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the australian: Now you can on the Tiger & Turtle - Magic Mountain - a huge sculpture shaped like a roller-coaster in the German town of Duisburg.

Instead of riding it, visitors can explore it on foot at their own pace, with spectacular views of the River Rhine. Thrill-seekers can admire the landscape from different angles although the big loop is unfortunately out of bounds for people seeking some high-jinks thrills.

Creator Ulrich Genth said: '"The roller coaster stands for acceleration and high speed of a tiger but the visitor has to explore it step by step like a turtle."

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Mehrdad - HQPs Group on January 24, 2012

Dear Adam


That's beautiful job. Nicely composed and well captured. Like- 21

Best Regards, Mehrdad

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abraxas_aut on February 6, 2012

Great shot and LIKE!

Pavel Culek on May 17, 2012

well captured, good photo, L+F, greetings Pavel

Gil Cavalcanti on June 4, 2012

Brilliant series of an amazing sculpture. YS.


Pablo Echávarri on June 4, 2012

Muy espectacular vista, con el reconocible azul de tus fotos

Herve sam on June 11, 2013

Très belle photo L+F

Elsa61 on October 28, 2013

Eine fantastische Aufnahme! like und VG aus Bochum Elsa61

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 7, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Adam Welber
    • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
    • Taken on 2011/12/03 16:51:14
    • Exposure: 0.600s
    • Focal Length: 17.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash