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Forum: Photos 11-02-2019, 10:35 PM
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To worldcitizen: Chinatown

Thank you Brenda,

I had a chat with that friendly gentleman from the picture in the WS.
I think he liked it that a visitor from Europe wanted to take a picture of him :)

This parade was such a...
Forum: Photos 10-31-2019, 06:58 PM
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To jhm: Chinatown

Wel bedankt John,

Maar ik zou Chinatown zeker niet als een getto omschrijven.
Anderzijds is het nu ook niet het meest chique deel van Manhattan. Maar zeker niet een getto.
Trouwens die inwoners...
Forum: Photos 10-31-2019, 06:52 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To mkamionka: Parades

Thank you Mariusz,

Maybe there's a parade every day in NYC.
But there's only one annual parade of the Taiwanese Americans.

I heard there are many Persians living in LA.
In Iran people spoke...
Forum: Photos 10-30-2019, 02:25 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To mkamionka: Beguinages

Thank you Mariusz,

Yes, there are more beguinages in the country. In Flanders there are 26 beguinages of which 13 are included on the list of World Heritage monuments.
There are also a few in...
Forum: Photos 10-29-2019, 09:52 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To adramad: A change of scenery!

Thank you Luis,

From the big metropolis to a small mountain village.
A very strong change of scenery for you.

Enjoy your new home.
Paul
Forum: Photos 10-29-2019, 01:23 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: Correct reasoning

Thank you Gert,

Your reasoning is of course correct.

My title is based on conversations with a group of friends. Besides Brenda, I also met someone else in NYC (someone who has nothing to do...
Forum: Photos 10-28-2019, 09:10 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To holmertz: The building

Thank you Gert,

I apologize for my late answer.
The building didn't look worn down but the floors were dirty.
Today Brenda saw it also. I didn't notice the dirty floors during my visit but later...
Forum: Photos 10-28-2019, 09:02 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To worldcitizen: The floor looks awful

Thank you Brenda,

You're the first one who says anything about the floor.
I didn't notice it when I was inside the Guggenheim.
But later I saw it on my pictures.
The same on some of the photos...
Forum: Photos 10-27-2019, 06:32 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To jhm: Warme zomer

Bedankt John,

Ik had ook legerdienst tijdens een heel warme zomer, nl. in 1976 en het was evenmin mijn keuze om naar het leger te gaan :)

Groeten,
Paul
Forum: Photos 10-27-2019, 07:02 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To emka: Thanks

Thank you Malgo,

Enjoy your Iranian journey.

All the best !
Paul
Forum: Photos 10-23-2019, 11:41 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To worldcitizen: Tribeca

Thank you Brenda,

I'm looking forward to see your pictures of the street art in Tribeca.

Best wishes,
Paul
Forum: Photos 10-23-2019, 08:04 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To mkamionka: The painting / The guide

Thank you Mariusz,

Yes, the picture represents Angela Davis.
And indeed, it's great to have someone who's living in NYC as a guide.

Best wishes,
Paul
Forum: Photos 10-23-2019, 08:02 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To Tue: De muurschilderingen

Bedankt Lars,

Ja, volgens Brenda komen er heel regelmatig nieuwe muurschilderingen.
De hele wijk is trouwens gedurende de laatste decennia grondig veranderd.

Vele groeten,
Paul
Forum: Photos 10-23-2019, 07:06 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To adramad: The tall building

Thank you Luis,

The very tall building is new, even not fully completed.
I guess the view was better before that tower was there. For sure it's not one of the most beautiful skyscrapers in NYC.
...
Forum: Photos 10-22-2019, 11:55 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To ChrisJ: A plausible explanation

Thank you Chris,

It's the first time that I hear this explanation. It sounds plausible
Thank you very much!

Best wishes,
Paul
Forum: Photos 10-21-2019, 12:26 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To ikeharel: Brooklyn

Thank you Ike,

I stayed in the the district Bushwick in Brooklyn.
Frankly, I have searched for accommodation for a very long time and only Brooklyn had overnight accommodation that I could...
Forum: Photos 10-21-2019, 10:10 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To papagolf21: La mιgalopole

Merci beaucoup Philippe,

Rassurez-vous.
Manhattan est trθs intιressant ΰ visiter. Pas pour y vivre.

Bonne journιe,
Paul
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Forum: Photos 10-21-2019, 10:04 AM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To Royaldevon: The wooden posts

Thank you Beverley,

I had a look at the picture you mentioned.
You took it at another place, namely on the Hudson River. There I've also seen places with these wooden posts.
So you also wonder...
Forum: Photos 10-21-2019, 08:30 AM
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Views: 28
Posted By PaulVDV
To ifege: Old mooring posts?

Thank you Ian,

I first assumed that they were old mooring posts, but I am not sure. They're quite close together.
You can find them in different places in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Best regards,...
Forum: Photos 10-20-2019, 06:27 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
Bedankt Rob, Tijdens de terugvlucht van New...

Bedankt Rob,

Tijdens de terugvlucht van New York zat ik naast een Franstalig Belgische dame die van Toronto kwam en overstapte in JFK.
Ze beweerde totaal geen Engels te spreken en dat ze in...
Forum: Photos 10-20-2019, 03:45 PM
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Posted By PaulVDV
To mkamionka: The park

Thank you Mariusz,

On the Brooklyn side of the East River is a small park (in the DUMBO neigbourhood) along the waterside between Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge.
DUMBO means Down Under the...
Forum: Photos 10-20-2019, 03:32 PM
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Views: 33
Posted By PaulVDV
To worldcitizen: The new tall tower

Thank you Brenda,

No problem to include a boat on a picture of the bridges.
There are boats all the time :)

That new building (if I remember well it's still under construction) is not placed...
Forum: Photos 10-18-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By PaulVDV
Hi Mariusz, I've once written 25 comments on...

Hi Mariusz,

I've once written 25 comments on a day, 20 with a smiley and 5 without but with an added smiley on the next day.
I heard once that the other way is not possible. You can't give a...
Forum: Photos 10-18-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By PaulVDV
The next day the smiley of course counts from the...

The next day the smiley of course counts from the new 20 I get.
Forum: Photos 10-18-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By PaulVDV
No secret

Hi Mariusz,

There's no secret.
Occasionally I want to give more than 20 smileys a day. But the system doesn't allow it.
Instead of giving the smiley the next day (I would probably forget it then...
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