Oto in Motherland: a (huge) photo log

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Postby Otohiko » Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:20 am

Tu-154 preparing to depart
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Oto aboard
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Yea, I might not look too awful, but I was sick (caught a cold the day before departure) and hadn’t slept the previous night – with a 24-hour trip ahead of me!

In flight over Russia
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*to be continued*

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Postby Otohiko » Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:21 am

In flight; clouds
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(admittedly I don’t have any titles – when it’s overcast, whatever you see below is rather nondescript)

*to be continued*

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Postby Otohiko » Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:21 am

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Descending – Czech Republic
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*to be continued*

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Postby Otohiko » Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:22 am

Locks; I believe this is the Elbe river
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Prague suburbs
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*to be continued*

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Postby Otohiko » Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:23 am

Descending
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Touchdown!
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Pretty clouds at Prague airport
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*to be continued*

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Postby Otohiko » Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:23 am

Taxiing on
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There, the familiar terminal
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Inside the terminal again. The wait is slightly shorter this time, but still 3 hours to waste
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Bah! So close to freedom!
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*to be continued*

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Postby Otohiko » Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:24 am

The Czech car is still there
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Parked planes. The one I’m flying is the bigger one.
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Gates
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Jewelry at the duty-free shops
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*to be continued*

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Postby Otohiko » Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:24 am

Airport
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What?
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The plane I arrived on, a Pulkovo Airlines Boeing 737, departing
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*to be continued*

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Postby Otohiko » Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:25 am

Plane departing, continued
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Portraits of a sick, tired, and sleepy Oto :P
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*to be continued*

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Postby Otohiko » Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:25 am

Now uh, as for the final flight… the sickness, exhaustion and nervousness got to me – and I didn’t have a window seat. I figured I had to put an end to it – so, I got drunk and fell asleep for a while :roll:

Montreal airport. The EXCRUTIATING 3 hour wait for a bus.
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Sunflowers in Oto’s [Canadian] backyard
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Radies and gentremen,

This concludes the Oto motherland trip!

Final call for any comments and discussion.

Hope you enjoyed it, or something :roll:

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Postby jasper-isis » Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:34 am

Your sunflowers grew and mine didn't!

/jealousy.


Um, yeah, I'll look through all of these... eventually... >__>
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BunofGovt
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Postby BunofGovt » Fri Jan 05, 2007 12:02 am

words fail me.

thanks again, many many thanks for sharing.

i really liked seeing the railroad museum and the steam locomotives.

and i think i liked the way your great-grandparents' graves looked before you straightened up. i want a place like that.
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Postby godix » Mon Jan 08, 2007 9:48 pm

I like how some of the clouds on the return flight look so hokey that if I saw them in a movie I'd go on a rant about what shitty effects work it was.
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Postby Warheart » Sun Jan 14, 2007 8:48 am

Get a DeviantART account and edit some of those pictures some really have alot of potential. I' glad you shared them with us. I haven't watched all the pages (just the first 6 as for now) but the rest will follow soon. I know why I always wanted to visit Russia some places sure look like end time'ish.


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