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Forum: Photos 12-01-2020, 02:17 PM
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Posted By ChrisJ
To Royaldevon: Ancient History

Hello Bev

I learned a lot of ancient history in high school in the 70's and was quite good at it. But when I got to Turkey and Europe in 2013/14 and Jordan/ Egypt in 2016, I encountered so many...
Forum: Photos 11-27-2020, 01:54 PM
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Views: 41
Posted By ChrisJ
To emka: Marie Curie

Hi Malgo

Fixed it, and thanks. She could hardly be born 33 odd years after she died! At least some things in TE still work. Changing my location from Turkey is not as easy.
Forum: Photos 11-24-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By ChrisJ
To PaulVDV: Akadimia Metro for Academy of Athens.

Hi Paul

The Academy of Athens is 6 few blocks walk up from Syntagma Square. Easiest way there is to alight at Akadimia Metro Station. Here's a map:

http://prntscr.com/vozdhh
Forum: Photos 11-24-2020, 06:29 AM
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Views: 21
Posted By ChrisJ
To macjake: Lindos / Rhodes

Hi Craig

The village of Lindos adjacent to St Pauls' Bay is about 30 km south of Rhodes town & is well worth a visit to escape the tour crowds in Rhodes town. There are public buses. I then...
Forum: General 11-23-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,798
Posted By ChrisJ
Nicou

Flickr, October 2020. At least he is alive! Thought he might have caught Covid-19. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nicouvs/50623649416/
Forum: Photos 11-22-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 23
Posted By ChrisJ
To lousat: Cuisine

Hi Luciano

I learned 2 things in Greece.

(i) Prices and quality improve the further away you get from the touristic centres.
(ii) Italian food is consistently better in Italy than it is in...
Forum: Photos 11-14-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 27
Posted By ChrisJ
To Royaldevon: Croats

Hello Bev

All of Mostar is within Bosnia, but divisions still run deep even with just one town. There are many ethnic Croats living in Mostar, mostly in the more affluent west.
Forum: Photos 11-03-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 79
Posted By ChrisJ
To PaulVDV: Patara

Hi Paul

The highway turnoff is at Kinik, right on the Mugla / Antalya border. My bus from Fethiye drove past Xanthos ruins and then I waited at Kinik for a local shuttle bus several hours later...
Forum: Photos 11-03-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 42
Posted By ChrisJ
To emka: Cliffs

Hi MalgoI have 3 criteria for not approaching the edge of a cliff. Otherwise I am not normally scared of heights, or even cautious.1. It's fractured or crumbling as seen here or undercut by waves or...
Forum: Photos 11-01-2020, 05:57 PM
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Views: 32
Posted By ChrisJ
To jhm: Bow waves

Hi John

These large ferries and hydrofoils create big bow waves that wash ashore on Korcula Island.
...
Forum: Photos 11-01-2020, 02:57 PM
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Views: 24
Posted By ChrisJ
To lousat: Closer match

Ciao Luciano

Here's an earlier, slightly oversaturated image I posted earlier. It is closer to yours in composition.

https://i1.trekearth.com/photos/5043/budva.jpg
Forum: Photos 10-19-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 92
Posted By ChrisJ
Delete & Insert images quickly

Hi Paul / Gert

I think you are allowed a window of about 5 minutes time, perhaps even 10 minutes before you cannot resubmit an image on the same day. So move like lightning to convert to b&w,...
Forum: Photos 10-15-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 57
Posted By ChrisJ
To Royaldevon: Group

Hi Bev

Far left of this screenshot

http://prntscr.com/uzpc2e
Forum: Photos 10-14-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Armenia

Hi Gert

I found out the hard way that even mentioning the word 'genocide' is a criminal offense in Turkey to this day. Even though it is recognised by dozens of countries including Sweden,...
Forum: Photos 10-12-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 38
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Tendürek volcano

Hi GertEDIT: found this: "Pyroclastic cones with basaltic lava flows on the eastern side of Tendürek volcano are around 2,500 years old." You can see an aerial shot of the lava field in the Wikipedia...
Forum: Photos 10-01-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By ChrisJ
To ifege: Zetnel Bey Tomb

Hi Ian

This is the old setting in 2014. The video link shows it being carted away 200 feet higher further up the hill.
Forum: Photos 09-30-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By ChrisJ
To ikeharel: Hasankeyf

Hi Ike

Taken in 2014, 3 years before the tomb was moved. The bg 'walls' are cliffs carved out by the Tigris River over the centuries. The new location is 200 feet higher 1 mile away.
Forum: Photos 09-28-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By ChrisJ
To CMJC: Hasankeyf

I added a workshop. Might upload more shots tomorrow.
Forum: Photos 07-28-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By ChrisJ
To mcmtanyel: Covid19

Hi Murat

Only 5 active cases in Queensland, but Melbourne, Victoria is not doing so well with 2,000+ new cases this past week and dozens more deaths. They have gone into a stage 4 lockdown so...
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 07-14-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,776
Posted By ChrisJ
Still getting this. Just like the pub with no...

Still getting this. Just like the pub with no beer, a photo sharing site that won't share photos! This site can’t be reachedThe webpage at https://www.trekearth.com/upload.php might be temporarily...
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 07-14-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By ChrisJ
Can't even upload a photo anymore :-(

Can't even upload a photo anymore :-(
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 07-14-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,776
Posted By ChrisJ
I get this now every time I try to load a photo. ...

I get this now every time I try to load a photo. Please fix.This site can’t be reachedThe webpage at https://www.trekearth.com/upload.php might be temporarily down or it may have moved permanently...
Forum: Photos 07-06-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 54
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Palace Hotel

Hi Gert

Yep. 1,182.87 Swedish Krona a night at the Palace Hotel. About what I paid for 3 nights at a budget hotel.
Forum: Photos 06-12-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 56
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Brolleys

Hej Gert

Agreed. I am also very partial to the #2 workshop.
Forum: Photos 06-07-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By ChrisJ
To Royaldevon: Rules

Hi Bev

There are a few simple, easy to follow rules. The sign says visitors please do not proceed beyond this point. Also, no shoes inside, leave them in the rack outside or carry them in a...
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