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Re: [OM] IMG : Egypt - People 10 and places - Chris B

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG : Egypt - People 10 and places - Chris B
From: Philippe <photo.philippe.amard@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 08:54:28 +0100
True, yet not that much on that very road. - check-points every 20km or so, 
with armed soldiers waiting in their pick-ups, ready to react … a strange 
feeling though …

Thanks for viewing and commenting

Amities

Philippe



> Le 26 mars 2020 à 08:50, Chris Barker <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> a écrit :
> 
> I like the panorama, Philippe: that history is amazing.
> 
> The chase would have been worrying, particularly when you consider that many 
> zones of conflict in that part of the world started years ago using pickups 
> as fighting vehicles; they sometimes had large machine guns mounted on the 
> flatbed.  There was a name for that sort of contraption but I’ve forgotten it.
> 
> Clearly this lot didn’t have that sort of weapon, but the risk feels real.
> 
> Chris
> 
>> On 26 Mar 20, at 07:26, Philippe <photo.philippe.amard@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 
>> Yesterday’s offering featured a lady baking bread. Here is how to : 
>> 
>> http://gallery.leica-users.org/v/Phileica/2020-Egypt/ezgif_com-optimize-2.gif.html
>>  
>> <http://gallery.leica-users.org/v/Phileica/2020-Egypt/ezgif_com-optimize-2.gif.html>
>> 
>> 
>> We were also discussing panos and UWAs on the Olylist - here’s one pano in 
>> which the shadows finally meet ...
>> LR did a great job as I have been able to detect only one duplicate lady in 
>> the moving crowds.
>> 
>> http://gallery.leica-users.org/v/Phileica/2020-Egypt/2020-Egypte-Abu+Simbel-PANO-small-.jpg.html
>>  
>> <http://gallery.leica-users.org/v/Phileica/2020-Egypt/2020-Egypte-Abu+Simbel-PANO-small-.jpg.html>
>> 
>> 
>> The next two are titled Tricky, and Trickier - took us half an hour to 
>> finally manage to get through the illegally incoming traffic … but fun all 
>> the same to feel like being part of an anthill ...
>> 
>> http://gallery.leica-users.org/v/Phileica/2020-Egypt/2020-Egypte-Tricky-0047.jpg.html
>>  
>> <http://gallery.leica-users.org/v/Phileica/2020-Egypt/2020-Egypte-Tricky-0047.jpg.html>
>> 
>> http://gallery.leica-users.org/v/Phileica/2020-Egypt/2020-Egypte-Trickier-0054.jpg.html
>>  
>> <http://gallery.leica-users.org/v/Phileica/2020-Egypt/2020-Egypte-Trickier-0054.jpg.html>
>> 
>> 
>> And to finish with, a chase on what they call a road in the desert, and that 
>> would largely qualify as track on most of the remaining 600 km. 
>> Shot at sunset, at 110km/h or so. The race/chase lasted 15 mn at least, 
>> scary. 
>> The guys even took i-phone photos of the young lady sitting behind me in the 
>> van ...
>> 
>> http://gallery.leica-users.org/v/Phileica/2020-Egypt/2020-Egypte-The+Chase-0208.jpg.html
>>  
>> <http://gallery.leica-users.org/v/Phileica/2020-Egypt/2020-Egypte-The+Chase-0208.jpg.html>
> 
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