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Forum: Photos 01-14-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By ChrisJ
To PaulVDV: Kayakoy

Hi Paul

I just caught a local bus or dolmus from Fethiye. The bus stop and entrance / ticket office is right beside the highway.
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Forum: Photos 01-11-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 24
Posted By ChrisJ
To mkamionka: Bulgaria

Hi Mariusz

Sofia, Vratsa (Ledenika and Magura Caves with prehistoric paintings), Lovech and the big triple Devetashka Cave, Varna & the little desert of Pobiti Kamani, Velika Turnovo, Plovdiv, &...
Forum: Photos 01-09-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 34
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Ox bow Lake

Hi Gert

Possibly oxbåge sjö, or the other way around? And yes, it is a fried sausage shape!

https://i.imgur.com/hUJBEZB.png
Forum: Photos 01-09-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 33
Posted By ChrisJ
To ifege: Lockdown

Hi Ian

I am a bit annoyed that there wasn't a single loaf of bread left in either Aldi or Woolworths but I have frozen pizzas and prawns with rice to last me out until Thursday or longer. Most...
Forum: Photos 01-05-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 22
Posted By ChrisJ
Bucharest

Hola Luis

Here is my shot, under Bucharest.

https://www.trekearth.com/viewphotos.php?l=7&p=1575581
Forum: Photos 01-05-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 23
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Pros & Cons of Tours

Hi Gert

I do that sometimes too. Sometimes I want to see a lot of stuff quickly by tour & other times I want to take my time. One bus tour I was on had an annoying American woman complaining...
Forum: Photos 01-03-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 20
Posted By ChrisJ
To lousat: Medinet Habu

Ciao Luciano

I posted a bonus workshop for you!
Forum: Photos 01-02-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By ChrisJ
To PaulVDV: Wooden Box of King Tutankhamun

Hi Paul

Here you are. Painted on a funerary wooden box.

https://tutankhamunsworld101.weebly.com/wooden-chest.html
Forum: Photos 01-02-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 31
Posted By ChrisJ
To emka: Didyma

Hi Malgo

Yep, I've been there and took a few shots of the Medusa sculpture. Maybe I should upload them one day?
Forum: Photos 12-30-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 27
Posted By ChrisJ
To Royaldevon: Romans in the UK too!

Hi Bev

I have only ever heard about the the old Roman town of Bath in the UK, so it was a surprise to see that there are ancient Roman sites all over England. This might interest you especially...
Forum: Photos 12-29-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 32
Posted By ChrisJ
To emka: Cleopatras' Pool

Hi Malgo

Perhaps at Hierapolis at Pamukkale? I've been to Cleopatra's Pool there, too.

https://i1.wp.com/www.travelsignposts.com/Turkey/files/2012/07/AJP_1539.jpg?resize=634%2C419&ssl=1
Forum: Photos 12-22-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 41
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Things to see in Stockholm

Hi Gert

https://www.atlasobscura.com/things-to-do/stockholm-sweden/places

From the same link in my post today. 100+ unusual things to see in Stockholm. If you decide to come out of...
Forum: Photos 12-19-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 27
Posted By ChrisJ
To alvaraalto: Hamburg

Hi Rob

Unfortunately the main tower was closed and covered in scaffolding when I was there. It's open again now though, or was, until Covid 19.
Forum: Photos 12-16-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 35
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Otok Badija

Hi Gert

I amended the note to make it clearer that it was the first time the Monastery had been posted on TE.
Forum: Photos 12-12-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By ChrisJ
To PaulVDV: Da Ming

Hi Paul

Here you are!

https://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/China/East/Jiangsu/Yangzhou/photo1371815.htm
Forum: Photos 12-08-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 33
Posted By ChrisJ
To burmaman: English & Fraser Island

Hi Burmaman

If there was no German language, then there would be no English language. The Angles & Saxons came from north Germany, and there are still many German words in English, like man,...
Forum: Photos 12-07-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By ChrisJ
Batur

Hej Gert

The mountain in the workshop is still part of Batur Volcano. Gunung Agung is further to the south east as can be seen in this topographic map.

http://prntscr.com/vxccpw
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Forum: Photos 12-04-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 41
Posted By ChrisJ
To mkamionka: Egypt

Hi Mariusz

Some research uncovered this:

26 May – 2017 Minya attack, In May 2017, gunmen executed at least 28 Christian pilgrims traveling in a bus during a visit to the monastery of St....
Forum: Photos 12-04-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By ChrisJ
Hello Bev It's working fine now. Trekearth...

Hello Bev

It's working fine now. Trekearth might have been having one of its moments. I clicked on your 1st link 3 times and got San Francisco each time. Then in pm's I started getting the last...
Forum: Photos 12-03-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 40
Posted By ChrisJ
Squiggly Bridge

Hi Bev

Went looking and found this:

https://www.traveller.com.au/content/dam/images/g/n/0/x/h/3/image.related.articleLeadwide.620x349.gn0x78.png/1456292067869.jpg
...
Forum: Photos 12-03-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 40
Posted By ChrisJ
Squiggly Bridge

Hi Bev

Went looking and found this:

https://www.traveller.com.au/content/dam/images/g/n/0/x/h/3/image.related.articleLeadwide.620x349.gn0x78.png/1456292067869.jpg
Forum: Photos 12-03-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 37
Posted By ChrisJ
Not Glasgow

Hi Bev

When I go to that link I get Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California.
Forum: Photos 12-03-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 28
Posted By ChrisJ
Smokestack

Hi Paul

That same smokestack is also an eyesore from the hill lookout.

https://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Estonia/West/Harjumaa//photo1487511.htm
Forum: Photos 12-03-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 27
Posted By ChrisJ
To Royaldevon: Ersatz Tripod

Hi Bev

I probably improvised and used a bollard as a tripod. And coins and a pen to get the image reasonably level.
Forum: Photos 12-01-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 44
Posted By ChrisJ
To Royaldevon: Ancient History

Hello Bev

I learned a lot of ancient history in high school in the 70's and was quite good at it. But when I got to Turkey and Europe in 2013/14 and Jordan/ Egypt in 2016, I encountered so many...
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