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Near Yalta, Ukraine

Posted by
Sundra Tanakoh (......., Ukraine) on 24 October 2011 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

I think this is called The Eagle's Nest. Pretty cool place on the Black Sea.

NIKON D300S 1/160 second F/5.6 ISO 200 200 mm

Ralf Kesper from Attendorn, Germany

A nice and romantic sujet.

24 Oct 2011 7:08am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful architecture!

24 Oct 2011 8:04pm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

What an amazing place!do you think it was originally built as a fortress, or just a rich man's folly?

26 Oct 2011 1:06pm

@CElliottUK: Well now, there you go asking "intelligent questions", now, I gotta go look it up and ask people stuff and god forbid "lean something!" Ok, so I will get back to you, but at first glance, as it sorta faces a harbor, I thought an ancient light house ... but I will find out!

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Indeed a very cool place or fortress. Excellent view point. Where were you then?

29 Oct 2011 12:00am

@Dokmateo: Just outside of Yalta in the Crimea

Fraucha from Біла Церква, Ukraine

AHHHH correction it is called


22 Nov 2011 7:25am

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