7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge - European Thursday week #67 - the absolute winner takes 200 SBD!

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Hello fellow Steemians!

Welcome to my 7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge - European Thursday - where the winner of the weekly round will be able to participate for the total of 200 SBD!

Today, you can participate by submitting your personal pictures from your travels to the continent of Europe.

See the winner of the last week´s European Thursday @nikollettesunday with the following entry:

Lake Alpsee, Bavaria, Germany. Lake Alpsee is located near two beautiful castles in Bavaria - Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein. We arrived at Neuscchwanstein and decided to take a hike around the lake. It was fabulous. I walked down to the water. Water is crystal clear and a beautiful blue. You can also take very pleasant walk around the lake and visit these two castles. This area in Germany is simply amazing.

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Your entries need to be submitted by 8 AM Central European Time in order to be considered for the challenge with a description of approximately 30 to 50 words. Only use of personal images will be accepted and only one picture can be submitted for a daily photo challenge. Ten winning photos will receive a bigger upvote from me and ten runners-up will get a smaller one.

Chosen from the ten winning entries, the absolute winner of the day will receive extended publicity in my post tomorrow morning. I will also visit his/her blog to upvote one of the most recent posts. The winning picture of the daily challenge will then automatically enter other rounds with the absolute winner gaining approximately 200 SBD in total.

Please see the winners of the previous contests of the week and give them your support if you like their images to be the one winning the weekly price and entering the other stages of the 7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge. You can vote for them by upvoting their winner announcement posts below:

7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge - Asian Sunday week #67 - winner announcement!

@vinceboisgard Asian Sunday entry:

Memories from traveling in India. I've always wanted to go and see the Taj Mahal and so while renewing my Bangladeshi visa in India, I went to Agra to full-fill my ambition. I was stunned by the beauty of this monument... Enjoy.

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7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge - Australian Monday week #67 - winner announcement!

@vinceboisgard Australian Monday entry:

Sunset sighting over Melbourne city. This was shot from St Kilda, a nice place to spend some time on the beach watching the sun slowly going down while the city burn of saturated colours. It is good to drink wine on the beach during summertime.

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7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge – Tuesday of Antarctica and World´s Oceans week #67 – winner announcement!

@bluebottlefilms Tuesday of Antarctica and World´s Oceans entry:

This magical sunset was taken in the Antarctic Peninsula in the Charlotte Channel. The light in Antarctica is so beautiful! We were so lucky to have the privilege of visiting during our filming trip for our documentary, The Map to Paradise.

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7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge - African Wednesday week #67 - winner announcement!

@axeman African Wednesday entry:

Golden Dunes. Yet next view from Egypt. Pretty amazing panorama of the golden dunes of the Nile, nearby Aswan. Shot from small sailing boat while traveling to small and authentic Nubian village. Still hot, though winter day with even some nice cloud formations making the final view much more interesting. Enjoy it!

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For more information about the 7 World’s Continents Photo Challenge and conditions see my original post: 200 SBD 7 World's Continents Photo Challenge - 2018 guidelines – 25/10 update.


Please feel free to check out some of my other recent posts.

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The Canary Islands dragon tree is a subtropical tree-like plant native to the Canary Islands. It is the natural symbol of the island of Tenerife, together with the blue chaffinch.

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Thank you so much for your submission. Have a great weekend.

This peaceful lake with swans can be found just outside of the town of Skalica in Western Slovakia. Home to about 15,000 people, Skalica is a charming historic town with impressive architecture, vast vineyards and beautiful natural surroundings.

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Thank you so much for your submission.

Location: Westminster Abbey, London. There isn´t much to say about the abbey. It is simply a London must. A gorgeous work of architecture full of history. Poet´s corner is a delight for literature fans. The inside and outside are completely breathtaking. There are plenty of notable names buried there, like Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Stephen Hawking, Shakepeare and Charles Dickens.

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What a spectacular piece of the architecture the Westminster Abbey is. Thank you so much!

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Preikestolen, Norway
View down the Preikestolen platform above the Lysefjord-fjord. The rock formation is about 600 meters above the sea level.
If you are traveling in Norway this highlight is definately a must visit destination.

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What a beauty!

Winter time in Reykjavik, Iceland is still with any snow yet. But when the sun turns on for a moment you can feel the energy. Only few hours per day can see the view like that becouse of winter dark period here.
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I am sure it's on its way. It is taking its time here as well.

Happy new year everybody! I took this shot the day after Christmas close to the town of Nafplio, in Greece, right next to Karathona beach. I am standing on Argolida and on the opposite side, around 30 km away is Arkadia.The sea in between is the Argolic Gulf.

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That looks so peaceful. Happy New Year to you and your fams as well.

The freezing port


Taken out today from the deep deep archives. This shot was made in January 2014 when I actually only started my photographic journey from landscapes and so on... Quite a nostalgia
A very cold winter morning at the gates to the port of Klaipeda. Amazing colors of very humid and very cold air on sunrise
You can see nice port panorama with some vessels, portal cranes and some higher buildings of the city

Enjoy the view!



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https://steemit.com/esteem/@axeman/the-freezing-port-bc98df0f79296est

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Simply stunning! Have a great day.

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Bavaria, South Germany
Today I want to share a picture of my hometown in the very south of Germany with you. I took it 2 weeks ago when I went home to spend Christmas with my parents.

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Fabulous capture. Thank you so much for sharing with all of us.

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My pleasure Tomas! Finally have some time again to participate on your great contest! Cheers!

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Jurassic Coast
This beautiful scenery is part of the World Heritage Site. It is the coast you won't regret visiting. The path along the white cliffs is well maintained and offers an unforgettable experience of mother nature. The mighty waters look incredibly blue. It is fascinating to see waves come and go, gently touching the cliffs.

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What a beautiful part of the coast.

In the city of Valencia, Spain, there's a celebration called Las Fallas, where incredible monuments are built during the year, and exposed at that time. They normally represent a situation, a person, or an event, in a satirical way; and the amount of work and details in each falla (those typical monuments) is just incredible. As a tradition, at the end of the festivities, almost all of these marterpices are burned! And heres how a falla looks like:

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That is pretty fascinating. It's very surprising to hear that almost all gets burned.

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My thoughts exactly. Apparently, only the winning fallas escape. Here's what their fate looks like :)

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A view of Barcelona from one of the towers of the La Sagrada Famila, the Gaudí’s unfinished masterpiece. The black silhouette corresponds to the one of the adorning sculptures of the tower of the Church. The photo shows the Agbar tower, one of the most emblematic postmodern constructions of this Mediterranean city.

Playing with the sun, the snow and the trees. I took this picture while being bored on a long surface lift during my latest weekend snowboarding. It was in Praloup, in the south alps ofFrance.


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Nazare is a fishing town, south of Portugal. fresh fish are caught in the morning and then sun-dried on the beach for all to enjoy. Yummy, so delicious. You must try it.

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The Castle of Edinburgh, Scotland.
The castle sits on a Rock in old town and reasearches shown that it was seized28 times in its 1100 years old history giving it the claim ‘ the most attcked in the world and the most besieged castle of the Great Britain.
This was beautifully lighted up and decorated for the new year.

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Lake Attersee (Salzburg/Austria)
This picture was taken in July this Sommer on a One-Day-Familytrip. The Mountain behind the lake is the Schoberstein. Also a nice place for hiking !

Greetings, Robert

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These are nice impressions but if you search above in the rules to this contest it states that you please should only enter one picture plus a short discribtion (- 30 to 50 words -) of same...!...
So perhaps you want to change you entry in this regard since there is still time :)

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Thanks a lot for your post. I thought i have read and understand everything. Sorry!!!

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Nothing to be sorry for :)
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Great call. Thank you so much for guiding your fellow Steemians.

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Oh it’s my pleasure ~ ⭐️ ~

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Thank you for making some adjustments to your post to follow the guidelines.

WOW!!! Great shots!