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    Nine million bicycles - Katie Melua
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    There was a song about 'a million bicycles' a few years ago. I think it had something to do with this

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    Quote Originally Posted by LdLL View Post
    Nine million bicycles - Katie Melua
    "and thats a fact"
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    What a wastefull world we have become....
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    Frillback Pigeons

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    Quote Originally Posted by JAPster View Post
    "and thats a fact"
    Back in 1985, Wham was the first pop band to perform in China....they weren’t paid in money they were offered bicycles.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GasHog View Post
    Back in 1985, Wham was the first pop band to perform in China....they weren’t paid in money they were offered bicycles.
    Interesting fact, thanks for sharing.

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    El Caminito del Rey, Spain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hedgehog View Post
    The angle of that cannon ball's trajectory through the cuirass is quite interesting... He would have had to be higher than the cannon, or upside down...
    It could be from a ricochet, too.
    Ricochet firing was a tactic used to try and spread the damage of a shot in the pre-explosive shot days of artillery. A ball bouncing along the ground had far more chance of creating casualties than one lobbed up and down would.
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    Who else would live here? I know I would...at the drop of a hat.....

    Warnscale bothy, Buttermere lake, Honister Pass, Lake District, Northern England

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    It's a bit small, but there are enough klippe to make it bigger, but yes, I'd live there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by roberto betta View Post
    el caminito de los idiotos, spain.

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    Monastery library in Ardmont Abbey, Austria.

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    Wow that is spectacular!

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    800 year old bonsai

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    Tusk of a woolly mammoth found in Siberia

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    A close up of asteroid Bennu taken in 2019 some 90 millions miles away from earth
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    Another "I would live here given the chance"-picture.

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    Biedou vallei?
    We can't change the wind but we can set our sails

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois Theron View Post
    Biedou vallei?
    No idea unfortunately, but the filename for the picture mentions Cederberg? Don't know the area at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by avk View Post
    No idea unfortunately, but the filename for the picture mentions Cederberg? Don't know the area at all.
    Yes then it is Biedou. I took some really nice photo there once during flower season
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    HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen a 55m Minesweeper was camouflaged to look like a island to escape the Japanese during WWII for 8 days it sailed from Dutch East indies to Australia. only moved at night and staying close to shore and islands so as not to be detected during daylight hours
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