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Forum: Photos 05-18-2015, 05:52 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
Asahi Kawa ?

Sorry Bülent,

I forgot to answer your other question.
I don't know Asahi Kawa. So I looked it up and found a location with that name on the island of Hokkaido.

No, it wasn't near.
Hokkaido is...
Forum: Photos 05-17-2015, 09:46 AM
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Views: 53
Posted By PaulVDV
To batalay: in early April

Hello Bülent,

In Shirakawago I was on April, 7th.
So more than a month ago. The date information mentioned with my picture is correct.

Now I'm back at home.
While travelling I don't take much...
Forum: Photos 05-17-2015, 09:38 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: in other seasons

Hello Gert,

Thank you for your comments.
I've seen pictures of Shirakawago taken in another season. I'm not sure if it was summer or early fall.
Everywhere between the houses were fresh green...
Forum: Photos 05-16-2015, 11:57 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
Enjoy your journey, Gert ! Paul

Enjoy your journey, Gert !

Paul
Forum: Photos 05-15-2015, 10:48 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To jhm: geen nagels

Dag John,

Dat klopt. Er werden geen nagels gebruikt.

Heel af en toe heb ik dit op reis nog gehoord. Ik herinner me zelfs ergens in Java een reusachtig groot houten paleis. Ook bij die bouw werd...
Forum: Photos 05-14-2015, 04:32 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To serp2000: sakura

Hello Serghei,

Thank you for your comment.

In Shirakawa-go and in Ainokura I didn't see any sakura blossoms. Still to early and to cold.
However in the cold Matsumoto around the castle all the...
Forum: Photos 05-06-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By PaulVDV
Thanks Angshu for your clarification. Best...

Thanks Angshu for your clarification.

Best regards from Belgium,
Paul
Forum: Photos 05-04-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 41
Posted By PaulVDV
To serp2000: sunny days

Hi Serghei,

Japan is so big and beautiful that I decided to go a second time.

On the southern island Kyushu I had more sunny days and a better temperature.
But the difference with the weather...
Forum: Photos 05-03-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By PaulVDV
Thank you dear Mesut ! Best wishes, Paul

Thank you dear Mesut !

Best wishes, Paul
Forum: Photos 05-01-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 56
Posted By PaulVDV
To Oceania: seasons

Hello Tiffany,

I'd like to visit Japan in Fall but in that season I cannot take a holiday.
Summer would be possible for me but several Japanese people advised me not to visit their country in...
Forum: Photos 04-30-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By PaulVDV
To serp2000: my second journey

Hello Serghei,

Yes, this is the first picture of my second journey to Japan.
It was taken on my first day in Japan. I arrived in the morning at Kansai International Airport and this picture is...
Forum: Photos 04-28-2015, 10:38 AM
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Views: 42
Posted By PaulVDV
To ktanska: the rails

Hello Kari,

I have no idea why there were rails. There was no train running (but a subway close by).
The rails are indeed very distant from one another. I know that Japanese trains are wider than...
Forum: Photos 04-28-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By PaulVDV
Dag John, Er is natuurlijk de geschiedenis. ...

Dag John,

Er is natuurlijk de geschiedenis.
En die is er om er lessen uit te trekken.

Wie nu in Japan komt, ervaart er een heel vriendelijk, vreedzaam en super veilig land.
Spijtig dat het...
Forum: Photos 04-27-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By PaulVDV
To jhm: nieuwe plaatsen

Dag John,

Wanneer een land je echt bevalt, krijg je zin om er nog meer van te zien.
Zeker wanneer het een uitgestrekt land betreft met heel wat bezienswaardigheden en je voor de eerste reis...
Forum: Photos 04-27-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 56
Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: not an addict

Hello Gert,

Thank you for your comment.

I understand people might think that I left the site when I'm on a holiday.
When travelling, I think there's so much to do, to see, to experience ......
Forum: Photos 04-26-2015, 03:56 PM
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Views: 50
Posted By PaulVDV
To ikeharel: Altered Image #1

Hi Ike,

Thank you for your comment.
I have hesitated to post the altered image #1 as my main picture.
I couldn't make a choice and finally I decided I wanted to post the long row of umbrellas :)...
Forum: Photos 03-30-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By PaulVDV
To mkamionka: the viewpoint

Hello Mariusz,

I called this 'the classical viewpoint' because so many visitors of Porto go there to take pictures.
The space just outside the monastery was even quite big so it wasn't a problem...
Forum: Photos 03-21-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 97
Posted By PaulVDV
To ManuMay: the tram

Thank you Manu,

That train is in fact a very modern tram, or something between a tram and a metro.
Yes, I have been waiting. But I think that there's a tram about every 2 or 3 minutes.
In my...
Forum: Photos 03-15-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By PaulVDV
To adores: the weather

Thank you Ana !

Yes, I had beautiful weather everywhere in Portugal.
In the interior of the country it was quite cold in the evening and at night.
But the days were always sunny and certainly...
Forum: Photos 03-13-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By PaulVDV
To taypejka: winter in Las Alpujarras

Dear Emilia,

The days were sunny and not cold but there was a big difference between sun and shade.
And of course you need winter clothes. The ones you use in the Caucasus will certainly be warm...
Forum: Photos 03-10-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By PaulVDV
Dag John, Om deze foto in Elvas te maken,...

Dag John,

Om deze foto in Elvas te maken, moest ik niet echt omhoog kijken zoals aan de kade in Porto.
De gebouwen staan hier dan ook heel wat rechter.
Ik heb een mailtje gezonden met een...
Forum: Photos 03-10-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By PaulVDV
To Royaldevon: Intended for criminals

No Beverley !

That would not be very respectful !

The hooks of the pillory were reserved for criminals, not for laundry. :)
Historical monuments should not be misused.

Best regards from...
Forum: Photos 03-10-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By PaulVDV
To jhm: de tool ?

Dag John,

Ik heb de tool nog niet gevonden. Evenmin heb ik de voorbije dagen kunnen zoeken.
Ik had enkele dagen veel werk en heb daarna eventjes vrij genomen.
Je mail heb ik gelezen maar moet je...
Forum: Photos 03-03-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 84
Posted By PaulVDV
To edge: street market

Hello Roger,

The picture was taken at a lower part of the quay at the river. There is also a waterfront promenade where some kind of street market was held.
Along this promenade there were also...
Forum: Photos 03-02-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: street market

Hi Gert,

I knew that this street market would not go unnoticed for you :)
Finally I could include some people on a picture.

PS: Revisiting a country after 30 years will be like a new journey....
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