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Re: Locations
« Reply #200 on: November 06, 2007, 12:26:13 PM »
Well--We know India is a go!   :lol3:

And white facepaint+ monsoon--yep! I'm laughing!

India is so big and it will really depend on the area as to when exactly the monsoons hit. And oh yeah--imagine standing under a waterfall when it is super hot and super humid...but it doesn't rain all day/everyday either.
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Re: Locations
« Reply #201 on: November 06, 2007, 01:14:32 PM »
Well I always thought Yogi was near the ocean but maybe not? maybe its flooding but what do I know  :lol:

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Re: Locations
« Reply #202 on: November 06, 2007, 01:18:27 PM »
No--but it could be a large river/inlet such as the Ganges.

I've been in India during Monsoon season--it isn't all THAT bad! :lol:
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Re: Locations
« Reply #203 on: November 06, 2007, 01:27:38 PM »
Well I've never been to India so like I said, what do I know  :lol:

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Re: Locations
« Reply #204 on: November 06, 2007, 01:34:05 PM »
I've seen India on TV. Does that count?   :snicker: :snicker:
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Re: Locations
« Reply #205 on: November 06, 2007, 03:36:08 PM »
 :lol:  I've had "Chicken Vindaloo", does that count?   :rotf: :lol3:

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Re: Locations
« Reply #206 on: November 06, 2007, 03:40:01 PM »
You are all  so fired....

Good thing I love y'all anyway! :kissy:
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Re: Locations
« Reply #207 on: November 06, 2007, 03:54:03 PM »
:lol:  I've had "Chicken Vindaloo", does that count?   :rotf: :lol3:
Its true I've seen the pictures  :lol: !!


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Re: Locations
« Reply #208 on: November 06, 2007, 04:37:32 PM »
Great map of the 2007 monsoon start, puddin. However, what is perhaps more important is the same map of the monsoon end. Can you get that for us? Would it show the monsoon in western Rajahstan (inherently a desert) still on in late July?

I spent 3 weeks in India, but all in January/February, when there was no possibility of monsoon so I don't remember how long it lasts.

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Re: Locations
« Reply #209 on: November 06, 2007, 05:02:17 PM »
Its at the link above and you can zoom in and out.

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Re: Locations
« Reply #210 on: November 06, 2007, 05:27:15 PM »
:lol:  I've had "Chicken Vindaloo", does that count?   :rotf: :lol3:
Its true I've seen the pictures  :lol: !!

 :lol:  and here's the picture 

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Re: Locations
« Reply #211 on: November 06, 2007, 05:39:19 PM »
YES! Thats the one!  :rotf:

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Re: Locations
« Reply #212 on: November 11, 2007, 10:44:37 PM »
I want to address the question of whether the order of European stops will be Florence - Dubrovnik - Vilnius or Vilnius - Dubrovnik - Florence. We know that Dubrovnik has to be in the middle because of timing considerations. Since the flights from Vilnius to Delhi, India go west to Frankfurt before heading east, it has occurred to me that you could fly back from Vilnius to Dubrovnik. Here are the flights needed to make the second pattern above happen:

July 16 Niamey Niger to CDG AF731 0055 to 0600
CDG to VNO  TG471 1050 1435

July 18 VNO FRA TE420 1130 1300
FRA ZAG OU141 1720 1840
ZAG DBV OU662 2100 2155

July 20 DBV FCO OU384 1555 1700
FCO FLR AZ1681 2130 2230

July 22 FLR CDG AF5049 0650 0855
CDG DEL AF148 1025 2300  

The timing of arrival in Dubrovnik is not right with this. No earlier arrival is feasible on a Thursday. My conclusion is that this alternative is quite unlikely.

EDITOR'S NOTE - In addition to adding the section below, I corrected 1255 to 0055 in departure from NIM on July 16 above.

For those who have requested deciphering the "code" of airline flights, what you have is a 3 character code for the the airport code plus the flight number(two characters the first of which may be a digit, followed by one to four numbers), followed by the time of departure in 24 hour military time (midnight is 0000, 1159pm is 2359) and the time fo arrival in 24 hour military time. Thus for the top line above you can tranlate it to:

Niamey(which can a code of NIM but I didn't use it because few people know it) to Paris- Charles de Gaulle airport flight AF731 departure 1255am arrival 6am

Paris to Vilnius flight TG471 departure 1050 am arrival 235pm

You get the idea. The other airport codes are: FRA Frankfurt ZAG Zagreb DBV Dubrovnik FCO Rome Fuminicio FLR Florence DEL Delhi.

« Last Edit: November 12, 2007, 09:04:40 AM by apskip »

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Re: Locations
« Reply #213 on: November 11, 2007, 10:55:44 PM »
i dont know how to read flights

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Re: Locations
« Reply #214 on: November 11, 2007, 10:56:45 PM »
i dont know how to read flights

cities, airlines, departure,arrival

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Re: Locations
« Reply #215 on: November 11, 2007, 11:00:50 PM »
Could we have some guidance on flights please  :lol:?

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Re: Locations
« Reply #216 on: November 12, 2007, 09:06:07 AM »
Michael D, I have added a new section to post #212 to assist you in deciphering the airline flight information. It's after the EDITOR's NOTE.
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Re: Locations
« Reply #217 on: November 13, 2007, 04:57:34 PM »
Pictures this as a way to travel through Florence especially since Gman has noted that this season is so "green".

Don't miss the extraordinary experience of living Florence on a Segway!

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Re: Locations
« Reply #218 on: November 13, 2007, 05:07:57 PM »
I saw that too!  :lol: Wouldn't that be a blast! :ya3:
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Re: Locations
« Reply #219 on: November 13, 2007, 05:36:45 PM »
I saw that too!  :lol: Wouldn't that be a blast! :ya3:
Now who wouldn't notice a Goth team riding a Segway around Florence? ! C'mon people we need some spoilers  :rotf:

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Re: Locations
« Reply #220 on: November 14, 2007, 11:35:35 AM »
i dont know how to read flights

cities, airlines, departure,arrival
There are many websites that help you decipher the airport codes, including this one:

http://www.world-airport-codes.com/

Just enter the three-letter code in the "Search for airport details" box on the left and hit "Search Airports"

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Re: Locations
« Reply #221 on: November 16, 2007, 11:51:38 PM »
peach reminded me that I sent her this way back when

And I asked: "Is this too stupid to post?" and she never answered me so I just sort of forgot about it  :snicker:

Since were speculating fwiw I ran across this blog some time ago~

Its a conversation with Dean Gaveau on August 27, 2007 :

Directly across from us sat Dean Gaveanu and his wife/partner Julie. .
Dave is a Sound Engineer. He's contracted by Studio's and networks for series work.
He's worked a few reality shows which may not be recognized by most people.
Show's like: COPS and The Amazing Race, among others. 'WTF did you just say?' nearly came out of my mouth when Amanda (FAV) asked him what he did for a living. I was immediately cued in to this conversation. Then came the casual drop by Julie that he's be nominated for an Emmy for The Amazing Race - Sound Editing. And, oh by the way, he was nominated again for this year. (My jaw hit the table.) The conversation obviously turned on a dime and surrounded his experiences and travails. Things like, where have you been in this world?...too many to list ('I have 4 passports filled'), what's your favorite country..' Ethiopia. Its the greenest place on earth rivaling Ireland.' Hardest work...'split - for security reasons..COPS, for just flat out hard work, The Amazing Race.' What's travel like? 'Well, we usually get a couple days notice where we're going next, but most of the time its last minute where I have a chance to call Julie at home and say I'm heading here next, or arrived there (while walking through the airport waiting for bags." What surprised you most about doing this job? "The physicality. When I was doing COPS it was real. What you saw on TV is what really happened (save for editing,) but even after editing it came across the way it was presented to us...REAL. The police really were in some very difficult positions at times, and for us the difficulty was always remaining situationally aware..of our surroundings, where the bad guys were, what shot limitations we had, where the best and secure shot was..that type of thing. Apart from the security issues, like with the Amazing Race, its physical. Its always c'mon, c'mon, c'mon, lets go. Its, 'were moving here with this team' and then tracking them and their exploits full tilt non-stop." "Some of the locations around the world are very challenging. Heat, access to food and water, viable medical needs, staying ahead of and with the contestants. Not getting involved in situations where the crew becomes part of the story." "Those are the hard things. When we finally get off the shoot and arrive back home, my internal clock is all whacky from being in..China or Madagascar. Then I just come home, take a really long shower, have some great pizza, and sleep for a week..literally."

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Now Dean Gaveau credits hiself with work on TAR12.

Then from our picture souce, the first one is labeled "Split" decision. The person edited out is production. The picture below is to show it is Split Harbor.



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Re: Locations
« Reply #222 on: November 16, 2007, 11:57:34 PM »
Hardest work? Split:
  • for security reason, COPS
  • for just flat out hard work, The Amazing Race

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Re: Locations
« Reply #223 on: November 17, 2007, 12:02:58 AM »
See I knew it was to stupid to post :jumpy: but still we have production hanging around in Split..a day off? Shouldn't he be working?

ETA: just to humor me how does Split work for you apskips, flightwise?
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Re: Locations
« Reply #224 on: November 17, 2007, 07:46:47 AM »
Happy to oblige, puddin, although I do agree with Slowhatch that the blog does not refer to the location in Croatia.

The flight connection into Split is via Rome and very quick:

FLR FCO AZ1682 1505 1685

FCO SPU OU381 1740 1845



 

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