Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sunset in London seen from a roof (pano #10)

Sunset seen from Vista at the Trafalgar can be splendid. But only if the weather permits – the bar is on the roof of Trafalgar Hilton hotel at Trafalgar Square, London, UK. The main buildings and attractions from left to … Continue reading

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Driving high over Andes (pano #9)

Do you like high altitudes? Then take the route from Mendoza, Argentina to Santiago de Chile via Uspallata (also called Bermejo or La Cumbre) Pass. The road climbs up to 3,800 m (12,500 ft). (Click → larger) The picture above has been taken close … Continue reading

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View from Kloster Andechs, Germany (pano 8)

I earlier posted a picture of a great meal at Kloster Andechs. Now it’s time for a panorama from the same hill. I especially like in this picture the clouds, cumulus radiatus. If you like clouds check The Cloud Appreciation Society (and … Continue reading

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A small medieval gem – Tallinn, Estonia (pano #7)

First time I visited Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, more that 30 years ago. It was then strongly under Soviet rule, and almost colorless. Today it’s a different world. The Old Town of Tallinn is elegantly renovated and is listed as … Continue reading

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The oath day (pano #6)

Not a panoramic landscape or cityscape, maybe a headscape … I took this picture during the day when the young recruits of the Finnish army gave the oath to serve the country honestly and to the best of his or … Continue reading

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The empty courtyard of the Doge’s Palace in Venice (pano #5)

Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), next to St. Mark’s Square (Piazza San Marco), is one of the ‘must see’ museums in Venice, Italy. The palace has been destroyed several times by fire, but you can still find some traces of the … Continue reading

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Following the stream of traffic in Bangkok, Thailand (pano #4)

I will not get bored with the lively and colorful streets of Bangkok. The elevated sky train walkway in the intersection of Ploenchit and Rajadamri streets offers interesting view e.g. to Thao Mahaprom, aka Erawan shrine. The concrete sky train tracks … Continue reading

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Harbour night lights in Sydney, Australia (pano #3)

Boats, night lights and Sydney Tower at the back – not quite as iconic Sydney view as Opera House, but close. This picture was taken from Pyrmont Bay Park, in front of Star City Hotel. During short, a couple of days’ visits, … Continue reading

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View over Rio de Janeiro (pano #2)

From 700 hundred meters Rio de Janeiro looks like a legoland. Corcovado mountain (where is also the huge statue Cristo Redentor) offers a breath-taking view over southern part of Rio. (click → bigger)

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Temple of Heaven, Beijing (pano #1)

The Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China 100 years, oh sorry, 10 years ago. There were not too many visitors in the temple. In fact it seems to be almost deserted there, compared to the normally crowded Beijing. I tried to … Continue reading

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