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Forum: Photos 07-10-2015, 03:56 PM
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To dta: comme des voies

Salut Denis,

C'est vrai, sur cette photo-ci les roches ressemblent un peu des voies de chemin de fer.

Amicalement,
Paul
Forum: Photos 07-10-2015, 03:53 PM
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To holmertz: the visitors

Hello Gert,

You're right about the visitors of this island. They don't come here to swim or to sunbath.
However some of the Japanese visitors come for the Shinto shrine in the forest on the...
Forum: Photos 07-09-2015, 10:54 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To emka: the tide

Hi Malgo,

No, you can't be everywhere of course ... but it is becoming a special thing when someone of TE arrives at a place where you have not been yet :)

I went twice to that island, first...
Forum: Photos 07-08-2015, 05:01 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To Gerrit: fietsbestemming ?

Dag Gerrit,

Ja. Maar je zal er wel regen moeten bij nemen.
Maar ook in andere seizoenen is dat het geval in Japan en zeker op het zuidelijk eiland Kyushu.

Vele groeten,
Paul
Forum: Photos 07-07-2015, 05:38 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To ChrisJ: Tasmania

Hi Chris,

I had a look at that site and indeed the 'tessellated pavement' in Tasmania looks a bit similar.

But on that site I also found other pictures:
the tall rock columns of Cape Raoul...
Forum: Photos 07-06-2015, 10:10 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To janjan1897: merci

Vous avez raison Jean.

C'est mieux avec la ligne d'horizon plus haute!

Merci, Paul
Forum: Photos 07-06-2015, 08:14 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
Thanks Malgo ! Did you also see those chairs...

Thanks Malgo !

Did you also see those chairs without legs ?
I stayed twice in a ryokan and had such a chair.

Sleeping on futon on the tatami is OK.
But sitting on the floor in a restaurant...
Forum: Photos 07-06-2015, 07:31 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: a Cypriot combination

Hi Gert,

In Cyprus you can find the combination of Gothic and Islamic architecture, in Nicosia and in Famagusta.
But I see that this island is still not coloured in on your world map :)

Best...
Forum: Photos 07-06-2015, 11:23 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To mkamionka: tropical island in Japan

Hello Mariusz,

Japan has several tropical islands (or groups of islands) of which the best known are the Ryukyu Islands. However they're better known under the name of the main island of Okinawa....
Forum: Photos 07-05-2015, 06:08 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
Hello Viviane and Ike, Several people...

Hello Viviane and Ike,

Several people compare this Devil's washboard with Giant's Causeway in Ulster.
I've never been there. So I didn't think at this comparison.

The Giant's Causeway...
Forum: Photos 07-05-2015, 09:22 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To Porteplume: postcards ?

Thank you Viviane !

I'm afraid you would not be able to buy a postcard there :(
Sending postcards, isn't really something Japanese.

Only a couple of times I saw postcards for sale and that...
Forum: Photos 07-05-2015, 09:17 AM
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To ikeharel: creation of the phenomenon

Hello Ike,

I have searched for the creation of this Devil's washboard but I can't find much information.

On http://www.japan-guide.com you can read this:

The shallow water around the island...
Forum: Photos 07-05-2015, 09:06 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To BennyV: dak van het schrijn

Sorry Benny,

De top van een berg zou het plaatje inderdaad compleet maken. Doch het is slechts een deel van het dak van het schrijn dat je ziet.
Het eiland is heel klein en het hoogste punt ligt...
Forum: Photos 07-05-2015, 09:01 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: the torii

Hi Gert,

The red structure is called a ‘torii’.
Traditionally it is the entrance gate of a Shinto shrine, here on the island the entrance to the Aoshima-jinja. You can see a part of its roof...
Forum: Photos 07-04-2015, 02:48 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To Royaldevon: significant precipitation

Hello Beverley,

Regarding the gardens and the frequency of rain:

Japan is a country where most regions have significant precipitation in all seasons. Summertime is hot and humid and June is the...
Forum: Photos 07-03-2015, 11:08 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
Dag John, Het was niet bedoeld als niet meer...

Dag John,

Het was niet bedoeld als niet meer voor mensen van jouw leeftijd.
Ook voor mij was dat moeilijk. Niet het slapen op futon op een tatami mat. Maar wel die stoelen zonder poten en het...
Forum: Photos 07-02-2015, 08:55 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
Indeed Malgo, you've posted much more pictures...

Indeed Malgo, you've posted much more pictures than I did.

There's no way I can ever keep tempo :(

Best regards from a very very warm Belgium,
Paul
Forum: Photos 07-02-2015, 08:02 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To jhm: aanpassen aan een Japanse woning

Dag John,

Ik denk dat het voor ieder van ons bijzonder moeilijk is om plots op een Japanse manier in een Japanse woning te leven.
Eenmaal at ik in een restaurant zonder stoelen. Je kon...
Forum: Photos 07-02-2015, 07:50 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To chrisnet: les maisons japonaises

Bonjour Christian,

Je crois que je dois préciser quelque chose un peu plus près.

La maison Obashi était la maison d'un riche commerçant.
La photo principale pourrait suggérer que les...
Forum: Photos 07-02-2015, 07:46 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: a Japanese home

Hello Gert,

I do not have a correct answer to what you're wondering ...
How does the home of a Japanese family looks like at the inside ?

Several times I heard that the surface area of...
Forum: Photos 07-01-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By PaulVDV
Thank you for your further explanation, André. ...

Thank you for your further explanation, André.

I do remember Curitiba as a very clean city and one where I felt safe everywhere.

Let's hope things will improve soon.

Best regards from...
Forum: Photos 07-01-2015, 08:06 PM
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Views: 75
Posted By PaulVDV
Hi Brenda, Since you live in NYC you will...

Hi Brenda,

Since you live in NYC you will have more opportunities to go there.
Perhaps different views next time you go.
Anyway, it's a wonderful picture that you've presented here.

Best...
Forum: Photos 06-30-2015, 06:00 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
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: 65
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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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
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