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Photos, outdoor stuff and whatnot Bernd 05/30/2018 (Wed) 19:00:23 [Preview] No. 16734
Let's start a new one, especially that I have new photos.

New blurry photos of funny for example. I'm not sure it's the same I managed to take a pic of last time (pic #3) might be not. These new pics were taken not far from there tho. It was far up high in the canopy, made huge noise with the branches and leaves, which covered both of us from each other and muffled my noises (while I walk fairly quietly). It rushed toward my direction on the branches then stopped there between two trees in the middle of that long one. So I took a shot. It was too far tho.


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I also caught two hedgehogs. In this case I'm sure they aren't the same. The second one let me surprisingly close which I didn't want to exploit too much I was afraid it will curl up. But this resulted a good pic, just look at that neat little dude.


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I also managed to take a photo of a dragon and a compact disc.


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Here's two pic from the previous thread.


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Some flowers.


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Have more photos for you, Bernd.
#1 Some flower I don't recognize but looks nice.
#2 These little fuckers are absolutely delicious. Way better than the cultivated one, much stronger taste.
#3 In the last thread I told I'm struggling to make pictures of roe deers (Capreolus capreolus), now I made one. Too bad nothing can be recognized really. Just as I raised my camera the deer ran.
#4 Circled the two deers, the left brown blur is the adult, the right brownish blur is the fawn. The latter I only spotted after I took the photo. The adult was so brightly colored it distracted me from look more carefully. The fawn had greyish-brown fur it was hard to spot, only when it moved drawn attention.


Bernd 06/09/2018 (Sat) 17:07:31 [Preview] No.17093 del
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Here have a dragon.


Bernd 06/09/2018 (Sat) 17:45:01 [Preview] No.17097 del
>>17093
Nice dragon.


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Here are some from some hikes I did a while back.


Bernd 06/10/2018 (Sun) 15:32:03 [Preview] No.17126 del
>>17100
Those really look good.
Tfw I have some not breathtaking but nice landscape photos but I don't want to leave even more breadcrumbs behind me. This country is just too small everyone know each other.


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semi related, me cat.


Bernd 06/11/2018 (Mon) 15:47:53 [Preview] No.17147 del
>>17142
Nice kot. Does bully you to go to bed?


Bernd 06/11/2018 (Mon) 17:48:19 [Preview] No.17156 del
>>17142
I think there is something wrong with your cat. Do you feed her properly?


Bernd 06/11/2018 (Mon) 18:18:06 [Preview] No.17158 del
>>17156
And now I go and feed the canaries. To the cat.


Bernd 07/08/2018 (Sun) 16:20:36 [Preview] No.17814 del
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I've decided to visit dacha yesterday, using public transport. Last part of journey happened in forest, here is the video.

I've did stupid thing though, and decided to do a shortcut, so some part of journey happened in pretty dense forest where I've dreamed of having machete or something.


Bernd 07/08/2018 (Sun) 16:43:52 [Preview] No.17815 del
>>17814
Very good. Are those birch trees?


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>>17815
Yes.

It is mostly pine forest, relatively dark, but birch groves occasionally exist there.

Pine forests are too dark, so nothing tall except pines can grow there, but when pines are removed (chopped or burned), birches grow and prevent appearance of pines because they grow faster. This forest has small patches of birches and spruces. Birch parts are easy to navigate, spruces are hardest, because they cover everything and grow closely.

I didn't do much photos, I was tired and my phone's battery was almost dead.


Bernd 07/08/2018 (Sun) 17:56:26 [Preview] No.17817 del
>>17816
>I didn't do much photos
Never mind that.
Is that your dacha? I remember a Russian on KC main posted some photos of a dacha he rented. He was there with his gf. He fixed a ladder hanger to the wall and showed that a part of the building which was added later to the house sank due lack of foundation.


Bernd 07/08/2018 (Sun) 18:09:41 [Preview] No.17818 del
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>>17817
>Is that your dacha?

Yes. Technically, it is my father's dacha, but I'm the only successor for property.

>I remember a Russian on KC main posted some photos of a dacha he rented

No, that wasn't me.

Although I've literally fixed ladder yesterday. Left (on photo) side now has some barely visible nails because one of the layer of plank broke (it is glued composite plank, there were no solid one when we built the ladder).


Bernd 07/08/2018 (Sun) 18:27:48 [Preview] No.17819 del
>>17818
We call that twining plant wild grape.
We also have culture of dacha, lots of people has some plot with a small house or other such building. Some of them do some gardening some just have a nice lawn and get lazy on weekends.


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>>17819
>We call that twining plant wild grape.

It is called "wild grape" here too. It is actually a wild grape, we've got it from other region from relatives, and it grows pretty good, even considering that non-wild grape doesn't really grows here (it is too cold for it).

>We also have culture of dacha, lots of people has some plot with a small house or other such building. Some of them do some gardening some just have a nice lawn and get lazy on weekends.

Yes, same like this, although new trend here is "cottage community" - plots of land with multiple houses (often even prebuilt) and prepared infrastructure for everyday living (for middle class people mostly). Looks like we'll have amercian-style suburbs in near future.

Our dacha is old-style though, it was started long ago as plot of land, and we've got electricity only after 5 years.


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#1-2: mountain landscapes
#3: this kind of vegetation exists on the transition between bare mountain rock and deep soil. It has plenty of lichens and moss on the ground and some low bushes.
#4: moss detached from its surrounding soil in the transition zone. The ground has a sandy appearence, with a distinct color and plenty of tiny rock particles.


Bernd 07/08/2018 (Sun) 22:51:47 [Preview] No.17825 del
#5-6: Moss with well-grown stalks.
#7: Assorted tree overgrowth.


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>>17825
>Connection failed
And here's more moss.


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Sights from a rural road. This all taken on a morning hike through the jungle.


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>>17826
I also has a few moss pictures. They are good theme to shoot.

>>17828
>2nd
Is that black thingy an animal at the left third and center just above the palm leaf in the meadow?


Bernd 07/09/2018 (Mon) 11:16:45 [Preview] No.17831 del
>>17830
>Is that black thingy an animal at the left third and center just above the palm leaf in the meadow?
It's a cow.


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Older pictures from my folders.


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Bernd 07/26/2018 (Thu) 05:38:16 [Preview] No.18094 del
>>18088
>>18089
Why the soil so red? When I see such here I assume it's rich in iron oxide. Or there's a bacteria which full of iron oxide.

>>17831
Maybe it was a skinwalker.

>>18085
I liek those hills. Especially the ones with the fog. Once when I was upon a hill with good view such fog floated in the valleys below and brushed the lower ridges. It was butifel because up there the air was very clear. I didn't have anything with me to take photos...


Bernd 07/28/2018 (Sat) 23:59:39 [Preview] No.18134 del
>>18094
>Why the soil so red? When I see such here I assume it's rich in iron oxide. Or there's a bacteria which full of iron oxide.
Only the deeper layer is red. Topsoil is beige to brown. In those cases digging and erosion have exposed lower horizons. A few meters down there's a layer of purple soil.

>Especially the ones with the fog.
Mist is one of the prettiest elements in the local scenery, and one of the reasons gloomy weather is just as attractive as open skies (another one is lush vegetation). It appears in multiple colors (pure white in the morning, gray in the late afternoon, red at night and blue at dawn) and can be very unusual at times: I've seen mist and clouds suddenly enter my valley and turn a sunny day into a gloomy one in less than ten minutes, and I've witnessed thick, red nighttime fog "settle" near the bottom of the valley at night and leave a clear, starry night sky high above an otherworldly landscape.

Petrópolis in particular is famed for its misty weather, which fits well with its Gothic cathedral and old-fashioned manors. My city doesn't look as good, it only has ugly streets.


Bernd 07/30/2018 (Mon) 17:16:08 [Preview] No.18155 del
>>18134
Wow, Brazil is Second Britain.


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Lookie here, Bernd, what I've found innawoods.


Bernd 08/12/2018 (Sun) 07:31:56 [Preview] No.18434 del
>>18094
>Why the soil so red?
It's an older soil, like mars. Northern hemisphere had the old soil washed away by the ice ages and new eroded minerals replaced it. You are correct in the iron content.


Bernd 08/12/2018 (Sun) 21:07:03 [Preview] No.18449 del
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>>17814
Yet another video from same forest, other route though.


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>>18449
You should make an outdoor yt channel.


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I can rarely say it but this day was bretty gud. Sadly I can share only one picture with Bernd.


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Mushroom and frog.


Bernd 10/07/2018 (Sun) 16:47:10 [Preview] No.19847 del
>>19846
Snail eating mushroom. Must be edible!


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>>19846
it's safe I swear


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Apologies for low resolution, I couldn't get any closer.


Bernd 10/07/2018 (Sun) 20:05:52 [Preview] No.19868 del
>>19867
Kepiplörö :DDDDD


Bernd 10/08/2018 (Mon) 15:36:34 [Preview] No.19884 del
>>19867
That's a pretty pird.
How capybara taste liek?


Bernd 10/08/2018 (Mon) 23:24:08 [Preview] No.19891 del
>>19884
>How capybara taste liek?
Never tried it. As soon as I entered "carne de capivara" in Google I got:
>What does capivara taste like?
>Roasted capivara
>Capivara is harmful for the sick
>Capivara meat prices
>How to cook capivara
>Fried capivara
>Capivara is harmful
>Capivara recipes
In fact, if I search "capivara", "what does capivara taste like?" appears as the very first suggestion.
Several sites claim that it's got a strong taste. A hunter's site states it tastes like grass how do they know the taste of grass, do they graze?, the strength of this taste greatly varies according to which region it's hunted in and it's barely edible if not well-prepared. Another site clarifies that it is low-fat, soft and similar in taste to pork.


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>>19891
It is surprising, farms with nutrias (closely related to capybara) exist in south Russia. They are grown for fur, but their meat is also used for food. I've personally never eat that rat, but seen people who did it.

Although general population wouldn't eat it of course, it looks strange, but I'd never expect that nutria farming may happen in Russia.


Bernd 10/14/2018 (Sun) 07:06:22 [Preview] No.20038 del
Friggin spiders.
This one tried to make it's web in the middle of my fugging room. Meanwhile it descended onto unsuspecting me. It had to die sadly. It should have stayed in the corner and would coexist just fine I don't care. But now all the imaginary spiders of the house are crawling on me.
In the woods I walk into over 1488 webs as they all get the great idea to weave it across the tracks and paths. But I'm counting all that and while I it angers me at times, it can't freak me out. Bah.


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>>20038
>This one tried to make it's web in the middle of my fugging room

Maybe he want to catch you?

I've have multiple spiders in my flat (and this is 6th floor of commieblock). Some occasionally moves down on web string between monitor and me, looks at me and goes away. I guess he just saying "hi". I'm trying to remove all webs when I'm cleaning flat, but these guys always find a way to hide.

Local superstition say that killing spider brings bad luck.


Bernd 10/14/2018 (Sun) 11:27:56 [Preview] No.20040 del
>>20039
>Maybe he want to catch you?
Not anymore, that's for sure.

Yeah, they are everywhere here as well. In the house, around the house, in the garden. Not all weaves web.
For a while the bird population dwindled for some reason what invasion of insects followed. Then came the spiders to feast. For liek two years their webs were all over the yard. Now birds are back but nowhere close to the number what was before and there are still a lot of spiders but not that much.

>Local superstition say that killing spider brings bad luck.
Sames here. I don't care. If a spider is in the way I prefer to relocate them, at least they eat flies and mosquitos, gnats, whatever, but I've no scrupulous when I decide to kill one or the other.


Bernd 12/01/2018 (Sat) 11:30:32 [Preview] No.20944 del
Finally! Snow in the woods! And everything is frozen. No heat, no sweat, no mud, no wet, no bugs, no arachnids stretching their webs at head level or trying to infest me with Lime disease. Good.
Seen many boar and deer tracks. And a track that appears to be a dog roaming without master. A big one too! Supposedly there are reports of wolves on the Hungary again, but I doubt they would be in my vicinity. And will doubt it until one bytes me in the ass.
Didn't bring camera, but maybe next weekend will go a bigger one not just an hour and might find something to photo and share.


Bernd 12/01/2018 (Sat) 16:08:52 [Preview] No.20945 del
My garden, though it’s mostly grass. Around the blue thing 2 young kot and their mother lives


Bernd 12/01/2018 (Sat) 16:18:45 [Preview] No.20947 del
>>20946
well the pic wasnt supposed to look retarded. idk why it happened like that.


Bernd 12/01/2018 (Sat) 17:06:35 [Preview] No.20948 del
>>20947
It's aligned properly when opened.
You don't mind people might pinpoint your home with google n shit?

>>20946
Well kept lawn. For my standard, tho sure wasn't moved with a scythe. Kots are cute tho I'm fond of most animals.


Bernd 12/01/2018 (Sat) 17:14:58 [Preview] No.20949 del
>>20948
>You don't mind people might pinpoint your home with google n shit?
If they manage, I wont even be mad, that's quite skillful of them.

Also kotlingas have small hut hous for rainy and snowy days.


Bernd 12/01/2018 (Sat) 17:32:09 [Preview] No.20950 del
>>20949
>Also kotlingas have small hut hous for rainy and snowy days.
Very good. Does the house have litter/bedding in it where the kots can burrow in and make cozy sleeping place? Rags, hay (this is best in my opinion) etc?


Bernd 12/01/2018 (Sat) 17:41:08 [Preview] No.20952 del
>>20949
Rosebud.


Bernd 12/02/2018 (Sun) 00:21:30 [Preview] No.20963 del
>>20949
>If they manage, I wont even be mad, that's quite skillful of them.

You home is very easy to find on google maps actually. But I hardly can imagine any problems because of this.

That's pretty big house. Is it common to have such houses in Turkey? Most Russians live in small flats in commieblocks, and maybe have only summer cottages for occasional visiting, so these buildings look unusual for us.

>>20947
>well the pic wasnt supposed to look retarded. idk why it happened like that.

That's EXIF orientation. Photo matrices on many devices are installed in rotated position for technological reasons, and rotating images back to proper orientation is relatively resource-consuming task. So, these devices just put "rotate" parameter to file metainfo, and your viewer (browser or something) must rotates it by itself. But this thing often works wrong, especially when thumbnails are made. Endchan is an example of this.


Bernd 12/02/2018 (Sun) 02:51:42 [Preview] No.20966 del
>>20948
>>20949
I'm also paranoid about getting found through my pictures even though there's half a continent of possible locations. Go figure.


Bernd 12/02/2018 (Sun) 08:22:43 [Preview] No.20970 del
>>20963
>That's pretty big house. Is it common to have such houses in Turkey?
Bey-tire! Son of Padishah.

>>20966
Yeah, imagine my little pond here. Ofc mostly only Hungarians could identify most landmarks but there are many more Hungarians on the chans then one would expect (without mentioning the fact that Endchan is google searchable so an Hungarian could come by to it by accident, in theory).
But he >>20963 is right. What could they do?


Bernd 12/02/2018 (Sun) 10:32:37 [Preview] No.20975 del
>>20963
No such houses are uncommon here. We used to be relatively wealthy, though not so much anymore.

Should I remove the pics btw? I really doubted if someone gonna found my house and order me pizza/kebab.


Bernd 12/02/2018 (Sun) 11:26:16 [Preview] No.20976 del
>>20975
>order me pizza/kebab.
It could be much worse. They could order gyros!
Took me a minute to find it to be honest, others can. I think a good rule of thumb not to post stuff which helps identification. Even if nothing harm could follow. I'm happy you shared things, you can post moar kots if you wish, or anything else, just miss the notable landmarks.
If you decide to delete (I would advise it) and you get an error message (it happened to me) then report it with the form below (BO gets the notification), ask for deletion. He will do so I'm sure.


Bernd 12/02/2018 (Sun) 11:32:42 [Preview] No.20977 del
>>20976
done, thanks for heads up man.


Bernd 12/02/2018 (Sun) 12:02:36 [Preview] No.20978 del
>>20977
No prob.


Bernd 12/02/2018 (Sun) 13:35:24 [Preview] No.20981 del
>>20950
Here is the small cat hut.


Bernd 12/02/2018 (Sun) 16:46:59 [Preview] No.20982 del
>>20981
I see it has insulation too. In the meantime I realized winters are probably more mild there.


Bernd 12/03/2018 (Mon) 12:45:51 [Preview] No.20989 del
>>20946
UK tier garden (although ours aren't that big).


Bernd 12/08/2018 (Sat) 07:31:36 [Preview] No.21094 del
Fuck this weather. All weekend 0+ C with rain. Maybe Tengri telling me stay home and make that solar cooker funnel stuff. Never mind I'll have plenty time from next weekend to next year.
I hope there will be snow as well. With that even at night it isn't too dark in the woods, especially in clear weather with the moonlight.


Bernd 12/08/2018 (Sat) 11:20:54 [Preview] No.21096 del
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>>21094
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*scared* what's that?


Bernd 12/08/2018 (Sat) 11:36:20 [Preview] No.21097 del
>>21096
A mite most likely.
When I shoot that pic I was interested in the mushroom as I've never seen such fungi growing on a tree. 99.9% of the time it's tinder fungus or something similar in shape. I had just noticed that red arthropod as I browsed what to upload.


Bernd 12/08/2018 (Sat) 12:14:15 [Preview] No.21099 del
>>21097
It looks like non genetically modified potatos.


Bernd 12/08/2018 (Sat) 14:38:44 [Preview] No.21100 del
>>21099
They more similar to hooves. Or UFO's.
They are used to make tinder. Their inside can be divided into to parts and the upper consist of a thick hard material which resembles to certain cloth by touch. It should be cut to slices (hard work when dried out, and even when freshly gathered from the tree I guess it isn't easy), the slices boiled for a while in water with mixed in ash (lye basically), then the slices should be hammered with a mallet to make them as thin as possible, then they have to dry. And then they take sparks very well.
I didn't tested this out, tho I once I halfed one with a saw and managed to spark an ember in the dust of the tinder fungus with a ferrocerium rod.
Fun fact: the Hungarian word ember means human/man/person/people in English.


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>>21100
What happens if you consume it? Will you take 1 hour journey with varg or something?


Bernd 12/08/2018 (Sat) 16:22:49 [Preview] No.21102 del
>>21100
>the Hungarian word ember means human/man/person/people in English
why do ember speak like this i'll never know


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>>21101
Don't think so. It's non edible but most such fungi aren't poisonous. The main reason one wouldn't eat it because it would be not a pleasant experience. It's hard as fuck but the taste might be even shittier. I think very few "tree-based" mushroom is edible most notably picrel. I find one not long ago. Ate it in scrambled eggs with onions. Tasted breddy gud.

>>21102
Just a mystery of life. Go with it.


Bernd 12/09/2018 (Sun) 23:33:00 [Preview] No.21138 del
>>21103

Even common popular edible mushrooms are pretty bad as food by nutrition value. They are full of chitin, they aren't easy digested and don't contain large amounts of beneficial nutrients etc. But they are tasty. And people also just eat almost everything they can.


Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 13:25:31 [Preview] No.21148 del
I always wanted to try picking my own mushrooms because mass produced ones from the supermarket are usually shit tier, but I'd probably accidentally kill myself or something.


Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 15:45:17 [Preview] No.21158 del
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>>21148
It's too risky, even with a mushroom guide book sometimes it's impossible to tell apart from difference.

And testing mushrooms on animals is bad decision as something normal for them might hurt you in a terrible way.


Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 16:33:11 [Preview] No.21159 del
In my childhood we went picking mushrooms all the time with my family, but usually with my granma, then in my teenage years I left out and had other things for a long time, now barely remember anything, but here's my two cents:
Pick just a few kinds you want to gather, learn all the info you can and check if they can be mistaken with other species. Then check which months they grow maybe it's different, all seasons/months have their typical mushrooms. Some cannot be mistaken with anything, picrel for example. Also checking them with an exbert is always an option. Look up who is available in your town, when and where.
If you can't recognize what you find, leave it.

>>21138
>mass produced ones from the supermarket are usually shit tier
They are.

>>21138
>pretty bad as food by nutrition value
And that's good. For those on certain diet.


Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 16:49:25 [Preview] No.21160 del
On the Hungary the followings are among the most common edible ones:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agaricus
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boletus_edulis
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lactarius_deliciosus
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macrolepiota_procera
From these the Agaricus is the easiest to mistake with a poisonous one and the red pine mushroom is the safest in this matter.


Bernd 12/10/2018 (Mon) 17:18:44 [Preview] No.21161 del
>>21138
I thought mushrooms were high in Vitamin D or something? Then again you can also get that from just going outside once in a while so it probably doesn't matter too much.


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It's summer. Everything's a lush green after heavy rains, skies are deep blue, winds flow smoothly, heat is overwhelming and days last longer. I'm using my free time to walk around all the nearby roads.
These pictures were taken last Thursday.

#1-4: A panorama from a high point in a valley.


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#5-10: Different perspectives from the same valley.


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#11-14: Roadside shots.


Bernd 12/18/2018 (Tue) 15:45:57 [Preview] No.21373 del
#12 is a particularly tall conifer.


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#15-16: Dirt roads. Notice the ferns, they excel in the usual nutrient-poor and acidic soil but get outcompeted at later stages of ecological succession, so they're uncommon in virgin jungle but easily take over abandoned deforested land.


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#17: a stream.
#18: mango tree.


Bernd 12/18/2018 (Tue) 16:18:08 [Preview] No.21378 del
>>21370
Oh and here winter arrived, we have snow. Walked in the woods about an hour every day since then but seen nothing mildly interesting. Except animal tracks. Deer and boar.
Nice panorama from there.

>>21373
On the right growing from the hillside. That's a tall lad.

>>21374
>ferns
They are fine here in the shade of taller trees' dense foliage where other underbrush ain't grow. I dunno about soil. Maybe one day I'll educate myself.

>>21375
I liek mango. Only ate a couple of times in my life mostly I just drink juice. I even liek the cheap artificial mango juices.


Bernd 12/18/2018 (Tue) 16:19:49 [Preview] No.21379 del
>>21378
>On the right growing from the hillside. That's a tall lad.
I mean on the second pic in previous post.


Bernd 12/18/2018 (Tue) 17:08:08 [Preview] No.21382 del
>>21378
>I liek mango. Only ate a couple of times in my life mostly I just drink juice. I even liek the cheap artificial mango juices.
Juice is probably the least interesting way to consume mango. The best is eating the fruit itself, preferrably when it's massive, vivid pink and giving off a sweet scent. My grandmother owns a number of decades-old trees in her ranch and every year I can carry kilograms of those back home.
But is it true that exotic tropical fruits are hideously expensive in Europe? And even if they aren't, mango at its peak taste may be hard to buy.


Bernd 12/18/2018 (Tue) 18:07:55 [Preview] No.21383 del
>>21382
>Juice is probably the least interesting way to consume mango.
I know.
>mango at its peak taste may be hard to buy.
I dunno if I ate at peak taste but they were delicious.
>But is it true that exotic tropical fruits are hideously expensive in Europe?
They sell mango as piece, like pineapple or pomegranate, and not in kilos. A piece can cost several times as a kilo apple. Now nut types are expensive too, despite some of them are common.


Bernd 12/25/2018 (Tue) 11:56:21 [Preview] No.21548 del
Deers deers deers.


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>>21548
Should have specified but it's from 'tube. In case Bernd couldn't guess.


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I went to Straßburg, Alsace yesterday, so have this IWO. I had a voucher from our national railway company for traveling abroad that I had to use until the end of 2018, so the last day of the year was perfect. That made the cost of the ticket somewhat acceptable, the normal price is pretty expensive, so I paid for half the normal price, 25€ instead of 50€ for both ways. First pictures are taken in Petit France, small France. Historically it was the place of leather making. I just read the story behind the name. Mercenaries that fought for the French crown in Italy were treated there who came back with sexual transmitted diseases lol.


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more Kleinfrankreich
1) Sauf Authorization :DDD (saufen means drinking alcohol in German, it actually means except in French)
4) tourist boat in a lock waiting for the water to fill it


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Lock in action and more impressions from the Fachwerkhäuser, that are unmistakably south Germanic in style.


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They pretty much erased everything that was written in German language and replaced it with French. The street signs are bilingual in French and Alsatian. Alsatian is a variation of the Alemannic dialects, so in the same group as Swiss German. It's very cute dialect, people in the Swiss border town of Basel speak a very similar dialect.
4) French department store in interesting architecture style. It was built by German architects in 1912.


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Place Kléber, central square in Straßburg. There was some attack of the religion of peace 2 weeks ago.


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1) disgusting globalization in form of Apple computer store and Starbucks coffee
Central tram station in the city center. It looks nice, but it's pretty useless as protection from rain.


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1) long square before local opera house
2) jew street
Big cathedral, it has pretty nice figures on the outside


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1) the tower used to be tallest building in the world for a very long time, I like how the tip of the tower is covered by fog
2) queue in front of main door, security guy checked everyone for understandable reasons


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2) stone dog protecting the church
3) I usually don't take pictures inside a church, as it was indicated at the entrance too, but everyone was doing it and I couldn't help to take one shot at the most kctier clock of the world. I should make dedicated separate post for it, because it's so kctier. Until then have this wikipedia article:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strasbourg_astronomical_clock
4) dog bless ameriga


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 18:13:05 [Preview] No.21852 del
>>21846
the circular thing ruins the façade.

otherwise nice buidlings, though it gets boring as you keep seeing them. still better than commieblocks.


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1) Rape street
2) LGBT center at rape street, how fitting
3) tfw no piano grill


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2) trams look pretty nice on the outside
3) opera house again
4) really made me think


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2) the city itself is pretty clean and fancy, there are a lot of native hobos (more junkies than gypsies) around
3) a blessing from the future, fuck walking
4) trams look really ugly on the inside, at least they have big windows


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it's EU Reich time
1) EU parliament, the parliament holds sessions alternately in Brussels and Straßburg
2) ugly new building next to it with the favorite brand of the Slavs on it
3) of course it's closed and nobody is working from Christmas until some point next year
4) flag autism


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2) British flag is still there behind Finnish flag
4) mean doggo inside


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 18:27:18 [Preview] No.21858 del
The historical parts of these towns and cities are really charming and cozy.

>>21839
>>21840
>>21842
>>21844
>>21853
Wonder what are the building materials I guess those are not wattle and daub anymore.

>>21848
>>21850
>>21851
That Notre-Dame in Strasbourg is a thing of beauty.

>>21856
>>21857
That isn't.


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 18:32:12 [Preview] No.21859 del
>>21850
>security guy checked everyone for understandable reasons
Brice of freedom.
>>21853
>LGBT center
Am gonna make a movement for those who like tea and will fight to force coffee shops to serve variety of tea as well.


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1) typical early factory worker housing that you can find around German speaking former working towns, with the difference that the EU is just next to them
2) swans swimming between EU parliament and council of Europe building
3) just hand
>>21858
it is
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seat_of_the_European_Parliament_in_Strasbourg


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arte TV building, the only watchable TV station with culture and documentaries. It isn't ridden with guilty culture like German TV, so they have interesting documentaries that mostly concentrate on the real issues.


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2 + 3) suka blyad, secret KGB base hidden as Russian embassy


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2) council of Europe (this is not the EU) building, Switzerland and Russia are members of council of Europe too
4) stork nests, they bring luck and prosperity. I guess they are in Africa right now


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3) Napoleon's wife's house
4) kürt bütthürt


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1) leader of the Kurdish people :DDD, Turks let him rot in one of their prisons
4) how progressive


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 18:50:45 [Preview] No.21866 del
>>21860
I meant that isn't butifel unlike the church.
Those are pretty big houses for simple factory workers.


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1) European court for human rights, best invention ever because it causes so much butthurt, as you will see on later pics, the kürts even had a small pavilion with people occupying it at all times
2) another council of Europe building, bureaucracy needs lots of buildings
3) rips in pieces
4) here lies the European citizens of Europe, death since 2016 :DDD, F


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 18:55:07 [Preview] No.21868 del
>>21865
>>21865
isn't supporting a terorrist organization a crime? france officially sees PKK as terrorist organization afterall. these people are playing world police and paragon of virtue yet look at that.

I also I have handful of pics I took from Basel, if I can find them I'll post it though dont expect anything very good.


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>>21868
forgot to turn proxy off :DD


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 18:58:35 [Preview] No.21870 del
>>21867
>bureaucracy needs lots of buildings
Indeed.


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2) lol
4) more lels
>>21866
They are common in Switzerland too, before they built gommieblocks. The whole family lived in such a house (grandparents, brothers, kids) and some factory owners were just really generous. They thought by giving them bigger houses with gardens, they would be better humans and more productive when they were happy. Other housing projects go back to cooperatives.


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it's worth to visit the area of the human rights court just for all these messages
1) I am strandled, please help
3) Mafia
4) Finland is very evil


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1) once more the British guy who plastered his messages on a pole


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 19:05:45 [Preview] No.21874 del
>>21871
I once said on kc, if people would lived with their parents until they could afford a good house, we would have better architecture in general. Then I saged into oblivion.

>>21872
some new level of shilling there.


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Time for Jews and Germans, I crossed the border to the German side, the tram was crowded with people because everything is cheaper in Germany. As much as Bernds complain about the German government, they get cheap alcohol and good beer, that isn't taxed to hell.
1) synagogue
3) terminal station of tram line D, it just happens to be in Germany
4) kctierdom intensifies, German town centers usually really look bland and boring, historical centers usually weren't rebuild after the bombings.
>>21868
I guess local police just doesn't give a fuck and the kürts there just claim not to be members of PKK, but to be human rights activists. Sounds better.


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1) some loser monument
2) Danke Merkel
3) nazi flag
4) first thing Germany offers at the border? Agentur für Arbeit. German Bernds get their Hartz IV money here.


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>>21872
>>21873
Those are good abstract art pieces.


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1) what else does Germany offer? A mosque of course
2) bridge back to France
3) ah the river Rhine, mythical river of the Germans, the accumulation of my piss that flows from Switzerland to the Netherlands


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>>21879
why bother building a minaret if you are never going to make call of prayers?

yes I'm triggered, it's so stupid


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1) A yellow vest was lying on the front of the car
2) just tank
3) one of the newer trams inside, that doesn't give you eye cancer on the inside
4) time for bland modernist architecture, that you can find everywhere else too - one tram station next there's the typical French commieblock architecture à la Corbusier (only a Swiss can be evil enough, to force his brutalist and inhuman architecture to people worldwide), I didn't take pictures of it


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1) Winston Churchill
2) new development


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 19:28:43 [Preview] No.21883 del
>>21880
Well, if you create supply there will be demand.
>>21881
>tank
That's a Sherman. Or in French Cheourman.


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I guess all the white people around are tourists.


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of course it has multiplex cinema and a mall
4) arab speaking fisher, I don't think I saw fish in the water


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>>21881
>Corbusier
he wanted to redesign entire istanbul, thank dog atatürk refused that.


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Fishing is a relaxing activity. Very Zen and such. Especially without fishes.


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>>21885
The amount of blacks and arabs isn't as nearly as bad as in other French cities. The European institutions attract a lot of foreign workers from within the EU. It was nice that there were barely Asian tourists overrunning everything.


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>>21888
>médiathéque
No bibliothéque?


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3) most ebin capital 2000km away
4) elsassisch isch bombisch! (Alsatian is cool) fug the french language


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2) new conservatory
4) tourists wanting to get on a boat trip before it gets dark
>>21889
Library is in the big Prussian building at the Republic square


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open deck boat in winter, because why not


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>>21890
Something is very wrong with that signpost.


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1) people queuing to get Italian food for new year's eve
2) last remainders of one of the biggest Christmas markets of Europe


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1) whelp, not the direction back to Suisse
2) ye old Kammerzell house, offering French stuffed goose liver instead of Germanic food
>>21893
Helsinki is in the same direction as South Africa, and not St. Petersburg and Australia


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2) rips in pieces
3) not krautchan but auchan
4) Ukrainian embassy


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 19:54:52 [Preview] No.21897 del
>>21895
Maybe the way is calculated around the whole globe. Not the distances tho.

>>21896
>Auchan
Birdie Tesco


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1) EU flag for this hero
3) railway station is covered by glass to make it look modern


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>>21898
>railway station


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 20:14:03 [Preview] No.21900 del
>>21898
So this is the end of your journey and the IWO?
Thank you, Bernd, your IWOs' (now we can write this in plural) are great. You should travel more.


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 20:27:46 [Preview] No.21901 del
I think I just ghorked endchan with my uploads. Last post didn't go up, but it's just the train back.
>>21900
Did I do one besides the Habsburg castle here? I don't really remember.


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 20:33:49 [Preview] No.21902 del
>>21901
>I think I just ghorked endchan with my uploads. Last post didn't go up, but it's just the train back.
Ehh, never mind.
>Did I do one besides the Habsburg castle here?
Just the Habsburg. With this one the IWO becomes plural.


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>>21901
let us know when you finish, nice IWO going there.


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Trying to post the last post again:
And time to go back, train only takes 80 minutes back to Switzerland and the ticket controller announced the station names in Alsatian too and wished everyone a good evening in Alsatian, really cute. Some Frenchmen next to me was very enraged about this. Fuck him.


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I prepare 2 other IWOs then, but I won't upload them today. Take this picture as a teaser.


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Here is my Basel IWO

it was 5 years ago so I dont explain things, I'll just post my shitty pictures.

>3
this just one of the ways that lead to city centre.


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 21:05:59 [Preview] No.21911 del
>>21906
Nice. Frankly even 50€ isn't too expensive (if it's return ticket).

>>21908
Wien? Or Brussels?
>but I won't upload them today.
Take your time.


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>11
that is reinbrücke if I recall right.

also not sure if I write it correctly


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>14
this one is not supposed to be an artsy photo, it's just I'm having bad time with light balance.


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Just a pic from Baselland.


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 21:22:21 [Preview] No.21916 del
>>21914
Yeah the pics vary in quality.
>14
A general rule of thumb: don't make photos into to Sun. The pirds are cool tho.
>13
That UFO in top left corner. I know that's the lamp from 7.jpg.


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I have some photos of Basel, didn't plan to post them, but why not.
1) It's not the star of David, I swear.
2) The cathedral has this courtyard attached to it. Basel changed from Catholicism to Reformist faith 500 years ago. So there are structures left from the catholic times, but they burnt all images.
>>21910
Some background information about Basel. It's the headquarter of the big pharma, Novartis, Roche and some other smaller companies. Because they charge so much on their drugs, they are able to pay a lot of taxes too. That makes Basel and some of their families really rich.
They have some complex with the biggest city of Switzerland, Zurich. They always compare themselves to Zurich and are really proud when they are better in something than Zurich. I never ever read in a Zurich newspaper that Zurich does something better than Basel, because they simply don't care about Basel.
Basel is special because it is split in two cantons, city and landscape. It's the only successful revolt of the peasants against the ruling city in Switzerland, while other revolts of the land people was crushed. This split leads to Basel always having fights and prejudices against each other. A project to reunite was declined by a popular vote 2 years ago. There's too much pride left. It hurts their cause on a national level though, their influence is really small compared to much smaller cantons.


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1) The Rhine had a lot of water 1 year ago
3) Novartis in the back, the Chemical industry gives the whole city an ugly touch
4) Roche tower in the back. In the meantime they built a second tower. I told you they have the money. Some compared it the tower of Babylon.


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The town hall is really unique, not only in color, but also in architecture. Even the parliament is special. The politicians sit according to the part of town they represent and not together as party. I openly admit that it's beautiful and nicer than the small parliament building Zurich has.


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 22:24:17 [Preview] No.21921 del
>>21881
>only a Swiss can be evil enough, to force his brutalist and inhuman architecture to people worldwide
Brutalist buildings are really cool. As long as they're not in your city, that is.
>>21882
>>21885
Feels modestly cyberpunk.
>>21891
>>21892
The boat's aesthetics stick like a sore thumb. Nice and unusual architecture, though.
>>21898
>railway station is covered by glass to make it look modern
Sounds like someone was tasked with expanding the station's area without harming its architecture and came up with that "solution".


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 22:26:06 [Preview] No.21922 del
>>21918
>>21918
>Some background information about Basel. It's the headquarter of the big pharma, Novartis
yeah that's kinda the reason my father been there and eventually settle there. he studied chemie in Basel.

I know a few historical things about Basel and you already pointed at many of them. I can say euler was born in Basel there is also a place called Kleinhuningen supposedly it's related with Huns and Atilla setting a camp there.

It's a nice place, too many memories I have there. It's been like 5 years I havent been to Basel.

Also we were very close to that triple border(?) thing, we could easily go to germany for shopping and sometimes france.


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 22:27:02 [Preview] No.21923 del
>>21920
I missed those red buildings, couldnt post it here because I was on the pic as well.


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1) mcdolans
2+3) Even the trams are split in Basel. The trams of the city canton are green, the trams of the landscape are yellow and run by separate companies. Instead of buying a new tram together each company bought their own trams.
4) building has serious plant problem


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Some impressions from the calmer part of the old town.
>>21922
Other famous scientist family from Basel are the Bernoullis. Many math quotations are from them.
At the port there's the unofficial triborder between Germany, Switzerland and France. The official point is somewhere in the Rhine. Across the German border there's a mall the Swiss and French go to buy cheap products.


Bernd 01/01/2019 (Tue) 22:40:08 [Preview] No.21927 del
>>21925
Danke, für du so einen schöne Stadt hast. I only know a2 level german the permanent returning happened when I was a very young So I learned german from there and there, never fully learned unlike my mother and father

I also remember something like basel airport by border is actually in france? Can you confirm?


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1) Mutz is the Bernese word for bear, other Swiss dialects don't use it, but understand it in the context.
2) Casino. It's not a casino where you play for money, but the philharmonic for orchestras.
3) Tinguely fountain. Built by Swiss sculpture Jean Tinguely.
4) The ducks are real.
>>21927
The airport is in France indeed and is shared with Switzerland. In the Swiss terminal Swiss jurisdiction counts, although it's on French soil. That's important for the low-carrier airlines like Easyjet that has a base there for tax reasons.
>Danke, dass du so eine schöne Stadt hast.
A bit strange to say, because I don't really get the meaning, what do you want to emphasize, the beauty of the city, the existence of the city, general gratitude?


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>>21931
>A bit strange to say, because I don't really get the meaning, what do you want to emphasize, the beauty of the city, the existence of the city, general gratitude?
I said thank you for having such a nice city in türko-german

Also I have one of the oldest of fathers dictionary, retarded drawings belongs to 8 year old me.


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Last pic, the BIZ tower, it's next to the central railway station. It's the administration of the central banks. So the heads of the most important central banks of the world meet here. For the tinfoilers out there, the building has special immunity, police isn't allowed to enter it and to make investigations.


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>>21921
>Sounds like someone was tasked with expanding the station's area without harming its architecture and came up with that "solution".
I guess so, because the entrance to the tram station is there. The tram is in the underground like a metro.


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>>21911
>Wien? Or Brussels?
the picture can give you a hint not really, I just saw the night train to Budapest on the track next to my train home


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>>21937
Never travelled in fekvőhelyeskocsi.


Bernd 01/03/2019 (Thu) 17:54:03 [Preview] No.22002 del
>>21918
Basel sounds like a place where people think The Man keeps them down.
>project to reunite was declined by a popular vote 2 years ago. There's too much pride left.
eSwitzini is a strange place.

>>21919
>tower
Why did they do that? Why always someone says: "hey this is a nice place, you know what can change that, build a fucking modern monstrosity in the middle of it"?

>>21920
Even the politicians are "special".

>>21921
>The boat's aesthetics stick like a sore thumb
This.

>>21924
What is the name of the two Basel? How do they identify themselves?
>plant
Very wild. Would look good trimmed.

>>21931
>casino
Here in 19th centuries casinos were clubs basically, where gentlemen went to be sociable. And make business. They might listened to music, also drank fine drinks, smoked cigar, maybe played some cards - but in gentlemanly way.
>The ducks are real.
And the other stuff?


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Took an alternative path to nearby town through a quiet dirt road. I never crossed it before, so I had to rely on Google Earth to get an idea of where I'd have to walk. But its satellite images are sometimes over a decade old (crops have changed, woods have been deforested, roads have been opened and paved) and oftentimes roads are obscured when they enter wooded areas. It didn't prove very helpful, as I confused myself in the road's million forks and repeatedly took dead-end side roads. In the end my time was running out and I wasn't sure if I was on the right track, so I turned around and backtracked. By the time I got home it was already nighttime.
Then I took another look at the road with Google Earth and concluded I really was at the right path and would have arrived at my destination if I had just walked for five more minutes. Oh well.
The weather was really gloomy, which substantially decreased my tiredness and sweat. I didn't even drink through my whole canteen despite walking a long distance. The city was lovely in the mist.

#1-4: on the road.


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#5: Imagine driving through that.
#6-9: Roadside views.


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#10-12: The road cuts through several nearly ripe eucalyptus plantations.


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And a video


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>>22011
I have a tourist map of the wider area where I live, but it's outdated printed in 2006. The roads, paths are mostly the same but there are always changes. So I too use online map services, mainly openstreetmap. We have a site for tourist maps but that also uses openstreetmap I think, so yeah. Anyway that's fairly up to date. The google sat images are also helpful tho the foliage cover lot.
If I hike in a new area I make a sketch beforehand. Sometimes it's a continuous drawing, try to make it scale so I have some idea on the distances how far the features follows each other. Sometimes I just draw the notable features, crossroads, bends, sinkholes, dolines, mark a valley on the right, a high-stand of hunters on the left, that sorta thing.
Orienteering maps are awesome, I dunno if Bernd is familiar. They mark every fucking thing, like big tree trunks or changes in vegetation (e.g. border of oaks and pines).

>>22012
>5
Picrel

>>22016
Nice mist.
Also that's a lotta wota on the ground. They cut the trees which suck the water from the soil and now it just soaks it and make it a bog.


Bernd 01/04/2019 (Fri) 09:28:50 [Preview] No.22021 del
My city is covered with snow todat. Feels gud.


Bernd 01/04/2019 (Fri) 09:39:56 [Preview] No.22022 del
>>22021
How is the snow like in Turkey?


Bernd 01/04/2019 (Fri) 10:23:58 [Preview] No.22023 del
>>22022
I live in coastal part of city, so it's rather thin, but we have a mountain in city it's rather thick in there.

In eastern and inner anatolia the winter is harsh and snow is thick. I think eastern anatolia is as cold as northern europe if not more.


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I posted 13-15 but it was a double post and I deleted one of them. It seems the other one was also rekt, so here they are.

#13: jackfruit.
#14: Don't know what this is.
#15: Centipede.

>>22019
>Also that's a lotta wota on the ground. They cut the trees which suck the water from the soil and now it just soaks it and make it a bog.
The video doesn't show it, but the ground I was standing on is earth taken from elsewhere and left there as a dam. Together with the valley's elevation this encloses a section of the valley's floor. They were making themselves a lake but left the area abandoned for a while, it seems.

>>22021
I've never even seen frost in all my life, much less snow. Feels bad.


Bernd 01/04/2019 (Fri) 19:23:01 [Preview] No.22056 del
>>22023
>I think eastern anatolia is as cold as northern europe if not more.
Wouldn't think that. But mountains can do such thing.
>snow is thick.
Which direction the winds bring snow clouds from?


Bernd 01/04/2019 (Fri) 20:46:30 [Preview] No.22060 del
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>>22056
the caucasian one is consolidated around eastern anatolia and dont penetrate towards the west due to mountains covering the region.

In other regions we mainly get it from balkanlar. "Balkanlardan gelen soğuk hava dalgası" cold winds hailing from balkans is even a memetic term now.

>Wouldn't think that.
This is one of the instances my english fail me, you don't believe it or rather you didn't think like it before?

As for our climate here is a short summary.

Eastern Black Sea Region:
You'll see the mountains are paralel towards the sea, so there is no gap so it's a mild climate as regular rain clouds and overally humid climate can not penetrate the mountains, so allmost all of the rain clouds coming from black sea is consolidated in there. There is regular rain in eastern black sea, temperature and humididty differences across the seasons is lowest in Turkey. The behind mountains are very different from coastal black sea, complete different weather, it's more arid, colder in winter, much similar to steppe climate.

Western Black Sea:
Same though there is a gap in the foremost west part of it, so it's like eastern black sea with less steroids.

Aegan region:
Aegean Coast mountains which extend perpendicular to the coast indented coast to coast, which is a type of cross. So both warm and mild weather of aegan sea and cold winds from balkanlar is able to penetrate, as the mountains are not parallel towards the coast. Unlike black sea, climate difference between coast and innerlands are minimum due to the way mountains stands towards the sea.

Mediterranean Region:
The mountains are similar to black sea, the hot weather that comes from arabian peninsula and mild climate from mediterranean sea, cannot pass through the mountains. No snow, unless you go to mountains, even then there is no regular snow in there. It's hot and humid, though in late autmn and winter it's okay. The nomadic Türks use/used this place as kışlak, a winter residence as winter is mild here.
Even today there are handful of yörüks(nomadic Türks) here because getting warm is more tedious than getting cool and chilly.

Inner Anatolia:
Steppe climate, cold in winter, dry and hot in summer. The aegan sea and marmara sea cannot affect here enough as it's too far, but cold winds of balkans can.

South east Anatolia:
The region is surrounded by mountains but inner part is relatively flat. It's too hot during summer, the surrounding mountains and hills prevent the got winds of arabian peninsula getting through so the hot weather is rather consolidated in there.

Eastern Thrace:
Not much to say, kinda cold because it's rather north and mountainious.

South Marmara:
Kinda mix of both western black sea climate and aegan climate.It's closer to aegan one I think.


Bernd 01/04/2019 (Fri) 21:27:08 [Preview] No.22061 del
>>22060
Ah I see.
>cold winds hailing from balkans
That's somewhat funny in historical context. Balkan was always a hot spot of conflicts and the feelings of those who live is kinda chilly toward Turks.

>>Wouldn't think that.
This is one of the instances my english fail me, you don't believe it or rather you didn't think like it before?
I meant it surprises me. I know the Caucasus is very diverse but I've less information on Anatolia itself.

>Aegan region:
>cold winds from balkanlar
Oh Boreas and Zephyrus. Made me think of Iliad.


Bernd 01/04/2019 (Fri) 21:27:58 [Preview] No.22062 del
>>22061
>This is one of the instances
Of course I meant it as a quote.


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Just arrived, I've a handful of photos for Bernd what I'll post soon. They are fairly uninteresting.
Since it snowed and the previous melted before Christmas there were almost none animal tracks even tho I crossed hills "off-road" just in the brush. Despite the constant precipitation surprisingly lot of people roamed the roads, tho mostly on officially signed tourist tracks, so I only met with four.


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#1 The result of forestry. The workers leave the branches in those heaps.
#2 Different hillside. Looks the same.
#3-4 The lack of panorama from another hill. It snowed constantly but it was also foggy so nothing to be seen.


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#1 A high-stand of hunters. Let's look at it closer.
#2 Oh it's closed. I left it unopened didn't wanna disturb things and make them suspicious someone fucking with their stuff. There was something in there I couldn't see, they oftentimes make it comfier with piece of mattress or something and they usually put there something for insulation to stop the wind freeze their asses. The "killzone" usually is about 20m from the stand.
#3-4 noticed a patch of dead standing trees in unusual amount. We call them "dried-on-leg/foot". Quite some time ago oldtimers from the neigbourhood went for these as they are great fire wood. They just pushed them over - as the roots die, oftentimes one doesn't need axe for felling - and took them home on their shoulders without a cart or something.


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Tracks, tracks, tracks. As I said previous snow melted and all the prints were in mud. But the snow now covered them and no new tracks were left as it started in the morning and since then animals didn't move a lot. These prints aren't clear ofc as the snow started to cover them after they were left behind. I couldn't make out the "fingerprints".
#1 Probably rabbit.
#2 Deer.
#3 Boar, a smaller one. The typical heel print doesn't show as the snow was shallow.
#4 Hooman. Notice how they don't raise their legs enough as they step, they just shuffle leaving long heelmarks even in this shallow snow. Especially the one on the right. Walking like that on the fallen leaves makes helluva noise.

Aaaand that's about it. Didn't see any remarkable. There was a nice big treestump but it was in the middle of a bramble jungle and I avoided that.


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>>22077
>#1 Probably rabbit.

They mostly have very noticeable trails.

>#4 Hooman. Notice how they don't raise their legs enough as they step,

Maybe old an weak, good target for hunt.

>#3-4 noticed a patch of dead standing trees in unusual amount. We call them "dried-on-leg/foot".

Are they really dead or they just lost bark? And why this happened?


Bernd 01/05/2019 (Sat) 18:55:14 [Preview] No.22080 del
>>22078
The one on my photo is tricky as the first paws ain't long enough (if you examine it closely they are a bit bigger tho), could be a fawn, but that doesn't walk around alone (they don't shoot the momma deer) and the pattern would be different. It's like the first line of hops on your pic.
>Maybe old an weak, good target for hunt.
Might be. The right one and the center left seems smallish, would guess as females. Also center left gives flatfoot wibe, but might just her heel slipped a little as she placed onto the ground. Could be also tired and can't keep her foot straight. Definitely suitable target.
>Are they really dead or they just lost bark? And why this happened?
They ded as far as I could tell. I dunno why so many in one patch, could be illness of some sort or insect infestation, usually what I see they stand fairly lonesome.


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Just some not outdoor photos from small town in south part of Russia. Sorry for bad quality.


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>>22081
Quite nice, almost comfy. A little snow, a little color and voila it doesn't look cold also dark anymore.


Bernd 01/05/2019 (Sat) 20:48:39 [Preview] No.22083 del
>>22082
oh dog, the dystopia..


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>>22082

There are almost no commieblocks, most buildings are from 30-50s or new small private houses. So it is not typical Russian urban landscape.

But no one cleans the streets so walking is very hard, it is full of ice.


Bernd 01/06/2019 (Sun) 07:44:43 [Preview] No.22088 del
>>22087
Yeah small Russian towns have more human face than the cities residential areas where the Soviet stored it's workers.
>almost no
The operative words. Kek. Here too even settlements with population of about 2500 can have commieblocks.


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>>22088

Sadly, most of small cities also full of commieblocks. Here commieblock building was prohibited in large part of city because of coal mines underneath the city (it is the famous Donbass region, not Ukrainian of course). Also land cost nothing because there is no money, no work and no fun, so building more than 5 floors aren't worth.

Here is the icicle on first photo, and also some random pictures.


Bernd 01/06/2019 (Sun) 14:59:54 [Preview] No.22108 del
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There's a bike on a tree. Vodka consumption is still high I see.


Bernd 01/06/2019 (Sun) 15:10:42 [Preview] No.22109 del
>>22102
That's a long fucking icicle. At least it not shit stalagmite.


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Bernd 01/06/2019 (Sun) 18:54:46 [Preview] No.22117 del
>>22112
Sup mate? Why don't you post more?


Bernd 01/06/2019 (Sun) 20:53:49 [Preview] No.22121 del
>>22108
>There's a bike on a tree. Vodka consumption is still high I see.

It is marketing trick of shop from first floor.

>>22109
>That's a long fucking icicle. At least it not shit stalagmite.

It is some cord actually, icicles rarely have that curve.

And yes, sewage system isn't good here (and water too), but still without stalagmites.


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Last week I was walking through a typical route and decided to take a detour to climb a hill on the other side of the valley. There's a stream at the bottom, but a dam holding back a large man-made lake lets you reach the other side dry. I reached the top but found underwhelming views.

>>22081
>>22102
Snow + lightning makes for some strong aesthetics. Rain + lightning is similar but not as intense. The last picture in particular looks great even though the location pictured is unremarkable.


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Then came my mistake. See that eucalyptus plantation to the left? I thought I could just cut a path straight through it. But I wasn't wearing boots and pants at the time -just shorts and slippers. It took way longer than I expected. Then I thought I could just walk through the stream. Its width was shorter than the span of my legs, so I could just walk through it. But the entire valley bottom had its own kind of dense vegetation and it also took an unexpectedly long time to cross. Then I figured out I'd just head back home after that.

Bonus picture: bananas.


Bernd 01/07/2019 (Mon) 16:57:08 [Preview] No.22142 del
>>22126
Detours are good. Gives more knowledge of surroundings, gives different perspective.

>>22127
>ucalyptus plantation to the left?
Those high straight trees? Looks like it has some underbrush. But you cannot know how passable until you try.
>bananas
Uma delicia.


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Last photos, from train station. Unexpected heavy snow, photos don't represent how heavy it was. I became like snowman in few minutes.


Bernd 01/08/2019 (Tue) 14:57:25 [Preview] No.22165 del
>>22163
Reminds me of Yanov station.


Bernd 01/08/2019 (Tue) 17:48:05 [Preview] No.22173 del
>>22165
Reminds me of smaller stations here. But I can't remember when was the last time I saw Cyrillic on a car.

>>22163
>photos don't represent how heavy it was.
That would need some equipment and proper setting of the camera.


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As you know I visited Straßburg a few weeks ago. See >>21873
So a report in the local newspaper caught my eyes. A reporter visited the people who are protesting in front of the European court for human rights. The Brit with the green posters everywhere stands there every day at certain times. This is how the man who as abducted by the Blair government, according to himself, looks like.


Bernd 01/17/2019 (Thu) 18:02:55 [Preview] No.22467 del
>>22465
Looks like mental illness. What does he hope to achieve? The whole thing comical and sad at the same time.


Bernd 01/17/2019 (Thu) 18:19:27 [Preview] No.22468 del
>>22467
He was an attractive successful person before Blairites turned him into a shizo Bernd, I swear. I think there are always eccentric persons out there, even in a small town. Somebody someday started to demonstrate there and others followed suit, so they get some attention in real life.


Bernd 01/17/2019 (Thu) 18:35:37 [Preview] No.22477 del
>>22468
>I think there are always eccentric persons out there, even in a small town.
Yes village idiots always existed and will.


Bernd 01/20/2019 (Sun) 07:27:18 [Preview] No.22521 del
Today it's snowing again. I want to go out a little I have a strip of wood in mind where I might find something interesting. Some high-stands around and if they thought it's a good idea to build them there then it means game should be frequent the area. The vegetation also more interesting, with a bit more oaks, the ground is more rocky with patches of moss.
Wow it's snowing hard, will hide many things again. Oh well.


Bernd 01/20/2019 (Sun) 12:04:00 [Preview] No.22523 del
This was nice, my boots soaked tho. Will post stuff later.


Bernd 01/20/2019 (Sun) 13:32:07 [Preview] No.22526 del
>>22521
We got hit with blizzard as well. They called for 30 inches but we did not get so much at least it doesn't seem as much. About 3 to 4 inches on my car with half an inch of ice underneath.
Highway banned commercial trucks for 24 hours and halved the speed limit.


Bernd 01/20/2019 (Sun) 16:53:30 [Preview] No.22530 del
I didn't post itt before because I am a terrible photographer. I live in the mountains next to an abandoned slate quarry. I took this last year before the leaf fall.


Bernd 01/20/2019 (Sun) 17:15:18 [Preview] No.22531 del
>>22526
Finally we got about 5 cm snow. Not much. Well less work with that. Also it was quite warm and started to melt. It was nice fluffy tho.
Ice under the snow is nasty, be careful.

>>22530
Yeah, I do some "post-processing" myself with Gimp to make my pics more bearable. That is a nice area there and autumn's got the nice colors. Can't imagine living without that and spring.


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Here are the photos. Let's start with tracks.
These are all roes' (Capreolus capreolus). Seen two as well! Running away, coz they spotted me first as I huffed and puffed and clomped up on the hillside. Nevertheless in that area I found many tracks those two strolled around quite a bit.


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Pic #1 - What does the poor tree say? "I'm broken." Note the brush in the background. It's basically similar all around, with many old fallen trees. For this reason not many people go into that patch of wood.
Pic #2 - Missing piece of bark. Those curvy lines were the hiding places of bark beetles. Some fat ones too.
Pic #3 - Same tree, a bit higher. The work of the woodpecker those little holes in the bark, ofc the missing piece form the previous photo is also their doings. They smacked it away.
Pic #4 - That green thing is mistletoe. Too bad I didn't have my golden sickle with me.

That's it. Made some other pictures but nothing noteworthy.


Bernd 01/20/2019 (Sun) 17:32:51 [Preview] No.22536 del
>>22534
This is in Hungary? I thought it was similar to the steppe.


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>>22536
Well on the Great Hungarian Plain there are places that looks like picrels (best example is the Hortobágy National Park). But we have hilly terrain with forests and such on the north and Transdanubia. Some woods are quite dense since they are left alone due their national park status.


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Oh god. And tomorrow it will be 10+ everywhere. Snow melts for a few days now but froze at nights, but now it's don't. Slush everywhere. It's awful.
And it's only 2 Feb.


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Hawkmoth caterpillars. Popularly known as mandarová, larvae of this family grow to terrifying sizes (15cm) and can cause massive damage to cassava leaves. This kind is common here. After some research I've concluded those are Pseudosphinx tetrio, which doesn't attack crops. It isn't even harmful to human contact, and I've found a lot of pictures of them just walking over bare hands and arms.
The head is the red, round part. At the other end lies a horn. As its aposematism suggests, it's poisonous to its predators.

I have a primal fear of these. When I spot one while walking in the bush, shivers run down my spine and I carefully look around for more. Try that with the last picture. Almost invariably, more of them will be around. They concentrate around some trees, and I find it unsettling to see many at the same time. And yet it's an exotic and, in its own way, beautiful creature.


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Forgot. We don't expect frost in the future so we did gardening on the weekend. Well I dug up the garden. Parts of it. I planted some radishes and garlic in two rows at the edge of the dug up patch.
Pic #1 The verticalish little ditch on the right where I shoved the garlic cloves, beside that little bank covers the radish seeds.

>>23549
I has nice colours but no wonder you get the heebie jeebies.
>last picture
There's a feather in it. Also bricks. Also the tree looks like it was splashed with thin plaster. I see the caterpillar too.


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>>23549
>I have a primal fear of these
Invertebrates in general for me.


Bernd 03/05/2019 (Tue) 00:28:08 [Preview] No.23582 del
>>23577
I don't. Even poisonous or unsanitary ones don't spook me in their adult forms.
What unsettles me are larvae. I've been stung by caterpillars before (not that one) and it hurts a lot. They're viscous, fluid, meaty, unlike the rigid adults. Their primitive shape reminds me of parasitic nematodes, which I had a long time ago. And they include meat larvae which infest dogs and livestock.


Bernd 03/05/2019 (Tue) 06:53:16 [Preview] No.23589 del
>>23577
Yeah. Politicians are the worst.


Bernd 03/07/2019 (Thu) 06:21:23 [Preview] No.23616 del
Ehh, frost coming to the country next week. I still hope the reality will deviate from predictions and stay above 0. I fear for my crops. Tho garlic should survive it. Bigger problem is the trees have started sprouting. The grape might still be ok.


Bernd 03/07/2019 (Thu) 12:31:56 [Preview] No.23620 del
>>23582
It's really the ones without shell or carapace that are the worst.
>>23616
Muh grand solar minimum coming for your crops.


Bernd 03/07/2019 (Thu) 13:58:14 [Preview] No.23621 del
>>23616
>Had temperatures up to 20°C last week
>plants suddenly start growing
>now back to low temperatures again due to winds from Greenland or some shit
>everything is suddenly ded again
I blame Trump and his CIA weather-changing technology.


Bernd 03/07/2019 (Thu) 16:14:22 [Preview] No.23622 del
>>23620
>grand solar minimum
Mutterficker.

>>23621
I blame migrants. When they are back home their dark skin gathers heat then they travel to Europe a colder climate where they emit this stored heat and make winter warmer and shorter.


Bernd 03/15/2019 (Fri) 01:05:53 [Preview] No.23742 del
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Fulgora sp.
Where I live these are called jequitiranabóia (from the Tupi words for cicada+similar to+snake), but there are a dozen variations of the same word and elsewhere they're also called "winged snakes", "flying snakes", "air snakes", "cicada snakes", "locust snakes", "mad cicadas", "namboya jacarés" and so on. It's generally feared -in part because of its ominous snakelike appearence- and said to kill humans with poison, but it's actual danger is minimal. It can, however, be a pest for some crops, as it feeds on plants.
The most prominent feature is the "head", actually just a swollen outgrowth of some regions of its real head. It mimics an alligator or a snake even in details such as false eyes and mouth. The wings also have false eyes. It is popularly believed to be blind because the head's "eyes" are unconvincing to human observers, but the real eyes are elsewhere.
Another feature is its ability to expel a kind of wax.
Bioluminescence was reported in the past, but it was likely misattributed. It may happen, but only due to fatal bacterial infections.


Bernd 03/16/2019 (Sat) 18:37:17 [Preview] No.23807 del
>>23742
That insect looks surprisingly amazing. It's really has that croc look.
I saw a butterfly today, black and rust, but didn't have the chance to take a picture. Also the first fly of the year. A big fat one.


Bernd 03/16/2019 (Sat) 20:13:14 [Preview] No.23808 del
>>23742
call bolsonaro white guards.


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Seen a similar butterfly mentioned before. I don't have more pics of the hike, there weren't many subject to shoot despite I tramped quite long. Seen deers but they were got away faster than I could think of making a pics. Just like a neat little bumblebee.


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>>23569
My radishes are growing nicely, look at those green leaves in a row. Only one garlic showed up for now, I found that one in the soil when I dug up the garden. Me mum sowed some last year sometimes and that one didn't grew for some reason. However it already had a little green at it's pointy end, and I put it back among the others. Wonder when they'll start to grow.


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I posted here somewhere that I would post another IWO. I prepared one way back, but I thought it would be rude to post them immediately after Brazil posted some pics and then I just postponed it.
Last summer I made a short trip to Neuchâtel in the French speaking part of Switzerland, but it's not far away from the language border. It means New Castle.. It differs from many other Swiss cities, because for most time of the history it used to be a principality compared to the other cities that were ruled by republican principles. When their last dynasty died out they chose a new ruler and not just some random dude, but the ruler of Prussia. After the defeat of Napoleon, it led to the situation that Neuchâtel was part of Switzerland and Prussia at the same time until peasants started a successful revolution to get rid of their Prussian overlords. Prussia was very butthurt about this and threatened war against Switzerland. They pussied out, thanks dog Bismarck wasn't chancellor yet and would turn their rage against Denmark instead later.
Switzerland has lots of smaller nice cites that aren't overrun with tourists, but are nice to visit for a day trip.

1) train arrived with a delay of 6 minutes. I'm so sorry you had to see this, such huge delays bring shame to Switzerland
2) more retarded trains on the board. Pretty nice weather that day and McDolans in the station hall.
3) the station is a bit elevated, so you have a nice view over the city
4) the tower is the home of the most assburger federal office of Switzerland, the federal office for statistics. Neuchâtel is just 30 minutes away from the capital Bern.


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1) I walked down to the old town. And yes those are electric lines for trolleybusses.
2) There you can see a bus, there's not much space
3) fountain of justice, pretty common in these parts of Switzerland
4) another fountain


Bernd 04/08/2019 (Mon) 18:51:04 [Preview] No.24557 del
Oooo, we get an IWO. Nice.


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1) going up the stairs to the castle
2) of course it needs a church attached to the castle
4) looking down


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1) I'm save here against attackers
2) from the inside, spiders took over
3) church in the lower town doesn't even have a real roof


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1) there's a path outside the castle, put it's a deadlock. So nobody is there, actually a nice place to relax.
2) the castle


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1) train autism, the station would be further to the right
2) more impressions from around the castle area


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1) of course the castle is in use for the local government
3) the tower below was closed because of a fire a few days ago, it used to be the prison
4) the church, they had some repairs going on


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1) the lesser known reformist of Switzerland next to Zwingli in Zurich and Calvin in Geneva. Being protestants they are known for being bankers and watch makers. That's why they chose a protestant new ruler, when they chose Prussia.
3) wolf looking for food


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2) you can still see the structure of the historical castle before the new castle was built on this site, thus the name of the city
3) Balzac was here, what an honor
4) I admit it, I just took this image because of the girl sitting and reading there, but you can't recognize much


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general impressions from the area of the old castle


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1) Lidl because why not
4) as protestants they felt the need to remove anything reminding them of the Catholic past


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2) found the food for the wolves


Bernd 04/08/2019 (Mon) 19:10:37 [Preview] No.24568 del
>>24554
Yeah Germans can be very frustrated over the loss of tiniest clay.
And those retard trains are IC. Curious.

>>24556
Traveled by trolley in Budapest. Not sure if they still exist.
Cool streets I liek them. That gramps at the statue looks tough.

>>24558
Sometimes churches are castles.

>>24560
Cool. Some of those protruding wall pieces had to be potties, not just machicolations.

>>24562
>ancien trésor


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3) the holy bible
4) I usually don't take pictures inside a church, I think it's rude, but these are protestant kuffar, so it's OK.


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1) I liked the sky ceiling
2) a Fifa congress inside the castle,
4) dourist train


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1) time to look inside


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2) closed prison tower


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3) another fountain with lady justice this time
4) In Russia the trolleybus takes you to gommieblocks. In Switzerland the trolleybus takes you to a vineyard.


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1) nice little village
4) spot the flag


Bernd 04/08/2019 (Mon) 19:20:48 [Preview] No.24575 del
>>24565
Those rows of houses. I don't care for them.

>>24567
Who did those animal statues? Look weird among those nice medieval structures (not sure where to put it, that church reminds me of Gothic but it says "époque romane 12th century" and has low walls.)


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1) and here's the vineyard
3) in vino veritas
4) flower power


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walking down through the vineyard to the village at the lake


Bernd 04/08/2019 (Mon) 19:24:14 [Preview] No.24578 del
>>24576
>in vino veritas
Sehr true.


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almost there


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1) go be fat somewhere else
2) nice village


Bernd 04/08/2019 (Mon) 19:27:23 [Preview] No.24581 del
>>24580
>1)
Nod for amerigan dorist.


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1) light rail station at the lake
2) back in the city center at the lake
3) oh, it's a raven
4) shot from the pier


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1) alps in the background
3) I took the image a bit too late, the girl seriously wore a backpack that has Otaku written on it
4) post office building


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1) mother duck with her hatchlings
3) palace of the nice arts
4) football stadium


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1) most delicious train of Switzerland
2) I already posted this image, it's from inside the train, taking me back to the German speaking part.

That's it.


Bernd 04/08/2019 (Mon) 19:36:34 [Preview] No.24586 del
Do people swim in that lake?


Bernd 04/08/2019 (Mon) 19:40:31 [Preview] No.24587 del
>>24585
Great, thanks.
The older looking parts of the town and the historical buildings are quite nice. I don't find modern buildings fit well there but still way better than commieblocks.
I wonder how many Hungarian dorists visits that place. Maybe I will one day. Can I just camp somewhere in the woods?


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>>24575
as I posted the raven later, these sculptures were scattered around the city. I don't know if they are permanently.
>>24586
of course, it's the biggest lake that lies entirely within Switzerland. There's a water ski lift at this lake for surfers. I swim a lot in the lake nearby during summer. The many lakes in Switzerland (not as much as Russia has) attract Dutch tourists with their campers.


Bernd 04/08/2019 (Mon) 19:46:29 [Preview] No.24590 del
>>24588
Where is the T-I-G-E-R statue?
Oh yeah, the Bodensee is on the border.


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very nice pics swizzy


Bernd 04/08/2019 (Mon) 19:53:44 [Preview] No.24592 del
>>24587
camping at the lakes is pretty popular, but some have assburger rules where you have to book at least 3 days during summer. Switzerland officially doesn't allow wild camping, but it's not verboten as long as you don't get caught.


Bernd 04/08/2019 (Mon) 19:54:24 [Preview] No.24593 del
>>24554
>Neuchâtel
they make fine ass watches thats what I know about that town


Bernd 04/08/2019 (Mon) 20:03:30 [Preview] No.24594 del
>>24569
are you catholic?


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Have some extra winter impressions. I'm thinking about doing an IWO about some Roman ruins, Easter should be perfect for it.
>>24593
the whole region is known for watchmaking
>>24594
let's say I'm from a Catholic region, but don't pay church tax to the pope


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4) the snowman was beheaded the next time I went cross-country skiing


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3) mount Pilatus in the back, dedicated to the best Roman prefect of Judea


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last one for today. Picture was shot the same day as majority of the winter pictures. Train to Budapest was delayed, really shameful for Swiss railways.


Bernd 04/08/2019 (Mon) 21:47:50 [Preview] No.24612 del
>>24599
35min late...

what have become of svizzera...


Bernd 05/01/2019 (Wed) 19:28:18 [Preview] No.25467 del
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Dave Canterbury was on the Hungary, uploaded two videos of it. Here's one with the scenery of the woods where they shot some advertisement or something. Around here where I live the panorama looks the same. From this point...
https://youtu.be/BdkdCxn48m8?t=237
...to 4:15.
That hillside over there is a nice example how dense is the road network in the woods. I marked red the (dirt) roads and trails. Those most likely a car wide.


Bernd 05/01/2019 (Wed) 19:37:43 [Preview] No.25468 del
>>24596
Heh, I forgot to add my onions here.
I love when trees and bushes collect snow and/or frost in winter. Looks awesome. Few winters ago due to high temperature the snow was very wet, slushy so it stuck well to the side of the trees. Maybe I have some shots of this somewhere.
When sleet covers the plants it is also cool. As if they get a candy coating.


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>>25467
>Dave Canterbury
literally who

forrest looks nice I love forrest


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>>25471
Dude in the video. Well, if you just watched the part then you didn't see him.
He is the famous author of Canterbury Tales.
His stepfather influenced him in his enthusiasm toward nature when he was a kid. Then he was in the Army, stationed in Korea as clerk or something, had some training beside the base one tho. Then he got into larping, 17-18-19th century frontiersman style. Then based on these previous experiences he got into prepping, self-reliance and survivalism. Maybe started his youtube channel about this time. Then got into a TV-show but on the application he said he was Rambo. This didn't sit well, so he had to leave and apologize. Still the 'tube channel went on, he built (maybe it was before the tv show I don't know things this accurately, stuff here might be in the wrong order) up a survival larping school where you can learn quite a bit of interesting and surprisingly practical and useful things about camping. He authored two buschcraft books, were in other shows on telly, has his own blacksmithy and carpentry workshop where he makes stuff, has a "self-reliance outfitters" store where he sell his stuff and some chinese shit with their own brand. His school has several branches now all over the world, it seems it is a good business. So he is an entrepreneur and his selected niche is outdoor stuff.
Some of his videos are cozy, others have some good info in them, but I wouldn't recommend (as the yt channel thread clearly shows it) since the bunch of gear shilling is getting on my nerve.


Bernd 05/02/2019 (Thu) 09:51:15 [Preview] No.25480 del
>>25467
this landscape doesn't look suitable for horse riding archers


Bernd 05/02/2019 (Thu) 11:30:54 [Preview] No.25482 del
>>25475
he seems like a typical fraud, he would be a good used car salesman.

you need very little if you want to camp in the woods.


Bernd 05/02/2019 (Thu) 15:18:46 [Preview] No.25485 del
>>25480
That's not so bad. Especially compared to the Alps which one Hungarian warlord crossed three times on one campaign in the first half of the 10th century with his 15 thousand men and 3 to 10 times that many horses. But yes, these aren't pastures and woods defeats archery.
Huh, I just realized: archery = make an arch with a stick that bows. Who would have guessed that, am I rite?

>>25482
>he would be a good used car salesman
I tend to agree.
>he seems like a typical fraud
I wouldn't go that far. Decathlon also sells bunch of outdoor stuff they ain't fraud either. Also this guy gives many legitimate information, not just for simple camping but woodcraft, land navigation and such. Great many people lacks in these type of infos and quite a lot of them would pick up some outdoor hobby. I personally know some who wouldn't know how to hold an axe.
>you need very little if you want to camp in the woods.
True, as I previously stated (in a previous outdoor thread) I don't do camping (while did some long time ago) just do day hikes - or moar liek half-day hikes - and for that one needs even less. I walk with a plastic bottle of water and a chocolate bar. If I go a "larger" round (15-25 kms) I drop a sandwich and an apple in my bag too. I only bring a knife because sometimes I cut a walking stick and maybe my finger. The main equipment is foot gear - and clothing depending on weather.


Bernd 05/02/2019 (Thu) 16:28:49 [Preview] No.25487 del
>>25485
in this sissified day of age everything gets feminized and overcomplicated.

you dont need expensive clothing or shoes. you dont need turbomegacool knife. most of the things that is sold today we dont need.

personally I like to bring tobacco, wool socks and some food. hiking boots is unnecessary if you dont hike up a mountain.

a 2€ mora knife is more than enough if you are gonna play rambo.


Bernd 05/02/2019 (Thu) 17:35:31 [Preview] No.25488 del
>>25487
>wool socks
Oligarch. I use noname chepo Chinese cotton-polyester.
Also Mora is about 10€. Well, my Companion MG was 9. Send me one for 2€ plox.
Hmm. Do you go out in socks (99.9% of the time) but without shoes? How does it work out for you?


Bernd 05/02/2019 (Thu) 17:35:59 [Preview] No.25489 del
>>25487
You know what?! Send me two.


Bernd 05/02/2019 (Thu) 19:24:55 [Preview] No.25493 del
>>25489
sure give me your adress


Bernd 05/02/2019 (Thu) 19:28:15 [Preview] No.25494 del
>>25488
you dont need any fancy shoes, I use some worn down jogging ones that cost like 20€. this whole gear hysteria is making me sick outdoors is about relaxing and enjoying nature not some americanized contest who has the most expensive gear.

my favoruite backpack is an surplus bundeswehr alpin backpack I got for 10€ for example, impossible to break.


Bernd 05/02/2019 (Thu) 19:46:08 [Preview] No.25497 del
>>25494
I've three foot gears. Milsurp Bundeswehr boots for winter since the leather is thick and it's lined, most of the winter I only need a pair of semi-thick socks. With enough wax-fat-oil gunk I made it's fairly water resistant. It was cca €75. A noname military style leather boots for the "transitional periods" of the year, since the weather isn't warm enough and mud is frequent, this was €30. For summer I've a pair of Chinese €10 canvas shoes, light and dries fast. Tho it's gonna fall apart soon, so I've bought a backup pair.
My fav backpack is none at all. I don't like it how it constrains me. A chocolate in my pocket and the half L water bottle in my hand (tho some of my pockets that fits too). Ofc, it's needed for a longer hike.


Bernd 05/02/2019 (Thu) 19:56:51 [Preview] No.25500 del
>>25494
>you dont need any fancy shoes, I use some worn down jogging ones

Not all outdoor terrain is ok common jogging shoes

https://youtube.com/watch?v=C7y1I4QALVY [Embed]


Bernd 05/02/2019 (Thu) 20:19:01 [Preview] No.25503 del
>>25500
They say mudpack is healthy.


Bernd 05/02/2019 (Thu) 21:05:39 [Preview] No.25505 del
>>25500
except sweden isnt that muddy

and wellies cost like 15€ for some cheap ones


Bernd 05/02/2019 (Thu) 21:42:19 [Preview] No.25507 del
mora 711 is probable the best for outdoors and for the price (cost 5€). I like mora 2000 for carpentry but its not good outdoors.


Bernd 05/03/2019 (Fri) 05:30:04 [Preview] No.25512 del
>>25507
Do Swedes get special discounts? Because the prices you write aren't reflects the reality at all.


Bernd 05/03/2019 (Fri) 14:23:35 [Preview] No.25515 del
>>25513
That's cheap as fuck. But in that store not much of the selection. Tho as far as I know Mora 511, 711 and Companion differs only a few mm in length. And in some design choice.
Here the cheapest Mora is about €6 (the Basic 511).
Here if one wants cheap but good quality knives, or woodcrafting tools he should check an antiques market.


Bernd 05/03/2019 (Fri) 15:00:24 [Preview] No.25516 del
>>25515
mora isnt the only ones producing good cheap knives but most known worldwide I guess. hultafors makes great tradesmen knives. but if you are just going on in the forest making a small fire and collecting some branches a folding saw is better than knife.

https://www.badgerandblade.com/forum/threads/whats-so-special-about-swedish-steel.116779/


Bernd 05/03/2019 (Fri) 15:37:52 [Preview] No.25517 del
>>25516
You don't need a saw for that.


Bernd 05/03/2019 (Fri) 17:09:47 [Preview] No.25521 del
>>25517
its more useful

my offer to send a mora still stands btw


Bernd 05/04/2019 (Sat) 06:57:18 [Preview] No.25533 del
>>25521
More useful to what?
For that fire you described you don't need nothing just a lighter/matches and your bear hands. Those sticks can be broken easily, especially since one needs dry wood, that snaps easily.
And even if one doesn't snap, other ways can be used to do that.


Bernd 05/04/2019 (Sat) 19:42:24 [Preview] No.25561 del
>>25533
lol you only need two stones to rub together

look at this gear snob!


Bernd 05/05/2019 (Sun) 07:06:20 [Preview] No.25569 del
>>25561
Stone rubbing is gearfagging. One doesn't just need two stones but a material which can hold a spark. Very few sparks, two stones nowhere produce as much as a ferro rod. So this material has to be produced somehow, like a charcloth or something.
So all in all, it is much more effort.
What I'm talking about is this: grab a lighter, gather wood - from twigs up to branches two finger thick, these snap easily when dry. And you need dry wood anyway. It's even less effort and start sawing them. A few thicker branches might be necessary, but easy to find close to the length needed, but even the longer can be placed into the fire by one end, and pushed forward when burnt up. No sawing/cutting is necessary. Bur if one really wants to, these thicker branches can be broken by putting them between twin tree trunks growing V shaped and pulled by the end. Easy peasy. Again, faster than sawing and even less effort.
Maybe if you want to use a dead standing pine, then might come a saw in handy.


Bernd 05/13/2019 (Mon) 16:21:56 [Preview] No.25924 del
My radishes are growing. I suspect because I botched the planting, I spread the seeds in a bunch too close to each other now they are concentrating to grow the leaves instead of the root as they try to outcompete each other for the light. Those on the edge are bigger but in the back row they are quite small.
They are delicious as fuck tho. Fresh, crunchy but buttery at the same time, with a little sting to them.


Bernd 05/13/2019 (Mon) 17:15:50 [Preview] No.25925 del
>>25924
Russia is stealing all the heat, I still have to grow my stuff indoors, because it's too cold.


Bernd 05/13/2019 (Mon) 18:13:12 [Preview] No.25927 del
>>25925
Oh yeah, Swebernd's global cooling makes 30+ at the Arctic.
For radishes weather is fine, they are early vegetables and were all right in February - tho very mild weather was back then.
Also this 15-20 we have during the day is ok for this time of year, nights were little cold last week.
What's your chosen crops?


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Bernd 05/13/2019 (Mon) 20:58:26 [Preview] No.25933 del
>>25927
cucumbers, they grow easily, but are really thirsty in summer and they hate cold tap water. I have to retry the chilly and tomato seeds, I put them out too early, snowfall and freezing temperatures during the night was too much for them.


Bernd 05/14/2019 (Tue) 05:40:14 [Preview] No.25937 del
>>25933
>chilly and tomato seeds
Hey I remember discussing those with you. Sorry I forgot.
Yeah cucumbers are mostly water so they need a lot of that to grow. I heard in general tap water isn't the best to water vegetables, probably the chlorine if it's treated with such. But since you mention the temperature: we water our ornamentals with water what was stored on room temperature for a while and not fresh from the tap.


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Bernd 05/14/2019 (Tue) 16:02:32 [Preview] No.25962 del
>>25937
Switzerland has clean groundwater, it's already clean and doesn't need chlorine. The problem is the temperature, as cucumbers don't like the temperature shock of cold water. Only communities that use lakewater have to use chlorine.


Bernd 05/14/2019 (Tue) 16:35:26 [Preview] No.25966 del
>>25962
I just pondered why people don't consider tap water suitable for watering in general.


Bernd 05/14/2019 (Tue) 17:41:04 [Preview] No.25969 del
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Here's the temperatures, fry in hell Russians. I like these cool temperatures though after a few hot days in April.


Bernd 05/14/2019 (Tue) 17:57:20 [Preview] No.25970 del
>>25969
>>25969
Just nomad around marked area according to climate and reap the maximum benefits.


Bernd 05/14/2019 (Tue) 18:19:02 [Preview] No.25971 del
>>25970
Problems weren't.


Bernd 05/14/2019 (Tue) 20:25:08 [Preview] No.25972 del
>>25969
Algeria is cooler than Russia is?


Bernd 05/14/2019 (Tue) 20:55:18 [Preview] No.25973 del
>>25969
>fry in hell Russians

It is near 20 in places where most of people live. Don't feel the heat here.


Bernd 05/14/2019 (Tue) 22:54:27 [Preview] No.25974 del
>>25973
Why russians mostly live in the nortt such as moscow and petersburg? Why not smolensk or somewhere along ukraine border, sochi etc? It would be warmer in general.


Bernd 05/15/2019 (Wed) 05:07:44 [Preview] No.25975 del
>>25974
They love their misery and they clinge to it as it it was a privilege.


Bernd 05/15/2019 (Wed) 07:10:16 [Preview] No.25982 del
>>25972
thats what a grand solar minimum looks like.


Bernd 05/15/2019 (Wed) 07:28:53 [Preview] No.25983 del
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>>25974

Hmm. Moscow isn't really north, it is pretty warm place overall. Large share of population (more than 1/10) concentrated in Moscow region, because there are very large difference in wages, i.e. you'll get 300$ in Smolensk or 1200$ in Moscow for literally same job, but other prices are same, except housing (it is much cheaper in regions), but even this doesn't stop migration.

Population of big Moscow region is near 20 000 000 nowadays, and also few millions (yes) of illegals from Central Asia.

Peterburg is small version of Moscow with same pattern of living but much less population.

And those, who didn't move into big city, live in places that you described. For example, Krasnodar region is more populated than Arkhangelsk or such.

Considering climate, it isn't that cold in central part of Russia at all, and it isn't much warmer at south except in summer. Remember, it is mild continental climate zone, not oceanic or such


Bernd 05/17/2019 (Fri) 20:19:43 [Preview] No.26085 del
>>25970
Btw I gave you source back then on nomadism, not sure if you noticed.


Bernd 05/17/2019 (Fri) 20:58:12 [Preview] No.26086 del
>>26085
I did


Bernd 05/18/2019 (Sat) 07:58:22 [Preview] No.26093 del
>>25983
I would guess the logical answer is because of tatar raids people settled in the middle/northern part with forests surrounding the cities for protection? I read somewhere that crimean tatars took 2 million slaves when they were active for example.


Bernd 05/26/2019 (Sun) 07:53:09 [Preview] No.26648 del
The struggle against peronospora and eriophyidae continues this year. Due to rainy weather I wasn't able to spray the grapes, just once and was washed away by heavy downpour not half hour later...
Nevertheless we can hope for dry weather for two days straight and just finished with spraying. Later I'll cut away those leaves which were harmed way too much. Also it needs a little thinning too.


Bernd 05/26/2019 (Sun) 12:03:39 [Preview] No.26658 del
>>26648
Do you make wine with yours? i heard good things of home brewed wine there.

Sadly this year no garden for me, it's hard when not owning land and remaining put. ;_;


Bernd 05/26/2019 (Sun) 12:34:49 [Preview] No.26659 del
>>26658
No, I don't have enough, even if it isn't damaged by illnesses. Tho we frequently press the juice.
I have a pal who made wine (red) every year, and his dad before him too. I usually helped with "harvest" (it's an arbor, tho larger than ours) and with the press. Then the consuming ofc.
Some sugar was always applied, sometimes raisins. One time we actually stemmed the whole thing, that gave the best wine. But that was one occasion, it was too Sisyphean job.


Bernd 05/26/2019 (Sun) 13:01:03 [Preview] No.26660 del
>>16734
Hello


Bernd 05/26/2019 (Sun) 13:14:13 [Preview] No.26661 del
>>26660
What's up?


Bernd 06/10/2019 (Mon) 09:04:03 [Preview] No.27085 del
Took a little stroll in the woods, had strange feeling. It's hot sunny weather for a few days now, but previously we had almost continuous rains so everything was soaked. We have a little breeze but the air is warm and humid. The smell all around was as if I was on the beach at a lake or a river.



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