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Cool pictures from different cities

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by drizzt3117, Dec 1, 2004.

  1. Jill

    Jill Well-Known Member

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    OK, just a couple more of my favorites from my first trip to Switzerland and Italy... This was the view from my hotel in Zurich. Â It was a little hazy, but EXACTLY what I expected to see... [​IMG] and this one in Rome is one of my favorites from that trip. By chance, my mom and I happened upon the Trevi Fountain the day that Italy was bidding farewell to the Lira. Â So they made a big ceremony out of it by bringing in the military band to play a "Farewell to the Lira" tribute. Â Quite momentous, actually. Â But I especially like this photo because the silhouetted musicians in the foreground remind me of Mystery Science Theater 3000. [​IMG] I'll get around to Ireland later.
     
  2. Matt

    Matt Well-Known Member

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    wow, great thread. throw a few pics of Vietnam up here: This is at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi: [​IMG] This is on the way to the Perfume Pagoda, about 2 hours outside Hanoi: [​IMG] This was taken with my phone, but I really like it at a late night noodle stand in Saigon: [​IMG]
     
  3. bryce330

    bryce330 Well-Known Member

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    While we're showing pics from Italy, here are a few of Naples and the surrounding area: Naples: [​IMG] Naples: [​IMG] Mt. Vesuvius from Naples: [​IMG] Positano: [​IMG] Ravello: [​IMG] Paestum: [​IMG]
     
  4. ViroBono

    ViroBono Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG] Stamford, Lincolnshire - about 3 miles from where I live. [​IMG] Hadrian's Wall, just above Housesteads Fort, Northumberland. The photo was taken in March this year, and shows that the weather in northern England isn't always bad. [​IMG] Finally, where I've been for the last couple of months - Shaibah, Iraq.
     
  5. faustian bargain

    faustian bargain Well-Known Member

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    no offense, but that just looks like the ass end of nowhere. do they actually let you post pictures of where you are? i imagine there must be limitations.
     
  6. ViroBono

    ViroBono Well-Known Member

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    It is the ass end of nowhere. The photo was taken from a tower, and the view is much the same whichever direction you look.

    Thank you, but I am aware of OPSEC and PERSEC, and this post breaches neither. The Iraqis already know it's there.
     
  7. Tokyo Slim

    Tokyo Slim Well-Known Member

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    Is this where they shot the boat docks for Purple Noon? It looks like it.

    Eric
     
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    Here's Charminar in Hyderabad, India: [​IMG] Buddha in Hussain Sagar, Hyderabad: [​IMG] Birla Mandir Hindu Temple, Hyderabad: [​IMG]
     

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