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Old 10-26-2014, 03:36 PM   #191
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Very pretty, Mad Cook. Thanks for sharing!

kgirl....Arizona has some wonderful scenery!
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Old 10-27-2014, 06:19 AM   #192
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since i was born in brooklyn and work in manhattan, here's a picture of my bridge. (i can sell it to you cheap if you're inyerested. i'll give you a good deal):

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this was taken from a cruise around manhattan last summer. the freedom tower:

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sadly, it still isn't the twin towers.


click on the pics to see them a little better.
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Old 10-29-2014, 07:26 PM   #193
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BT,

You've got a nice bridge for sale.

I've got 2 that sit side by side and I'd be more then happy to work out a deal.

I only need 1 and they only collect tolls one way. I'll give you a bargain on the one that collects tolls.

Mine are 4.3 miles long. How long are your's?
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Old 10-30-2014, 01:43 PM   #194
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DH and I have been across both (or should I say all three) of those bridges, he dislikes driving across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge the most. I thought it was pretty cool, in Hawaii we don't have bridges like that!
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Old 10-30-2014, 05:28 PM   #195
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K-girl, I used to drive across them every day years ago when I worked on the eastern shore.
But now I'm of your DH's opinion. Too many nutzo's on the road these days.
What was fun was walking across the older one. Don't know if they still do it but they used to close one down for a day every year and let people walk across. You never saw me next to the rail but the view was spectacular standing in the middle of the bay.
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Old 10-30-2014, 06:15 PM   #196
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I was born and raised in Kiev, Ukraine. We use to live right in the center of the city, a 2 minute walk from famous, or maybe infamous Maidan. Here is a picture before it got destroyed during unrest of last year.

The street I lived is going up the hill, and it is between the second and third building on the right.
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Old 10-30-2014, 07:57 PM   #197
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DH and I have been across both (or should I say all three) of those bridges, he dislikes driving across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge the most. I thought it was pretty cool, in Hawaii we don't have bridges like that!
No, you just have places like Pali Pass where you have to drive through the clouds because you are so far up. The first time I went over that pass, I was terrified. We had to come to a real slow crawl because the clouds were so thick that day.
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Old 10-30-2014, 09:59 PM   #198
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I was born and raised in Kiev, Ukraine. We use to live right in the center of the city, a 2 minute walk from famous, or maybe infamous Maidan. Here is a picture before it got destroyed during unrest of last year.

The street I lived is going up the hill, and it is between the second and third building on the right.
How beautiful!
Charlie, you must miss home.
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Old 10-30-2014, 10:08 PM   #199
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No, you just have places like Pali Pass where you have to drive through the clouds because you are so far up. The first time I went over that pass, I was terrified. We had to come to a real slow crawl because the clouds were so thick that day.
Addie, you need to go back again and drive the H-3 towards Kaneohe,
OH MY GOSH!
I wish I had better photos of that view as you come out of that tunnel, but the City&CountyofHonolulu have decided that it's not safe for everyone to be pulling over and taking pictures going at that rate of speed, you'd think that the Corp of Engineers would have thought to build a pull out, BUT NO!
We watched it being built from our back deck, DH got to be a part of that, thrilling really, and very dangerous up there and talk about driving through the clouds, WOW!!!
Next time we go home I'll be sure to talk DH into stopping for a photo-opt
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Old 10-31-2014, 12:03 AM   #200
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Wow! Beautiful pics, bucky and Charlie!
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