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Forum: Photos 07-22-2019, 12:48 PM
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To pajaran: Bear Cub

Paja,

The animal in this photograph is a bear cub - not a dog.

Ken
Forum: Photos 06-21-2018, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Sardonik
To jimmyjimmy: A park of art

It is no advert, Jimmy. My godson's wife took me, her two daughters, and a lady guest here on a Sunday afternoon, as it offers a significant variety of lovely scenery at not too great a distance...
Forum: Photos 04-09-2017, 05:40 PM
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Posted By Sardonik
To Noel_Byrne: Pindaya, then Inle Lake

There is more 3D to come. Eventually, after I finish with Myanmar, I will be returning to Canada. This is our 150th anniversary of Confederation. Can you believe they are suggesting Scotland become...
Forum: Photos 02-25-2017, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Sardonik
To samson: Myanmar

I found my visit was a super travelling experience. While I have travelled to Angkor Wat, Myanmar is/was much less crowded, and it has much to teach us. I will be continuing with more uploads, moving...
Forum: Photos 01-02-2017, 05:29 PM
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Views: 197
Posted By Sardonik
To Noel_Byrne: the southern plain

Noel,

I can give you the geo coordinates for this photo. 21.09.36.21N, 94.54.11.47E, with elevation at 94 metres. I have been to Angkor Wat, and Bagan outdoes the former. End of February is in the...
Forum: Photos 11-10-2016, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Sardonik
To heimann2: Position

Pierre,

I have a few more Buddha photos to upload, and I expect to be able to accommodate your preference.

Thank you, Ken
Forum: Photos 11-05-2016, 01:09 AM
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Posted By Sardonik
To grebe1: It depends...

There was an earthquake in 1975, and a number of temples including this one were affected, so indeed repairs were carried out. And of course, we had the 6.8 earthquake 24/8/2016. In this latter...
Forum: Photos 10-27-2016, 04:28 PM
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Views: 233
Posted By Sardonik
To Farahani: Tradesman

I do appreciate your comments.

There are other photographs that I chose not to upload from the market, including a very close-up portrait of this young man and from a different angle.

I have...
Forum: Photos 10-20-2016, 09:07 PM
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Views: 322
Posted By Sardonik
To Noel_Byrne: PhotoShop

Noel,

What I have found particularly useful is the following:
1. Click on Sharpen.
2. Then select together Ctrl + Alt + 0.
3. Use the slider and move your pointer around to parts of the...
Forum: Photos 10-16-2016, 10:43 PM
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Views: 230
Posted By Sardonik
To Noel_Byrne: Ibn Battuta Mall - II

Noel,

I think you will be fascinated by tomorrow's upload of the replica "elephant clock".

Ken
Forum: Photos 09-30-2016, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Sardonik
To Noel_Byrne: Wafi Mall

Noel,

Stay tuned, in my opinion it only comes across more powerfully.

Ken
Forum: Photos 09-29-2016, 02:33 PM
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Views: 197
Posted By Sardonik
To BennyV: Pyramid I

I hope to do better tomorrow, with a full view. Then there will be Pyramid II along with the Eye of Horus.

Ken
Forum: Photos 09-25-2016, 03:57 PM
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Views: 197
Posted By Sardonik
To Noel_Byrne: Wafi City

Noel,

The Wafi Mall, more uploads starting tomorrow, opened in 2001. There are two pyramids of glass (4 triangles) and a remarkable depiction of the Eye of Horus.

Ken
Forum: Photos 09-24-2016, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Sardonik
To Fis2: Wafi City

Krzysztof,

Just bring money...

Ken
Forum: Photos 09-15-2016, 09:20 PM
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Views: 401
Posted By Sardonik
To dekanski: Al Bidiyah

The mosque is made from a combination of stone and mud-bricks, and coated in plaster. The interior is small, accommodating both a mihrab and a mimbar, plus a support pillar. The window openings are...
Forum: Photos 09-05-2016, 02:40 PM
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Views: 434
Posted By Sardonik
To Noel_Byrne: Arab Cultural Capital

Yes, Noel. The geo elevation actually increases from the entrance, about 75 metres, and the monument itself rises from a hill at about 89 metres elevation. Distance from the entrance is 560 metres...
Forum: Photos 07-31-2016, 11:50 AM
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Views: 374
Posted By Sardonik
To kasianowak: Ras al Khaimah

Kasia,

I do hope, then, I will not disappoint you too much when I shortly upload photographs from the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.

Ken
Forum: Photos 06-07-2016, 10:15 PM
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Views: 391
Posted By Sardonik
To quovadis: Blessing

Certainly. The eyes looking heavenward contribute to the power of the image.

Thank you, Ken
Forum: Photos 03-24-2016, 08:32 PM
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Views: 436
Posted By Sardonik
To Noel_Byrne: Ambiance

There were four or five women present at the time I was there, not really kneeling, crouching?, on the floor, and they had brought offerings to the Lord Buddha. The lighting along the front is very...
Forum: Photos 03-20-2016, 08:10 PM
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Views: 554
Posted By Sardonik
To Noel_Byrne: Monastery

Noel,

This monastery, and I will have another upload for it within the next few days, is agreed to be the finest example of Myanmar architecture during the Konbaung Period, i.e. the 19th century....
Forum: Photos 01-19-2016, 07:06 PM
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Views: 456
Posted By Sardonik
To Noel_Byrne: Museum of History

Noel,

I shall be showing some totems on display in the Grand Hall, an immense and beautiful area with a view out through those tall windows to the south, the river and the Parliament Buildings. I...
Forum: Photos 12-09-2015, 11:18 AM
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Views: 465
Posted By Sardonik
To Matyas: and Justice

I thank you for the alternative view. It is certainly more to the point.

KEN
Forum: Photos 09-14-2015, 12:08 PM
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Views: 372
Posted By Sardonik
To unclehotshot: Badlands

Frank,

Early morning and my French language thinking is in disconnect. The word "Terre" is feminine of course, and the full phrase is/was "Les Mauvaises Terres Traverser" - a horrible landscape...
Forum: Photos 09-14-2015, 11:47 AM
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Views: 400
Posted By Sardonik
To unclehotshot: Badlands

Frank,

Thank you. Dare I say that I believe the name is a simple translation from the French (Les Mauvais Terres) rather than an original name from the English?

Ken
Forum: Photos 08-09-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By Sardonik
To Highmountains: Observatory

First, for such a distinctive structure, I am surprised that INAH has not given it more attention. I say this in view of the fact that Chichen Itza attracts such a high volume of visitors. Moreover,...
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