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Nandos chica(o)s home places and fave holiday places

Sommarsverige
09-26-2005, 07:55 PM
I already thought a longer time about opening such a thread, because we have it in the Swedes forum (ok, not very active atm ;) ) and in some others as well, but as we are such a great community here in the Nando forum (from my point of view the best on whole MTF) it would be great to get to know how it looks like where you all live :) And when Nathy posted about the languages in Switzerland, I was thinking again how nice it would be to see pics where everyone lives and I decided to create this thread directly :)

Of course you can also post pics of fave holiday destinations or whatever places you like ;)

So I will start .... here are some pics from my hometown Hamburg including the lake Alster, the harbour, Speicherstadt and the famous church "Michel"

freesbee
09-26-2005, 08:17 PM
Birte, mucho good idea! :yeah:

I doubt there are pics of the place where I live (the flemish country ;) ) so I will post some pics of Bruges, the biggest city near my home, and Ghent, where I spend most of my time during the academic year.

http://www.mykreeve.net/bruges/bruges.jpg

This is the "Markt" in Bruges, kind of the centre:

http://www.nimbustier.net/photos/2004/01/2004-01-12-09.jpg

http://www.creative-studios.com/Assets/BELGIUM%20PICS/1768%20Bruges%20Belgium.JPG

These are scenes in Ghent:

This is "gravensteen", a medieval castle in Ghent:

http://www.mike-reed.com/images/Travel%20Journal/Belgium/154%20-%20Chateau%20des%20Comtes%20-%20Ghent,%20Belgium%20-%20exterior.JPG

http://www.users.muohio.edu/mcconnar/images/ghent.jpeg

http://www.thymos.com/mon2/europe/gand.jpg

Is that enough?lol

Carlita
09-26-2005, 09:01 PM
Good idea Birte! Freya, what is the name of the city where you live? You told me near Brugge but....there's lots near Brugge! :lol:

Well, I live in Vlaardingen, not far From Rotterdam. Here are some boring pics :lol:

This is our flag
http://home.online.no/~vlaenen/vlaggen/nl-vlaar.gif

our symbol is the herring (don't ask me why...:lol: ) Maybe we could start making sürströming here Birte :scared: :bolt:

City hall (old one, people only get married here now)
http://www.waterweg-westland.nl/pictures/cityguide/102/city_desc/vlaardingen2.jpg

the harbour:
http://www.vlaardingenweb.nl/new/foto//004.jpg

I think this is the highest building in our city centre:
http://www.vlaardingenweb.nl/new/foto//hoog.jpg

it's all pretty boring...I was born here... (not in that building of course....;))

freesbee
09-26-2005, 09:10 PM
Good idea Birte! Freya, what is the name of the city where you live? You told me near Brugge but....there's lots near Brugge! :lol:

yeah the place where I live is called Wingene :) but it is berrrrrry complicated, so if you want to drop by, call me first :lol: ;)

our symbol is the herring (don't ask me why...:lol: ) Maybe we could start making sürströming here Birte :scared: :bolt:


surströmming :scared: :haha:

Carlita
09-26-2005, 09:14 PM
surströmming :scared: :haha:have you ever tried it??? :unsure:

freesbee
09-26-2005, 09:21 PM
no, but I heard stories... it's forbidding to open it in flats :lol: and you should never open the can in your kitchen. it's advised to do it outside. my parents tried it once and they said it was horrible, absolutely yuck. they brought another can home from Sweden again :scared:

I have tried something which is a bit less :bolt:, but it's still yuck. it's called hakarl or something. it's Icelandic rotten shark bits which are soaked in ammonia... you can imagine.

back to topic?lol

Carlita
09-26-2005, 09:27 PM
okay favourite holiday destination... a lot but I'll start off with the best one!

Mallorca, by far!!

http://www.martenica.hu/images/Mallorca/Palma%20de%20Mallorca.jpg
Palma de Mallorca

We stayed here in this apartmentcomplex, first balcony bottom row left.
In Paguera. They had a WONDERFUL pool chico!!! :hearts: Just lovely :lol:
http://www.paguera.net/promenade/images/home.jpg

http://www.mallorca.citysam.de/images/landkarte-mallorca.gif
We made a jeepsafari, starting in Playa de Palma going up to Inca, then to Petra, drove by Manacor and back to Playa de Palma again.

OOOH me wants to go back!!! :sad: Palma is such a beautiful city!!! I loved it there!! Great club too called: Tito's You go up in a glass elevator and have an amazing view over Palma's harbour!!
http://www.elarenal.de/palma/discotheken/titos/titos.jpghttp://www.iangilman.com/germany/img/titos.jpg

Carlita
09-26-2005, 09:29 PM
back to topic?lolwell we could share our home/holiday findings here ;) :lol: I've got a book here, and just reading about it made me sick.... :haha: eeeeeeeeeeeeew

freesbee
09-26-2005, 09:40 PM
of course I have never been anywhere else :lol: but my life is still young ;)

http://reservati.com/sweden/images/stories/sweden-map.jpg

typical swedish village at the coast:

http://images.google.be/url?q=http://www.emagine-travel.co.uk/images/pic-sweden-a-la-carte.jpg

scenery in Glaskogen, near Arvika:

http://www.arvika.se/~glaskog/images/bildarkivstora13b.jpg

I can't seem to find any good city pics, but I have been like everywhere :lol: except the big cities, I really want to visit stockholm.

Sommarsverige
09-27-2005, 06:50 AM
Oh Freya, I guess I don´t have to say I share the favourite holiday destination with you ;)
So you always go to Arvika in Sweden?

I will post some pics this eve... :)

Guti
09-27-2005, 08:37 AM
Hi Sorta of newish person posting here, well i'm from England a little market town called Boston - very boring !! :D

So here are some pictures
This is Lincolnshire the county in England where Boston is !!
http://tinypic.com/e0ir1h.png

This is St.Botolphs Church - known as Boston Stump
http://tinypic.com/e0iquv.jpg

Maud Foster Windmill
http://tinypic.com/e0ir0w.jpg

The Market Place or Town Centre
http://tinypic.com/e0ir2a.jpg

This is the main fishing part of the town
http://tinypic.com/e0ir5s.jpg

hee hee told you it was boring :lol:

my favourite holiday destinations are well the first one is Mallorca, i have been there twice and enjoyed it very much, and Malta i have just recently been there, i have some picture of Malta and will post them later if thats ok ? and also i like Italy especially Florence, it is a very beautiful city :)

freesbee
09-27-2005, 09:43 AM
Oh Freya, I guess I don´t have to say I share the favourite holiday destination with you ;)
So you always go to Arvika in Sweden?

I will post some pics this eve... :)

yeah Arvika is one of the places we go every time :) I've also been a lot in Idre and Särna, Grebbestad, Mora, Borås and Halmstad :)

Hi Guti! :wavey:

Carlita
09-27-2005, 09:45 AM
:wavey: HI Guti! Welcome in Nando Land :lol: :D

~EMiLiTA~
09-27-2005, 09:55 AM
oooh nice idea! :yeah:

when i have more time i will post some stuff here!

ayena
09-27-2005, 10:40 AM
:wavey: everyone!!
So I live in Poland in city called Rzeszów. First there's a litle map 'casue everybody are probably wondering where the hell is that?? :p Then there's a city hall, frag of city squere then frag of 3rd May street (the most popular and crowded street in city :rolleyes: ), then our castle and the biggest monument in city which is very close to my school. :) And the last one is block in which i live :D
My fave place for holidays is so far Canada!! ;) and i really wish to be back there someday but when i'll i want to spend more time at Niagara Falls :D

Guti
09-27-2005, 10:50 AM
:wavey: HI Guti! Welcome in Nando Land :lol: :D

Hi thanks for the welcome, but call me Becky !! :wavey: :wavey:

Carlita
09-27-2005, 11:02 AM
:wavey: Hi Becky, :lol: welcome to Nando Land ;)

Guti
09-27-2005, 11:05 AM
:wavey: Hi Becky, :lol: welcome to Nando Land ;)

:haha: :haha: :hug:

siobhan
09-27-2005, 12:30 PM
Hi Becky! :wavey: [Maybe this is the time to tell you all to call me Hanna. Why did I never think of that? ;)]

I live in Leverkusen, an industrial town in the West of Germany, best known for its football team (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) and the Bayer factory. It's not really a beautiful place but it has its moments. ;) Probably the best thing is that it only takes 20 minutes to drive to Cologne which is a much more exciting town with ultimately better shops. :D

A map first ...
http://www.plz-postleitzahl.de/land.nordrhein-westfalen/leverkusen/karte-Leverkusen.gif

This is an overview of some part of the city, dominated by the factories.
http://www.leverkusen.com/guide/Archiv1.jpg/43/watu009.jpg

The main precinct "Wiesdorfer Platz" - nothing there, not even people.
http://www.leverkusen.com/guide/Archiv1.jpg/43/weih9803.jpg

Our town hall, unfortunately not the ugliest building in town at all.
http://www.leverkusen.com/guide/Archiv1.jpg/43/rathaus3.jpg

The Bayer main office building when it was dressed like a pack of Aspirin.
http://www.leverkusen.com/guide/Archiv1.jpg/43/aspiri24.jpg

Our emblem and the main landmark, the Bayer cross.
http://www.leverkusen.de/medien/sonklein/150Wappenlev.jpg http://www.leverkusen.de/stadtportrait/sehenswertes/150Bayerkreuz2.jpg

And to come to the beautiful part of it: This is the street where I live. It's on the very outskirts of the town, when I look out of my window I see horses grazing, so ultimately I love living here. :)
http://www.leverkusen.com/guide/Archiv1.jpg/19/imbach02.jpg

It's all very "Bayer" here, we even have a "Bayer department store".

Nathy
09-27-2005, 02:10 PM
Let me introduce you to my beautiful city: LAUSANNE

LAUSANNE IS IN THE FRENCH PART OF SWITZERLAND, THE 5TH BIGGEST CITY OF THE COUNTRY AND 60KM EASTERN FROM GENEVA
http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/1622/lausanne6zc.jpg

HERE YOU CAN LOCATE THE FOLLOWING PICS
http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/8784/plan7xm.jpg

1. THE FRONT WALL OF THE LAUSANNE-PALACE HOTEL
http://www.itu.int/WORLD2003/visitor_info/hotel/big/lausanne-palace.jpg

2. THE WONDERFUL CATHEDRAL
http://www.swiss-riviera.com/lausanne/img/lausanne_cathedrale.jpg

3. OUCHY, NAME OF LAUSANNE'S HARBOUR
http://icwww.epfl.ch/~girdzija/Evian/images/02%20Lausanne.jpg

4. THE BEAU-RIVAGE PALACE HOTEL (where the DC teams stayed in April 2004, when I met Roger for the first time)
http://www.switzerlandflexitours.com/images/hotels/lausanne/beau-rivage-palace.jpg

5. THE BUILDINGS WHERE I LIVE (right behind the white ones)
http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/3460/monquartier5lr.jpg

More of my neighbourghood

1. My neighbourghood, viewd from the Tower

http://www.menstennisforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=55696&stc=1

2. The Olympic Stadium, viewed from the Tower

http://www.menstennisforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=55695&stc=1

3. Lausanne's Cathedral, viewd from the Tower

http://www.menstennisforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=55694&stc=1

4. Snowy view from my bedroom

http://www.menstennisforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=55693&stc=1

5. Sunset viewed from my living room

http://www.menstennisforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=55692&stc=1

6. The "Sauvabelin Tower": 150 steps and a view on the entire city! (10 mins from m flat by car)

http://www.menstennisforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=55697&stc=1

Next post with my fave holiday destinations :)

siobhan
09-27-2005, 02:19 PM
Wow Nathy, you have an amazing view from your living-room! Sooo beautiful!

Nathy
09-27-2005, 03:02 PM
Yeah indeed :D In the summer we often get this kind of sky luckily :) And not later than last Saturday we had a beautiful sunset when being in the Stadium I also took a pic :)

Sommarsverige
09-27-2005, 06:55 PM
Nathy, what a great view you have :yeah: It is just unbelievable..

Here are some winter pics from my flat ;) The first view is from the kitchen, the second one from the living room (with the balcony)
Not that spectacular, but very nice and quite as well :)
The 3rd pic is again the Alster (taken by myself)

@Nathy: You told me some time ago how to post pics directly in the text...I guess you can only do it when the pic is somewhere online, or? Cos I don´t have my own pics in an online album :sad:

Nathy
09-27-2005, 07:14 PM
Nathy, what a great view you have :yeah: It is just unbelievable..

@Nathy: You told me some time ago how to post pics directly in the text...I guess you can only do it when the pic is somewhere online, or? Cos I don´t have my own pics in an online album :sad:

Yeah indeed, lovely view I have :) Well would be perfect with the lake but I live on the 1st floor so too low to see it :p

Chek your PMs Sweetie :)

Guti
09-27-2005, 07:15 PM
Here's a couple of snow pictures from me :)

This is the street where i live
http://tinypic.com/e0n9c6.jpg

And this is the snow monkeys that we made !!
http://tinypic.com/e0n9fp.jpg

we dont get much snow these days :sad:

Nathy
09-27-2005, 08:58 PM
Okay as promised my fave places now :D Okay as I rarely go twice to the same place let's say places I liked and I'd like to visit agains and places I'd like to go but never went to :p

Places I like and I'd like to visit again

1st. Napoli, South Italy

As you may know I am half Italian and I am from Naples (Napoli in Italian). Went only twice there but maybe later I'll move there, I am thinking of it. Last time I was there was last August and here are some pics. First Napoli itself and then The Amalfitan Coast, well-known for its beaches and its clear blue water

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00715.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00716.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00719.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00720.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00721.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00722.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00726.jpg

Nathy
09-27-2005, 08:58 PM
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00754.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00958.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00959.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00963.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00964.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00965.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00966.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00967.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00969.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00970.jpg

Nathy
09-27-2005, 08:58 PM
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00972.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00974.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00975.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00976.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00977.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00980.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00981.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00982.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a289/Nathy3/Napoli/DSC00983.jpg

2nd. Killorglin, South West Ireland

After Napoli I went to Ireland :hearts: One of my fave country in the world! Nothing to say and for pics and comments go on http://laperleverte.skyblog.com :)

3rd. Bora Bora, French Polynesia

It was my mum's dream to go there and I just can say thanks to her we could go there! The following pics are taken from the net (the 3rd is our hotel)

http://www.geogr.uni-goettingen.de/kus/pics/frzpol/seib70-Bora-Bora-view-from-airplane.jpg

http://underwaterworld.free.fr/aa-bora_lagon1.JPG

http://www.4vacations.com/south-pacific/hotels/images/le-maitai-polynesia.jpg

http://members.tripod.com/tom_shaull/otherPix/Tahiti/Bora_Bora/bora_bora_motus.JPG

Nathy
09-27-2005, 08:59 PM
Places I never went to but I want to visit once

1st. JAPAN (esp. Shikoku Island)

I am a fan of this country as well as Ireland :worship: The smaller island is also the wilder one, meaning beautiful green ladscapes and areas, I really want to go there at once.

http://www.discover-japan.info/pics/shikoku.gif

http://www2.kenyon.edu/Depts/Religion/Fac/Adler/Reln275/Images275/Shikoku.jpg

http://www.ilexikon.com/images/d/dd/Shimantogawa.jpg

http://www5.ocn.ne.jp/~ina-2298/06_shin-shikoku-reijoh_shourinji.jpg

Japan but not Shikoku anymore

http://www.tau.ac.il/~alextsuk/photo/nara.jpg

http://www.asianinfo.org/asianinfo/japan/pictures/japanese_garden.jpg

http://www.acoustics.washington.edu/~gauthier/Photography/Seattle/06_Japanese/DSCF0058.JPG

2nd. Argentina (Buenos Aires, Ushuaia)

I don't know why but I am kind of interested in going there once too, never went to South America and Argentina seems a nice country to me :)

http://www.sa-spanish.com.ar/learn%20spanish%20in%20buenos%20aires.gif

http://www.bikertony.com/PicsArgentina/PicsArgentinaUshuaia/02some%20nice%20stuff%20just%20reaching%20Ushuaia. jpg

http://www.companiadeguias.com.ar/images/Amanecer%20en%20Ushuaia.jpg

That's it :p

cohka
09-27-2005, 09:26 PM
wow Nathy such beautiful views :hearts: and you also live in such beautiful country .... my mom always loved Swizerland :D

haha and be ready for my part of pics ... :D maybe tomorrow :)

Nathy
09-27-2005, 09:39 PM
Thanks :hug: Yeah it is really a lovely country talking about views and so on :D Have you ever been to Switzerland?

Looking forward to your pics :D

cohka
09-27-2005, 09:43 PM
I have only gone through Swizerland but my nose was stick to the window :eek:
my uncle lived there also for 2 years I think and has a lot of photos :)

Nathy
09-27-2005, 09:59 PM
Now that's nice :D Do you remember where he lived :D?

cohka
09-27-2005, 10:10 PM
I am not sure if all the time but for a while in Zurich for sure :D

Nathy
09-27-2005, 10:15 PM
The city I less like in Switzerland :ras: :lol: (Yukio if you read this, forgive me :hug: ) It's the biggest city of the country, the economic capital aswell :)

cohka
09-27-2005, 10:26 PM
:lol: yeees I know that this is the biggest city and the capital (haha I also like less our capital ;) ):D tho I haven't been there :sad: just heard that it is still very nice place :D heh my grandma is always talling me that I am bad because I like every place where I am not there :P

cohka
09-27-2005, 10:32 PM
ok so I think I'll try to introduce you my place :D ... I live in Poznan which is here:
http://www.kti.ae.poznan.pl/imgs/Poznan_in_Poland_large.gif
and that is how it looks like:
http://www.guru-international.com/gray_monk/Photos/2003-12-15--Poznan.jpg
an old market square:
http://www.peter.com.au/photos/photos/2002-08-10-Poznan_0192.jpg
http://afowles.freeshell.org/albums/springdayinpoznan/IMG_2633.jpg
and the town hall:
http://www.restaurants.pl/images/poznan.gif

Nathy
09-27-2005, 10:51 PM
:lol: yeees I know that this is the biggest city and the capital (haha I also like less our capital ;) ):D tho I haven't been there :sad: just heard that it is still very nice place :D heh my grandma is always talling me that I am bad because I like every place where I am not there :P

lol :p Bern is the capital of Switzerland (administrative capital), Zurich isn't (only economic capital) ;)

Nathy
09-27-2005, 10:52 PM
Poznan looks nice :D I knew it by name but that's all :D

siobhan
09-27-2005, 11:48 PM
I took a walk today round my neighbourhood, and I had my camera with me so I could take some pictures to show you what it looks like here in Imbach, the part of Leverkusen where I live.

These are the meadows that are right behind my street; you can even see a few horses on the hill.
http://www.eason.de/shiv/Imbach09051.jpg

The church and a couple of shops on the main road on the border of Imbach.
http://www.eason.de/shiv/Imbach09052.jpg
http://www.eason.de/shiv/Imbach09054.jpg

These are the outdoor courts of the tennis division of the local sports club Neukirchener Turnverein. I only ever see old men play there, what a shame!
http://www.eason.de/shiv/Imbach09055.jpg

This is a picture from last winter (I wanted to show you a snow picture, too. ;)). It's the view from my bedroom window.
http://www.eason.de/shiv/Winterview.jpg

siobhan
09-28-2005, 12:07 AM
And here are some pictures of an old temporary home of mine: Limerick, Ireland. I studied there for a semester nearly three years ago. Sorry for the poor quality of the pictures; it was the pre-digital age for me. :lol:

1 is one of the main streets in the city center, O'Connell Street. Not pretty, eh?
2 is "my" pub, the Stables. It looks much nicer on the inside and it was on campus so that the prices were moderate and there were always lots of internations students there.
3 is King John's Castle in Limerick.
4 is the view when you turn your back on the castle.
5 is Holy Trinity Church in Cork.
6 is Kilmurry Village, the student village where I lived.
7 is the river Shannon as seen from the campus; I passed by there every day and it was so beautiful in autumn.
8 is the Shannon again. I love water in almost any form, be it sea, lake, river ...

Nathy
09-28-2005, 12:08 AM
Nice meadows :hearts:

:lol: at the old tennisplayers :p

Nice area you're living in too Hanna :D

Nathy
09-28-2005, 12:10 AM
Ireland :hearts: :worship: Lovely church and nice student buildings :) Is that where your nickname comes from (siobhan is Irish) ?

cohka
09-28-2005, 08:11 AM
ohhhh I feel sooo stupid one more time Nathy :sad: sure it is Bern I always forget about that :( *hits my head with a hammer* :p
and please forgive me this time also ;) *so stupid I am*


and I also decided to show you my neighbourhood ('cause 5 years ago I've moved from Poznan (haha sth like 5 km outside ;)....but we still have own buses :mad: which is bad 'cause last is about 11.50 p.m from Poznan :sad: )

Carlita
09-28-2005, 08:21 AM
Mallorca would be my favourite Sunny holiday. Then we have the city trips of course. :) My alltime favourite city used to be London. When I go there, I feel so at home, it's almost scary! But, I've been to Barcelona twice now, and it already has taken over as my favourite city in the world!!

Some pics I took October 2004 :)
1. the harbour
2. that would be me and a giant pineapple! :lol:
3. Barcelona Cathedral in the old part of the town
4. Barcelona beach
5. view from the cable thingie :scared:
6. Casa Batllo
7. The FC Barcelona chicos at training on Sunday
8. Sagrada Familia
9. Casa Mila
10. Parc Guell

I :hearts: all the Gaudí things!!! just wonderful and so colourful!:D

Nathy
09-28-2005, 01:33 PM
Kasia you're not stupid :hug: :) Nice neighbourghood too :D

Sjoukje wonderful pics :hearts: Seems I really have to visit Barcelona once too ;)

cohka
09-28-2005, 02:03 PM
thx again Nathy :o :hug: :D

eh I think I'm in love with Barca :D I mean esp. those buildings ... so great architecture :eek:

My favourite place for vacations is Croatia :hearts: this is the city called Sibenik :D really nice place :D
http://www.open.hr/com/sibenik/images/sibenik.jpg
http://www.open.hr/com/sibenik/images/korn2.jpg
http://www.open.hr/com/sibenik/images/svnik.jpg

I love those waterfalls :hearts:
http://www.reisetipps-kroatien.de/bilder/galerie/bilder/4993-pirovec_krka.jpg
http://www.thesunscreenman.com/images/sibeni04.jpg

cohka
09-28-2005, 02:09 PM
while the place I haven't been yet but would like to go SOOOOO much is Finland :D
http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/images/nature/repov1.jpg
http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/images/nature/repov5_b.jpg
http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/images/journey/jar_paij_380.jpg
http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/images/journey/suo_torro_550.jpg

:hearts: just too beautiful :sad:

Nathy
09-28-2005, 02:10 PM
:inlove: OMG that's so beautiful up there!!

Nathy
09-28-2005, 02:10 PM
:inlove: Finland too!!

freesbee
09-28-2005, 02:10 PM
wow, I didn't see that when I was there :lol:

siobhan
09-28-2005, 02:49 PM
Ireland :hearts: :worship: Lovely church and nice student buildings :) Is that where your nickname comes from (siobhan is Irish) ?

Yep, it's an Irish or at least Celtic name and I have a thing for the Irish. :) I started to learn the language when I was there but it's ever so difficult and the spelling often doesn't give you one clue as to how to pronounce a word. :lol: And of course, as I never have the opportunity to use my (limited) knowledge of the language, I've forgotten almost everything by now.

@Sjoukje: I have a similar picture of me in Mallorca standing next to a pineapple like that, but I've no idea where it is. :confused: It's funny!

@Kasia: Niiice pictures of Finland! It's quite high on my "places to visit" list, too.

I think I'll show you some pictures of some of my favourite places too soon. :)

Nathy
09-28-2005, 02:52 PM
Yep, it's an Irish or at least Celtic name and I have a thing for the Irish. :) I started to learn the language when I was there but it's ever so difficult and the spelling often doesn't give you one clue as to how to pronounce a word. :lol: And of course, as I never have the opportunity to use my (limited) knowledge of the language, I've forgotten almost everything by now.

Yeah indeed it is a weird language :lol: When I was in Ireland it was funny to watch Gaelic TV :rolls: Didn't get a single word of what was said :p

cohka
09-28-2005, 06:10 PM
Yep, it's an Irish or at least Celtic name and I have a thing for the Irish. :) I started to learn the language when I was there but it's ever so difficult and the spelling often doesn't give you one clue as to how to pronounce a word. :lol: And of course, as I never have the opportunity to use my (limited) knowledge of the language, I've forgotten almost everything by now.

@Sjoukje: I have a similar picture of me in Mallorca standing next to a pineapple like that, but I've no idea where it is. :confused: It's funny!

@Kasia: Niiice pictures of Finland! It's quite high on my "places to visit" list, too.

I think I'll show you some pictures of some of my favourite places too soon. :)
:eek: you really tried to do that ?? I mean learn irish ??? :worship: my cousin (who had bad influence on me :lol: 'cause because of her I started to love Scotland :D) also loved Ireland she was really obsessed and had engish-irish dictionary :eek: (haha this is even harder to read than hungarian ;) )

haha I would have to find some pics of Scotland, New Zealand and Chile :hearts: hehe my destination is to be rich :D that I could travel a lot ;)

Sommarsverige
09-28-2005, 08:12 PM
Okay, here is my - without any doubt - favourite holiday destination: BÅSTAD

The beach, sunset, swedish flag, ferry on the way to Helsingborg, view to Helsingbort from the boat :)

More to come ;) I :inlove: this place and the country in general :)

freesbee
09-28-2005, 09:00 PM
Okay, here is my - without any doubt - favourite holiday destination: BÅSTAD

The beach, sunset, swedish flag, ferry on the way to Helsingborg, view to Helsingbort from the boat :)

More to come ;) I :inlove: this place and the country in general :)

we always took the ferry too, but since the bridge between denmark and Sweden was opened, we take that one :) it's also a great view!

Nathy
09-28-2005, 09:08 PM
Bastad really seems to look nice :D

siobhan
09-28-2005, 09:54 PM
:eek: you really tried to do that ?? I mean learn irish ??? :worship: my cousin (who had bad influence on me :lol: 'cause because of her I started to love Scotland :D) also loved Ireland she was really obsessed and had engish-irish dictionary :eek: (haha this is even harder to read than hungarian ;) )

haha I would have to find some pics of Scotland, New Zealand and Chile :hearts: hehe my destination is to be rich :D that I could travel a lot ;)

I have an English-Irish dictionary, too :lol: I still remember some phrases, but that's all, and I know some pronunciation rules - like 'bh' is pronounce like 'v' so that's why 'siobhan' is like 'shi-vawn' - but that's it.

And yeah, I need tons of money too to go to all the places I want to see, like Canada, Australia, South Africa, Argentina ... and there's still all those places in Europe I haven't seen yet! I guess I'll never run out of destinations to visit. :D

Edit: Yes, Bastad looks really nice! I've been to Sweden once and I really liked it, too. Can't remember the name of the place, though ... :confused: It was a little village in the middle of nowhere by a beautiful (and very cold) lake.

Carlita
09-28-2005, 09:56 PM
:lol: oooooh I've got an Irish/English dictionary as well! (But then again, I'm addicted to foreign languages and to dictionaries appartently :o I have millions!!! :lol: ) And a book with cassettes: Teach Yourself Irish.... It's soooooooooooooooo hard!!!!!!!! :unsure:

Mount Goddess
10-04-2005, 07:09 PM
Ok folks here are some pics of the wonderful town they call Bury St Edmunds. It's the place I call home until I move to Valencia!!! :devil: ;)

http://www.jhogg.co.uk/images/nutshell.jpg The smallest pub in Europe!

http://www.jhogg.co.uk/images/cornhill.jpg The exciting town centre!!!

http://www.jhogg.co.uk/images/abbey5.jpg Some lovely gardens!!

http://www.jhogg.co.uk/images/ruin2.jpg Some ruins!!!

http://www.jhogg.co.uk/images/ruin2.jpg The Queen when she was lucky enough to visit Bury St Edmunds!!

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/5/56/Bury_St.Edmunds_-_Suffolk_dot.png/180px-Bury_St.Edmunds_-_Suffolk_dot.png A lovely green map so you can all see where I live on this little island!!!

Mount Goddess
10-04-2005, 07:13 PM
:eek: :eek: ohhh the Queen turned into the ruins!!!!
So here she really is on her exciting visit to Bury St Edmunds!!! http://www.royal.gov.uk/files/images/rf_jubileejournal_anglia1_burychildren.jpg

Nathy
10-04-2005, 07:58 PM
The Queen turned into the ruins :lol: :sobbing: :lol:

Lovely pics :yeah:

Mount Goddess
10-04-2005, 09:20 PM
and this is where I will be living with my chico!!!

http://images.google.co.uk/images?q=tbn:d1uG5TPdJk0J:lra-1.fri.uni-

http://images.google.co.uk/images?q=tbn:jBceAXSvhXkJ:www.spiritsofadventure.c om/journal/Portugal/Valencia--S-and-M-Cobble-St.jpg

http://images.google.co.uk/images?q=tbn:LI6l9L8eKdcJ:www.saraphina.com/moseyirl/103098/103098-three%2520sitting%2520sheep,%2520Valencia%2520Isla nd.JPG look lambkins in Valencia!!!!

Sommarsverige
10-05-2005, 08:32 PM
Thanks Leigh for the nice photos :)

And I am very glad that I finally also know where you are living cos I always wondered :scratch:

Mount Goddess
10-06-2005, 06:56 PM
see it's a stupid boring place no one has never ever heard of!!!

siobhan
10-06-2005, 08:31 PM
Here are some pictures of my favourite holiday places. Since I'm no longer travelling with my parents I have never visited one place twice, but when we used to go on holiday with the family when I was kid, we most often either went to Greece and Turkey or Switzerland and France. My parents were both teachers so they had 6 weeks off in summer too, so we often went for three or sometimes even four weeks. Those were the days ... :lol:

This is a picture of Beatenberg in Switzerland.
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a214/amhras/holiday%20places/beatenberg.jpg

These are pictures from St. Rémy in the south of France and the Roman arc in Glanum nearby. St. Rémy is the place I visited most, about 7 or 8 times.
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a214/amhras/holiday%20places/stremy.jpghttp://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a214/amhras/holiday%20places/remy-3.jpg
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a214/amhras/holiday%20places/Glanum.jpg

The arena in Arles where we went a couple of times. They don't kill the bulls there, otherwise we wouldn't have gone there.
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a214/amhras/holiday%20places/arlesarena.jpg

This is the mosque Hagia Sofia in Istanbul. We had friends living in Istanbul so I was there a lot too.
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a214/amhras/holiday%20places/hagiasofia.jpg

Now these pictures I took myself when I was in Portugal when I was 15. We travelled around the country for a month with a youth group and it was fantastic. I'd love to go back there some time.
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a214/amhras/holiday%20places/Portugal.jpg
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a214/amhras/holiday%20places/Lissabon.jpg

These are from Crete where I went three years ago, it's a bay called "golden beach" and it was soooo beautiful there!
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a214/amhras/holiday%20places/Kreta02.jpg
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a214/amhras/holiday%20places/Kreta01.jpg

Nathy
10-06-2005, 10:34 PM
:hearts: lovely!!!

Hmmm Beatenberg, where is it in Switzerland (which area) ? Do you remember? :scratch:

siobhan
10-07-2005, 02:17 AM
Beatenberg is near Interlaken in Berner Oberland. Nice view of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau from there. :) I remember we would go to Bern sometimes and there was a shop that sold the most amazing stickers. :lol: One of my holiday highlights as a very little girl. :angel:

Nathy
10-07-2005, 09:20 PM
Oh someone I know is living in Interlaken, very nice area :D Glad you liked Switzerland :D

RogiFan88
10-14-2005, 03:09 AM
Ok folks here are some pics of the wonderful town they call Bury St Edmunds. It's the place I call home until I move to Valencia!!! :devil: ;)

http://www.jhogg.co.uk/images/nutshell.jpg The smallest pub in Europe!

http://www.jhogg.co.uk/images/cornhill.jpg The exciting town centre!!!



Hey, I've been to Bury St. Edmunds [as well as Ipswich, Norwich, Lavenham, Southwold... ;)

Such gorgeous pix of all these cool places... I don't bother posting pix of my city [I gave up in the Gaudio forum]... :p

Mount Goddess
10-19-2005, 07:27 PM
OMG someone has heard of Bury St Edmunds!!! Excuse me while I faint on the floor!!!!

Nathy
10-22-2005, 10:30 PM
:lol: :rolls:

freesbee
10-23-2005, 07:56 PM
:haha:

Douggie Style
11-18-2005, 12:32 PM
OMG someone has heard of Bury St Edmunds!!! Excuse me while I faint on the floor!!!!I live only 30 mins from Bury St. Edmunds ;)

Douggie Style
11-18-2005, 12:38 PM
I dn't go often though, as I live closer to Norwich. Last time I was there was :scratch: A few months ago at the BMW garage :p as the BMW garage in Nowich is :o

Mount Goddess
11-18-2005, 10:30 PM
Hey really!! Where do you live?

Douggie Style
11-19-2005, 11:37 AM
Hey really!! Where do you live?http://www.multimap.com/map/browse.cgi?client=public&X=600000.461381837&Y=300000.988333753&width=700&height=400&gride=600956.461381837&gridn=299561.988333753&srec=0&coordsys=gb&db=freegaz&addr1=&addr2=&addr3=&pc=&advanced=&local=&localinfosel=&kw=&inmap=&table=&ovtype=&zm=0&out.x=5&out.y=6&scale=500000

:D

Mount Goddess
11-19-2005, 07:16 PM
Ahhh just near Allteborough. I went to a Christmas party there once!!!

Sommarsverige
11-20-2005, 07:54 PM
Here are some pics from Stockholm, when I was there in october ;)
It is a fantastic city, I love it so much :inlove:

freesbee
11-20-2005, 09:14 PM
I so want to go there! I was planning to this year, but it wasn't meant to be :sad: maybe next year :) looks amazing

siobhan
11-21-2005, 12:28 AM
Really nice pics, Birte! I only spent one day in Stockholm 7 or 8 years ago, but I liked it a lot and want to go back there some day with more time to see much more of it. :)

Carlita
07-31-2006, 07:53 AM
*bump*


holidayseason.... new places and pics? :D

Sommarsverige
08-15-2006, 06:20 PM
As not so many people post here, I thought I could post some pics from where I spent my holiday in Italy - at the Lake Garda.

So 2 pics are taken in Venice (a lovely and wonderful place in my eyes :worship: ), and the others in the area we stayed (in Bardolino) and one is from lovely Kitzbuehel :)

Would love to see others holiday pics as well ;)

Carlita
08-15-2006, 07:11 PM
ooh nice pics Birte :D

freesbee
08-15-2006, 07:14 PM
wow that looks great! :hearts:

justClaudia
08-16-2006, 12:48 AM
Beautifull pictures Birte. :hearts: I was in Italy too, 3 weeks ago, I just love that country! Capri is one of the best places I've ever been to. :D

SloKid
11-09-2006, 06:52 PM
Well maybe I should post some pics of my town etc.
Well I'm from a small town of Sežana (5000 souls live here) on the Slovenian border with Italy. It's really nothing special, but it's the biggest and most important town in the region.
Here are a few pics, I hope they appear. :unsure:
http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n254/SloKid/sezana.jpg
http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n254/SloKid/sezana1.jpg
Botanical park:
http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n254/SloKid/sezana3.jpg
View from my room on a random winter morning:
http://img85.imageshack.us/img85/6224/110320060017id.jpg
View from my room a few days ago:
http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n254/SloKid/Picture004.jpg

On to my uni town and the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana, here are a few pics I took with my mobile phone last winter:
my uni
http://img136.imageshack.us/img136/4677/130320060017wd.jpg
City centre:
http://img131.imageshack.us/img131/8251/140320065jo.jpg
http://img299.imageshack.us/img299/6607/140320060012ua.jpg

Here's a pic from my last year's holiday in Croatia (I've been to Croatia on holidays probably every year of my life :lol: )
http://img523.imageshack.us/img523/5072/picture1037qi.jpg

As you can see by the pics I took I really like the clouds. :o

Anyhow, I hope this won't take ages to load for you. :tape:

Carlita
11-09-2006, 09:20 PM
:D thanks Milan!! Looks great to me :yippee:

but the first 3 I can't see :awww:

SloKid
11-09-2006, 09:26 PM
:D thanks Milan!! Looks great to me :yippee:

but the first 3 I can't see :awww:
Should work now. ;)

~EMiLiTA~
11-10-2006, 05:55 AM
oooh nice idea! :yeah:

when i have more time i will post some stuff here!

lol ok i'm about a year late posting these but anyway..

here are a few pics of the wonderfully interesting (not) city of Perth, Australia...you guys might know it because we have a little exhibition tournament here called the Hopman Cup, but apart from that it's pretty boring lol

the first few pics i pinched from the web

map
http://www.cnn.com/WEATHER/9801/07/australia.fires/australia.perth.map.lg.jpg

coastal area
http://www.thedotc.com/perth/Perth-Thumbnails/2.jpg

Forrest Place in the city centre
http://www.jameswiseman.com/photos/perth/Img_0836.jpg

skyline
http://www.kristof-jazyky.cz/images/perth.jpg

there are also some nice pics here http://www.trekearth.com/search.php?offset=1&phrase=perth&type=photos ...but doesn't look like i can post them here, so you can go to the site yourself

i've also attached some of my own pics that i've taken around the area i live in (i had to resize them a bit)..

1. view of the river and across the river you can see a white building which is the resort where the HC is played...it's about 5 min from my apartment

2. same as above...the part of the river leading into the cove

3. the cove area

4. cove area again with view of skyline in the back

5. cove area from the other side

6. this is not really that close to where i live anymore (about 20 min away) but it's one of the main beaches here...Scarborough Beach...and you can see the Indian Ocean :)

next time i'll post some pics of my other "home" city of Valencia, Spain where I lived in 2004 (and plan to live again next year) and also some other random holiday pics

Carlita
11-10-2006, 06:07 AM
Should work now. ;):D

Carlita
11-10-2006, 06:09 AM
Thanks Em :)

lol ok i'm about a year late posting these but anyway..
:rolls:

Carlita
11-12-2006, 08:29 AM
Im not too fond of my own country but I do like Den Haag/Scheveningen :)

http://www.the-hague.info/pictures/scheveningen.jpg
http://www.the-hague.info/pictures/strandweg.jpg

http://www.the-hague.info/pictures/kurhaus.jpg

and this is what people do in Scheveningen on January 1st......dive into the sea...because it's... eh.... yeah.... :lol: :shrug:
http://www.corriere.it/Media/Foto/2004/01_Gennaio/01/bagno.jpg

~EMiLiTA~
11-12-2006, 11:50 AM
holy crap that must be freezing on jan 1

i didn't mind holland when i went there in 1999...mind u i only went to amsterdam and a few places close by like zaan schaanse (sp?) and vollendam..

Carlita
11-12-2006, 12:07 PM
holy crap that must be freezing on jan 1

i didn't mind holland when i went there in 1999...mind u i only went to amsterdam and a few places close by like zaan schaanse (sp?) and vollendam..
:lol: Volendam ... did you dress up for a picture? :o I did once with my English friends....it was hilarious!

Schaanse? Either Zaandam or Zaanse Schans I can think of there :)

Carlita
11-12-2006, 12:11 PM
And yeah...it's freezing on January 1st.... I wanted to go once....but chickened out :o

~EMiLiTA~
11-12-2006, 01:40 PM
:lol: Volendam ... did you dress up for a picture? :o I did once with my English friends....it was hilarious!

Schaanse? Either Zaandam or Zaanse Schans I can think of there :)

lol no i didn't dress up for a pic...should i have?!

yes must be Zaanse Schans i am thinking of hehehe with cute windmills

Carlita
11-12-2006, 02:07 PM
lol no i didn't dress up for a pic...should i have?!

yes must be Zaanse Schans i am thinking of hehehe with cute windmillswell yeah...If you're not from here and you go to Volendam you dress up in their clothes and have your pic taken :o (for some reason) :sobbing:

Sommarsverige
11-12-2006, 07:26 PM
OMG, it sounds crazy to me to go and swim in the sea on 1st january...
But I think they do something similar on the German island Sylt, but I could never understand what this is good for... :confused:

But Den Haag/Scheveningen looks very nice to me :)