Cool pictures from different cities

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  1. drizzt3117

    drizzt3117 Senior member

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    That's interesting, alot of skulls...

    We went to a museum of torture in Prague and to the house of terror in Budapest, they wouldn't let us take any pictures there though, unfortunately.

    The house of terror is pretty brutal, it was the Gestapo and KGB headquarters since WWII and after the end of Communism, they turned it into a museum. It's still a pretty forboding museum and they have a mini vietnam war memorial at the end, listing all the people who died in that building, and it was something like 80k. They also have a wall of shame, listing all the hungarians who worked for the secret police as well... I think that is kinda interesting.
     


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    Roy Senior member

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    This is the university at which I study. I think it is a wonderful estate. It dates back to around 1170A.D. It is located near Amsterdam. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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    Roy Senior member

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    The house where i've lived during my first few months in Switzerland. It's on the shore of Lake Geneva. Not especially the Palm Tree and surf board in the Swiss climate. It dates back to the late 1600s. The little village is La Tour De Peilz. It borders Montreux. [​IMG]
     


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    [​IMG] Took this yesterday, at Quest Field right before MNF
     


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    the background looks like a drawing.
     


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    A couple interesting pics from London: The weird artificial sun in Tate Modern... [​IMG] Tower Bridge [​IMG] Thames at night, a bit grainy. [​IMG]
     


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    Tokyo Slim In Time Out

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    Yeah, as previously mentioned, I retouch almost all of my photos.
     


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    Roy Senior member

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    It's been to long since i've visited London. Tokyoslim, those retouched photos look cool.
     


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    Thought I might throw in a little Italy for all to enjoy....hope you do. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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    And my favorite, a little Prague. [​IMG]
     


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    nightowl,

    where were you standing when you took the last picture of prague? were you on the second story of a resteraunt/bar?
     


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    On top of a restaurant acroos from the clock...unbelievably, it was 3 days after the floods had subsided, and there was little electricity, yet they schleped cooking hardware up the stairs for my wife and I to have a romantic dinner over the city, all alone I might add....wonderful way to celebrate our 18th anniversary.
     


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    fantastic. great picture. last year I took my family for a weekend, just before christmas, and the huge tree they had in the square fell over, while we were watching. I have to say it was pretty wild. it was swaying back and forth and I was explaining to my wife that they must have so much experience that they know how to let the tree have a little flexibility so that it doesn't snap and them "crack.." the tree snaps and almost crushes us. a few people were seriously hurt but everything was cleared up and running again in a few hours. I love the city.
     


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    of all of the cities we have visited, we think that Prague is the finest with regards to the people, the food, and the culture...if only they would have stayed away from the EU, I hate to think what the prices will be like this summer on our return.
     


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    the first time I was there was just a couple of years after the wall came down. last time was in the summer. the prices have shot up so much that it really doesn't pay to buy anything there but beer and music.

    by the way, did you get to the magic lantern theatre? if not, try to get there on your next trip - an outstanding experience.
     


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