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Forum: Photos Yesterday, 06:00 PM
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Hi Gert, I have also been in Bratislava in...

Hi Gert,

I have also been in Bratislava in summer of 2004 and I don't remember there were that many restaurants and cafés in the centre.
Many of them today are quite expensive.

Best regards,...
Forum: Photos 06-29-2015, 07:30 PM
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Views: 43
Posted By PaulVDV
Yes, Bev. You're right! Paul

Yes, Bev. You're right!
Paul
Forum: Photos 06-29-2015, 10:10 AM
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Views: 17
Posted By PaulVDV
To abmdsudi: boiling water

Hello Abmdsudi,

Many thanks for your comment.
In some of these springs, such as in the so-called 'hells', the water is boiling. Here you can not bathe.

Best regards from Belgium,
Paul
Forum: Photos 06-28-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By PaulVDV
Hi Malgo, In summer of 1980 I traveled with...

Hi Malgo,

In summer of 1980 I traveled with an interrail card through Scandinavia and also went to the Lofoten islands. If I remember well, up from Narvik and back to Bodø.

Rather recently...
Forum: Photos 06-28-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 26
Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: uploading pictures

Hi Gert,

I uploaded two pictures in the workshop before the TE-day ended, that means before 9 am. The third picture was uploaded after 9 am.

But I noticed something else that isn't correct.
In...
Forum: Photos 06-28-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By PaulVDV
To emka: Much steam

Hi Malgo,

Indeed, compared to the pictures of Beppu that you've sent me, there's more steam to see on my photos.
I read that the most steam can be seen on colder days but it wasn't cold at all...
Forum: Photos 06-22-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 75
Posted By PaulVDV
To worldcitizen: the steam

Hello Brenda,

No, there's no odor in the streets of Beppu.
But there are a few places where you can smell sulfur like near the crater of a volcano.

I also remember that there was a place...
Forum: Photos 06-21-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 39
Posted By PaulVDV
To jhm: oplossing

Maar John,

Jij brengt de oplossing voor een zeer moeilijk probleem :):)

Prettige zondag,
Paul
Forum: Photos 06-21-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 47
Posted By PaulVDV
To emka: Beppu is often compared with Yellowstone

Hi Malgo,

Yes, I was surprised to see that only three pictures of Beppu have been posted so far. And one of those is yours.

I found Bepppu a real highlight of my trip through Japan and I...
Forum: Photos 06-20-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By PaulVDV
Hi Malgo, Too bad everything was already...

Hi Malgo,

Too bad everything was already booked full and you were not even there in a holiday period. I think it must be great to spend the night in one of those smaller towns.

But yeah, if...
Forum: Photos 06-20-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 46
Posted By PaulVDV
To Royaldevon: kimonos

Hello Beverley,

In Japan you will see people dressed in kimono every now and then.
Much more often women than men but sometimes you see a couple in kimono.

The kimono is worn during...
Forum: Photos 06-19-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 32
Posted By PaulVDV
To CLODO: no rain

Hi Clodo,

It was a very sunny day but this spot was in the shade of the castle and these people were standing under the trees and under the roof of some covered benches. That's why you don't see...
Forum: Photos 06-19-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 32
Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: Kimonos and parks

Hi Gert,

In Japan you can often see people having a picnic in the park.
That day was a Sunday. So everyone was free and the sun was shining.
The park (near the famous Himeji Castle) had lots of...
Forum: Photos 06-19-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 39
Posted By PaulVDV
To jmdias: Resemblance with houses of Santana

Hello Jorge,

Yes, there is a resemblance with the houses of Santana in Madeira.
But there they never have snowfall :)

Best regards from Belgium,
Paul
Forum: Photos 06-15-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 63
Posted By PaulVDV
To emka: Gardens in Japan

Hello Malgo,

Yes, I have visited the Kōrakuen Garden en Okayama Castle too.
There I had very nice weather.

During my two journeys through Japan I have visited four very beautiful gardens:...
Forum: Photos 06-15-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 59
Posted By PaulVDV
To macjake: number of visitors

Hello Craig,

I was the only person to get off the train in the station of Kurashiki but in the center of town there were many tourists, mostly Asians (Chinese).

This picture was taken in the...
Forum: Photos 06-12-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By PaulVDV
Hello Beverley, No, the castle doesn't look...

Hello Beverley,

No, the castle doesn't look like causing dread. From a different viewpoint however it looks more like a difficult to take military stronghold.
Like I mentioned in my note: The...
Forum: Photos 06-12-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 58
Posted By PaulVDV
To macjake: Places to see

Hi Craig,

There are a multitude of places you'd find fantastic in Japan.
Make sure you can be free for several weeks :)

Best regards from Belgium,
Paul
Forum: Photos 06-12-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By PaulVDV
To Royaldevon: Formidable ?

Hello Beverley,

Perhaps I misunderstand the word ‘formidable’ but I think you meant ‘awesome’.
If this castle doesn’t look awesome on this picture, it has all to do with the chosen point of view...
Forum: Photos 06-10-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By PaulVDV
Smile Hello Mariusz, I apologize that I have not...

Hello Mariusz,

I apologize that I have not answered this question earlier and will also send my answer to you by email.

Yes, we crossed the border independently.
First time from Ayia Napa to...
Forum: Photos 06-09-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By PaulVDV
Hello Mariusz and Malgo, Reading about the...

Hello Mariusz and Malgo,

Reading about the situation of young parents in the UK, I have the impression that here my young colleagues with children don’t face exactly the same problems. Or not to...
Forum: Photos 06-08-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 56
Posted By PaulVDV
To janjan1897: De nombreux châteaux au Japon

Salut Jean,

En effet, l'architecture est un peu différent de ce que nous connaissons comme château.
Il y en a beaucoup au Japon.
Himeji Castle est le plus célèbre.

Voulez-vous voir plus de...
Forum: Photos 06-06-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By PaulVDV
PS: Yes, Malgo is the Queen of TE!

PS:
Yes, Malgo is the Queen of TE!
Forum: Photos 06-06-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By PaulVDV
Hi Mariusz, I hope you are happy in your...

Hi Mariusz,

I hope you are happy in your profession.
If so, that is very very important.

The situation in the UK that you mention will have undeniable consequences for the country's economy....
Forum: Photos 06-05-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 49
Posted By PaulVDV
To Royaldevon: no tripod

Hello Beverley,

I had no tripod with me (as always) and there was nothing to place the camera on.
At the beginning of the blue hour it is still possible to make reasonable pictures without...
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