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Roni's Travel Slices by Roni on 22 March 2009 10:26am
 
Hi,

Instead of showing big galleries I thought it might be a good idea to present just outtakes of journeys accompanied by the occasional story.


*** The grass is always greener... ***

...on the other side. Thought this sheep in Russell, New Zealand.
Of course it's not only true (or an illusion) for sheep...

http://roni.fotopic.net/p57040455.html


May I add: "Mais... Où sont les bagages? Où est le voyageur?" ;-D ;-D

Greetings,
Roni
 
*** Istanbul seagull ferry chase *** by Roni on 23 March 2009 7:44pm
 
Hi,

*** Istanbul seagull ferry chase ***

One of the world's shortest and cheapest inter-continental ferry rides between Europe and Asia can be enjoyed in style with served tea and circle-shaped bread covered in sesame seeds "Simit". However, taking pictures without seagulls in view proves to be difficult as every ferry is chased by whole flocks. Probably because they know that every standard edition ferry comes with a Simit-piece throwing guy at the stern (as you can also see on "New Europe").

To the photo:
http://roni.fotopic.net/p57089955.html

Greetings,
Roni
 
Re: *** Istanbul seagull ferry chase *** by peripatetically on 24 March 2009 12:13am
 
HAHAHAHa, I think I recognize that one gull! lol ;o)
 
*** One extended taxi, please! *** by Roni on 24 March 2009 8:34pm
 
Hi,


*** One extended taxi, please! ***

Necessity is the mother of invention, as can be seen here in Cuba on the road near Trinidad.

To the photo:
http://roni.fotopic.net/p57108496.html

Michael travelled in a similar extended vehicle (only "Trabi" and convertible) in "New Europe".

Greetings,
Roni
 
Re: *** One extended taxi, please! *** by tucsonmike on 25 March 2009 3:20am
 
I'm impressed. Liked the picture of Istanbul with the gulls the most. How do you get to travel so much?
I don't even get to Mexico sixty miles away any more.
 
Re: Roni's Travel Slices by suzulu on 25 March 2009 6:00pm
 
Great photos, especially the one with the gulls.
 
Re: Roni's Travel Slices by Roni on 26 March 2009 8:07am
 
Hi,

Thanks! Well, I still do get to travel, but not that much anymore...

Greetings,
Roni
 
*** Coal to Current in Chinese *** by Roni on 26 March 2009 8:21am
 
Hi,


*** Coal to Current in Chinese ***

One of the amazing surreal scenes with harsh contrasts you get in China on its way to modernity:

The cooling towers of a coal power station behind a steam loco bringing coal to the station (and fuelled by the coal) behind an electrician of the loco shed trying to repair a light bulb contact - powered by the power station in the background! ;-)

To the photo:
http://roni.fotopic.net/p57131519.html


Greetings,
Roni
 
*** Attention! Jumbo is watching! *** by Roni on 27 March 2009 1:14pm
 
Hi,


*** Attention! Jumbo is watching! ***

To the photo:
http://roni.fotopic.net/p57146743.html

Greetings,
Roni
 
*** Well planned bridge *** by Roni on 29 March 2009 5:25pm
 
Hi,


*** Well planned bridge ***

Ouch! ;-)

To the photo:
http://roni.fotopic.net/p57184618.html

Greetings,
Roni
 
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