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Forum: Photos 09-18-2020, 06:25 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
Children, geese and elderly people

Hello Gert and Beverley,

Children in Belgium are taught the same.
But some elderly people in this country forget everything they have ever learned :)

PS: From now on I will look at geese in a...
Forum: Photos 09-18-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 51
Posted By PaulVDV
To Royaldevon: 3 versus 1

Thank you Beverley,

There is also one goose on the right side of the street.
Expelled from the group ? Or totally integrated in Sweden ? :)

Best regards,
Paul
Forum: Photos 09-17-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 35
Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: Gamla Stan on TE

Thank you Gert,

I remember there was something strange (= difficult for foreigners) about the classification of urban districts of Stockholm.
I forgot it had to do with Gamla Stan.
But since...
Forum: Photos 09-17-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 49
Posted By PaulVDV
TrekHell & TrekHeaven

Hi Mariusz,

I first wanted to say that I'll definitely be looking forward to TrekHell and TrekHeaven.
But then I realized that normally I will be there before you.

Do you realize neither place...
Forum: Photos 09-16-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 31
Posted By PaulVDV
To macjake: New pictures

Thank you Craig,

You must have been very busy recently. I saw that no new photos of you were shown anymore.
Of course I understand that your son and family are given a lot of time.

All the...
Forum: Photos 09-16-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 29
Posted By PaulVDV
To GyurMaster: The moon

Thank you Gy,

Yes, that's the moon on the right of the orange pagoda.
Sometimes people say that if the moon is not really clearly visible, you better crop it away.
I left it here. Don't know...
Forum: Photos 09-14-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 28
Posted By PaulVDV
To kasianowak: A window

Thank you Kasia,

The 'arch' is actually a window.
There are several windows with that shape en pinkish colour.

Best regards,
Paul
Forum: Photos 09-12-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 28
Posted By PaulVDV
To ktanska: A hornbill

Thank you Kari,

Yes, Miguel has let me know that the bird is a calao (a hornbill).
That bird lives in Southeast Asia (and in India).
I didn't know the bird and thought it looked like a toucan....
Forum: Photos 09-11-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 27
Posted By PaulVDV
To emka: A calao

Thank you Malgo,

Miguel let me know that the bird is a calao (and not a toucan).

Yes, it is a religious place.
Unfortunately, I didn't put the highlight on that aspect in my photos. Some of...
Forum: Photos 09-11-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 25
Posted By PaulVDV
To foxy: Hellfire Pass

Thank you Loong,

I'm glad you don't find it too kitschy.
Yes, I've also been to the Hellfire Pass. It's also in the province of Kanchanaburi.
I'm not sure if my pics are worth to show here.
...
Forum: Photos 09-11-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 18
Posted By PaulVDV
To mkamionka: Not too far from Bangkok

Thank you Mariusz,

If I remember well, you can go from the centre of Bangkok to Kanchanaburi in 2 hours.
From there it's about 16 km to Wat Tham Sua. You can go by bus or tuk tuk.
The fastest...
Forum: Photos 09-07-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 32
Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: Correction

Thank you Gert for the correction.

I should know it. Yet it's a mistake I often make. The same with the verb 'to teach'.

Best regards,
Paul
Forum: Photos 09-07-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 22
Posted By PaulVDV
To emka: Right hand

Thank you Malgo,


Yes, that's the place.
You can see Buddha's right hand.

Best regards,
Paul
Forum: Photos 09-04-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 31
Posted By PaulVDV
To mkamionka: The same conclusion

Thank you Mariusz,

The same is true for me.
I've been twice to Egypt ... without camera. I regret that so much now because I've forgotten most of the places visited.
Those two journeys were in...
Forum: Photos 09-03-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 30
Posted By PaulVDV
To jmdias: Aconcagua

Thank you Jorge,

Yes, the Aconcagua is 34 metres less high than the Machapuchare :)
With clear weather you can have a spectacular sight of the Aconcagua on the flight from Buenos Aires to...
Forum: Photos 08-24-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 37
Posted By PaulVDV
To jean113: Small-scale farming

Thank you Jean,

During my three day trek, I mainly saw small-scale farming.

There were also overnight places (called lodges) where you could also have a meal.
The rooms in the lodges were not...
Forum: Photos 08-24-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 35
Posted By PaulVDV
To Royaldevon: The tree

Thank you Beverley,

I would have expected many to ask why I had not taken that tree all the way to the left ... but nobody asked so far.
I can't remember my motives when taking the picture. But...
Forum: Photos 08-21-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 39
Posted By PaulVDV
To mkamionka: Milk

Thank you Mariusz,

The nature and animals that our older relatives knew, sometimes form a strange world for today's youth.
Are there children's farms in the UK or Poland?
Maybe there your...
Forum: Photos 08-21-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 46
Posted By PaulVDV
To lousat: The other way around

Thank you Luciano,

No, it was the guide of the group who told them it was time to move on.
But with the same relief for me :)

Best regards,
Paul
Forum: Photos 08-19-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 46
Posted By PaulVDV
To Royaldevon: The boots

Thank you Beverley,

Regarding the boots:
Although it never rained during my trip through Nepal, it was muddy in and around the old center of Dhampus and near the fields.
This lady may have just...
Forum: Photos 08-19-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 44
Posted By PaulVDV
To emka: The wrong photo

Thank you Malgo,

You never believe it.
I have two pictures that are almost identical:
one with a hand and leg of a person in the lower left corner and one without that hand and leg.
After...
Forum: Photos 08-18-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By PaulVDV
To jmdias: Machachupare or Fishtail

Thank you Jorge,

The mountain with the triangular peak is the Machachupare. Also called the Fishtail.

The Everest is in another part of Nepal, east of Kathmandu Valley.

Best regards,
Paul
Forum: Photos 08-18-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 32
Posted By PaulVDV
To mkamionka: For years to come

Thank you Mariusz,

I do have photos to show for years to come.
But I do like to go somewhere one day :)

Best regards,
Paul
Forum: Photos 08-15-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 31
Posted By PaulVDV
To Tue: Niet een makkelijk leven

Bedankt Lars,

Ik vrees dat het leven van de mensen die in het hooggebergte wonen niet makkelijk is.
Het zal hen veel en hard werken kosten om de eindjes aan elkaar te kunnen knopen.
Of er dan...
Forum: Photos 08-15-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: Dhampus / Millet

Thank you Gert,

I don't immediately remember Nepalese towns and villages as dirty.
Usually they're very dusty. At least in November they were.
And most of Kathmandu Valley is dusty, polluted and...
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