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Re: New topic Photos
« Reply #240 on: August 25, 2019, 03:41 PM »
Note that I added more comments here: http://www.nomaher.com/forum/index.php?topic=2283.msg29306#msg29306


A few years ago, I told Maher to come here and visit me. I wanted him to meet my father. He was at the Invalides with me when I took these photos. Maher would have been glad to visit it with us. Unfortunately, it's not possible any more since my father died.
But maybe we will meet one day If there is an economic collapse in the years to come. We will need to live in the countryside and help each other. Some big towns won't survive the 21st century.
For example, the predicament of Jakarta: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paG9j1jkQNc

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« Reply #241 on: August 25, 2019, 09:26 PM »
A few years ago, I told Maher to come here and visit me. I wanted him to meet my father. He was at the Invalides with me when I took these photos. Maher would have been glad to visit it with us.


Although it would certainly be nice to meet him personally, I don't think Maher can visit you (or anyone else) any time soon. He has a family (wife +2 children) and spends most of his time seeing to their needs. This is why he appointed us as moderators. Also, Maher is Palestinian but since he was born in Jordan he has Jordanian citizenship and travels with a Jordanian passport. They need visas to enter the Schengen area.

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Re: New topic Photos
« Reply #242 on: August 29, 2019, 11:37 AM »
Maybe some of you know that the Amazon forest is burning.
Here are a few photos of the catastrophe.


Deforestation, undertaken to expand the areas devoted to cattle breeding and soybean cultivation, two key exports of the Brazilian economy, has largely contributed to the proliferation of fires in recent months. The origin of the fires is predominantly human and linked to the burning policy, recall several associations and NGOs.



The gigantic fires affecting the Amazon could have a significant impact on climate change. "If we destroy enough forest, we could tip the Amazon into a much drier climate, which can become a savannah," said Roel Brienen, a professor at Leeds University, on August 23 on the American channel NBC. "It would be a big loss for our planet and a virtual game over for the fight against climate change".



A drone provides a panoramic image of the fires affecting the Mato Grosso region on August 20th.


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« Reply #243 on: August 30, 2019, 02:21 PM »
Tonight, I'm going to give you a quick insight into the latest news.


In New York, Swedish climate activist and young strikers gathered to call on adults to act on the climate crisis.



Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg was joined by swelling and excited crowds of American teenagers at a protest outside the UN headquarters in New York on Friday, in a further blossoming of the youth environment movement given extra thrust by the Swede’s transatlantic boat crossing.

Some US children said they were at their first ever climate demonstration; others said they had been passionate about the environment for a while but had been galvanized to act by Thunberg’s rising profile.

Thunberg last year began leading school strikes on Fridays and lambasting world leaders for their inaction on global heating.

Just two days after Thunberg disembarked from a yacht in New York, following two weeks on rough seas crossing from the UK, young protesters dominated the crowd of up to 1,000 gathered outside the United Nations skyscraper in Manhattan.

They came together to demand politicians and older generations take urgent and comprehensive action to reverse the climate crisis.

Carrying hand-drawn placards with messages such as “United behind the science” and “Act now or we will”, children and young people of all ages from New York and nearby states such as Pennsylvania and New Jersey, surged into a park in front of the flags of the world outside the UN on Friday morning.

Thunberg sat cheerfully but pensively in the middle of the rally, which had a rather more earnest than festive atmosphere. Young speakers took the microphone and gave spontaneous speeches or led chants of “System change, not climate change” and “Don’t just watch us, join us”.

American teenager Alexandria Villaseñor, 14, who has been protesting every Friday outside the UN since December, was in her usual spot and said she had been inspired by Thunberg’s school strike campaign.

“Greta being here in the United States and in America will really galvanise students just because of how much of an inspiration she is. Everyone who’s been striking on Friday was really empowered by Greta and the action she was taking.”

Thunberg held her trademark “skolstrejk för klimatet” (Swedish for “school strike for climate”) sign, which she was seen carrying from the racing yacht on Wednesday, after refusing to take a flight to the US because of the polluting emissions.


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Re: New topic Photos
« Reply #244 on: September 02, 2019, 02:52 PM »
Tonight, I took a few photos for the users of the forum. I know that aa1234779 and shadow.97 are looking at them carefully.

Here we can see place Jaude and the statue of General Desaix.


Another photo taken on 17 Novemeber 2018 with some Yellow Jackets. You can see the statue of Vercingétorix.



Here are some photos of a shop located rue des Salles and named la garçonnière. I live in the vicinity. There was no shop like this in Saint Etienne.

A bag lundi 36 heures for 690€, some boots A.P.C and a pair of trousers Stone island for 335€. It's a bit expensive.


Some boots golden goose for 405€, a sweat A.P.C for 160€. I would be glad to go to this shop with Vasudev or Maher and buy some clothes.



And here are some interesting, but disquieting articles, published in Le monde today.

How Europe failed to save bees.
https://www.lemonde.fr/sciences/article/2019/08/27/disparition-des-abeilles-la-derobade-de-l-europe_5503163_1650684.html

Hurricane Dorian caused unprecedented damage to the Bahamas.
https://www.lemonde.fr/planete/article/2019/09/02/l-ouragan-dorian-a-cause-des-degats-sans-precedent-aux-bahamas_5505488_3244.html
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Re: New topic Photos
« Reply #245 on: September 02, 2019, 08:37 PM »
For those who have never seen Maher or me, here are 2 photos.
I will delete this message later since I'm not sure Maher wants his photo here.

I think that's a good idea. Know Maher, I know that if he wanted his picture on the forum he would have posted it himself. I urge you to remove it immediately.

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Re: New topic Photos
« Reply #246 on: September 03, 2019, 09:35 AM »
I think that's a good idea. Know Maher, I know that if he wanted his picture on the forum he would have posted it himself. I urge you to remove it immediately.
I removed it.
But you have to know that this photo is available publicly.
I just went to this website, and Maher had been silent for a few years but he just posted a few messages. it seems he's a phone specialist since he's talking about the new samsung s10 smartphone (but he's not talking about the children who are working in Congo's cobalt mines).
Well, I want to tell him that I don't have such claims, I just use the Honor 9 lite. It's much cheaper but it's still an interesting smartphone.


Imagine the mosque of Qalqilya. Somebody is approaching.
Perfume: Opium, Yves Saint Laurent. Boots: Golden Gouse. Sweat: A.P.C. Islamic Hat: Christian Dior. Maher has just come in. Everyone is flabbergasted.
Well, I just drank a glass of Pastis. I will delete this message later.

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Re: New topic Photos
« Reply #247 on: September 24, 2019, 12:32 PM »
Here are a few unusual pictures for the users of the forum.


A donkey race, in Karachi, Pakistan.



The Sathorn Unique Tower, known as ghost tower.
This is an unfinished skyscraper in the Thai capital city of Bangkok. Planned as a high-rise condominium complex, construction of the building was halted during the 1997 Asian financial crisis, when it was already about 80 percent complete. It is now among the most prominent of Bangkok's many derelict buildings, and has become a destination for urban explorers. A Swedish tourist hanged himself in there, hence the name ghost tower.





Palestinians gather as goats are on display at a livestock market, ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem September 10, 2016.



The catacombs of Paris.
Small corridors are carved into the rock. Bones line the walls, sculls are scraping at one’s elbows at times.  A creepy wind is blowing softly, hitting the back of one’s neck
Bones are pile tightly, centuries ago, stacks of human remains are all around, reminiscent of a horror movie.


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« Reply #248 on: October 19, 2019, 11:05 AM »
Today, I'm posting a few photos taken in Clermont Ferrand.

The most famous monument of Clermont Ferrand is certainly the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption.
It is a Gothic cathedral and French national monument and also the headquarters of the Archbishops of Clermont.
It is built entirely in black lava stone, which makes it highly distinctive, and visible from a great distance. Its twin spires are 96.1 metres tall, and tower above the town's rooftops.


An optical illusion on a wall.




A national gathering of yellow vests was announced in Clermont-Ferrand this Saturday, October 19th.
Nearly 300 people marched in the city center of Clermont-Ferrand, braving the ban to protest.
An imposing police device was been put in place: access to place Jaude was under guard, a hovering helicopter monitored the area
Around 4 pm, the situation became tense: some protesters briefly entered the Commercial Center Jaude before being dislodged by the CRS.




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Re: New topic Photos
« Reply #249 on: November 02, 2019, 03:14 PM »
Tonight, I'm posting 2 photos. Click on them and look at the details carefully.







In the first photo it's a beautiful view from a terrace. In both photos, we can see a weird tower.
aa1234779 and Vasudev must be thinking it is the Eiffel tower.
Actually, what you see is a lava dome and one of the youngest volcanoes in the Chaîne des Puys region of Massif Central in central France, known as Puy de Dôme. It was created by a Peléan eruption, some 10,700 years ago. Puy de Dôme is approximately 10 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand. Since 1956, an antenna is located at the summit of the Puy de Dôme.
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