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Forum: Photos 11-13-2010, 04:41 PM
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Posted By bboss
To neeraj: hi

Hi Neeraj,

the photo is from the Goecha la. It is quite a close up view, you can see a more distant view in this shot ...

http://www.trekearth.com/viewphotos.php?l=7&p=166338

Kanchenjunga...
Forum: Photos 12-24-2009, 12:51 AM
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Posted By bboss
To HimalAnda: hi

I am thinking of going back this year or next maybe. Pakistan has some of the best trekking anywhere, enough for several lifetimes. There was also some trouble at the time I was there ( a siege in...
Forum: Photos 11-12-2007, 10:02 AM
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Views: 193
Posted By bboss
To kensimage: hi

Hi Ken,
yes pretty much Pakistan is safe to travel to except for a few isolated areas. This trek is very close to the Chinese boreder rather than the Afghan so there is no problem with extremists. I...
Forum: Photos 11-16-2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By bboss
To Ghivelder: hi

Hi Sergio,
no helicopter, just trekking. When I took this I was at about 5000m, some 3km below the top, but it doesn't look like that somehow.
Thanks for all your comments.
cheers, David
Forum: Photos 10-05-2006, 01:32 PM
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Views: 248
Posted By bboss
To mishreyee: hi

Hi Mishreyee,
and 'subho bijoya' to you. and thanks for your kind words.
hopefully i will be in india next year for a few months - maybe towards the summer.
kind regards
david
Forum: Photos 09-27-2006, 09:10 PM
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Posted By bboss
To Cormac: hi

Hi Alvin

thanks for stopping by. I have been here a couple of times and always had good weather over the summer months, but it can change quickly and rain as anywhere in the mountains. I do...
Forum: Photos 09-26-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By bboss
Re: To bboss: "Relatively" empty

Wow - 100 people on the first buses! Its a different place from when I first visited in 1994. At that time we camped (with difficulty) just outside the entrance - there was no hotel there then - and...
Forum: Photos 08-26-2006, 12:34 PM
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Views: 315
Posted By bboss
Re: To bboss: Hi David

Yes, you are right, everyone has their own idea how the location should be specified. I am not saying you are in any way wrong to say 'Ladakh', only that I like to know exactly where the place is, if...
Forum: Photos 08-26-2006, 03:23 AM
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Views: 315
Posted By bboss
Re: To bboss: Hi David

I thought I recognised this place from my visit last year. I even tried the camels, hahaha
Its always a good idea to make the location accurate, you could have put Nubra instead of Ladakh, or maybe...
Forum: Photos 08-24-2006, 07:05 PM
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Views: 193
Posted By bboss
To ramesh_lalwani: Hi

Hi Ramesh,
no Kasbah is not the name of the village, although it does seen likely to be related to theurdu/persian meaning.

This is from wikipedia...

The kasbah is a unique kind of medina,...
Forum: Photos 08-24-2006, 07:01 PM
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Posted By bboss
To arturo: hi

Hi El,
yes this area has the same feel as the sud lipez, I guess because of the high altitude and the huge expanse of space. For me it was even better as it involved lots of trekking rather than...
Forum: Tips-Techniques 08-18-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By bboss
Re: RAW help

When I got my 20D it didnt work at all with my mac os10.4. After speaking to the tech guys at canon (at length) in the end I got it working by using the mac program 'image capture' rather than the...
Forum: Photos 08-18-2006, 03:57 PM
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Views: 155
Posted By bboss
To timleahy: hi

Hi Tim,

yes, always the polariser. i love those deep saturated velvia tones.
cheers, david
Forum: General 08-05-2006, 02:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,625
Posted By bboss
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

Hi Rahul

Hopefully early next year I can visit. Sooner the better for me!

Re. Lahaul - I only ask as the indian published book I have spells it Lahoul.
Keep up the good work...I will make...
Forum: General 08-05-2006, 01:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,625
Posted By bboss
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

Hey Rahul,
thanks for the lengthy reply. you make some good points. I understand the need for rationalisation, but it is a shame that some info has to go. The problem is really that the state/city...
Forum: General 08-04-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,625
Posted By bboss
Re: soo many extra locations in India spelled wrong.

Hey Rahul

I really feel you have made a big mistake doing some of these relocations.
For instance a lot of my shots from Ladakh and Zanskar have been redescribed. This is not good as previously...
Forum: Photos 07-09-2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By bboss
To Chrism: hi - ladakh

Situation is that they are very security conscious on this flight due to terrorist threat, They are not interested in cameras (at least not interested in mine) but will try to stop any battery going...
Forum: General 06-26-2006, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By bboss
Re: Amsterdam?

Hi
I think you must be looking in the wrong place as I can see hundreds, just type amsterdam into the search bar and then click on photos. Usual Te confusion with location though, tyhe photos seam...
Forum: Photos 06-06-2006, 11:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By bboss
To Mistral: Hi

Hi Luca,
and thanks for your comments.
If you have not been to Zanskar I would certainly drop everything and head straight there!!
Seriously though it is a unique and wonderful place - I cant...
Forum: Photos 05-22-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By bboss
To marietom: hi

Hi Marie,

and thanks you so much for all your kind comments,
I am very happy you have enjoyed my photos.

cheers, David
Forum: Photos 05-17-2006, 12:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By bboss
To fayeulle: hi

Yes...the rules were made to be broken! ha ha
Actually the rules were very confused, some places said no photography, in others it was ok. In some places you even had to leave your camera before...
Forum: Photos 05-17-2006, 12:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By bboss
To sisir: hi

Hi Sisir,

and thanks for your comments. Sorry the weather was not good for your trek...thats how it is in the mountains, sometimes good but often raining! I have several shots from that trek...
Forum: Photos 05-14-2006, 12:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By bboss
To anew: hi

And thanks again...I hope you make it to Egypt. It is certainly a place that everybody should see.
I found the monuments quite amazing, but soooo many tourists...far to many for me, I prefer the...
Forum: Photos 05-14-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By bboss
To anew: hi

Hi Anuradha,
and thanks for all your comments. I didnt use the flash on this shot, or indeed on any other shots, as I have always found that using a flash gives a horrible result. I am sure this...
Forum: General 05-12-2006, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By bboss
Re: sky advice

Just noticed a similar tread a few down..how to lighten a dull photo.
The reply from bob trips is better than mine and suggests another way, using a tripod...
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