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Baarle magazine in English Sent from my Windows Phone ________________________________ From: william burke Sent: ‎26/‎08/‎2015
william burke
Aug 26
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Re: my visit to Baaarle Hertog 22 to 24 August 2015

... In Portuguese, it's more complicated, because the "linden" tree doesn't exist in Brazil, but it does in Portugal, so there is a native word: "tília". You
Goyta' F. Villela Jr.
Aug 26
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Re: my visit to Baaarle Hertog 22 to 24 August 2015

Thanks for the clarification. The word "lime" for the linden tree appears to be British English. The American trees of the same Talia genus are most commonly
Lowell G. McManus
Aug 26
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Re: my visit to Baaarle Hertog 22 to 24 August 2015

... And further to this, the famous boulevard ‘Unter den Linden’ in Berlin literally translates to ‘Under the Limes’. Certainly no citrus fruits
Kevin Meynell
Aug 25
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Re: my visit to Baaarle Hertog 22 to 24 August 2015

Lowell, ... No, it would be correct. Lime trees (‘linden' in Dutch) in Northern Europe are large deciduous trees, not the citrus variety. They’re quite
Kevin Meynell
Aug 25
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Re: my visit to Baaarle Hertog 22 to 24 August 2015

It could be, it was translated by a local Baarle group and generally the Dutch and Flemish speak excellent English Sent from my Windows Phone
william burke
Aug 25
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Re: my visit to Baaarle Hertog 22 to 24 August 2015

... I think so, unless you define a quadripoint just as a crossing of four borders, in which case the summit of Sorgschrofen (the single point where Jungholz
Goyta' F. Villela Jr.
Aug 25
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Re: my visit to Baaarle Hertog 22 to 24 August 2015

Thanks for the interesting photos and text. However, I am bothered by the statement "In the Middle Ages, the Court of Justice would convene under a huge lime
Lowell G. McManus
Aug 25
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Re: my visit to Baaarle Hertog 22 to 24 August 2015

... slightly further south<< See my "Finding 5 caches in 5 countries in 5 hours - 2005-09-14" geocaching trip [1] when I visited the southernmost point of the
Hugh Wallis
Aug 25
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Re: my visit to Baaarle Hertog 22 to 24 August 2015

Vaalserberg is it or should I say was it the only 4 countries point in the world? Sent from my Windows Phone ________________________________ From: 'Goyta' F.
william burke
Aug 25
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Re: my visit to Baaarle Hertog 22 to 24 August 2015

... There are Flickr, Instagram, Google+ (I think Picasa was merged into it), and of course the Pictures area of our own group on Yahoo. Even Facebook itself
Goyta' F. Villela Jr.
Aug 25
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Re: my visit to Baaarle Hertog 22 to 24 August 2015

Thanks for your advice. Can you suggest somewhere where I can post these photos. I have a very useful map of Baarle. I found Baarle pleasant to visit .
william burke
Aug 25
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Re: my visit to Baaarle Hertog 22 to 24 August 2015

... Is there any other place where the pictures can be seen, William? I don't have a Facebook account (by choice) and can't view them. Also, let me suggest
Goyta' F. Villela Jr.
Aug 25
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my visit to Baaarle Hertog 22 to 24 August 2015

Here are some photos taken https://www.facebook.com/bill.burke.121/media_set?set=a.10153233860817561.1073741829.665587560&type=3&uploaded=39
william burke
Aug 25
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Re: Railways and frontiers book

Sounds interesting despite its limitations. Surprising that a Cambridge graduate would not have employed academic rigour in preparing the text :( Evidently he
Hugh Wallis
Aug 12
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