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Old 03-10-2009, 06:29 PM
 
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Was poking around Flickr and came upon these neat photos of Tucson. It's a slide show, and you can click on the info thing near the top right for some descriptive comments.

Anyhow, I thought they were nice. I particularly like the ones of the mountains.


http://www.flickr.com/photos/chuckteacher/sets/72157600018483263/show/ (broken link)


And here are some beautiful Saguaro at Sunset shots:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/7298460@N03/sets/72157614013735678/show/ (broken link)


The following has some of people, and some of nice scenery too.

Tucson (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chuckteacher/sets/72157600072366345/show/ - broken link)

Man, how can y'all stand it living in a sand box like this?

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Old 03-10-2009, 09:58 PM
 
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Well, it IS reality and it ISN'T... It's basically good selective photography.

Sometimes I look at pictures and videos of similar nature of my home country and I get all nostalgic. It's not like the places don't exist and don't look like that, but when you think about it you know it's a sugar-coated presentation.
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Old 03-11-2009, 12:07 AM
 
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Well, it IS reality and it ISN'T... It's basically good selective photography.

Sometimes I look at pictures and videos of similar nature of my home country and I get all nostalgic. It's not like the places don't exist and don't look like that, but when you think about it you know it's a sugar-coated presentation.
Sure, that's true. I was way down Euclid and then it turns into something else going south (just today), but I can't remember the name of the street, but down by (and past) the airport. It looks positively third world down in some of those areas. Every big city has crap areas though. But hey, not like I'm hanging out in those areas though.
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Old 03-11-2009, 02:30 AM
 
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nice pictures. My wife would call those giant something or others.

Anyway, makes me miss Tucson.
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Old 03-11-2009, 09:40 AM
 
Location: Baja Arizona
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Great stuff, Hiker!

I agree that many of those pix were staged for presentation purposes, somewhat like they do for Arizona Highways magazine. However, quite of few of those looked pretty spur of the moment to me as well.

You have a real appreciation of desert scapes, Hiker Man!
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Old 03-11-2009, 09:57 AM
 
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You have a real appreciation of desert scapes, Hiker Man!
Thanks, ZP. Kinda why I love it here. It's not for everybody (obviously, with all the comments we get on the place), but it is for me.

Man, the weather's been so perfect lately, too.
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Old 03-11-2009, 12:47 PM
 
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Azhiker -

GREAT shots. Very artistic.

Ken
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Old 03-11-2009, 01:25 PM
 
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Azhiker -

GREAT shots. Very artistic.

Ken
Thanks, Ken. Just so everybody knows, I didn't take the photos; just found 'em on Flickr.

I really like the Saguaro Sunset ones. I've never seen better sunsets than right here in AZ.
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Old 03-11-2009, 01:38 PM
 
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Thanks, Ken. Just so everybody knows, I didn't take the photos; just found 'em on Flickr.

I really like the Saguaro Sunset ones. I've never seen better sunsets than right here in AZ.
Ah, I see that.
Still, thanks for pointing them out.
They're awesome.

Ken
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Old 03-11-2009, 01:53 PM
 
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Thanks, ZP. Kinda why I love it here. It's not for everybody (obviously, with all the comments we get on the place), but it is for me.

Man, the weather's been so perfect lately, too.
According to some of the haters, weather is about ALL Arizona has going for it!


Really? THAT was a serious statement?


More POWER to us crazies who live here!
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