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Forum: Photos 09-21-2014, 06:44 PM
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To batalay: the Tokyo Tower ?

Hello Bulent,

You talk about a scaled-down version of the Eiffel Tower.
I think I know which tower you are referring to. Wasn't it painted red and white ?
That is the Tokyo Tower.

But is has...
Forum: Photos 09-21-2014, 06:59 AM
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To COSTANTINO: summer sky

Hello Costantino,

Well, that's how the sky looks like in summer in Cantabria :)

Best regards from Belgium,
Paul
Forum: Photos 09-15-2014, 03:50 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To mkamionka: the weather

Hi Mariusz,

I remember that there was a time when you took the Irish weather with you on your holiday. :)

Next time I'll post a picture of Asturias or Cantabria with sunshine.
There were some...
Forum: Photos 09-14-2014, 09:26 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To alvaraalto: de gebouwen

Dag Rob,

Eén gebouw is inderdaad een kerk. Gotische architectuur.
Het gebouw rechts is een combinatie van vuurtoren en kasteel/versterkte vesting.

Vele groeten, Paul
Forum: Photos 09-14-2014, 07:45 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
Dat is echt wel straf, John ! Je partner...

Dat is echt wel straf, John !

Je partner voor het eerst ontmoeten op je verjaardag !

Vele groeten, Paul
Forum: Photos 09-08-2014, 05:12 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To stego: the weather

Hi José,

In advance I had read that it can rain often in this region, but alternating with sunshine. Not constant rain.

Now, we had very few rain. Only twice about 15 minutes. Much better than...
Forum: Photos 08-30-2014, 02:31 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
Hi Gert, I don't remember there was a...

Hi Gert,

I don't remember there was a discotheque on board.
After all it wasn't a cruise but the regular boatline between the two cities.
Most probably there was a restaurant but I think I had...
Forum: Photos 08-28-2014, 05:16 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To emka: the year 891

Hello Malgo,

According to Wikipedia the earliest mention of Leuven ("Loven") is from 891, when a Viking army was defeated there.

In the 15th century a golden era began with the founding of what...
Forum: Photos 08-28-2014, 05:03 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
Thanks Malgo, And were there monkeys in the...

Thanks Malgo,

And were there monkeys in the water at the time of your visit ?

Best regards, Paul
Forum: Photos 08-26-2014, 04:31 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To nikkitta: the order of the prayer flags

Good question Maria !

I knew that the prayer flags have to be arranged in a specific order but looking again at the picture, this order is not respected on this building/temple.
Yellow and green...
Forum: Photos 08-25-2014, 03:41 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To emka: Jigokudani

Hello Malgo,

I think that Jigokudani is located fairly remote and not easily accessible by public transport.
Is that so?

Once I read somewhere that the monkeys there are just going into the...
Forum: Photos 08-24-2014, 08:23 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To boa: they don't attack

Hello Boa,

No, the monkeys don't attack. Outside the cage on the hill it's like they don't even notice the people and you can watch them up real close while they flea each other for instance.
...
Forum: Photos 08-24-2014, 04:11 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: nasty monkeys

Hello Gert,

Indeed, monkeys receiving food from people can become nasty and even dangerous.
That's why it's forbidden to feed the animals in the park while they're all around you there and also...
Forum: Photos 08-24-2014, 01:44 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To Sergiom: exactement

Salut Serge,

Exactement, j'étais - comme beaucoup d'autres - du côté des singes.
Les singes sont libres et ensemble avec les visiteurs.
C'est seulement pour nourrir ces animaux qu'on doit entrer...
Forum: Photos 08-24-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To jhm: het voeden

Dag John,

Toegang tot Monkey Park is vrij.
Ook tot de kooi waarin bezoekers eten voor de apen kunnen kopen. Trouwens, de meeste mensen kopen niets en kijken gewoon wat rond of komen voor foto's....
Forum: Photos 08-17-2014, 07:31 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To serp2000: yes

Hello Serghei,

Yes, I met Takero in Tokyo.

Thank you for your comments.

Best regards from Belgium,
Paul
Forum: Photos 08-16-2014, 03:20 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To alvaraalto: je workshop

Dag Rob,

Bedankt voor de workshop. Ik vind het zeker en vast niet vervelend.
Graag zie ik ook de kijk van iemand anders.

Wat de 'gaten' dicht doen betreft: Ik heb met meerdere foto's getracht...
Forum: Photos 07-14-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By PaulVDV
Hi Craig, I'm sorry ... I haven't stated my...

Hi Craig,

I'm sorry ... I haven't stated my question clearly.

What I meant is: Why do you think Vancouver is able to built a Sustainable Olympics while so many others have failed to do this?
...
Forum: Photos 07-14-2014, 11:41 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: the presence of people

Hello Gert,

Regarding your remark about the presence of the people on the picture, I surely admit that they provide a good idea of the size of the torii and the length of this part of the tunnel....
Forum: Photos 07-13-2014, 10:14 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To jhm: Van goede graanoogst naar succes in de business

Dag John,

Een torii is een toegangspoort tot een schrijn of een tempel.
Soms ook wel tot een stad of een stadsdeel.
Meestel zijn ze knalrood of oranje.

In de 8ste eeuw werd een schrijn...
Forum: Photos 07-04-2014, 04:36 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To Royaldevon: quiet? not always and not everywhere

Hello Beverley,

Arashiyama is very popular in spring and in autumn.
I was there in spring.

There were many visitors but it's also an extensive area.
Several temples can be visited in...
Forum: Photos 06-28-2014, 07:58 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
Hi Chris, Indeed, not cheap! How long did...

Hi Chris,

Indeed, not cheap!
How long did the flight last ?
Would you recommend it?

Best regards,
Paul
Forum: Photos 06-19-2014, 07:54 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
Dear Mesut, Wow! That is of course a...

Dear Mesut,

Wow! That is of course a fantastic offer.
Being guided through Aphrodisias by an expert like you.
Thank you very much.

But it may still take quite a while before I get to Turkey...
Forum: Photos 06-18-2014, 06:08 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To jhm: Hoogtij

Dag John,

Er werden op TE al heel wat meer foto's van de torii van Miyajima geplaatst, onder andere enkele echt prachtige door Klaudio (Daddo).

De meeste foto's hier tonen de torii bij...
Forum: Photos 06-18-2014, 06:02 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To emka: temples and shrines in Miyajima

Hello Malgo,

I have visited the Daisho-in, a temple of Shingon Buddhism at the foot of Mount Misen.
This temple has many beautiful buildings and interesting interiors.

Also the Senjokaku (Hall...
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