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Around The World In 500 Postcards

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by zupermaus, May 16, 2008.

  1. zupermaus

    zupermaus Senior member

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    ok feel free to add your own interpretations, 2 postcards per country: 1. Afghanistan National Geographic cover (by Steve McCurry) and green hills by Luke Powell http://dranapukhtana.com and http://avalon.unomaha.edu/afghan/index.htm [​IMG] [​IMG] 2. Albania Aurel Duka, www.shqiperia.com [​IMG] [​IMG] 3. Algeria El Ouana Yann Arthus Betrand, www.yannarthusbertrand.com [​IMG] Ghardaia oasis Yann Arthus Betrand, www.yannarthusbertrand.com [​IMG] 4.Andorra http://voyages.caradisiac.com and www.echaillon.com [​IMG] [​IMG] 5. Angola Fenda da Tundavala, www.w-wv.com [​IMG] www.luminous-landscape.com [​IMG] 6.Argentina by Lalo de Almeida www.nytimes.com [​IMG] Moreno glacier www.rutasur.com [​IMG] 7. Armenia Alexandra Avakian www.ngphotooftheday.blogspot.com [​IMG] Hayk Rachidian www.haykland.com [​IMG] 8. Australia www.kicklifesass.com [​IMG] and www.ingolfwetrust.com [​IMG] 9.Austria by Rich Bell, www.travel.webshots.com [​IMG] www.gerstner.at [​IMG] 10. Azerbaijan http://shekiazerbaijan.blogspot.com [​IMG] [​IMG] www.nationalgeographic.com [​IMG] 11.Bahamas: Serge Andrefouet, http://earthasart.gsfc.nasa.gov and Richard Patterson, http://travel.nytimes.com [​IMG] [​IMG] 12. Bahrain James L Stansfield, http://photography.nationalgeographic.com [​IMG] www.aulia-e-hind.com [​IMG] 13. Bangladesh Richard I' Anson, www.lonelyplanetimages.com and Bir Azam, www.earthshots.org [​IMG] [​IMG] 14.Barbados David Macdonald, www.davidmacd.com and Jane @http://www.travelphotoguide.com [​IMG] [​IMG] 15.Belarus Ivana Kupala pagan night, Bobr, www.daylife.com and www.world66.com [​IMG] [​IMG] 16.Belgium Brussels and Carnival of Binche www.mglobe.com and K. Van Lidth, www.visitbelgium.com [​IMG] [​IMG] 17. Belize http://strata.geol.sc.edu [​IMG] and Jane @ www.travelphotoguide.com. The Blue Hole [​IMG] 18.Benin Pfahlbau Museum image, www.wikimedia.org and Dervish Voodoo dance, http://roswell.fortunecity.com [​IMG] [​IMG] 19. Bhutan Tigers Nest monastery Leo Palmer, http://unusuallife.com [​IMG] Pat Morrow, www.patmorrow.com [​IMG] 20. Bolivia abc images, www.abc.net.au [​IMG] Salar de Uyuni saltpan www.jimbojack.com [​IMG] 21.Bosnia Herzegovina www.exodus.co.uk [​IMG] Mostar Bridge diver by Predrag Zvijerac, www.bbc.co.uk [​IMG] 22. Botswana young San hunter by Chris Johns: www3.nationalgeographic.com and Okavango delta, www.game-reserve.com [​IMG] [​IMG] 23. Brazil Antonio Scorza, www.paroisasamba.com [​IMG] Jan Baks, Iguazu Falls on the Brazil-Argentina border, www. www.pfenninger.ch [IMG]http://..., [URL='http://www.flickr.com']www.flickr.com [​IMG]
     


  2. zupermaus

    zupermaus Senior member

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    China: www3.nationalgeographic.com [​IMG] Longsheng rice terraces, Guangxi www.fuseki.net [​IMG] UK country house maze www.jasonhawkes.com [​IMG] Celtic festival, Edinburgh Jim Richardson [​IMG] Japan www.totalwallpapers.com [​IMG] www.flickr.com [​IMG] USA Ansel Adams, www.imageshack.us [​IMG] www.nascareclectic.blogspot.com [​IMG] France http://locationsgranville.online.fr [​IMG] Eric Rougier, www.fromparis.com [​IMG] India Japiur, the pink city www.pinkcity.net [​IMG] WWW.FLICKR.COM [​IMG] Nepal Sadhu holy man, Kathmandu Bill Wassman, www.lonelyplanetimages.com [​IMG] www.goldenhilltravel.co.uk [​IMG] Turkey www.photobucket.com, www.wowturkey.com [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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    zupermaus Senior member

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    YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS, the most amazing cities Ive ever seen, completely off the traveller's radar:

    the 600 year old Manhattan's of the desert:

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    zupermaus Senior member

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    Madagascar

    www.flickr.com
    [​IMG]

    www.worldwideholidays.co.uk
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    Switzerland

    Lauterbrunnen Valley (Europe's best kept secret), 1000-3000ft high walls with 72 waterfalls on either side

    www.icteachers.co.uk
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    Bern:

    www.wmda2008.org
    [​IMG]


    Indonesia


    Bali procession

    http://pictopia.com
    [​IMG]

    Thanks to Farean, www.flickr.com
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    Norway


    Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock)

    Joachim Beetz, www.panoramio.com
    [​IMG]


    Alesund

    www.resimsite.com
    [​IMG]


    The Maldives, (highest point 8ft above sea level):

    www.caranddriving.com
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    The capital, Male, home to 70,000

    www.billseye.ca
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    North Korea

    Arirang festival

    /www.wayfaring.info
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    Per Andre Hoffman

    www.pahof.de
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    South Korea:


    mountain dawn

    todos_dcinside, http://wstatic.dcinside.com
    [​IMG]

    www.bbc.com/news
    [​IMG][​IMG]


    Chile

    Torres del Paine, Patagonia

    [​IMG]

    Rapa Nui festival, Easter Island
    www.new7wonders.com
    [​IMG]


    Spain

    www.geocities.com
    [​IMG]

    La Tomatina festival (read: huge foodfight), Bunos

    www.wastedfood.com
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    www.kutul.net
    [​IMG]


    Ecuador


    Tungurahua volcano

    Patrick Taschler, http://raad.wordpress.com
    [​IMG]

    http://community.foxsports.com/blogs/airwolf09
    [​IMG]
     


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    can a mod please change it from "Postacrds" to Postcards
     


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    Eason Bicurious Racist

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    Great thread, thanks for taking the time.
     


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    Nice selection of classic locations mixed with less traveled ones. Please post more if you have the time.
     


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    I got these pics from my Indonesian friend.

    BALI

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    BALI - Indonesia

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