Posts Tagged ‘europe’

How Old People Have Fun in the Outer Sunset: Posing for Photos – As Seen at 46th and Judah

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Look up this photo yourself on the street view, if you want. This is right across the street from Trouble Coffee:

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He held this pose for a while.

Now let’s travel to Europe, where this kind of thing has gotten out of hand:

They had heard the mapping vehicle was in their tiny town that day, so they set up lounge chairs to sit while waiting. The whole sequence of photos is amusing. You should check it out, Gentle Reader

Brave Euros Lie in Wait for the Google Maps Car – A Chase Down the Street in Full Snorkel Gear – Poor Google!

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Do Euros really sit around in snorkel gear just waiting for the Google Maps car to show up?

Euros do.

Check it out – a few shots earlier, you can see them reading the paper while waiting in folding chairs. Then the chase begins:

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Well, it’s better to have playfully irate frogmen after you than the Federal police

Build It And They Will Come: Gigantic Murphy Windmill Once Again Rises Above the Trees of Golden Gate Park

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

See?

(Looks like something a cult would build…)

This thing is huge. Look for it in the southwest corner of the park:

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Views From The Thicket has the deets.

Will this work be completed by the end of summer?

Will the Murphy Windmill eventually become a restaurant?

We’ll see.

Oh, and here’s the view from inside from a half-decade back. Spooky.

Bon Courage, Moulin à Vent du Murphy!

If You Have Superfluous License Plates on Your Car, You Just Might Be Eurotrash

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Now, now. Who are you trying to impress here with your high-aspect-ratio, Euro-style, faux license plates?

Europe has long been thought of as a center of culture and sophistication, with good reason. The area is steeped in history. Among the many things Europe is known for are the cars. The thought of a European sports car makes any car enthusiast’s heart beat a little faster. Now you can give your own vehicle a touch of Old World flair with a Euro License Plate.”

Or, maybe you kept authentic European plates on your Beemer to remind you of your Autobahn-storming days back on the Continent? I can’t tell.

Either way, You Might Just Be Eurotrash.

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Just saying.