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Old March 2nd, 2011, 07:07 PM   #21
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Great collection of Beijing!



Nice idea! I got inspired by the trhead starter: here are 10 pictures about The Hague (NL).
Now that's were I was born, but it's still my favourite city.


Connected (Utrechtsebaan)
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Source.

Multicultural (Wagenstraat)
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Source.

Modern (Beatrixlaan)
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Source.

Classy (Passage)
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Source.

Relaxing (Westbroekpark)
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Source.

Iconic (Peace Palace)
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Source
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Extravagant (Denneweg)
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Source.

Historic (Binnenhof)
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Cocky (Coffeeshop)
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Quirky (New years dive)
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Source.
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Old March 2nd, 2011, 07:21 PM   #22
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Love the last pic, nice pose piggy
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Old March 2nd, 2011, 07:51 PM   #23
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Yeah, probably the most impressive just kidding.
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Old March 2nd, 2011, 11:12 PM   #24
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J'ai dit aux étoiles
Elle est votre soeur
Et vos yeux sans voiles
Ont moins de douceur
Que dans sa prunelle
L'humide étincelle
Qui lui vient du coeur

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3ème

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4ème

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5ème

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Old March 3rd, 2011, 01:00 AM   #25
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Great collection of Beijing!

Nice idea!
I agree with Beholder. It is the very interesting thread. I hope that many people will show awesome photos from diverse places. Good luck on a making magnificent photographic relations.


The collection of Beijing is really good.
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Old March 3rd, 2011, 05:38 AM   #26
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nice photos from rio de janeiro, the building in the 9th picture looks really SF.
It's a Contemporary Art Museum, designed by the famous Oscar Niemeyer, the Brasilia's (brazilian capital city) architeture.

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Old March 3rd, 2011, 02:38 PM   #27
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wow, looks like a James Bond lair
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Old March 3rd, 2011, 04:49 PM   #28
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Great thread! Fantastic pictures and the pictures of Beijing did provide me with the first piece of bizarre contemporary art that I've liked.
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Old March 3rd, 2011, 09:21 PM   #29
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the artist is Chen Wenling, he's also got a sculpture called The Suspense that I like:


http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?t=189162
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Old March 3rd, 2011, 09:33 PM   #30
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Tehran, My City!

It dates back to at least 6000 years ago and was also known as Rhagae, Europus, Arsacia, Rayy, ...

Relief & Citadel:

One of the most ancient sites in the world, more info: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~semitic/...eshmehAli2006/

Temple:

One of the greatest and most ancient Zoroastrian Fire Temples in the world.

Climbing:

Birthplace of Harun al-Rashid, the greatest Arab Caliph, who ruled an empire from Spain to Central Asia.

Tower:

Mausoleum of Tugrul Beg, the greatest Oghuz Turk ruler, who found the Great Seljuk empire.

Palace:

Residence of Safavid, Zand, Qajar and Pahlavi kings, who ruled Iran from 500 years ago.

In hand:

One of tallest buildings in the world

Two wings:

Tehran's Symbolic Tower

Three wings:

A 54-story unique residential building

Green:

Highways in northwest of Tehran

White:

It is already snowing heavily in Tehran!
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Old March 3rd, 2011, 09:44 PM   #31
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10 you say? I only need 3....

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New York at Night by JC Richardson, on Flickr

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23-365p by serenitbee, on Flickr

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Midtown Manhattan and NoHo at Night, New York City by andrew mace—, on Flickr

the rest I don't have links to so....
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Old March 5th, 2011, 05:33 PM   #32
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Guimarães, Portugal


#1 - Cradle of the Nation
(the sign in the wall says "Here Portugal was born")



#2 - Historical
(the castle and a medieval tourney)



#3 - Royal
(Palace and D. Afonso Henriques statue)



#4- World Heritage
(Historical Center was considered World Heritage by UNESCO)



#5 - Beautiful
(Historical Center)



#6 - Medieval
(street in the historical center)



#7 - Illuminated
(commemorating 8 years as world heritage)



#8 - Green
(Avenue in the City Center with Penha Mountain behind)



#9 - Great views
(Cable Car to Penha Mountain)



#10 - Mysterious
(Campo da Ataca)
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Old March 6th, 2011, 12:12 AM   #33
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Modern (Beatrixlaan)
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Great! We'll stay in that NH Hotel within a month. Looking forward to it.
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Old March 6th, 2011, 12:32 AM   #34
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for me it's berlin. Will see if I can find time to show in pictures why
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Old March 6th, 2011, 09:13 AM   #35
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I love London and Beijing ones!
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Old March 9th, 2011, 07:16 PM   #36
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Hope I rep'd my city well.

Beautiful:
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Classic:
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http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3627/...e2e707fe_b.jpg

Iconic:
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/acmace/...7625202008864/

Old meets New:
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http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2036/...514_z.jpg?zz=1

Symbolic:
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http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4022/...f2e17c62_b.jpg

Powerful:
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http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1158/...ff7de622_b.jpg

On the Move:
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/ekarjal...n/photostream/

Global:
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/2613614...n/photostream/

Vibrant:
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/5050476...n/photostream/

Imposing:
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Old March 9th, 2011, 07:48 PM   #37
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The Beautiful and Vibrant ones were the best of the bunch
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Old March 13th, 2011, 05:11 PM   #38
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OP, just the best thread, thank you. Fantastic job everyone.

PS "The Sage" - I really like the toon can you do one of that?
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Old March 13th, 2011, 05:25 PM   #39
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I think pictures of NYC should be banned from this thread...

They make me wish I was there and hate on anyone that lives there...grrrr
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