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>Nothing new under the sun -#1221


Those muscular types who think these newfangled climbing walls are a recent invention are way off the mark.

They’ve been around for centuries.

All this business with stringing yourself to safety points with high tech ropes, wearing fluorescent lycra pants and fooling around indoors is girls’ stuff.

This is the real McCoy.

The defensive wall of the Zitadelle.


Toeholds provided in the form of the crest of someone important.

Arrows and boiling oil courtesy of the inhabitants.

Sorts out the men from the girls boys

This entry was published on 17 January, 2011 at 12:00. It’s filed under Mainz and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

4 thoughts on “>Nothing new under the sun -#1221

  1. >Different perspective … the photo, that is. The sport holds no appeal for me, tho.

  2. >Ha!no comment…

  3. >Rewriting history — more fun than what I did (not) learn at school. Nice angle.

  4. >That's hilarious. Did you give it a go? What's this eCard bidness? I'll need some explanation. Get back with me.V

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