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Rosalia© on May 15, 2011

Haben wir ja Udo, Schwimmweste hast nicht vergessen!:))Tolle Foto YS+LIKE. LG, Rosalia

*Irina* on May 24, 2011

Hello Udo!

Extraordinarily touching peace-loving picture in such gentle pastel colors ... It reminded me of my childhood. How we were splashing in water with great fun and joy!....and ducks so peacefully were swimming near us....But always my parents were watching for us ... Thank you so mush for such pleasant memories... 2L.

With best wishes, Irina

H. A. on June 6, 2011

Hallo Udo

Wieder so ein schönes Foto von meinem Lieblingssee! (wie Du so schön sagtest). Man kann die ausggelassene Stimmung durch die plantschenden Kinder förmlich spüren. Und ihr Vater hat selbstverständlich ein Auge auf sie. Meiner war auch immer dabei, solange ich noch nicht schwimmen konnte. L + Y*

Liebe Grüße, Herta

udo56 on June 8, 2011

Hallo Rosalia!

Großes dankeschön für deinen Besuch und netten + humorvollen Kommentar, sowie doppel L! Hat mich sehr gefreut, allerdings habe ich keinen Schwimmring bzw. -weste beim Baden nötig gehabt >>> Manches wird nicht verlernt!:)

Liebe Grüße, Udo

udo56 on June 10, 2011

Hello dear Irina!

1000 thx for your visit with such touching words + double L! Make me big happy >>> and exactly what you wrote shall show this photo...and >>> emotional and best memory, also for the visitors!

Warm greetings and a happy friday, Udo

udo56 on June 12, 2011

Hallo liebe Herta!

Herzlichen Dank für Deinen Besuch und super Kommentar + Doppel L! war eine große Freude für mich!

Ja, vermutlich können 99% der chinesischen Kinder nicht schwimmen, deswegen die Rettungswesten, welche "Awang" ihnen gab! Trotzdem haben sie keine Angst auch in diesem hier sehr tiefen Wasser (hier bis zu 10-15 Meter tief) zu planschen! Schön das es Dich an Deine Kindheit erinnert, ein Grund warum ich dieses Bild hier hinein gestellt habe >>> für Erinnerungen!

Herzliche Grüße, Udo

*Irina* on June 12, 2011

Hello dear Udo!

It's so interesting for me,.but why chinese children can not swim? But your friend can do it...Are you know why?

With warm wishes a nice Sunday, Irina

udo56 on June 12, 2011

Hello dear Irina!

Great thanks for your comeback and question!

Normally the school in China is not responsible for the education in sport. In all ordinary shools the children can make only the normal sport...as running, etc. as we know it from our schools! The other reason is, that in 90% of the landscapes (countryside) are no swimming pools for it!!! Just in huge cities and in develoved shools, as universities, etc., the young generation can learn to swimm...ore from their parents, etc! Also Awang can't swimm, same as his parents which made many years the job as ferry-people! A lot of times they falled into the water and often it was very dangeous for them...but always had luck...and survived! I hear many stories about it...

My best wishes for you, Udo

*Irina* on June 12, 2011

Hello dear Udo!

Many thanks for your interesting explanation. But in most of our schools, too, there is no pool. I learned how to swim by my parents. And most of our children is learning to swim from an early age only in the family. I can't understand how they can live near the water and don't swim ... China has so many rivers and lakes and water....Maybe I don't understand something...

With best warm wishes, Irina

udo56 on June 12, 2011

Hello dear Irina!

greatest thanks for your fine reply! I didn't wrote that the school have pools...i wrote that all the cities and especially all the towns and villages in countrside didn't have pools! Yes, we learned swim mostly also from our parents which teached us...but in China the parents couldn't swim >>> so they can't teach their children!!! I think that you can understand it now much better!:)

Happy greetings, Udo

Martin Fraňo on June 26, 2011

Cool shot, nice!

Romina Marken 1 on June 26, 2011

Ein aufschlußreiches Bild, Udo, weil die Entenfamilie hier ziemlich erhaben gegenüber den Schwimmwestenkindern hier postiert. Und die Boote im Hintergrund das ganze idyllisch sehen lassen, während Vater seine Netze auswirft... YS

Beste Sommergrüße, Romina

udo56 on July 2, 2011

Hello Friends!


Romina Marken 1 Romina, spezielles dankeschön für Dein YS! Hat mich sehr gefreut! Im Bild ist der Großvater zu sehen! Der Vater eines der Kinder steht fast neben mir...und die Entenfamilie mistraut hier den Menschen nicht! alles im Einklang!!

Many thanks for your visits and kind comments + Like!

Best greetings from China-Germany, Udo

Dr.Azzouqa on December 8, 2011

Beautiful place.

Excellent shot.


Best wishes from Jordan.


udo56 on December 8, 2011

Hello Dr.Azzouqa!

Your visit and very kind comment + Like for these photo is very appreciated and make me happy! Biggest thanks for it!

Warm greetings from China-Germany, Udo

K@rin on February 25, 2012

hello Udo lovely and peaceful mood in this delightful looking scenery of what seems to be a joyful ending of a day.. grandfather the last little works, harmony of ducks gently swimming .. kids splashing about .. feeling safe not only because of their so bright colourful lifejackets but knowing they are watched and taken care of when needed by their dad, wonderful photo like and love also for the theme by title, warm regards Karin

udo56 on February 26, 2012

Hello dear Karin!

I am very thanksful for your visit and lovely and wonderful response for these kind of photo which is showing a scenic of real life at countryside of my friends in China <> even thanksful for it!

Warm greetings from China-Germany, Udo

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