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Forum: Photos 01-17-2019, 07:34 AM
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Posted By ChrisJ
Grace Jones

Hi Craig

Here is the big dress I was thinking about way back in 1986!

https://www.itsnicethat.com/system/files/022013/5121e6fb5c3e3c6e79000920/images_slice_large/GJ4.jpg?1438266862
Forum: Announcements 01-05-2019, 03:00 AM
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Views: 89,104
Posted By ChrisJ
Veliko Tarnovo

Hi Viviane

I found another. Veliko Tarnovo has its own province of Veliko Tarnovo, so these 15 photos could be moved from Lovech., merci
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Forum: Photos 01-03-2019, 08:15 AM
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Views: 52
Posted By ChrisJ
To mcmtanyel: logia

Hi Murat

'Lodge' comes from old French 'loge' with modern French 'loger'. France was ruled by the Romans for over 500 years so there is a lot of Latin still used and it's classed as a Romantic...
Forum: Photos 01-01-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By ChrisJ
Arthur Evans

Hi Gert

Exactly.

"The third phase of conservation work was executed over a longer period of time, from 1922 to 1952, by Piet De Jong. The vast majority of what Knossos looks like today, with...
Forum: Photos 01-01-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Arthur Evans

Hi Gert

Arthur Evans, the British archeologist responsible for a lot of the restorations in Knossos, received a lot of criticism. Interesting website with an intelligent discussion and good...
Forum: Photos 12-23-2018, 11:54 AM
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Views: 66
Posted By ChrisJ
To maloutim: Joyeux NoŽl

Bonjour Marie-Louise

Joyeux NoŽl !
Forum: Photos 12-18-2018, 01:33 PM
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Views: 85
Posted By ChrisJ
To Royaldevon: Spheres

Hello Bev

I'd say Cluj has looked at its southern neighbour and wants to prevent hoons doing donuts in the pedestrian square or taking shortcuts across the tram tracks as they have done in Liberty...
Forum: Photos 12-18-2018, 11:05 AM
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Views: 88
Posted By ChrisJ
To alvaraalto: Schengen

Hallo Rob

Officially Romania is not part of Schengen yet although it was accepted as an EU member in 2007. You'll be pleased to see the EU flag in other locations in Cluj.eg
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Forum: Announcements 12-18-2018, 10:06 AM
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Views: 89,104
Posted By ChrisJ
Cluj-Napoca

Hi Viviane

I found another. Cluj-Napoca in Romania, which has about 6 locality entries, that could all be under Cluj-Napoca.

Cheers
Forum: Photos 12-16-2018, 08:36 AM
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Views: 70
Posted By ChrisJ
To mcmtanyel: Oludeniz

Hi Murat

Correct. The lagoon is off to the left about 200 metres.
Forum: Photos 12-15-2018, 04:51 AM
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Views: 59
Posted By ChrisJ
To mcmtanyel: St Andrews

Hi Murat

St Andrews Cathedral was only built in 1974 and the frescoes added much later. I did quite a bit of dodging and burning in photoshop to bring out more detail in both the oe highlights...
Forum: Photos 12-13-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 47
Posted By ChrisJ
To macjake: Ruins

Hi Craig

This looks very similar to what I saw at Gadara just outside Umm Qais. The stairs now lead up to the restaurant and caretakers office.
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Forum: Photos 12-12-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 38
Posted By ChrisJ
My Take

Hi Jorge

Here's a shot I posted on facebook but not on TE
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Forum: Photos 12-09-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By ChrisJ
Wheel

Hi Maloutom

I am thinking the wheel like object in the fg at left might be an ornate lamppost in the style of this one.
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Forum: Photos 12-07-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 59
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Colapesce

Hi Gert

Colapesce and the 3 legs and snakes where the hair would be are the clues in the image. Notice too one snake is larger and appears where the 3rd leg normally would be on the Sicilian...
Forum: Photos 12-07-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By ChrisJ
Sicilian flag

Hi Ian

After a few google searches I found out what the figure at top left represents. It's the Sicilian triskelion (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triskelion) featuring the Gorgon...
Forum: Photos 12-02-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 63
Posted By ChrisJ
To emka: Angora

Hi Malgo

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angora_rabbit

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angora_goat

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkish_Angora
Forum: Photos 12-01-2018, 08:32 AM
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Views: 64
Posted By ChrisJ
To emka: Museum

Hi Malgo

The Museum is behind the security guard on the right.
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Forum: Photos 11-30-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By ChrisJ
GŲbekli Tepe

Hi Bev / Gert

Predating both Rome and Mohenjo-daro by a longshot is the city of Gobekli Tepi in eastern Turkey. It is an incredible 12k years old! (10,000 years BCE). I've been there but didn't...
Forum: Photos 11-23-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 66
Posted By ChrisJ
To holmertz: Filter

Hi Gert

You're astute! I've used a graduated filter in photoshop with a large feather margin. It magnified the saturation. I've also gone in and added more highlights after the filter was...
Forum: Photos 11-19-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By ChrisJ
To Porteplume: bucolic

Hi Viviane

'Bucolic' is perfect.

https://www.etymonline.com/word/bucolic
Forum: Photos 11-19-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By ChrisJ
To mcmtanyel: Photoshop programs

Hi Murat

I now use Picasa3 (which has a great easy to use tilt correction and excellent fill light function for underexposed shadows and mid tones) then I switch to PhotoFiltre7 for fine tuning,...
Forum: Photos 11-18-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 35
Posted By ChrisJ
To macjake: Wadi Rum

Hi Craig

There is no temple at Wadi Rum that I know of. I was the only one in the tent that I had, but they have 3-4 beds for family groups. Food was included in the price but like most of North...
Forum: Photos 11-15-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By ChrisJ
To ifege: Elevation

Hi Ian

The sky is natural. Sinaia is 880 metres above sea level and far from any factories or heavy traffic that produce smog. Have a look at images of high elevation places like La Paz, Kunming,...
Forum: Photos 11-13-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 48
Posted By ChrisJ
To ifege: Brisbane

Hi Ian

Yep, born & bred in Brisbane.
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