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Postby LadyMacbeth » Thu Oct 25, 2007 4:15 pm

Hello :)

This entry is about active volacono in Washington state, US - Mount St Helens.
St.Helens National Monument lies nearby Eatonville.
When you are in Washington, you should really visit Mount Helens National Monument. You are welcomed :)

Mount St. Helens

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Postby LadyMacbeth » Sun Oct 28, 2007 7:10 pm

Hello :)

Today I want to invite you to Prehistoric Park.
Isn't it the most exciting travel ever?
Travel in time? When you like such travels we are many, many million years ago when no human beings existed at all.

Anyway, the travel I am presenting today is a part of 6-episode TV series. Here is an info from wikipedia:


Six part television series in documentary style, from Impossible Pictures Limited, (the makers of Walking with Dinosaurs) which premiered on ITV on 22 July 2006 and on Animal Planet on 29 October 2006. Each episode is an hour long including commercial breaks.

The programme is narrated by David Jason and presented by Nigel Marven. The fictional component is the theme that Nigel goes back to various geological time periods through a time portal, and brings back live specimens of extinct animals back to the present day, where they are exhibited in a wildlife park named Prehistoric Park, which is a big area between high steep mountains and ocean (which serve to help confine any escapes) with varied environments. The name seems to be based on "Jurassic Park".

On the DVD of the series, the introduction says that "the events in these 6 episodes are largely to find the possibility of keeping animals from old geological periods alive in the modern world and later they may get breeding populations of more species".



PREHISTORIC PARK

I hope you will like travel around Prehistorc Park as much as I like it :)

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Postby LadyMacbeth » Fri Nov 16, 2007 10:25 pm

Hello :)

Today I would like to show you one Polish city in the south. It is called Katowice and it is a capital of Silesia region (where I am born and where I live). As every city in this world it has some good and bad sides as I have always thought. But someone made a movie called "wonderful city".
I wondered a lot about this name...maybe it is also a "wonderful city"...who knows? :roll:

Katowice - wonderful city

Soon more virtual travels of mine and ( as I hope ) I will read about your virtual travels, too :)

Yours faithfully,
LM

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Postby LadyMacbeth » Tue Nov 20, 2007 9:50 pm

Hi :)

We have already been running across Sahara desert in this thread.
Today I want to show you a movie with trees inside total sand. How is it possible? Doth trees must have roots - how they can have them in this deep, moving layer of sand? How deep the layer of sand is? The answer for all these questions of mine is I DON'T KNOW. I have never been in Sahara desert :(
But I like it very much.
I hope you will like watching the movie below. Cause a movie from and about Marocco is really worthy watching it :)


ouarzazate morocco

PS. If you have any clues about water, sand and green palm trees inside the Sahara desert - let me know, please :)

Yours faithfully,
LM

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Postby LadyMacbeth » Tue Nov 20, 2007 9:57 pm

Hi again for a moment:)

One little correction. I don't know how it happened that "Star Wars" music was put here :oops:
Sorry! Now you should see Maroccan video below with nice music :)

ouarzazate morocco

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Postby LadyMacbeth » Sat Dec 01, 2007 7:50 pm

Hello :)

Today we are travelling to China where we are taking morning exercises with young Chineese people.

People around the world, take the exercises with Chineese students, please :)

Stunning Morning Exercises at Chinese School

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Postby LadyMacbeth » Thu Dec 06, 2007 4:41 pm

Hello :)

Today I would like to show you a youtube.com video from a documentary I saw some days ago on Polish TV. It was made by one Brit who came to live in Nepal, who met there honey hunters and produced the documentary about them. Has anyone of you seen this movie?

The bees shown in this movie are ones of the most dangerous bee-tribes in the world.
However, because of the increasing interest both in watching working honey hunters (the most probably) and climbing these steepy rocks in order to experience something really thrilling and breath-taking -the bees are in danger.

Save the Nepali rock-bees then. Don't disturb them! Don't ruin their nests unneceserilly.
Don't watch these stupid and dangerous stunt shows! Better go and eat some bread instead. Or buy some cheap bananas.

honey hunter

Sincerely yours,
LM

PS1. Honey hunters have...bare feet (notice it!!!) bare feet when they are standing around millions of bees on the botchy ladders. Many of them have fallen down of course. They don't have to eat this honey at all. They have better things to eat too. I think, however (like the author of whole film), this is a need of showing off that pushes them to go so high.
And it is so dangerous of course... :(
To me - absolutely awful! :(

What do you think about honey hunters? :roll:

PS2. Youtube.com video has no sound of course. Just a picture. Pity.

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Postby marumani » Fri Dec 07, 2007 3:27 am

:lol: I would like to travel to Paris. The city of love. :D

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Postby LadyMacbeth » Fri Dec 07, 2007 11:16 pm

Hi :)

Yes ...Paris is a great place to travel.
I hope to be there one day at last... :roll:
I presented Paris in this plot, too.
Today, however I would like to show you one of many ...London ice-rinks. The ice rink nearby the museum of Natural History. Why? Cause actually I have got an info that there are lots of ice rinks in London and when you are in London in December - don't forget to visit London's ice rinks.

I hope in Paris many ice rinks too but as an English language learner I should write first about London -I think... :roll:

So... have a time of your life skating in London!

Now still virtually but soon.... hm...hm...hm... :roll:

Ice Rink - the Natural History Museum

Regards,
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Postby LadyMacbeth » Sat Dec 08, 2007 11:29 am

Hi :)

Virtual travelling has its pros and cons. Cons first - there are many nice places in this world we would like to visit but we cannot (plenty of reasons of course):(.
Virtual travels have also many pros like - we can visit places we wouldn't like/cannot visit in reality.
One of such places is North Korea. Many bad things happen in North Korea and noone cares :(.
Has the world forgotten about North Korea and its people? :roll:

You can see a lot of youtube.com videos about North Korea. And choose "the best" one... North Korea is an example of how much evil the greed of power can do . :(

Inside North Korea

Regards - soon next virtual travels of mine ...:roll:
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Postby LadyMacbeth » Sun Dec 09, 2007 4:14 pm

Hi everyone:)

Today I am travelling virtually to Berlin where you can meet 1 year old polar bear KNUT.

He was rejected by his mother as a baby but thrives thanks to people.

Here is English language video about KNUT - already 1 year old...

Knut Polar Bear celebrates his Birthday

How do you like KNUT? he isn't as cute as he used to be few moments ago ... they say....

Soon next travels of mine :)
I hope you will join me here :)

LM

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Postby LadyMacbeth » Sun Dec 09, 2007 4:22 pm

Hi - as you can hear in this short material Knut (as each hero) has its own blog :)
How nice :)

I have just found it to you, my dear readers :)
It is first in German but also in English :)

Thus together we can follow Knut's life :)

Knut's blog

I also want to say that the zoo-worker responsible for Knut obtained very important state award for his hard and well done job :)

Very nice, indeed :)

Congratulations for Berlin! :)

LM

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Re: where are you travelling virtually now?

Postby LadyMacbeth » Sun Jan 06, 2008 6:01 pm

Hi again :)

Hello - last time here I travelled somewhere around Marocco.
Today I would like to take you for a journey to ..Dakar. It is also in Africa.
As you know the famous race Paris-Dakar took place inside Sahara sands.
This year this famous race has been cancelled :(.
So today a virtual journey through Sahara sands... with the race participants.

Race To Dakar

By the way - what will be next year with Dakar race? Can you guess it ? :roll:

Thanks for your clues :)

Soon next travels :)
LM

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Re: where are you travelling virtually now?

Postby LadyMacbeth » Sun Jan 06, 2008 6:04 pm

ps. Ups... Marocco was at the end of site 9. Sorry! On page number 10 I was in Berlin to visit
Knut in the zoo. Sorry!

Next virtual travel of mine, however, will be either to China or to Kazahstan :)

It is quite sure :)

LM

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Re: where are you travelling virtually now?

Postby LadyMacbeth » Thu Jan 10, 2008 10:58 pm

Hi :)

Well... earlier I promised to take you for a journey into Kazahstan but I changed my mind and I am going to show you some Kenya - African country.
Today we are going for a safari there. As far as I remember I already travelled virtually to African safari but not lately and I hope not to Kenya. Soon next travels of mine.

PS. Well...first 2 mnutes of the video below are quite boring but then bit better. Really. Kazahstan and China soon :)

Safari in Kenya

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Re: where are you travelling virtually now?

Postby LadyMacbeth » Thu Jan 10, 2008 11:11 pm

Hello for one moment more :)

Unfortunatelly I already travelled virtually to safari in ... Kenya. Hmmm... so I want to correct myself now and I am going to show you a piece of Lake Victoria. There are only few youtube.com videos about this incredible place :(. Lake Victoria lies on the western-south of Kenya. The lake borders with many countries. Only a little part of it appears in Kenya. Please, do more youtube.com videos about Lake Victoria. Thanks in advance :)

Lake Victoria

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Re: where are you travelling virtually now?

Postby LadyMacbeth » Mon May 26, 2008 7:40 pm

Hi :)

Today I am travelling across the US in search of watching and understanding what are tornados.
Here we are... not so far from tornado...

US Tornado

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Re: where are you travelling virtually now?

Postby LadyMacbeth » Mon May 26, 2008 7:52 pm

And what do you think about this film? Not bad too.

Tsunami comes

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Re: where are you travelling virtually now?

Postby LadyMacbeth » Tue May 27, 2008 5:38 pm

Hi :)

Today (now) I am travelling across the... universe.
How do you like this travel?

Sometimes i wonder - how is it possible to see whole universe well and clearly from one planet?
Is it possible at all? How true are all datas we have? Are they worthy anything at all?
What is our place in this universe? The centre? The edge?

Across the universe

Some English by the way... :roll:
LM

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Re: where are you travelling virtually now?

Postby LadyMacbeth » Sat Aug 16, 2008 8:19 pm

Hello - last time here I was travelling virtually across the universe. Today I would like to show you a video
how a tornado hit one Polish bus full of ....singers. Really :(. They had a camera inside.
It was really terrible. Till the last moment they hoped they would avoid tornado but they werenot right. They werenot lucky - to some level of course. But all people on this bus survived - and that's a big luck to them. :(
Look below:
Tornado hit a bus

LM

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