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Old 07-13-2009, 11:11 AM   #101
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Neat birds. Here are some more rodeo photos (see them all here).







The clown asks for a fat, ugly volunteer from the audience...


The "volunteer" goes into the machine, which gets stuck in the on position, then a kid in the same outfit comes out...

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I just came back from a wonderful vacation, thought I would share some of my pictures:









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This is Moreno Lake, near Llao Llao in patagonia during Nobember 2006. (It is hard to write down a phonetic pronunciation for this. Think chow chow but with an "sh" sound instead of a "ch" sound.) Llao Llao is near Bariloche, another one of our favorite places. We rented a perfectly good one bedroom apartment there for $500/month. Bariloche is a ski resort and November is off-season for them - their early spring. Bariloche has a good bus system and it only costs about a buck for the 30 minute ride from downtown Bariloche to Llao Llao. Private taxis (remis) are good, safe, and cheap also.
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Old 07-15-2009, 12:19 PM   #104
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Beautiful photos... but where? Someplace in the Haute Savoie maybe? Annecy? Como?
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Old 07-15-2009, 12:25 PM   #105
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Say hello to my "little friend"...

Yes, "down under" last month...
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Gorgeous pictures, I hadn't checked this thread for a while. It took 50 seconds (I timed it) to download. How about the next person who wants to post pictures start a new thread?
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Old 07-15-2009, 12:35 PM   #108
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Beautiful photos... but where? Someplace in the Haute Savoie maybe? Annecy? Como?
Yes it was Annecy.
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Tee hee, I just came across these photos taken in the fall of 1984. I had just moved to Geneva (ah, the days of Mega-corp Ex-pat benefits) and was enchanted.

Annecy is a charming medieval town that was luck enough to have not suffered war damage and poor enough to avoid urban renewal. Lac d'Annecy "decants" into a series of canals that flow through the town. It must have been the healthiest place in Europe at the time.

I was delighted to see that Firedreamer's photos show that the lovely old place hasn't changed. We even took almost the same photos! Mine alas show 25 years of discoloration.
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The surf has been big lately, and here, where it gets deep fast, the waves have an interesting way of breaking on the shore.

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heres a few more from sky top lodge in pa.

What lens are you using for these shots?
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nikon 18-200mm and nikon 17-55mm f2,8 ... some were taken by me using a nikon d300, some by marilyn using nikon d80
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This guy had his dog with him on this big forklift in San Francisco:





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I forgot about this thread. I liked this image of a church in a reservoir on our recent biking trip to the Dolomites.

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I forgot about this thread. I liked this image of a church in a reservoir on our recent biking trip to the Dolomites.

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San Francisco last Friday was a real culture shock. One thing I noticed was a lot of people, mostly thin, expensively dressed women, walking dogs.

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San Francisco last Friday was a real culture shock. One thing I noticed was a lot of people, mostly thin, expensively dressed women, walking dogs.
I persume you've never been to Paris (where they keep their mini-pooches in their oversize handbags)? I've both worked and traveled in France quite extensively. What I can't understand is that French women dress so well - the opposite of French men, who do so (in most cases) poorly...

BTW, here's a shot from the tram going up Mt. Pilatus (Luzern, Switzerland) taken two weeks ago when DW was on another of her trips...
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