Friday, September 4, 2015
Union Pacific and the other freight railroads say: "Walking on or near railroad tracks to take photographs is extremely dangerous because you never know when a train will come along. Union Pacific urges professional and amateur photographers alike to set the right example for others by adhering to the safety guidelines."
at 1:17 PM
It was the biggest in terms of magnitude, 7.1, but because it was centred about 50 km from Christchurch and deeper, it didn't cause the same amount of damage that the one in February 2011 caused. The latter earthquake destroyed the standpoint of this photo, taken in the 1960s from the bell tower of the cathedral. This shows CTB buses in the red and cream familiar to older residents. For lots more, see our books.
at 10:14 AM
By train, ship and car to the land of the midnight sun and back - 'bil' could mean bus, unless it actually was a rental car. This particular person was starting in Copenhagen, and the trip included very little of Denmark, only between there and Helsingør, 45 km.
at 9:42 AM
Thursday, September 3, 2015
It's hardly surprising given Muslims' reputation; not that they are particularly interested in countries with lower per capita incomes anyway -- welfare benefits are much higher in western Europe.
at 8:57 PM