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More from Romania.




Danube Delta






Constanta






Galati city






Slanic - Prahova
One of the bigest salt mines in Europe






Bâlea waterfall, in Fagaras mountains






Bistrita city






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Cluj Napoca





Fagaras




Iasi - Cetatuia monastery





Danube Gorges - sturgeon




Bâlea lake - Fagaras





Wooden church in Transylvania






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Images made yesterday in a trip to Blidaru, one of the Dacian fortresses of Orastie mountains:


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Some of the latest pictures taken on the Independence day of Afghanistan on 19th August...
 
 
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More images from the trip of few days ago:


Avrig, a village in Fagaras land (Fagaras mountains in the ackground)





A brook





In the thicket of the forest






A Dacian tower at some distance of Bildaru. It is recently discovered





The entrance in Blidaru






An old tree





View to the valley of Orastie river

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Som of the recent pictures of Afghanistan.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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what fortress is this and where is it located?

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Originally posted by Temujin


what fortress is this and where is it located?
 
Well dear Temujin,
The fortress is named Bala Hissar, located in capital Kabul was built in 5th Century AD and is one of the oldest fortresses standing still after facing 3 British, 2 Russian, 1 American invasions along with many small skirmishes.
 
It's most popular for it's period of 1st Anglo-Afghan war where the Britains established it as their Embassy and base and their ambassador to Afghanistan, William H. Macnaghten was killed inside the British embassy in Bala Hissar by Ghazi Mohammad Akbar Khan.
 
Here are some more pictures of it.
 
 
The Upper Bala Hissar from the Gate above the Residency, Kabul
 
 


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thanks, i actually knew about it before but didn't recognized it from this angle. there's another more recent but smaller fortress in Kabul as well. do you know more fortresses in Afghanistan?
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Northern Afghanistan:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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Post Options Post Options   Quote Gharanai Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22-Apr-2009 at 18:22
Originally posted by Temujin

thanks, i actually knew about it before but didn't recognized it from this angle. there's another more recent but smaller fortress in Kabul as well. do you know more fortresses in Afghanistan?
 
Dear temujin,
Actually what you are talking about (recent but samller fortress) is the Sherpur Cantonment in Kabul, which is located in the center of Kabul City.
 
Here are some old (Anglo-Afghan war) pictures of it:
 
 
File:Bengal Sapper and Miners Bastion, in Sherpur cantonment, Kabul, Second Afghan War, c. 1879.jpg
 
A recent Picture of it:
 
 
And as far as more Afghan fortresses are concerned, there are many more of them but the ones that I know and are famous are:
 
The famous Bala Hissar-e-Herat (Fortress of Herat)
 
 
After some renovations:
 
 
 
An ancient for on the top of Hindu Kush mountains:
 
 
The ruins of Farah Fortress:
 
 
 
The ruins of Qalai Bust (Bust Fortress):
 
 
The Fortress of Balkh (Bactria):
 
 
The only tower left of what used to be a Fortress of the Ghaznavid Empire in Ghazni:
 
 
The Fortress of Bamyan up high on the mountains:
 
 
And the lately shot to fame, Qala-i-Jangi (War House) of Mazar-e-Shareef:
 
 
 
 
For more pictures of fortresses around the world you can check out AE Pictures section, I remeber there was a thread but have forgot it's name, so you will require some search for it.
 


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those are cool, thanks
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Greater (BIG) Caucasus range, Azerbaijan Republic.

The Mountains that divide Europe from Asia. :)














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Post Options Post Options   Quote eaglecap Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28-Apr-2009 at 02:00
The state I live in Arizona is also very beautiful but I was driving out in the sticks and realized the recent rains had washed out the road. I wonder how many county workers it will take to fill in this pot hole.



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Some amazingly beautiful picture - thank you all, for sharing Clap

I will try and post some from Australia.

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@ Knights
You are most welcome and as we don't have much pictures of Australia, I would surely love to see some of them, oh and if possible please try to had some pictures that are taken by yourself as one could search and find lots of picture on the net but the pleasur of a real time picture that is taken by an amature photographer (in case you are not a real photographer) is much more thant of those taken by masters.
 


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Originally posted by Gharanai

@ Knights
You are most welcome and as we don't have much pictures of Australia, I would surely love to see some of them, oh and if possible please try to had some pictures that are taken by yourself as one could search and find lots of picture on the net but the pleasur of a real time picture that is taken by an amature photographer (in case you are not a real photographer) is much more thant of those taken by masters.

 


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ZİLE(ZELA) CASTLE -Zile/Tokat/Central of Türkiye
Julius Ceaser defeated Pontus in Zile and said his famous apothegm :
VENI VIDI VICI( came, I saw, I conquer)
 
NEMRUT MOUNTAIN in ADIYAMAN/southeast OF Türkiye
This Massive head mouments are very famous all around the world.
 
On either side of the east terrace stand relieves of the King's ancestors, paternal (Persian) to the north, maternal (Seleucid) to the south, framing the colossal figures of the gods (heads standing on the ground) facing the main altar. These include, in addition to eagles and lions, the Greco-Persian mixed deities Zeus - Oromasdes, Hercules - Verethragna - Artagnes - Ares, Apollo - Mithras - Helios - Hermes and Kommagene - Tyche, as well as Antiochus I himself.
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TENGRI TAGH (TENGRI [GOD] MOUNTAIN) in China
It is not in Turkey,but it was a holy mountain for Turks when we were live in central asia.
TENGRÄ° TEG TENGRÄ°DE BOLMIÅž TÃœRK BÄ°LGE KAÄžAN-
TURK WISE KHAN WHO BECAME IN SKY LIKE SKY-GOD
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tengir ordo(people of Tengri-God-)                 
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