Diary of Papiko

My ordinary days in CA, USA.

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Müllersches Volksbad, Munich, at dusk. The natatorium was built from 1897 to 1901 and is famous for its Baroque Revival/Jugendstil architecture. Upon completion, it was the largest and most expensive indoor swimming pool in the world.. Lea…

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View of Baku, capital of Azerbaijan.. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need." - Vernon Howard #Quote - - - - - - - - - - "Ev…

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Grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops), Amora Gedel Park, Awassa, Ethiopia. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact." - G…

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A grotto at Cape Atlesh, Black Sea coast of Crimea. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "The buried talent is the sunken rock on which most lives strike and founder." - Frederick William Faber #Quote - - …

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Castle ruins in Chornokozyntsi village, Khmelnytskyi Oblast, Ukraine.. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball." - Jack Lemmon #F…

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Volkswagen Beetle 1303 in the hamlet Dernekamp, Kirchspiel, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "We all have ability. The difference is how we use it." - Charlotte…

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Mountain hiking Vens at Bettex in Valle d'Aosta (Italy). Detail European larch (Larix decidua) with large wound to the trunk in the mist.. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "Don't brood. Get on with liv…

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Skagway Bazaar, shop in Skagway Historic District in traditional wooden style, Alaska, United States.. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least spac…

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Rundetårn, Copenhagen, Denmark. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason." - J. P. Morgan #FunnyQuote - - - - - - - - - - "Na…

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On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 left Earth to put the first men on the Moon. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "When all is lost, ask the I.R.S. - they'll find something." - Douglas Horton #FunnyQuote - - -…

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NASA's Galileo spacecraft acquired its highest resolution images of Jupiter's moon Io on 3 July 1999 during its closest pass to Io since orbit insertion in late 1995.. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - …

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Peacock butterfly (Aglais io). Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "I start a picture and I finish it." - Jean-Michel Basquiat #ArtQuote - - - - - - - - - - "Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know th…

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Panorama of Umag, Istria, Croatia. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "We sit in the mud... and reach for the stars." - Ivan Turgenev #NatureQuote - - - - - - - - - - "There are many men of principle in …

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Kórnik Castle, Kórnik, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland. The castle was constructed in the 14th century but it was remodeled to its current neogothic style in 1855 by the architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel. The fortification is today owne…

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Illumination of the Wiesmann exhibition hall (Wiesmann gecko) for the final concert of the Dülmener Sommer 2018, the since 1989 first as Dülmener Sommertheater offered street theater.Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Learn more. Sou…

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Beer bottles of different colors. From left to right: brown 0.5 l, yellow-green 0.5 l, green 0.4 l, blue 0.46 l.. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "Love comes unseen; we only see it go." - Henry Austin…

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Campsite at Mystic Beach at the beginning of the golden hour, Vancouver Island, Canada. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "Nature's far too subtle to repeat herself." - Paul Muni #NatureQuote - - - - - …

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Denali National Park and Preserve‎, Alaska, United States.. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life." - Simone Weil #Quote - - - - - …

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Rubjerg Knude Fyr is a lighthouse between Lønstrup and Løkken (municipality Hjørring) in Denmark which was built in 1900. From the 1910s, the wind blew large amounts of sand from the cliffs and an actual dune formed between the lighthouse …

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Interior view of the Shah Mosque, renamed to Imam Mosque, after the 1979 Iranian Revolution, located in the northern section of the Grand Bazaar in Tehran, Iran. It was built to the order of Fath-Ali Shah Qajar of Persia during the Qajar p…

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Callum Scotson of Australia, competing in the men's under-23 time trial of the 2018 UCI Road World Championships in Innsbruck.. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "Art teaches nothing, except the signifi…

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Sugar cubes. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "The work of art is a scream of freedom." - Christo #ArtQuote - - - - - - - - - - "To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely." - Edmund B…

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"Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be." - Daniel J. Boorstin #Quote - - - - - - - - - - "When I told my doctor I couldn't afford an operation, he offered to touch-up my X-rays." - Henny Youngman #FunnyQuote…

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"The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason." - Charles Darwin #Quote - - - - - - - - - - "Nature, like man, sometimes weeps from gladness." - Benjamin Disraeli #NatureQuote - - - - - - - - - - "A work of ar…

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"I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need." - Auguste Rodin #ArtQuote - - - - - - - - - - "Talent does what it can; genius does what it must." - Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Quote - - - - - - - - - - "Language is a virus f…

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"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person." - Abraham Lincoln #ArtQuote - - - - - - - - - - "There is just one life for each of us: our own." - Euripides #Quote - - - - - - - - - - "Lo…

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"Doubt is the father of invention." - Ambrose Bierce #Quote - - - - - - - - - - "Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into." - Henry Ward Beecher #NatureQuote - - - - - - - - - - 【着画いっぱい】100均の手…

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Roof of a heritage barn built in circa 1920. Main beams including the ladders are hand hewn. The barn is part of Ruckle Heritage Farm at Saltspring Island, British Columbia, Canada, the oldest working farm in British Columbia which is stil…

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Portrait of mute swan (Cygnus olor) on the background of Windermere Lake, Bowness-on-Windermere, England. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "I'm a holy man minus the holiness." - E. M. Forster #FunnyQuo…

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Desna river, feeder of the Southern Bug, at meadow. Ukraine, Vinnytsia Raion. Learn more. Source : Wikipedia pictures of the day - - - - - - - - - - "Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love." - Jane Auste…