Monthly Archives: August 2010

Asian Games Mural

Almaty will be hosting Winter Asian games in 2011. They are doing a lot of work to get ready for it. We saw this mural not far from the central stadium. Interesting composition.

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Hazy Day in the Mountains

It was hazy day. We hiked a lot but the views were not that great. So far this summer in NC is not very good for long range views. Every time we go to the mountains it is hazy. Maybe … Continue reading

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There was a plane crash

Today we went for a hike to the Calloway Peak via Daniel Boone trail. You start on the Blue Ridge Parkway and it takes you about 3.5 miles all the way to the top, fairly strenuous hike. Almost at the … Continue reading

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Metal Art in Tysons Corner

This is located in Tysons Corner, between Marriott hotel and the Mall. There are new business offices there, a Chima Brazilian Steak house, some art shops. There are some interesting art sculptures on the street as well. This is one … Continue reading

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Stanley Park Totem Poles

As it was seen at the end of March 2010. It was interesting, but I would not go to Stanley park just to see these poles.

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Mountain Creek

This picture was taken back in June on one of our hikes. Can’t remember which one it is and where exactly is the place. Somewhere near Blowing Rock, that’s for sure. Sometime I like to stop by for a few … Continue reading

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Sunsets, Sunsets, they never go away–update

Slightly different processing on this one. Gives it a different look. I call it “Blue Fire” This is one of my first attempts at HDR. Originally posted in June: Well, there is another one from my “Tysons Corner Water Fountain” … Continue reading

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