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Forum: Photos 02-04-2009, 07:12 AM
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Posted By mimi
To justyna80: Nope, it's Sarajevo

I took this photo. It is Sarajevo. I've never been to Poland.
Forum: Photos 01-07-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By mimi
To Luko: Quiet American

Hi Luko -- The website is The Quiet American (http://www.quietamerican.org/).

Happy New Year!

Mimi
Forum: Photos 12-17-2007, 04:59 AM
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Posted By mimi
To gravatar: Dust Spot

Thanks for pointing out the dust spot. My laptop is old and the screen is so banged up, it's hard for me to see spots some times.

Mimi
Forum: Travel 11-21-2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,022
Posted By mimi
Re: Where to stay in Munnar, Kerala

I stayed at Blackberry Hills (http://www.munnar.com/blackberryhills/index.htm), which was nice. Rooms were nothing particularly special, but the views were great and you can walk right out into the...
Forum: Photos 10-29-2007, 07:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By mimi
To Luko: Northern Moz

Hi Luko -- Unfortunately, I didn't get up north when I was in Mozambique this year. But it looks like I'll be back in S. Africa for work next June/July and I hope to get another trip to Moz in. If...
Forum: Photos 01-09-2007, 04:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By mimi
To Luko: India Trip

Hi Luko - Thanks for the tip on Karauli, but I'm not going to make it to Rajastan this trip. (Although we will have a day trip to Agra.) I'm in Delhi for a week for business and then Mumbai for a...
Forum: Travel 09-29-2006, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,214
Posted By mimi
Southern India Advice

Hi All:

I know it's been ages since I've been active, but I've been busy with travel planning and have not been traveling (or shooting) much lately. Anyway, I'll be in India (for the first...
Forum: Photography 06-07-2006, 02:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,906
Posted By mimi
Re: A day in the life of Africa

Although not related to photography, speaking of travel audio, take look (actually a listen) at www.quietamerican.org. Look under Discography or Field Recordings for some great travel sounds, mostly...
Forum: Photography 06-06-2006, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,906
Posted By mimi
Re: A day in the life of Africa

That's a great show. I'll be spending six months in Africa next year (mostly Uganda and S. Africa, but hoping to travel some), and it got me even more excited about the trip. Thanks!
Forum: Photography 04-17-2006, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,429
Posted By mimi
Re: Refugee Camps in Africa

Narayan -- We just had a showing of <a href="http://www.invisiblechildren.com/theMovie/">Invisible Children</a> about children who are victims of the LRA in the North of Uganda. While they are not...
Forum: General 03-01-2006, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,539
Posted By mimi
Re: A small world...

I've had two small world experiences on TE. I posted <a href="http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/South_America/Peru/photo51499.htm">this shot</a> of a "brujo" in a small village outside of Cusco and...
Forum: General 02-13-2006, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,602
Posted By mimi
Re: Guyana

You're right. I spoke too soon. Guess I should wait until I'm really awake before opening my mouth.
Forum: General 02-13-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,602
Posted By mimi
Re: Guyana

It's part of France (if you look on a Euro bill, you can see it on the map!). Look <a href="http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/France/Other/French_Guyana/">here</a>.
Forum: Photos 12-28-2005, 01:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By mimi
To Rockyboy: Chepe

Hi Fred -- Thanks for your note. Yes, I did take the train -- both ways -- and loved it. (In fact, I'm still in Mexico -- in La Paz - I finished in Los Mochis and took the overnight ferry from...
Forum: General 12-09-2005, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,622
Posted By mimi
Re: Africa Photo Stories

Hi again Narayan --

As for getting access to people, in the villages (at least in my experience) people are very warm and welcoming, and if you hung around for a while, I think it would be quite...
Forum: General 12-05-2005, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,622
Posted By mimi
Re: Africa Photo Stories

Narayan -- First of all, I'm jealous of your trip - if you're planning to go to Tanzania, Uganda, or the north of Malawi, and have any questions, let me know. Second, it seems to me that there are...
Forum: General 10-29-2005, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,710
Posted By mimi
Re: An important lesson in Photoshop

Actually, there are a number of words that we use generically now that had been trademarks in the past, but that have lost their trademark protection. The most common examples are aspirin, elevator,...
Forum: General 09-04-2005, 10:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,855
Posted By mimi
Re: In New Orleans

Mark: Your shots on Pbase are top-notch. Your personal best, I think, and as good, if not better, than what we're seeing from major media outlets. You're doing an amazing job of showing the...
Forum: Travel 08-25-2005, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 828
Posted By mimi
Re: Packaging in Tibet

Hi Michael: I've travelled to Tibet, and I don't recall having any problems with shampoos etc. (Although I don't think I had anything that came in an aerosol can.) The worst that can happen is that...
Forum: Photos 07-13-2005, 03:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By mimi
To RandomCameraGuy: Good Trip

Thanks for your comment Alex. I did have a good trip, but the working part was actually the best part this time (or a very close second to the chimps). I spent a week in Kampala doing a variety of...
Forum: General 05-09-2005, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,059
Posted By mimi
Re: Good books

Two pop into my mind immediately:

Catfish and Mandala, Andrew X. Pham: The author is a Vietnamese-American who came to the US as a refugee as a small child. After his sister's death, he decides...
Forum: Travel 04-06-2005, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,368
Posted By mimi
Re: travel in santorini

I don't know that a car is necessary in Santorini, but if you want to have one, I wouldn't worry too much about it. I was there a couple of summers ago and rented a jeep with two friends. While I...
Forum: Photos 03-28-2005, 02:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By mimi
To lestans: It's a Mirror

Hi Livia -- Thanks for your comments. It's actually a mirror inside the shop. I was standing outside in the doorway. I was wondering if anyone would notice it or wonder what it was. It looked a...
Forum: Travel 03-26-2005, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,267
Posted By mimi
Re: Traveling by train between Beijing > Mongolia > Moscow

Hi Thanh -- Ask away. I've done a very short part of this route by train (Ulan Batar to Irkutsk, but then I went in the other direction to Vladivostok). Rinie did a large part of it fairly recently...
Forum: Photos 03-22-2005, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By mimi
To Luko: Back Home Already

Hi Luko -- Thanks for the tips, but unfortunately, I'm back in Seattle already. My trip was a bit of a whirlwind (three and half days on the ground), but well worth it. It was a little insane...
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