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The travel photos thread

I'm really going a bit stir crazy not being able to travel because of this stupid pandemic but I do look forward to being able to do it again soon. I'm starting a list of places I'd like to visit whether it's here in the states or abroad. So i thought I'd post a photo of interesting places I've been (maybe once a day or a few a week) and others could do the same so we can all get some ideas of cool places to see.

So here's one I took in Greenland 10 years ago. The town is called Qaqortoq and this was a cafe that I guess they thought having a car sticking out of it would make it more memorable.




So I know that doesn't show much of the town so included a google maps link...

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I generally don't hop into the pictures. I'll take pictures of things that look cool, that are from movies, or take them of my wife.

Here are a few from 2019:
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This is a POV shot from the stairs where Owen Wilson gets picked up in Midnight in Paris:



Some locations in Paris from Before Sunset:





Places from In Bruges:









Here are some from Vienna and locations from stuff like Before Sunrise and The Third Man.












Sintra, Portugal:







Sevilla, Spain - some locations used for Attack of the Clones and Game of Thrones (Dorne):







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Here's one from the Australian Zoo in the Crocoseum.



This was well after Steve Irwin passed. They put on a great show and before the show started they had a custome contest since it was Halloween. The Australian Zoo was the only place we saw Halloween anywhere since they don't really celebrate it there but because Terri Irwin is from Oregon she brought it with her.

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Grand Canyon


Rocky Mountain National Park


White Sands National Monument
Picnic tables


Sand dunes taking over the nature center


Holbrook, AZ


Pike's Peak autoroad


Saguaro National Park

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Carefree, Arizona
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Lucerne, Switzerland. This bridge was built originally in 1300's and rebuilt in bits and pieces due to fires over the years. It's named Kapellbrücke. Today there's a couple of shops and along the inside and it made for a terrific walk.
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^^ And Mt. Pilatus is a great place to go to the top of. And it has an absolutely beautiful park.
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Easter Island. These Moai are all over the place and perhaps most interestingly is that nobody knows exactly why they were made, who they are supposed to be, and why they stopped. Scientists and Historians have their theories but in talking to natives on the island they have different theories. How the Moai were made though isn't a mystery since the dig site is still there and so are tools and half-finished Moai. It's almost like they went on a lunch break and never came back. Theories are disease, major storm, an attack (although there's no other islands for quite a distance).. But it was wonderful to see.
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Those are so cool. Easter Island is definitely on my bucket list, someday...

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Always wanted to visit Easter Island, the mystery contributes to that greatly.

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Stanley, Falkland Islands. This was a friendly colony of penguins hanging around. They didn't really mind me at all as long as I kept a little distance. The white on the ground is their feathers - they are always moulting and yeah it smelled pretty bad. But they were everywhere in all directions - there was thousands of them and nice to see them not in a zoo or aquarium.

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Places from In Bruges:
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Bruges was awesome. Here's my photo of the same building (Historium Tower). Unfortunately I didn't get a chance to go inside.



I love medieval cities like this. I plan to go back.. someday..
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Fiji, Beqa Lagoon.. 2 years ago. Taken from my DJI Spark. Great people that I consider family now.
Everyday my schedule was sunrise, breakfast, diving, lunch, fishing, volleyball, sunset, dinner... this was heaven on Earth.
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World's largest aeolian harp. Budaghers, New Mexico
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Bruges was awesome. Here's my photo of the same building (Historium Tower). Unfortunately I didn't get a chance to go inside.

I love medieval cities like this. I plan to go back.. someday..
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The Atomic Bomb dome when I went to Hiroshima, Japan back in 2014. Such a haunting place. I spent 1 full day there after taking the bullet train from Kyoto.
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Here is the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I went there is 2010 and 2019. This is from 2010, When I tried to re-visit it in 2019, it was closed due to a Muslim holiday.

In case you didn't know, Entrapment was partially filmed here.
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and lastly, this is from the WW II Museum in Downtown Seoul when I went to Korea in 2007.

I love to travel. Before the pandemic, I went someplace new at least once per year. Have been traveling actively since 2000.
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Oregon coast
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St. Petersburg, Russia. Not my best photo but it was crowded and I was standing in the middle of the street and they drive crazy over there. This is the "Savior of the Spilled Blood" church.
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Randoms from 2010 - 2019

Hong Kong, Florence, Croatia, Rome, Austin

Permanent Florence residence coming around November of this year, or March 2022.








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Mykonos, Greece. It was as amazing as it looks.
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Haiku Stairs/Stairway to Heaven - Hawaii

Cebu Taoist Temple - Philippines

Guadalupe Isle - Mexico

Göreme fairy chimneys - Turkey

Railay Beach - Thailand

Upside Down House (Polyanytsya) - Western Ukraine
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The Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, France.



St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City



Blarney Castle And Gardens, Cork, Ireland



Sedlec Ossuary, Kutná Hora, Czechia



Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Berlin, Germany



Vivid Sydney, Sydney, Australia
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