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Forum: Photos Yesterday, 12:12 PM
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Posted By mkamionka
To Royaldevon: Ilkley Moor

Hi Bev,
thanks for the idea. Obviously it is a bit too far from me for now, but as soon as the world gets back to normal I will check it out.
Kind regards,
Mariusz
Forum: Photos 01-19-2021, 05:30 PM
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Posted By mkamionka
To jean113: English Heritage

Hi Jean,

yes it is:
https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/easby-abbey/

Kind regards,
Mariusz
Forum: Photos 01-11-2021, 10:45 AM
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Posted By mkamionka
Hi Jorge, I agree to benefit from tourists but...

Hi Jorge,
I agree to benefit from tourists but in a civilized way. For example create a work of art and sell it to the visitors. But not to steal from them or walk after them and request money for...
Forum: Photos 01-10-2021, 08:48 AM
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Posted By mkamionka
To ifege: testing

Hi Ian,
yes one aspect is the fact that some countries rely on tourism and their data may me not reliable. That was the fact for Turkey, last summer for example.
However, also the major rule...
Forum: Photos 01-08-2021, 05:37 PM
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Posted By mkamionka
To PaulVDV: no ice cream

Hi Paul,
It was a wild beach so no ice cream there but on the beach she does not require encouragement :) As long as I don't ask her to go for a walk...
Kind regards,
M
Forum: Photos 01-05-2021, 11:19 AM
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Posted By mkamionka
To lousat: mixed messages

Ciao Luciano,
we have actually quite a similar situation in England. Boris Johnson was saying for a long time that he will most certainly not cancel Christmas meetings, but just before Christmas, he...
Forum: Photos 01-04-2021, 08:23 PM
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Posted By mkamionka
To PaulVDV: snow indeed

Hi Paul,
indeed all the white areas which you can see in the photo correspond to snow.

Britain and Ireland have according to me two seasons: cold and warm. Warm is very short and sometimes does...
Forum: Photos 01-04-2021, 07:56 PM
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Posted By mkamionka
To jmdias: sexual freedom

Hi Jorge,
indeed that is why some male body parts are outside, they meant to be well cooled to ensure optimal reproduction result. I remember my biology teacher emphasized the need to wear loose...
Forum: Photos 01-04-2021, 07:51 PM
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Posted By mkamionka
To jmdias: Black Madonna

Hi Jorge,
The Mary which you mentioned, our lady or perpetual help, is famous in Poland, I have seen a lot of copies of it, and it looks like that:...
Forum: Photos 01-01-2021, 07:40 PM
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Posted By mkamionka
Hi Paul, sorry, I didn't mean to point my...

Hi Paul,
sorry, I didn't mean to point my finger, even though I realize this is a discussion topic in which we have different opinions sometimes.
There are many aspects to consider here, I am sure....
Forum: Photos 12-31-2020, 09:55 AM
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Posted By mkamionka
To alvaraalto: raised bridge photo

Hi Rob,
I have in my collection a picture of the bridge raised for ships to pass here: ...
Forum: Photos 12-29-2020, 08:30 AM
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Views: 56
Posted By mkamionka
https://uk.yahoo.com/style/holidays-much-more-expe...

https://uk.yahoo.com/style/holidays-much-more-expensive-2021-101304616.html
Forum: Photos 12-27-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 56
Posted By mkamionka
To ifege: cost

Hi Ian,
I suppose the question is what is in more trouble, small businesses like B&B, restaurants or airlines.
For me the biggest cost of a potential travel to Australia with my family would be the...
Forum: Photos 12-15-2020, 08:29 PM
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Views: 35
Posted By mkamionka
To PaulVDV: behind may back

Hi Paul,
there was actually a beautiful church behind my back but I decided to show rather the square itself, mainly due to the light and colors.
It was a tough choice, getting closer would allow...
Forum: Photos 12-14-2020, 01:44 PM
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Views: 37
Posted By mkamionka
To PaulVDV: Featured

Thank you Paul for letting me know.
I almost missed this great moment.
I remember once being a "featured artist" as well.
It is probably one of my best photos.
Kind regards,
Mariusz
Forum: Photos 12-12-2020, 10:51 AM
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Views: 39
Posted By mkamionka
To Royaldevon: corruption in church

Hi Bev,
I agree with you on both subjects.
First, the building is not necessarily pretty, but it was interesting to visit it anyway.
Second, indeed the people with power behave too often as if the...
Forum: Photos 12-06-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 24
Posted By mkamionka
Hi Jorge, yes indeed most of that is...

Hi Jorge,
yes indeed most of that is "Tradition". It is a bit like with Fairy Tales, we have a saying that there is always "a little bit" of truth in each Fairy Tale. Meaning the vast majority of...
Forum: Photos 12-02-2020, 02:53 PM
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Views: 38
Posted By mkamionka
To PaulVDV: survivors

Hi Paul,
I suppose the idea is to celebrate being spared by the disease.
So those who survive it, let's hope we will, they may feel thankful, regardless whether the disease arrived there or not....
Forum: Photos 12-02-2020, 11:03 AM
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Views: 30
Posted By mkamionka
To Royaldevon: photographic memory

Hi Bev,
I agree with you completely. Also the places which I visited but didn't photograph are sort of fading away in my memory much faster.
It is definitely worth to take photos.
Kind regards,...
Forum: Photos 11-25-2020, 08:12 PM
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Views: 34
Posted By mkamionka
To COSTANTINO: counting

Hi Costantino,
if you open TrekEarth gallery, it displays 18 miniature photos at a time.
Kind regards,
Mariusz
Forum: Photos 11-19-2020, 07:28 PM
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Views: 29
Posted By mkamionka
To jmdias: street view

Hi Jorge,
yes I had the same dilemma. I didn't know what to do especially that I was with my little daughter and I thought if I enter and walk inside, I may use up her enthusiasm for sightseeing for...
Forum: Photos 11-19-2020, 06:11 PM
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Views: 31
Posted By mkamionka
To PaulVDV: Omonia Sq hotels

Hi Paul,
yes indeed I stayed in a hotel near Omonia Sq on my first trip to Athens so I know what you are talking about. Plaka Hotel is not a luxurious hotel so it is not very expensive but since it...
Forum: Photos 11-17-2020, 05:06 PM
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Views: 66
Posted By mkamionka
To PaulVDV: colonialism

Hi Paul,
Luckily or not Poland was rather not among the countries which were colonializing third world. May be because it happened a lot when Poland was not independent.
Poland was indeed fighting...
Forum: Photos 11-16-2020, 07:19 AM
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Views: 31
Posted By mkamionka
To ifege: cause

Hi Ian,
thanks for the idea. I will keep it for my photos from Australia, if I ever manage to get there.
Not sure about relics, but how do you feel about monarchy?
Kind regards,
Mariusz
Forum: Photos 11-15-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 32
Posted By mkamionka
To jean113: right thing to do

Hi Jean,
Yes I wrote it in the answer to another discussion. I know this would cause a dangerous precedent case for institutions like British Museum. I think however that it is great to display...
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