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neuschwanstein castle is a royal palace in the bavarian alps of germany. It was built for Louis II of Bavaria, who is sometimes referred to as mad king Ludwig
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This beautiful washington monument was built in Washington D.C in honor of our first president George Washington. Monument is shaped like an Egyptian obelisk.
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Designed by Irish born architect James Hobagan, White House is situated on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. White House has stood as the symbol of presidency,United States government and the american people. Now closed for public.
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lakshmi, could you plz upload the images as images? this so we dont have to download the rar-files. if you upload images, thay will appear as images in the browser smile1.gif
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QUOTE(lakshmi @ Oct 26 2006, 06:33 PM) *

neuschwanstein castle is a royal palace in the bavarian alps of germany. It was built for Louis II of Bavaria, who is sometimes referred to as mad king Ludwig


The castle is also told to be the inspiration for the disney-castle
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QUOTE(deep750 @ Oct 28 2006, 01:49 PM) *

lakshmi, could you plz upload the images as images? this so we dont have to download the rar-files. if you upload images, thay will appear as images in the browser smile1.gif
thanks




I really need help in uploading the images from my computer. when I click the image icon , it asks for "url". please guide me how to upload the images as images.
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mount rushmore national memorial is located southwest of Rapid City, South Dakota. The granite faces of 4 american presidents ower 5,500 feet above sea level.the 4 presidents are George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Ted Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln.
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New Jersey is always my favorite state. I t is close to New York City and Washington D.C. There is so much diversity here. This state is also known as garden state. Princeton University is in Princeton, N.J. I am going to post some photos of New Jersey. N.J. has lots of shore points and light houses. Cape May is one of the poins. It has very colorful houses that have been converted into bea and breakfast inns.
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more pictures of nj
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a few more of nj
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spoonbridge and cherry sculpture is in minneapolis, minnesota. This sculpture is sculpted by Claes Oldenburg and his wife Coosje Van Bruggen. Claes is known for his ingenious, oversized renditions of ordinary objects.This 5800 pounds spoon and 1200 pounds cherry was carried out at 2 ship building yards in New England.
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This watvhtower is situated on a big hill in mohawnk valley in New york state. The valley is very colorful in fall. From watch tower, one can see the colorful leaves in the valley.
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The ruins in mesa verde national park colorado. This park was established in 1906 to preserve sites built by pre Columbian Indians on mesa tops and in canyon alcoves.
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karlskirche holy palace- karlsplatz vienna austria.

this church was built to honor st.charles barrome and thank god for delivery vienna from the plague.
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hindu temple in golkonda fort, hyderabad.

This hindu temple belonging to kakatiya period is carved out of a huge boulder. It has colorful murals of Goddess Kali on the white painted facade.
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glamis castle scotland.

Scotland is known for beautiful castles. Glamis castle is known as one of the most haunted castle in Britain. It is the historic seat of the Bowes-Lyons family. The land was presented to themas a gift by Robert the Bruce in 1372, and they still own the castle. The Queen Mother was born here.
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bull temple bangalore

one of the oldest temples in Bangalore, situated in Basavanagudi dedicated to nandi. Kempe gowda built this temple in the 16th century.The nandi15 feet tall and 2o feet long has been carved out of a single granite rock.
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waving girl of savannah georgia

The waving girl statue honors Florence Margaret Martus. She was famous in the early 1900s for waving to all shipping traffic sailing into and out of savannah. waving 40 years at passing ships, the legend contends she was trying to locate the love of her life who was a sailor.
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thank you for sharing pictures lakshmi-devi wink2.gif many nice pictures

if you like castles, you should wisit portugal. they have many ancient castles, or castilo's as they say smile1.gif but they are often not built by kings etc. they are bulit as protection rather than luxury. And yes I have been to scotland...
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Death Valley National Park is 3000sq miles in area. floor of the valley is almost 300ft below sea level at badland basin. It is the lowest point in USA. Top of the peak is 11,049ft. Summers are extremely hot. The desert has streaming sand dunes, snow capped mountains, multi colored rock layers,and fluted water canyons. The Scotty's castle , built by aChicago business man but used by his cowboy mining partner Scotty.
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tybee island lighthouse, tybee island georgia
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city of inverness, scotland


inverness city is in highlands .It is the capitol and principal cross roads of the highlands of scotland. It is located at the head of the Great Glen and on the shore of the Moray Firth.
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another view of the city
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more of inverness
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one more pic
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Inverness castle was built on the site of an earlier fortress in 1835 and sits on a low cliff overlooking the River Ness and the cathdral on the opposite bank.
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another view of the castle
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cupid,s span in San Francisco.
This 60ft high painted fiberglass and stainless steel outdoor sculpture represents a bow and arrow shooting straight down into the silver of pedestrian park that borders the Embarcadero. The sculptors are Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Von Bruggen.
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During my visit to San Francisco, I bumped into this Gandhi statue. I was happy that city of San Francisco honored Mahatma Gandhi by putting the statue, but sad to see it in an isolated place behind the ferry terminal parking overlooking the bay bridge.
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streets of manhattan borough, new york city.

It is fun to walk in manhattan. Started at 10 in the moning with a camera , walked 60 streets and 2 avenues, got back to penn station by 3 to catch a train to new jersey. Walking alone is more fun.At times people warned me not to take photos because the police might suspect me. I am going to post some photos of manhattan

this mini statue of liberty can be seen in front of many stores.shows proud to be american.
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rush hour is starting around 3. people walking on 5th avenue. You can see many street clocks in new york.
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enjoying the noon in union square. sitting in the parks during lunchtime is very common
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united nations building on1st avenue
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empire state building is visible from 26th street on 5th avenue
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near times square
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tulips near united nations
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rockafeller plaza
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enjoyng the sun , south of central park
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My youngest son was chosen to go to summit station, Greenland on a project. Summit station is at the peak of the Greenland ice cap. It is the home of the Greenland environmental observatory.

Kanger Lussuaq is located at the head of the fjored. It was a former U.S.Air base. Posting some photos of summit and kanger lussuaq.

Photos were taken mid July.

sunset at midnight
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summit station
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the peak
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the road to kanger lussauaq
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water body
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sand and ice
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A little warmer here than in summit in july
Reeth
smile.gif Thanks a lot for sharing all these lovely pics lakshmi.....by the way is that you in the 2nd pic on post# 10??
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You are absolutely right. The next picture is an old court house seen from top of gateway arch in St.louis, misssouri
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Moncton is the 2nd largest city in New Brunswick, Canada. One of the main features of Moncton is its magnetic hill where cars roll uphill. It is just an optical illusion created by local topography. The big magnet is situated there.
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Our family visit to las vegas was fun. We lost some money, but the best part was to walk along the 4 mile strip. The strip is always lively. Many of the largest hotels and casinos are located on the strip. I am going to upload only a few photos.

hotel new york newyork
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hotel paris
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