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Was taking photos on the streets near the Christmas Markets when I was approached by another photographer, asking me whether I am using the X-E1. We chatted for sometime and turns out he's a pro with a history of M6s and was carrying 2 XPro1s with different lenses. He gave me some tips on where best to shoot the night markets. Lucky, really, as It turned out where I was was t the main Xmas markets at all. The night would have been very different I didn't have my X-E1 with ...
As in snow flakes are landing on my head and face type snowing.
This is sooo cool!!!!
Once i realised whats happening I started chasing around hoping to catch the flakes.
After a way turning around in circles it dawned on me how stupid I must be looking.
So i moved into a park to catch snow flakes.
Unfortunately, it's easy because it's very light, very much like trying to catch a flower petal.
Still, it was a lot of ...
... chat with the cleaner, Craig. Turns out the guy was walking down the street and got hit by a drunk truck driver.
Anyway, I told Craig I am from Sydney looking forward to seeing the snow and it turns out he worked in a Wooloomoolloo hostel for months! So now we are going to a pub crawl on Thurs night.
... Square, The Astronomical Clock, and took photos from the top of the Clock Tower. I will go into more detail when we revisit The Jewish Quarter tomorrow, but surmise to say that we walked ten or more miles over seven hours. Not only do our feet kill us, but we've been up 32 hours without any sleep. The hotel is located a bit too far from the main attractions. I hope the other VBT hotels on our trip are going to be more centrally located. We had the opportunity ...
... the site of the original castle The castle lost much of its strategic importance during the 16th Century until, by the time of the Thirty Years Wary, it was no longer in military use.In 1674 during the Franco Dutch War the castle was conquered and set on fire by an army, killing the local people who had sought protection within the ruin's walls. The abandoned castle became a ruin over the next few hundred years. Today there is a restaurant ...