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MY TRAVELS 2015 – From China to Lithuania, from Hong Kong to Rome

Now 2015 is soon over and I want to keep my annual tradition: to make a thread about the past year’s travels.
If you are curious about my travels you can watch my website, where you can find many more pictures, facts and info:

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Let’s start with Hong Kong, that I visited in January!
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HONG KONG:
Population: 7 234 000
Country: China (Hong Kong)
Tallest building: International Commerce Center (484m, 108 floors)


Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, by night.


Legco, Parliament Bldg at Statue Square.


International Finance Center.


Hong Kong skyline.

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MACAU:
Population: 636 000
Country: China (Macao)
Tallest building: Grand Lisboa (261m, 52 floors)


Nam Van casino district, Macau Peninsula

Largo do Senado (Senate’s Square), the central square of Macau
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SHENZHEN:
Population: 10 - 15 000 000
Part of Pearl River Delta Mega City (44.7 millions)
Country: China
Tallest building: KK100 (442m, 100 floors).


Luohu district, Shenzhen. Our first sight of China, when approaching from Hong Kong.

Shun Hing Square and KK100, Luohu district.

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GUANGZHOU:

Population: 14 000 000 (metro 25 millions)
Part of Pearl River Delta Mega City (44.7 millions)
Country: China
Tallest building: Guangzhou International Finance Centre (438m, 103 floors).


Guangzhou skyline from our hotel room.

Shamian Island

The 3 tallest structures of Guangzhou: Chow Tai Fook Center, Canton Tower, IFC.

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ROME:
Population: 2 869 000 (metro 4 321 000)
Country: Italy - capital and largest city
Tallest building: Torre Eurosky (155m, 30 floors)


Panorama of Rome’s historical city center


Foro Traiani, Foro Augusto, Via dei Fori Imperiali 019
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Piazza Venezia, Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II 017
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VATICAN CITY:

St Peter's Square 002 by Nightsky, on Flickr
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COPENHAGEN:
Name in Danish: København
Population: 501 000 (metro 1 819 000)
Tallest buildings: Rådhustornet and Christiansborg (106m)

Copenhagen_151113_016 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Renaissance architecture at HC Andersen Boulevard.
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Axel Towers. The new circular golden towers u/c opposite the central station. Very cool architecture, reminds a bit of Westin Bonaventure in LA.
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Nørrebro, the most gritty neighourhood of Copenhagen

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VILNIUS:
Population: 543 000 (metro 806 000)
Country: Lithuania - capital and largest city
Tallest building: Europe Tower (129m, 33 floors)
Tallest structure: Vilnius TV Tower (326m)

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Vilnius skyline seen from the Cathedral Bell Tower


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Cathedral Square

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HONG KONG:


Gloucester Road


Central Plaza


McDonald’s and church at King’s Road!


Repulse Bay

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MACAU:


The Venetian Macao Casino Hotel is the world's largest hotel and casino!

Electrical show at the Venetian.



Old Town by night

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SHENZHEN:


Civic Center, one of the largest buildings in the world and a strange landmark of Shenzhen!


Windows on the World theme park: Manhattan, still with the old WTC!


Panglin Hotel, Shenzhen by night


Shennan Blvd with Ping An Financial Centre, to become Shenzhen’s tallest in 2016 (600m, 115 floors).

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GUANGZHOU:


Guangdong Municipal Museum


Guangzhou Library


People’s Park

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wow. fortunate to travel so much

I think I would go to church more if I could get an egg mcmuffin downstairs
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wow. fortunate to travel so much

I think I would go to church more if I could get an egg mcmuffin downstairs
Thanks. I sacrifice a lot to be able to travel. Next plans are Spain (Valencia/Costa Blanca) and Chicago.
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VILNIUS:

Vilnius_D3_080 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Gedinimas Tower, part of the old castle, offers amazing views.
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Old Town panorama.

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COPENHAGEN:

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Nørreport Station
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Christmas market in the old town.

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HONG KONG:


Central-Mid-Levels Escalator, here passing SoHo area.


Victoria Peak


Typical red Hong Kong taxis in front of ICC, with Central in the background.


Nathan Road area at night

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Wow I love your pictures, thanks for sharing. Definitely visit Chicago, you'll love it.
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COPENHAGEN:
Name in Danish: København
Population: 501 000 (metro 1 819 000)
Tallest buildings: Rådhustornet and Christiansborg (106m)

Copenhagen_151113_007 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Axel Towers. The new circular golden towers u/c opposite the central station. Very cool architecture, reminds a bit of Westin Bonaventure in LA.
I like this a lot. Although some may say the golden color would be a bit garish, the texture of these latest materials still look sleek and appealing in your picture. It just can't fail, will be a lovely building.
You don't see such high-end looking materials enough, unfortunately.
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