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Forum: Photos 06-12-2021, 12:07 PM
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Posted By ChrisJ
Exotic fruits

Hi M

We used to have a Monstera deliciosa (fruit salad plant) growing in the back yard and they are common as an ornamental plant all over sub tropical Brisbane. They taste like a pineapple or...
Forum: Photos 06-11-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 16
Posted By ChrisJ
To ktanska: Beach

Hi Kari

Big Harbour Beach is just a few metres to the left.

You can see the red building towards the end of the street in this image.

https://cdn1.neredekal.com/hotel/2/yIB/original/eM3P.jpg
Forum: Photos 06-09-2021, 09:51 AM
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Posted By ChrisJ
To kasianowak: Snakes

Hello Kasia

Snakes hibernate in winter which is June to August in the southern hemisphere. You will generally only see them in the far north of the country in those months. It can get down to 0c...
Forum: Photos 06-08-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Thanks

Hej Gert

This is the google translation I got. Obviously your translation was far better and made sense!

Odinsborg Mjod the old real obs the king. inscra.å horns coffee m.m
Forum: Photos 06-07-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 36
Posted By ChrisJ
Wat Ek Phnom

Hi Paul

I found this on the 'net. Might help?

https://www.vivutravel.com/cambodia-travel-destinations/battambang-travel-guide/attractions-in-battambang/wat-ek-phnom
Forum: Photos 06-05-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 14
Posted By ChrisJ
To jmdias: Volcano

Hi Jorge

The only other volcano apart from Vesuvius is the Phlegraean Fields west of Naples. (Italian: Campi Flegrei) It is an ever present threat to Naples. Last erupted in October 1538 AD...
Forum: Photos 06-05-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 0
Pun
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Posted By ChrisJ
Pun

Hi Ian

It occurred to me after I posted my critique that the title may have been a parody of Run-forest, Run! Clever!
Forum: Photos 06-04-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By ChrisJ
Travel in Europe.

Hi Malgo

I have never been interested in the Nobel Prize so I have never watched it. Nor am I interested in royal families or gossip about them. I usually just check current news on a country...
Forum: Photos 06-04-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By ChrisJ
Hi Gert I tended to skirt around the...

Hi Gert

I tended to skirt around the shoreline of Gamla stan and walk from east to west across the island, the 1 or 2 times I did. I did not walk in a north south direction. So I missed...
Forum: Photos 06-04-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Monarchies

Hi Gert

I never even saw the Royal Palace and it wasn't mentioned as a highlight of Stockholm in my guidebook or marked on my map. I didn't find Västerlånggatan either! Seems my guide book gave...
Forum: Photos 06-01-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 47
Posted By ChrisJ
Vandals

Hi Malgo

You mean this statue? There are several links at the bottom you could follow for more information.

https://www.trekearth.com/viewphotos.php?l=8&p=1558391
Forum: Photos 06-01-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By ChrisJ
Photo view of Tsarevets fortress top right from old lookout.

Hi Paul

A photo I found:

https://casutaoliviei.files.wordpress.com/2020/10/sky-bridge-veliko-tarnovo.jpg?w=1024
Forum: Photos 06-01-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By ChrisJ
To PaulVDV: Skybridge

Hello Paul

The new Skybridge lookout is in Sveta Gora Park uphill by walking track from the State Art Gallery and monument to the Assan Dynasty. The Tsarevets Fortress is in the top right corner...
Forum: Photos 05-29-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 15
Posted By ChrisJ
To ifege: Caviar

Hi Ian

Hahaha! Haven't had black caviar in 2 decades, but have been known to have red caviar on crackers once in a while.
Forum: Photos 05-28-2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 15
Posted By ChrisJ
To jmdias: Vlad Tepes

Hi Jorge

Vlad Tepes, the real Dracula ('Dracula' is Romanian for 'Dragon', the royal family crest) was a very nasty piece of work. Nicknamed 'Vlad the Impaler', he would skewer hundreds of...
Forum: Photos 05-24-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 24
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Prices

Hi Gert

I wouldn't know, I never ate there. I found cheaper options in sidestreets 2 blocks away.
Forum: Photos 05-24-2021, 01:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 20
Posted By ChrisJ
To macjake: Jerusalem

Hi Craig

Both! The walled old city contains markets, residences, churches, mosques, restaurants and everything else you would find in this city within a city. In the fg here at left is a police...
Forum: Photos 05-23-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 22
Posted By ChrisJ
To macjake: Venice

Hi Craig.

I loved Venice. First off, the train station was right by the Grand Canal and no taxi to the city centre was required. Secondly, I found a reasonably cheap hotel room a few hundred...
Forum: Photos 05-21-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 18
Posted By ChrisJ
To ifege: Crayfish & Leeches

Hi Ian

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euastacus_sulcatus#/media/File:Lamington_Blue_Crayfish.jpg

You were lucky with the leeches. I usually take some Rid & salt. They will make a hasty retreat...
Forum: Photos 05-18-2021, 05:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 25
Posted By ChrisJ
Moran's Falls

H Ian

The good news is that since 1987 when I was there, that branch is now dead and will drop off in due course. My shot.

https://www.trekearth.com/viewphotos.php?l=8&p=378269
Forum: Photos 05-11-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 23
Posted By ChrisJ
To mcmtanyel: Gordion

Hi Murat

Restoring them, like reassembling a jigsaw puzzle.

Cheers!
Forum: Photos 05-08-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 22
Posted By ChrisJ
To mkamionka: Hafelekarspitze

Hi Marius

I also did the daytrip to Innsbruck from Munich. And Salzburg as well, the same week. I have had comments in the past on photos I took in Nepal that the sky was oversaturated,...
Forum: Photos 05-01-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 30
Posted By ChrisJ
To PaulVDV: Kastellorizo

Hi Paul

Yes. There were boats going back and forth between Turkey and Greece. I did a day trip out there from Kas. The Blue Grotto was stunning and reminiscent of Capri in Italy. You get your...
Forum: Photos 04-28-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By ChrisJ
To PaulVDV: Kas Theatre

Hi Paul

Might post the theatre tomorrow. Thanks.
Forum: Photos 04-26-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 45
Posted By ChrisJ
Breadknife

Hello Bev

Oh & we have a similar geological formation known as 'Crookneck' or in Aboriginal / indigenous Australian ' Coonoowrin'. It's only 40 km north of Brisbane but some serious rock climbing...
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