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Old March 3rd, 2009, 01:58 PM   #101
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In Polish we say beton too.

I think the only nation the calling beton concrete are Brits. It's time to change this. Let's make a European Language.
agreed!! though there's is one already - Esperanto!
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Old March 4th, 2009, 05:29 PM   #102
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"béton" is used in french, maybe I used it wrongly in english. I think in Latvian it is also "betons".

What is funny in language too because in french, we say "un argument en béton", meaning a "strong point" (coming from the stony material) and we have also "un point concret" (nothing to do with concrete), "a real point" in english.
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Old March 4th, 2009, 07:13 PM   #103
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Actually, "beton" is also an English word, rarely used though.
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Old March 6th, 2009, 02:27 PM   #104
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Update on Slāvu fly-over (by Vecais Sakarnis):
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Newest pictures of Slāvu highway:







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Old March 6th, 2009, 10:28 PM   #105
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wow!! awesome!! what a speed!
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Old March 7th, 2009, 06:59 PM   #106
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Who will benefit from this money?
Šlesers. But not anymore!

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Old March 7th, 2009, 08:20 PM   #107
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Wow, this fly-over seems extremely elevated. "No need for skyscrapers, we have huge fly-overs"
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Old March 8th, 2009, 08:16 AM   #108
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Length - 769 m
Height - 15 m

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Old March 8th, 2009, 12:43 PM   #109
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15m is higher than many people think, it's almost as high as two regular 3-story houses.
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yep, especially the view from such fly-overs is awesome!!
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Old March 20th, 2009, 07:19 PM   #111
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Slāvu fly-over yesterday by Vecais Sakarnis:

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Slāvu highway, 19.03.2009





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Does "Slāvu" mean "Slavic"?
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This fly-over looks overwhelming, reminds me a bit of those new San Antonio stacks. Just look at this steel maze of pillars!

Does "Katolu" mean "Catholic"?

In Polish Katol (in slang) = die hard conservative catholic
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Does "Jelgava" mean "Jelgava"?
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Does "Jelgava" mean "Jelgava"?
The word "Jelgava" in lībiešu (old Latvian nation) language means "city".
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Old March 21st, 2009, 05:24 PM   #118
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"Via Baltica" (E67) from Lithuania border to Riga
Welcome to Latvia


First kilometers in Latvia


Quite good road


Entering and passing Bauska town




Approaching and passing Iecava town



Newly built railroad bridge


This have to be repaved


Approaching roundabout near Riga


Short 2x2 before junction


Driving on A5 - western bypass of Riga.



Few kilometers of 2x2


Approaching a junction with Jurmala road


Roadworks on a bridge

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Old March 22nd, 2009, 12:49 PM   #119
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Old March 22nd, 2009, 01:05 PM   #120
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Driving on A5 - eastern bypass of Riga.

You probably mean "western bypass"
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