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Offline frodo/maya

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Some photo's of general stuff pretty please
« on: June 29, 2010, 08:06:09 pm »
Hi,

I was not 100% sure where to place this 'cause I don't want to spoil the pretty photo section so here goes:

Could some of you please place some more general photo's of houses, shops, schools etc? Ag seblief   :blush: hope I am not the only one that want to see this  :blush:

You guys in NZ take such pretty pictures  :)

Thanks

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Re: Some photo's of general stuff pretty please
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2010, 09:59:18 am »
I can see how excited you are about going to NZ !  The property websites always give a few pics of houses inside and outside.  We have used Google Earth to death (used up a months bandwidth in a few days...), which is amazing!!
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Re: Some photo's of general stuff pretty please
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2010, 02:01:21 pm »
You can see great views using www.vpike.com
I did post it in another thread... (cant remember now where it was)
Then you can see everything - just type in the street name.. and you can turn the camera in all directions and zoom in.
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Re: Some photo's of general stuff pretty please
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2010, 06:22:55 am »
 ;D thanks everybody!!Schalk has a point on the police thinking it might be suspect!  :2funny: never thought of it that way!



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Re: Some photo's of general stuff pretty please
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2010, 06:26:42 am »
Especially with the cold war spy hunting going on in the US :police:

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Re: Some photo's of general stuff pretty please
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2010, 11:56:52 am »
You don't have to use the google earth bandwidth... just go to http://maps.google.co.nz/  and then type in the city name, nz and it will take you to that city.  Then you can zoom in till you're at street level. Then click on Satellite and it will show you the area from above.  Wait for it to finish loading, then you can drag the little orange man to a street you wish to view, and it will show the street view.  you can then turn around and "walk" down the street.... it's jolly awesome!
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Re: Some photo's of general stuff pretty please
« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2010, 05:38:01 pm »
Thanks  O0

I did not know of all these sites, I just used google earth! these are so cool  :clap: :clap:

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Re: Some photo's of general stuff pretty please
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2010, 12:23:26 am »
maps.google is what I use mostly for looking up maps and where to go, and the times and directions are pretty accurate.  Cheaper than buying a GPS that tells me "Please make a U-turn as soon as possible" because "Sheila" doesn't know there's a new road!  ;D
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Re: Some photo's of general stuff pretty please
« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2010, 06:37:26 am »
Thanks Colleen!

I have heard that one before on the GPS-" re-calculating, re-calculating" Sometimes I take a wrong road on purpose to hear the woman on the GPS freaking out!  :2funny:

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Re: Some photo's of general stuff pretty please
« Reply #9 on: July 02, 2010, 11:23:53 pm »
Here's what we can do.  You pretend to take a photo of your family in front of the school/New World/Countdown/PaK 'n Save etc. - then it won't look so suspicious.  There are so many tourists and foreigners here no one will even bat an eyelid.  As soon as I have the courage to venture out in the cold I will do just that!
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