Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/05/22

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Kettuvallam - Problem
From: pdzwig at (Peter Dzwig)
Date: Thu May 22 14:40:14 2008
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Does anyone know why SmugMug stalls when viewed with FFX on XP? It's not 
Tina's pictures - I just can't get any of your SmugMug-hjosted stuff to 
work. Is 
there a work around?

BTW I am certain that it is my GREAT loss.

Peter Dzwig

Tina Manley wrote:
> Somebody asked to see the Kettuvallam (also spelled Kettuvallom) 
> houseboats.  I've put quite a few up on my website:
> "The Kettuvallam or 'boat with knots' is called so because coir ropes 
> tied in knots hold the entire structure of the boat together. During the 
> entire assembling work of the boat, not a single nail is used. The boat 
> is made of huge planks of Jack wood (Artocarpus hirsuta) or 'Aanjili' 
> and joined with coir. This is then coated with a caustic black resin 
> made from boiled cashew kernels."
> We had a great overnight trip on one but if you're going you'd better 
> hurry.  They are building hundreds more and the canals will soon be as 
> clogged with boats as they are with water hyacinths!
> Tina
> Tina Manley
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