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What's The View From Your Window?  
User currently offlineZentraedi From Japan, joined Jun 2007, 660 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 5270 times:

Well, it's a fairly clear day here so I'll go first. The North and East are the views I get sitting here at my computer desk.

North Side: Tokkaido Shinkansen (bullet train) with mountain in background
http://i.imgur.com/B3SW4.jpg


East Side: Nagoya Station w/ Lucent Tower, Midland Square and Mode Gakuin Spiral Tower
http://i.imgur.com/gmliR.jpg


South Side: Red Cross Hospital
http://i.imgur.com/OiR7Q.jpg

[Edited 2011-01-07 21:17:38]

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User currently offlineAirstud From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 2659 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 5251 times:

I work three floors below street level. No windows.


Pancakes are delicious.
User currently offlineWrenchBender From Canada, joined Feb 2004, 1779 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 5134 times:

View from the office

Kilo Ramp at KDH (OAKN)

KAF Sunset

and a sunset from the same spot

WrenchBender



Silly Pilot, Tricks are for kids.......
User currently offlinepipo777 From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 188 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 5108 times:

Here's the view from my bedroom! Excuse the text on the photo, I'm trying out a panorama software!



User currently offlineNoUFO From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 7952 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 5077 times:

The Days They Are A-Changin'







Pardon the blur, I need a new camera.

[Edited 2011-01-08 14:16:04]


I support the right to arm bears
User currently offlineNoUFO From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 7952 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 5065 times:

Quoting WrenchBender (Reply 2):
View from the office


Your office is one of the very few spots in Afghanistan where I would like to be.



I support the right to arm bears
User currently offlineShyFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 5050 times:



User currently offlinemelpax From Australia, joined Apr 2005, 1608 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 4888 times:

No longer working in the suburbs,

View of the Queen Victoria Market in the Melbourne CBD, from my desk. A great place to head for lunch...

http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n267/dthommo01/city1.jpg

View from the lift lobby of my floor (just a bit wet here this arvo!)

http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n267/dthommo01/city2.jpg



Essendon - Whatever it takes......
User currently offlinedirectorguy From Egypt, joined Jul 2008, 1672 posts, RR: 11
Reply 8, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 4842 times:



A view of Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road skyline from behind the creek.


User currently offlineAaron747 From Japan, joined Aug 2003, 8135 posts, RR: 26
Reply 9, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 4776 times:

Quoting Zentraedi (Thread starter):
North Side: Tokkaido Shinkansen (bullet train) with mountain in background

Ibuki-san! I used to have a similar view from my old office in Nagoya. What do you do there?

Views from my 15th floor office on the downtown Honolulu waterfront:



Looking the other direction other side of the office:




If you need someone to blame / throw a rock in the air / you'll hit someone guilty
User currently offlineDucatiRacer From United States of America, joined May 2005, 247 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 4737 times:
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Cold and gloomy day here in Dallas.



User currently offlineA333TS From Canada, joined May 2008, 160 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 4643 times:

http://img442.imageshack.us/img442/1879/img1737hf.jpg
From my home


A333TS


User currently offlinetexan From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 4276 posts, RR: 52
Reply 12, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 4528 times:

Quoting DucatiRacer (Reply 10):

I can see my building from there :p I'm two stops down the light rail from you at St. Paul Station.

Texan



"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library."
User currently offlinehka098 From United States of America, joined Oct 2010, 556 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 4457 times:

Philly with fresh snow.
Philadelphia


(I have no idea why the web-site arranged the photo upside-down)


User currently offlineRevelation From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 12457 posts, RR: 25
Reply 14, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 4450 times:

Quoting A333TS (Reply 11):
From my home

Yesterday my view didn't look anything like yours, but now it does!  



Inspiration, move me brightly!
User currently offlineAF340 From Canada, joined Jul 2007, 2786 posts, RR: 4
Reply 15, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 4419 times:

Quoting A333TS (Reply 11):

Is that Toronto? Looks to me like Missisauga.

My view in London:
http://i54.tinypic.com/6fb5tz.jpg

My view in Toronto:
http://i55.tinypic.com/24g7r7p.jpg


User currently offlinesignol From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2007, 3003 posts, RR: 8
Reply 16, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 4406 times:

Here's a streetview link:
http://maps.google.co.uk/?ie=UTF8&ll...eYMInmsmRm1w&cbp=12,252.95,,0,5.37
I work in the building on the right, window on ground floor. From our office, we can see the side of the Waitrose supermarket, and not much else.
http://maps.google.co.uk/?ie=UTF8&ll...APUHKSBNUJTg&cbp=12,237.14,,0,3.81

signol



Flights booked: none :(
User currently offlineRevelation From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 12457 posts, RR: 25
Reply 17, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 4371 times:

Quoting signol (Reply 16):
Here's a streetview link:
http://maps.google.co.uk/?ie=UTF8&ll...eYMInmsmRm1w&cbp=12,252.95,,0,5.37
I work in the building on the right, window on ground floor. From our office, we can see the side of the Waitrose supermarket, and not much else.
http://maps.google.co.uk/?ie=UTF8&ll...,3.81

So what's up with the "Paintballing" Newmarket?

And does someone really take horses across your street?

And what's up with parking on the grass?



Inspiration, move me brightly!
User currently offlineAeroflot777 From Russia, joined Mar 2004, 3007 posts, RR: 27
Reply 18, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 4360 times:

Quoting melpax (Reply 7):
View of the Queen Victoria Market in the Melbourne CBD

Jealous! When I visited MEL, we stayed with a friend right next to the market. I miss having the choice of amazingly fresh fruit (and insanely cheap).


User currently offlinesignol From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2007, 3003 posts, RR: 8
Reply 19, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 4347 times:

Quoting Revelation (Reply 17):
So what's up with the "Paintballing" Newmarket?

Not a clue, someone's clearly put that in error!

Quoting Revelation (Reply 17):
And does someone really take horses across your street?

Yes, the town (Newmarket) is the UK centre for horseracing, national HQ of the Jockey Club and home of the National Stud and loads of stables. They have horse paths all over town between stables and training runs

Quoting Revelation (Reply 17):
And what's up with parking on the grass?

The company doens't have enough parking for everyone, so they paid for a green plastic mesh to be laid on the grass to enable parking on it without damaging it.

signol



Flights booked: none :(
User currently offlineKingFriday013 From United States of America, joined May 2007, 1297 posts, RR: 9
Reply 20, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 4317 times:

Here's my view in snowy Rochester, NY:

http://img194.imageshack.us/img194/1815/dscn8781n.jpg

http://img225.imageshack.us/img225/7462/dscn8782.jpg

http://img714.imageshack.us/img714/3470/dscn8783.jpg


The first shot shows the other end of my dorm building and the top of Danforth Dining Center; you can also just make out Slater Hall of the Hill Court (a.k.a. "Phase") residency complex on the left. The second one shows more of Danforth and a little bit of Wilder Tower, as well as the bridge to Phase. The last one shows the Towers residence complex, with Anderson on the left and Wilder on the right, and the Sage Art Center in the foreground.

Normally in that last view, you'd be able to see the city skyline. At night, there's a very bright white strobe on an antenna on or near the top of one of the buildings, so I'll try and get a photo with the strobe if I remember later since you can't see any of the city at the moment.

Here's my view on a nice fall evening:

http://img121.imageshack.us/img121/1189/192792001.jpg


And here's a picture of the sunrise at 6:30 AM the day before that last one was taken:

http://img513.imageshack.us/img513/9607/192211602.jpg

-J.



Tho' I've belted you an' flayed you, By the livin' Gawd that made you, You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din!
User currently offlineA333TS From Canada, joined May 2008, 160 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 4241 times:

Quoting AF340 (Reply 15):
Is that Toronto? Looks to me like Missisauga.

It is Toronto,

Quoting Revelation (Reply 14):
Yesterday my view didn't look anything like yours, but now it does!

The photo is from few years back, but it did look similar to that today.

A333TS


User currently offlineCoal From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 2020 posts, RR: 9
Reply 22, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 4178 times:

Great thread! Here are some photos I just took after lunch in Shanghai. They are from the office, which is located in Puxi, on the eastern fringe of the French Concession

Shanghai - View towards People's Park

View north towards People Park

Shanghai - View towards The Bund and Pudong

View east towards The Bund and Pudong. You can see the tip of the Oriental Pearl Tower

Shanghai - View towards Xintiandi

View southwest towards Xintiandi, which is mainly (bad) restaurants and (dodgy) bars frequented by tourists

Cheers
Coal



Nxt Flts: VA SYD-CBR-SYD | CX SYD-HKG-SYD | QF SYD-DFW | AA DFW-MIA-DFW | QF DFW-SYD
User currently offlineCoal From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 2020 posts, RR: 9
Reply 23, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 4167 times:

Here is one more. This is the view that greeted me every morning when I first moved to Shanghai a year ago. You can clearly see People's Park, Raffles City, The Bund (you can't really see it per se), and Pudong

Shanghai - View from JW Marriott


Cheers
Coal



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User currently offlinelewis From Greece, joined Jul 1999, 3629 posts, RR: 5
Reply 24, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 4152 times:

From my living room balcony
Day towards S.Monica

Night


From work:


25 Mudboy : Where is this, I have to put it on my to-do list? As for the blur, I have the same problem with night settings, I have been told, a tripod will elimi
26 AF340 : Oh cool. It's so hard to tell nowadays with all of the condos popping up!
27 bill142 : At the moment I have a view out over the River Thames from my desk at work.
28 Post contains links and images sunshine79 : This is the view from my bedroom in Leeds last week:
29 Post contains links NoUFO : The town is called Bad Tölz which is located an hour drive south of downtown Munich. Write "Bad Toelz" if you want to google-earth for it. ("Bad" in
30 melpax : The market's great for fruit & veg & cheap meat as well. Went into work early on Christmas eve so I could load up on meat for the family Chri
31 Post contains images bananaboy : Moved to Sydney a few months ago from the UK, so left this... for Manly (we stayed there for two months whilst our stuff was shipped out) After that,
32 Coal : Sucks for choices for lunch! That area is so deserted! And ditto on the markets in Melbourne. Mine is the South Melbourne Market or Prahran Market. L
33 melpax : I know, hopefully there'll be some more places opened up by the time we move there. South Melbourne Market Dim Sims with hot jam donuts from the donu
34 Post contains links and images jetblast : My backyard in Annapolis, Maryland; viewed without ANY winter weather or snow because I have a strong dislike for it...
35 Post contains images OzGlobal : View from my balcony in Paris.
36 Post contains images Airstud : Show off!!
37 Post contains links and images TZ757300 : My view from home View from my job:
38 Post contains images Coal : It's incredible that despite having ANZ's and Myer's HQ there, there is little more than two sushi joints and a super market. A$1 oysters is what mak
39 NoUFO : I love Paris. Which arrondissement is that?
40 OzGlobal : In the 9th (between L'Opéra de Paris and Madelaine, just next to l'Olympia). It's on the boarder with the 1st, 2nd and 8th.
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