cohn17

April 20, 2015

dang!

Filed under: idiotic musings, travel outside greece — Tags: , , , — cohn17 @ 4:25 pm
apparently, some cypriots are too polite to say the word "damn."

apparently, some cypriots are too polite to say the word “damn.”

dams are impressive pieces of architecture.  when i was in albania, i photographed the vau i dejës dam for a friend who was doing some architectural work for the electric company (including a few pictures with my 6×6 camera):

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so here have the asprokremmos dam, an earthen dam built from 1978 to 1982. stones on the embankment, a huge concrete overflow reservoir, and a capacity of 51 million cubic meters of water …

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… and below it all – in case the dang fails – a row of beehives to protect the buildings on the coast from the onslaught of water.

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