search the site
 daily menu » rate the banner | guess the city | one on oneforums map | privacy policy | DMCA | news magazine | posting guidelines

Go Back   SkyscraperCity > Infrastructure and Mobility Forums > Highways & Autobahns

Highways & Autobahns All about automobility



Global Announcement

As a general reminder, please respect others and respect copyrights. Go here to familiarize yourself with our posting policy.


Reply

 
Thread Tools
Old Yesterday, 10:21 PM   #15861
Palance
Autosnelwegen.net
 
Palance's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Palancedrecht, NL
Posts: 1,066
Likes (Received): 267

IJmuiden, NL (west of Amsterdam), ferryterminal for the daily ferry to Newcastle, UK


Dutch passport control (here, as every day after 14h, outbound, in the morning it's inbound)


Newcastle, UK, British passport booth: Only used for inbound in the morning. Picture taken around 16h, so not in use at that moment.


Security check for the outbound (Used by customs in the morning for inbound traffic)
__________________
http://www.autosnelwegen.net/

Penn's Woods, Verso, piotr71 liked this post
Palance no está en línea   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
Old Yesterday, 10:52 PM   #15862
parcdesprinces
churches & stadia/arenas
 
parcdesprinces's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Auteuil, Paris XVI | Quercy, SW France
Posts: 15,590
Likes (Received): 8793

Quote:
Originally Posted by alserrod View Post

Romania


Andorra


Moldova
Andorran is the best one! (Romanian one just looks like a dirty French Flag, same for the Belgian Flag BTW )

parcdesprinces no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 11:26 PM   #15863
Junkie
Supervisor
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Skopje
Posts: 1,728
Likes (Received): 672


Chadian flag is almost the same as the Romanian flag (?)
__________________
The Western Balkans is already in Europe i.e., it is in the heart of Europe and all of these nations want and deserve to have the same chance,
the same security and the same rights as all other citizens of the European family, right on their own continent."

BEEN IN:
MK A AL B BiH BG HR CZ EST F FIN D GR H I LT MNE NL SRB SK SLO E TR PL RKS
Junkie no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 11:30 PM   #15864
parcdesprinces
churches & stadia/arenas
 
parcdesprinces's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Auteuil, Paris XVI | Quercy, SW France
Posts: 15,590
Likes (Received): 8793

That's because Romania colonized Chad...Oh wait...Maybe not .


__________________

Junkie, Chris80678, Kanadzie liked this post
parcdesprinces no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 11:45 PM   #15865
Chris80678
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: York
Posts: 759
Likes (Received): 139

Chad was a French colony
Chris80678 no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 11:46 PM   #15866
alserrod
Bienvenue ŕ Saragosse
 
alserrod's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Zaragoza
Posts: 57,285

Quote:
Originally Posted by parcdesprinces View Post
Andorran is the best one! (Romanian one just looks like a dirty French Flag, same for the Belgian Flag BTW )


I do not know about Romania, Moldova or Chad flag but Andorra took a middle flag between Spanish and French, hence Red (both), Yellow (Spain) and Blue (France)
__________________
Arremójate la tripa que ya viene la calor...


(Meditaciones de Severino el sordo. José A. Labordeta)

parcdesprinces liked this post
alserrod no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 11:56 PM   #15867
parcdesprinces
churches & stadia/arenas
 
parcdesprinces's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Auteuil, Paris XVI | Quercy, SW France
Posts: 15,590
Likes (Received): 8793

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chris80678 View Post
Chad was a French colony
Are you sure?



Anyway that's maybe why their flag looks like dirty a French one...But what about Romania in that regard? I mean, no excuses!!

parcdesprinces no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old Today, 12:01 AM   #15868
parcdesprinces
churches & stadia/arenas
 
parcdesprinces's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Auteuil, Paris XVI | Quercy, SW France
Posts: 15,590
Likes (Received): 8793

Quote:
Originally Posted by alserrod View Post
I do not know about Romania, Moldova or Chad flag but Andorra took a middle flag between Spanish and French, hence Red (both), Yellow (Spain) and Blue (France)
Yep, I already knew that, great flag, I like it! (as well as the Romanian one BTW.. I was just trolling around in my previous posts, so take it easy, dear Romanian friends, if you read my posts)
parcdesprinces no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old Today, 12:13 AM   #15869
alserrod
Bienvenue ŕ Saragosse
 
alserrod's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Zaragoza
Posts: 57,285

Well, to be honest, I saw thousands of "Romanian flags" in a small area.

The day I was in Andorra was just later of national day and flag was absolutely in all corners of the country (and went to the church were country origin comes... and that was a full game of red-blue-yellow colours those days...). But as usual, in many of these flags coat of arms doesn't appear to make them simply (or cheaper), thus... Romanian flag in all Andorra for several day.


Back to border. For passports, no controls but some officers in each side glancing all cars in both directions
For freight. Andorra took randomly one car every.... one thousand????
I crossed twice border, first one no cars stopped in Spain, second time randomly and not requested for me so drive through


By the way, no mobile roaming for 1 km. Later... 2 euro/minute. I guess, arriving to Pas de la casa, possible to take any French company and EU free roaming, but inside the country, terribly expensive. In the appartments I went, they sent me an email prior to arrive saying wifi password and, just in case I arrived when nobody was in the desk, send a text message with free wifi. They knew it was very expensive for anyone coming from abroad (and for them, abroad means anywhere out of borders with Spain and France)
__________________
Arremójate la tripa que ya viene la calor...


(Meditaciones de Severino el sordo. José A. Labordeta)

parcdesprinces liked this post
alserrod no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old Today, 12:27 AM   #15870
parcdesprinces
churches & stadia/arenas
 
parcdesprinces's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Auteuil, Paris XVI | Quercy, SW France
Posts: 15,590
Likes (Received): 8793

Quote:
Originally Posted by alserrod View Post
I guess, arriving to Pas de la casa, possible to take any French company and EU free roaming
Indeed, never had personally any "roaming" issue in Le Pas de La Case...especially since indeed French mobile networks work over there (at least that was the case several years ago, i.e. last time I've been to Andorra).
parcdesprinces no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old Today, 12:51 AM   #15871
alserrod
Bienvenue ŕ Saragosse
 
alserrod's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Zaragoza
Posts: 57,285

I really wonder why there is no more free roaming service indeed.

This is, usually antennas take 7 km or so for service, it could be longer but tiny service.

And it depends where you set the antenna. If in a hill it could be easier to give service.

From Spain border, depending of company, 1-3 km of service is assured
And from France, I guess all in Pas de la Casa, nothing after mountain pass

But.... why companies do not set antennas here
https://www.google.es/maps/@42.54637...2!8i6656?hl=es

with a ski resort in the surroundings


in those mountains (witn another ski resort near)

https://www.google.es/maps/@42.63134...2!8i6656?hl=es

or some other places?

They will give 7 km good service, something away. Andorra la vella will not have service at all, but many of their ski resorts could have.


And... it is matter of money. Today, going to another EU country has no mobile charge. Entering in Andorra, depending of company, can have a "fine" of 2 euro/minute per calling.

It is a point where you hereby notice you have crossed a non-EU country despite barely passport control, using euro and they will speak your language
__________________
Arremójate la tripa que ya viene la calor...


(Meditaciones de Severino el sordo. José A. Labordeta)
alserrod no está en línea   Reply With Quote


Reply

Tags
highways, motorways

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Related topics on SkyscraperCity


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 11:26 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

SkyscraperCity ☆ In Urbanity We trust ☆ about us | privacy policy | DMCA policy

Hosted by Blacksun, dedicated to this site too!
Forum server management by DaiTengu