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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #140 on: November 07, 2014, 01:02:43 AM »
For me it's seeing the wonderful world G-d had created, but also escaping the day to day life feels amazing.
I'm not so much the luxury hotel guy. If I just want to sleep, I sleep better at home.

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #141 on: November 07, 2014, 01:04:44 AM »
Was there ever a time in any of these places that you feared for your life ? Crazy people etc..

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #142 on: November 07, 2014, 03:54:59 AM »
Was there ever a time in any of these places that you feared for your life ? Crazy people etc..

Yup, in Istanbul, I was in a call-shop (a place you go to call international for cheap) and the guy tried to charge $20/min, so basically 1000x the advertised price.
He was arguing about the 000 which would often not be written as the money had a very little value back then (I paid $125 or 88,000,000 for an IST-TLV a week later).
I wasn't about to let go, so I said I'm going to the cops. This guy came along and was screaming his head off, and everyone in the street joined the parade. I was sure we would be lynched by the mob.
Somehow, I wasn't in the giving up mode, and as I've later realized by the cops (who said I was right), that this mob was actually supportive of me, as this shop owner was Kurdish, so they were excited someone didn't put up with his business practices.

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #143 on: November 07, 2014, 04:19:27 AM »


Monument for Jewish victims of Moldova

It was raining, hence the low quality.

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #144 on: November 07, 2014, 04:24:07 AM »









Chabad of Chisinau Moldova.
Apparently the shliach (which I have not meet, just passed away).
Looking at the stamps of the siddurim, one can see a bit the history of that country.

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #145 on: November 07, 2014, 04:27:06 AM »





Ruins of another Synagogue in Moldova, and close up of street name.

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #146 on: November 07, 2014, 04:29:45 AM »






Chisinau, Moldova

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #147 on: November 07, 2014, 04:31:07 AM »


I liked the 'Con Bank' part.
At least they are being honest about it.

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #148 on: November 07, 2014, 04:33:40 AM »
I liked the 'Con Bank' part.
At least they are being honest about it.

Lol

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #149 on: November 07, 2014, 08:35:26 AM »



Chabad of Chisinau Moldova.
Apparently the shliach (which I have not meet, just passed away).
Looking at the stamps of the siddurim, one can see a bit the history of that country.

Baruch Dayan Ha'emes, I was there several times to be mashlim his minyan for chagim. He was interesting fellow, did you ever see his mashichist sefer?
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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #150 on: November 07, 2014, 08:37:03 AM »
Baruch Dayan Ha'emes, I was there several times to be mashlim his minyan for chagim. He was interesting fellow, did you ever see his mashichist sefer?
No, never seen him...

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #151 on: November 10, 2014, 06:45:59 PM »


in Bulgaria

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #152 on: November 27, 2014, 04:52:08 AM »
Alright, so I'm looking for people who could decide ultra fast, that want to climb a high high peak in the northern part of Latin America.
Travel data would be approx 23 Dec for a duration of 1.5 week.
No need to be overly fit, but must have a drive to continue.
A week is to get used to the altitude (while visiting stuff).
Main cost is getting there, once there cost are minimal.
Don't want to splash too much info here, but if someone is interested, then by all means.
Speed of decision is of the essence

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #153 on: November 27, 2014, 07:28:48 AM »
This is when i wish I was an unemployed Bochur again...
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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #154 on: November 27, 2014, 02:45:28 PM »
This is when i wish I was an unemployed Bochur again...
The ones who cannot want, and the ones that want, can't...

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #155 on: November 27, 2014, 03:07:53 PM »
The ones who cannot want, and the ones that want, can't...
samething ;)
Watch this inspiring video.

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #156 on: November 27, 2014, 03:11:42 PM »
The ones who cannot want, and the ones that want, can't...
And then there are the few lucky ones...

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #157 on: November 27, 2014, 03:22:17 PM »
And then there are the few lucky ones...
Or ones that really want it to work.

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #158 on: November 27, 2014, 03:26:39 PM »


Peak of Mount Toubkal, Morocco 4,167m, highest point of north Africa

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #159 on: November 27, 2014, 05:22:23 PM »
This is when i wish I was an unemployed Bochur again...

Well said, good line :)