cable guy "eagle nest" :)

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Daniela Brocca on November 12, 2007

Hi Ainars,never seen before this eagle nest? Very interesting.Cheers Daniela

Ainars M -2 on November 13, 2007

Tnx for Your interest! Name 'eagle nest' are not officially used, but more in local slang. :) This term comes from idea - if man somethimes are called as "man like Bear" or "man like Eagle" then from this in my childhood we called this cable operator baskets as 'eagles nests'. :D

In nova days this baskets are not wide used anymore because mainly our phone cables are dig in earth, but poles with baskets can still seen in small towns. I seen one basket even in Brussels, but because was rainy and I was in bad mood I captured not very good pictures with basket.

singus on June 23, 2008

Vieta nav iisti pareiza. Atrodas pie Gimnaazijas....

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Photo taken in Smiltene, Smiltenes pilsēta, LV-4729, Latvia

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  • Uploaded on November 11, 2007
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    by Ainars M -2
    • Camera: SONY DSC-H7
    • Taken on 2007/11/10 15:12:55
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 7.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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