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Forum: Photos Today, 09:35 AM
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To holmertz: china

gert

languages have many curious aspects. once I was travelling and a spanish tourist facing a very complicated thing said: -- eso es una faena de chinos! --- and I laughed a lot because I never...
Forum: Photos Yesterday, 11:02 PM
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To Royaldevon: food

bev

I didn't eat that things, I only bought a kind of sweet (not so sweet for a brazilian haha) filled with nitrogen, when you put it inside the mouth you throw a big amount of steam out your...
Forum: Photos Yesterday, 01:57 PM
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To ChrisJ: food

chris

taking a fast train the seashore in only two or 3 hours far from xian. yes, it could be another thing imitating the shapes of that seafood.

take care

jorge
Forum: Photos Yesterday, 09:35 AM
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To holmertz: food

gert

I am very conservative in terms of food and I only tasted a sweet in this market, it was a small ball filled with nitrogen or something like this and when I ate it my nose throw out a big...
Forum: Photos 06-17-2019, 11:26 PM
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Posted By jmdias
To gervaso: cabrito

alexandre

eu tinha passado diante dessa banca na tarde anterior e o cabrito estava lá, dependurado e cheio de carne, depois os turistas que eram milhares, comeram tudo. Imagino que eles devam...
Forum: Photos 06-14-2019, 08:16 AM
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Posted By jmdias
To mcmtanyel: protection

murat

these sculptures were special because before them it was usual the king be buried with wives and soldiers alive.
the sculptures preserved the life of the soldiers.
mind of people of those...
Forum: Photos 06-12-2019, 08:36 AM
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Posted By jmdias
To mcmtanyel: reading chinese

murat

I used a tool of my cell phone to translate the words of this photo, but this was many week before I post the photo.

take care

jorge
Forum: Photos 06-11-2019, 09:47 AM
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Posted By jmdias
To holmertz: soldiers

gert

the place was very dark and the soldiers were far from the edge ans there are crowds around. one of the worst places to take photos.

take care

jorge
Forum: Photos 06-11-2019, 08:21 AM
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Posted By jmdias
Cool To macjake: seven

craig

in these last decades there are many 7 star hotels being created around the world. the first was in dubai, I read about one in south africa and I knew about this in beijing... I presume they...
Forum: Photos 06-11-2019, 08:15 AM
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Posted By jmdias
To mcmtanyel: muslim (N)

murat

thank you for the information. my orthographic corrector put the word as wright but I didn't imagine there was another similar word with N.
muslim people in china can't produce rebellions,...
Forum: Photos 06-09-2019, 09:53 PM
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Posted By jmdias
To Royaldevon: goat

bev

I had seen the whole goat in the previous day and they sold the rest of that during the night, in the next morning there was only the skeleton and probably the boy removed it few minutes after...
Forum: Photos 06-09-2019, 09:53 AM
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Posted By jmdias
To holmertz: lamb

gert

I saw the lamb at the end of afternoon and it was ate by half and in the morning it was only the bones, they really used its meat.

take care

jorge
Forum: Photos 06-08-2019, 10:39 PM
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Posted By jmdias
To PaulVDV: yellow river

paul

the waters of this river are so charged with the loess soil it is almost a kind of liquid mud and in the floods the bed of the river becomes more higher than the edges and it invade the...
Forum: Photos 06-06-2019, 01:56 PM
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Posted By jmdias
To papagolf21: Caligrafia

philippe

sim, a caligrafia na China é considerada uma forma de arte, com estilos e aspectos artísticos que variam de pessoa à pessoa, por vezes até a caligrafia de um grande personagem é...
Forum: Photos 06-05-2019, 04:57 PM
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Posted By jmdias
To jean113: bells

jean

no, the bells were mute. I am not sure if they really ring..

take care

jorge
Forum: Photos 06-05-2019, 01:39 PM
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Posted By jmdias
To holmertz: xian

gert

I am surprised you didn't visit this famous town. it is like to visit russia and avoid saint petesburg..
it was one of my best places in china and I am counting the terracota army...
OK, I...
Forum: Photos 06-05-2019, 08:23 AM
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Posted By jmdias
To mcmtanyel: china

murat

they are improving the environment of the big towns creating huge green belts around the residential new blocks and planting new trees in the streets. I saw many plantations of trees in the...
Forum: Photos 06-02-2019, 08:18 AM
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Posted By jmdias
To mcmtanyel: turks

murat

in fact the original turks were one of the people os the steppes, as the mongols and the walls in fact were built to prevent their attacks.

take care

jorge
Forum: Photos 06-01-2019, 10:31 PM
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Posted By jmdias
To PaulVDV: travelling

paul

I saw this same reaction many times during my trip, people were afraid because they can't help you as they would like, it is like a kind of shame.
yes, travelling alone has nice things, but...
Forum: Photos 06-01-2019, 09:33 AM
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Posted By jmdias
To holmertz: china

gert

a friend who visited china around 2008 told me about pollution and trash in the streets and in the waters, but I never faced a dirty place in china. for me it was clean as europe or USA, I...
Forum: Photos 06-01-2019, 08:25 AM
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Views: 32
Posted By jmdias
To mcmtanyel: cultural revolution

murat

the mausoleum was created by an emperor from 16th century, and he and his wives were from that age, they were corpses with 4 centuries.
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during cultural revolution in the 1960's the more...
Forum: Photos 05-31-2019, 01:50 PM
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Views: 47
Posted By jmdias
To holmertz: troubles

gert

this wasn't a big trouble. I was in real troubles when I became lost inside a chinese cave and after two hours navigating in a river and asking for help I wasn't able to get out and in my...
Forum: Photos 05-27-2019, 01:45 PM
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Views: 64
Posted By jmdias
To macjake: great wall

craig

they created many walls to prevent attacks from people who lived in the steps at north, they were the same guys who invaded india, russia, poland, iran, etc..
in some eras chinese invaded...
Forum: Photos 05-23-2019, 04:08 PM
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Views: 33
Posted By jmdias
To gervaso: vaca

alexandre

a escultura é do século 17.*
quando eu a vi achei que deveria haver alguma relação com a índia, mas lá a figura mais popular é de um boi zebu (nandi), essa vaca é de outra raça e além...
Forum: Photos 05-18-2019, 08:15 AM
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Views: 32
Posted By jmdias
To ChrisJ: cow

chris

I read in the internet it was used as an amulet to prevent floods and damages in the lake.

take care

jorge
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