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Old June 19th, 2008, 07:08 PM   #21
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Really great pics.
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Old June 19th, 2008, 08:19 PM   #22
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Thanks all.

HARTFORD is the largest city and the capital of Connecticut, the richest American state. It's also known as the Insurance Capital because many insurance companies are located there.

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One of the most impressive Capitol buildings in America
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Mark Twain, famous American writer lived here, this is now a museum.
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I'm going to visit this city again later on for a more thorough exploration.
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Old June 21st, 2008, 04:22 AM   #23
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Let's not post New York pics again. After all, America is the land between New York and Los Angeles.
So America is not New York and Los Angeles? Just in between?
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Old June 21st, 2008, 08:03 AM   #24
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America is extremely decentralized, every part is essential. Although North-East of the country does have a dense concentration of great American cities. In any case, it's nonsense to say that America is only between New York and LA, that's actually where the least of the important cities lie, majority are on the coasts.
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Old June 21st, 2008, 08:44 AM   #25
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cool,im gonna follow
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Old June 21st, 2008, 10:32 AM   #26
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great pics, where next?
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Old June 21st, 2008, 06:41 PM   #27
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very nice
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Old June 22nd, 2008, 07:48 AM   #28
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Just one random picture off the coast of Florida
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Old June 22nd, 2008, 09:22 AM   #29
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Great Pics dude!!...Even though i've only visited Texas (I'm from México so thats the nearest place to go shopping besides the fact that i have relatives in Dallas) i have no dout that the United States is an amazing country and i really hope to travel around it!

Greetings from Monterrey, Mexico! =)
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Old June 22nd, 2008, 11:42 AM   #30
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Great pics Burislav really nice work
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Old June 22nd, 2008, 05:51 PM   #31
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Moving on to the national capital: Washington D.C.
I have heard a lot of criticism of this city that it doesn't match up against any major American cities, but in reality it's a very beautiful, unusual, large city with tons of monumental architecture.



Chinatown


There is a height restriction of buildings in affect, as a result most buildings are of the same or relatively the same height














Now we've arrived by the White House. It's actually one of the least impressive buildings in the city center




In front of the white house




Various architectural styles coexist in this area






From the other side






Pennsylvania ave. It's a big street that leads from White House to the Congress building, the Capitol.














A lot of these huge, very impressive buildings




FBI building


Old Post Office
















Canadian embassy has the prime location, right on the Pennsylvania ave and an impressive, large building








Parking in front of the congress. I don't know if these are the cars that parliamentarian's drive or the cleaning ladies




These guys refused to take a picture with me


View in front of the Congress




To be continued
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Old June 22nd, 2008, 08:29 PM   #32
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Awesome Washington pictures!

That city really impressed me. Seemed like a very serious city to me.
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Old June 22nd, 2008, 09:11 PM   #33
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Great Photos of DC!

hey at the canadian embassy did you go in the echo chamber? Its the round structure with pillars in the middle of this photo that's attached to the main building



I went in it on friday and its so fun! You just stand in the middle and say anything and its sounds so loud! but no one on the street can hear it as loud.

Oh, and @ Andrewville

The area that Burislav covered is a very serious area, besides all the dorky tourists that come in the thousands, but when you go to areas like Adams Morgan is a whole different story, especially at night!It can be a really fun city away from the mall (If you're not familiar with DC, than no, i don't mean a shopping mall haha)
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Old June 22nd, 2008, 11:15 PM   #34
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Great pic. The U.S is amazing .
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Old June 23rd, 2008, 02:20 AM   #35
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Excellent thread, you made me wanna go to USA.
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Old June 25th, 2008, 04:36 AM   #36
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no more photos?
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Old June 25th, 2008, 04:42 AM   #37
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i'll post more when I sober up, sorry
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Old June 25th, 2008, 10:05 AM   #38
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on the topic of DC not being a major city, try to spend a day there with someone from there...the monuments and museums are such a small part of the rest of the city. Travel around and youll see its as big of a city as the next one
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Old June 25th, 2008, 10:19 PM   #39
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Moving on. Some of the greatest modern buildings ever built in classical style are all in the vicinity of the Capitol.





























More later
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Old June 25th, 2008, 11:11 PM   #40
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I am in love with this thread, it lets me "visit" cities that Ive never been to in my life.

Keep it up.
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