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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #50 on: September 18, 2006, 06:45:18 PM »
Tsam Dance at Amarbayasgalant Monastery << edited for a better link



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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #51 on: September 18, 2006, 06:59:10 PM »
Just throwing this out there....could this be a Russian T-90 Battle Tank, or a Chinese Type 96 or Type 98 Battle Tank ?  Still looking for a matching pix.   ???



Cool masks, puddin.

ETA: If it's Russian, that would mean Belarus is a possibility.  Pretty crazy, huh?   Bwaaahahahahah!

Update: Could it be the Russian made M-84 Battle Tank (used by countries like Yugoslavia or Croatia)?.  See pix below.

Or is it a Russian T-72 Battle Tank ?   link

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #52 on: September 18, 2006, 07:36:36 PM »
just looking around , found these

Boingo thanks for finding that gold statue  :jumpy:

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #53 on: September 18, 2006, 07:51:38 PM »
A possible match on the schooner: the Isla Mauritia, which makes regular runs from Grand Baie. I can't find any large photos of the ship, but the paint job looks the same.
More Mauritius stuff: the waterfall may be in the Black Gorge area. There's one at Chamarel that's close, but I can't call it a match yet. And an amendment: Holy Lake is what the locals call Grand Bassin, a small crater lake that Hindus believe is connected to the Ganges (commercial kmz attached).

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #54 on: September 18, 2006, 08:08:03 PM »
A schooner ! I couldn't think of what to call it  :lol3: ! Great Slowhatch !!


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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #55 on: September 18, 2006, 08:31:59 PM »
I'll be damned Slowhatch none of the Isla Mauritia links work  :umn: ! what the hell ?

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #56 on: September 18, 2006, 08:56:50 PM »
Kuwait flag?  ???


Good catch on the flag Banzai !!

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« Reply #57 on: September 18, 2006, 08:57:45 PM »
You mean the ship's site, www.islamauritia.com? Yeah, the links are dead, and I only found one google cached page. You might try the Wayback Machine, but even their cache has a lot of the pictures removed.

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #58 on: September 18, 2006, 11:23:40 PM »
Another tank possibility: Finland has some T-72 armor as well the pine forests seen in the cap. And Signal posted about an obstacle course in a swamp.

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #59 on: September 19, 2006, 12:05:56 AM »
You mean the ship's site, www.islamauritia.com? Yeah, the links are dead, and I only found one google cached page. You might try the Wayback Machine, but even their cache has a lot of the pictures removed.
Thats what I meant Slowhatch .. how awful for us they dont update their sites  :lol: . From what I can see your schooner looks like a match  :tup:




:angel:  This vidcap looks like the Egyptian crocodile god Sobek.  Only thing, it's way too modern looking, too new, as are the columns behind it.  Reminds me of a theme park.   :-\
:lol:  Reminds me of a video game Boingo , like you have to climb from the lowest level to the highest .. see the last one has a flag of some sort ..



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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #60 on: September 19, 2006, 12:26:15 AM »
You mean the ship's site, www.islamauritia.com? Yeah, the links are dead, and I only found one google cached page. You might try the Wayback Machine, but even their cache has a lot of the pictures removed.
Thats what I meant Slowhatch .. how awful for us they dont update their sites  :lol: . From what I can see your schooner looks like a match  :tup:




:angel:  This vidcap looks like the Egyptian crocodile god Sobek.  Only thing, it's way too modern looking, too new, as are the columns behind it.  Reminds me of a theme park.   :-\
:lol:  Reminds me of a video game Boingo , like you have to climb from the lowest level to the highest .. see the last one has a flag of some sort ..



could that cap be from kom ombo??

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #61 on: September 19, 2006, 12:39:23 AM »
At the bottom of this page there's links with pictures to just about every temple in Egypt; no matches so far. I agree with Boingo, the caps have the look of a Hollywood set.
On a different topic, the black teeth could be caused by chewing betel nut (a disgusting habit that would make an interesting food challenge), but Vietnamese women also lacquer their teeth for social custom--see here.

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #62 on: September 19, 2006, 12:43:04 AM »
i think if u find the pillars in the backround we will find where the heck that statue is

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« Reply #63 on: September 19, 2006, 12:57:08 AM »
Just throwing this out: the touareg are well-known for the indigo blue head cloth called a Tagelmust.

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« Reply #64 on: September 19, 2006, 01:17:07 AM »
Ben-Hur's 4-horses chariot.  :jam:

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #65 on: September 19, 2006, 01:43:34 AM »
Cool stuff, banzai.  The chariots in the vidcap remind me of Egyptian chariots, not Roman.  Kinda like what Ramses would drive. LOL.  The "feather dusters" on the horses heads is a dead giveaway.  LOL. (as if I would really know).

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  Reminds me of a video game Boingo , like you have to climb from the lowest level to the highest .. see the last one has a flag of some sort ..

kinda like Super Mario Brothers.   :lol3:

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the caps have the look of a Hollywood set.

yeah, sure does look fake.  BTW, I never thought of the Finnish T-72.  I was trying to match the military patch on the tank commanders uniform in the vidcap, but it's too blurry.

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #66 on: September 19, 2006, 01:44:25 AM »
Just throwing this out: the touareg are well-known for the indigo blue head cloth called a Tagelmust.

Oh Slowhatch ! plus he has pottery behind him ...maybe were looking for the Sahara ? I'm so lost in the desert  :snicker:

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #67 on: September 19, 2006, 12:01:11 PM »
 :umn:  The more I look at the Sobek vidcap, the more I wonder if the columns behind the statue are actually a stylized lotus flower water fountain (sans water).  Maybe connected with a hotel or touristy something.

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #68 on: September 19, 2006, 12:03:12 PM »
Possible, Boingo. The Egyptian "temple" could be from a place like:

Pharaonic Village in Cairo or Akhenaten City in Luxor. Both are reproductions of ancient sites. Unclear as to the current status of the latter, and still no clear photo matches.

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« Reply #69 on: September 19, 2006, 03:01:48 PM »
can any find pics of the area around  the Temple of Sobek at the Fayoum Oasis ??

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« Reply #70 on: September 19, 2006, 03:58:09 PM »
Probably Arabian horses right ? the whole Ben Hur and all  ? Just looking for a possable Chariot race location.


At Jerash, the newly restored hippodrome, Circus Gerasa, with its original stone seating and carceres (starting gates) provides an ideal arena for a thrilling spectacle such as the citizens of the Roman Empire would have been able to see some twenty centuries ago.
http://www.jerashchariots.com/index.html
http://www.backpackerinfo.net/jordanphotos.html

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #71 on: September 19, 2006, 04:30:44 PM »
just throwing this in here cause of the sobek statue, the production company used during tar5 in egypt was "GZ productions" .

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #72 on: September 19, 2006, 04:52:40 PM »
Probably Arabian horses right ? the whole Ben Hur and all  ? Just looking for a possable Chariot race location.


 :js:  Puddin, i'll see your Roman Chariot and raise you an Egyptian Chariot.   ;D

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« Reply #73 on: September 19, 2006, 05:49:54 PM »
You win Boingo  :lol:

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Re: Intro Flash Caps go here !
« Reply #74 on: September 19, 2006, 06:29:23 PM »
do we get any chariots of fire theme with race?  :umn: :lol:


 

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