Tag Archives: 2006

Dido & Aeneas – huippuoopperaa amatöörivoimin Juvenaliassa

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The queen and the prince, the sorceress and witches, the Master of Ceremony and sailors. These are characters in Dido and Aeneas, a baroque opera composed by Henry Purcell. – Juvenalia, one of the leading Finnish music schools, presented this opera some … 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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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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“I like to serve you, but can not see you”, at Beidaihe, China

These waitresses are not only charming but also very shy. We were a group of locals and westerners in this outdoor restaurant in Beidaihe in China, known for its long sand beach and Communist Party of China’s summer retreat. There … Continue reading

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Ham hocks (Schweinshaxe) and beer at Andechs, Germany

Pork and beer – they are almost synonyms to Bavaria. If you like those, then go to Andechs Abbey. There you can get excellent Schweinshaxe or ham hocks. The brewery of the abbey is more than thousand years old, but their … Continue reading

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