/attractions-in-battambang/wat-ek-phnom
Forum: Photos 06-05-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 17
Posted By ChrisJ
To jmdias: Volcano

Hi Jorge

The only other volcano apart from Vesuvius is the Phlegraean Fields west of Naples. (Italian: Campi Flegrei) It is an ever present threat to Naples. Last erupted in October 1538 AD...
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