1. Brooklyn Bridge - In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 275)


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    --- http://MovingPostcard.com --- There should never be a (first) visit to New York City without a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, in my opinion anyway. So when my cousin Annick and her family, who were visiting from France, and I traveled to New York together this past week, the first thing we did was to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan to Brooklyn. While approaching the bridge from the Brooklyn side offers you the impressive view of the Manhattan skyline, I'm especially fond of the experience of leaving the hustle, bustle and closed-in feeling of the Financial District of Manhattan, then truly appreciating the open space of water below and sky above on the bridge and, last but not least, being welcomed by Brooklyn, which I still consider my home after all the years away. And every single time I arrive at the other side of the East River, I remember that time during the Blackout of 2002 when Scott, Nils and I walked home across the bridge with thousands of other people and then borough president Marky Markowitz stood there in the heat, waving his arms and yelling "Welcome home to Brooklyn!" The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge, which opened in 1883, when it was the longest suspension bridge, spanning 1,595.5 feet (486.3 m). Today it is a National Historic Landmark. The opening and closing shots were filmed from Brooklyn Bridge Park, where you will find my favorite local ice cream at The Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory. Getting a scoop from there is the perfect reward after crossing over the East River in the summer. During colder times, I highly recommend getting a hot chocolate from Jacques Torres over in DUMBO, which offers the best hot chocolate in town (with The Chocolate Room in Park Slope being a close rival). Of course, I also needed to include in this video the experience of people on bikes yelling at tourists walking in the bike lane. It's all part of the Brooklyn Bridge ritual. To check out what this is like from a cyclist's perspective, please check out these previous In A Brooklyn Minute videos: Riding across the Brooklyn Bridge – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 84) http://movingpostcard.com/riding-across-the-brooklyn-bridge/ Alternative Version of: Brooklyn Bridge Ride – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 84) http://movingpostcard.com/alternative-brooklyn-bridge-ride/ This week's video features a song with lyrics, which I usually avoid. Not just because it's hard to find the right lyrics to match the mood or message of the video but also it's much harder to edit to since singers don't necessarily start lines on the 1 or 3 beat, which I like to cut to. But in this case, the song "Bonjour, Mon Amie" by Josh Woodward (http://www.joshwoodward.com) fit almost perfectly... not only because Annick, Sébastien, Cleo and Liam visited from France and they are so dear to me but also because I was overflowing with love for the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn and New York City. This song, as well as hundreds of Josh's other songs, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 US License. Merci beaucoup, Josh! For links to more information, please visit http://MovingPostcard.com Personal blog: http://goodhardworkingpeople.blogspot.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MovingPostcard Twitter: http://twitter.com/luciwest Flickr: http://flickr.com/luciwest Google+: http://google.com/+MovingPostcard YouTube: http://youtube.com/GNYBerlin YouTube: http://youtube.com/LuciWest Tumblr: http://luciwest.tumblr.com Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/LuciWest Instagram: http://Instagram.com/LuciWest Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/LuciWest

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    • UHD Ultra HD 4K Video Stock Footage San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge USA Famous Landmark Sightseeing


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      Royalty-Free Stock Footage available in 4K 2160P (4096x2160) @23.976 ( Canon 1DC ), UHD Ultra HD (3840x2160) and HD 1080P (1920x1080) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sevartvideo Twitter: https://twitter.com/sevartvideo Our website is under construction! For licensing and pricing please contact: sevartvideo@yahoo.com For time lapse footage only visit our website: http://www.hdtimelapse.net Camera: Canon EOS-1D C 4K Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM, Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L USM In this reels is presented The Golden Gate Bridge which is one of the most beautiful internationally recognized symbols, a famous american iconic landmark sightseeing located in San Francisco, California, United States of America. The suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate strait near Pacific Ocean and links the US city of San Fran to Marin County, bridging both U.S. Route 101 and California State Route 1 across the strait. You can see aerial views, close-up, skyline, cityscape, establishing shot, ferry boats commuting, cars passing, traffic jam, containers cargo ship crossing in foggy and sunny day weather.

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      • วัดถ้ำอุดมสุข - Temple In The Cave - Thailand - Tourist Attraction


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        วัดถ้ำอุดมสุข เป็นวัดตั้งอยู่ที่นครราชสีมาโคราช ชื่อเดิมคือ ชื่อ วัดแม่ชี ตั้งอยู่บนภูเขา จุดเด่นคือมีถ้ำอยู่ในวัดจากปรากฏการณ์ธรร­มชาติที่ถูกสร้างมานาน มีพระพุทธรูปประจำวัดอยู่ในถ้ำ และ อื่นๆ Udomsuk Temple In The Cave Thailand is a tourist attraction located in Nakhon Ratchasrima ( Korat ) Mountain Near Khaoyai Mountain. The Cave in Temple is made by nature for long time ago. This Temple was found over 40 Years

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        • unQ


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          unQ is a cloud based mobile solution, which helps tourist attractions reduce queues. Using unQ, tourists can select the date and time of their visit, pay a small fees and then step away from the queue to explore the city! When their check-in time arrives, they can walk straight in without having to wait in a queue.

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          • Candice Appleby and Anthony Vela – Dana Point Harbor, California – Alternate version


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            I met up with Candice Appleby and Anthony Vela in Dana Point to shoot some video as the sun was sinking over the water. Here are some short clips of these two competitors in action in the harbor.

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            • Mindbender at the Korean Friendship Bell in San Pedro, California


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              We spent an afternoon flying at the Korean Friendship Bell and Pt. Fermin Lighthouse in San Pedro, California. These are two places that should be on your visit list this year.

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              • Meet Church House Conference Centre and QEII


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                Meet Church House Conference Centre and QEII and explore the iconic location these two venues are situated in

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                • Ian and Ria's visit to The Top of the Burj Khalifa Dubai May 2015


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                  Great Family day out At The Top of the worlds tallest building, The Burj Khalifa.

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                  • Redondo Beach Harbor March 30, 2015


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                    I caught the sunset from the seawall tonight. It was another beautiful sunset on the water in So Cal.

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