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[[Image:taptaffinity.jpg|left]]It all began with an e-mail on the Gategoers list from Tessa. A while back, she watched an episode of Stargate SG-1 being filmed on location in Vancouver. The scene Tessa saw was from the Season Eight episode "Affinity" and featured Teal’c doing his [http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.com/wg/taptaffinity/001_Teac%27c%27s_exercise_spot.html funky Jaffa version of Tai Chi.] With Tessa's kind help we discovered that the talented cover-up artistes of Stargate Command had achieved the ultimate illusion.  Move over, Siegfried and Roy!  The residents of Colorado Springs only *think* they're nestled 6,039 feet above sea level next to Pikes Peak in the Rockies.  Our T-Man is connected.  When he moved off-base in "Affinity," his new apartment came with a [http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.com/wg/taptaffinity/023_Teal%27c%27s_view.html sea-view.]  Lapping waves, beach, boats and everything...
Heavily influenced by interior design shows, Teal’c made his Mozambique-meets-Chulak themed home in this lovely [http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.com/wg/taptaffinity/002_House_from_beach.html mellow yellow apartment building.] The apartment in [http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.com/wg/taptaffinity/003_Teal%27c%27s_front_door.html Kensington Place] was Teal’c’s home for only a short time because he kept rescuing the locals: on the [http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.com/wg/taptaffinity/011_House_corner.html street in front of his building] he dealt with road-rage Jaffa-style by knocking out three aggressive thugs, while on the [http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.com/wg/taptaffinity/021_Corner_behind_house.html corner] at the back of his home he caught a mugger running down the [http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.com/wg/taptaffinity/016_Street_behind_house.html street] by taking him down with a well-aimed vegetable destined for a neighbourly lasagne.
In the only slightly more mundane reality, this building is situated in English Bay in Vancouver. The beach there has been used before, notably in the episode “Chain Reaction” where it was the waterfront location at which Jack and Harry Maybourne shared a picnic table, and starred as Maybourne's tropical paradise hideaway, where he danced with the local lovelies to the sound of steel drums and Jack's gritted teeth.
Please browse through the gallery for more shots of [http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.com/wg/taptaffinity/008_Front_door.html Teal’c’s place].
Brought to you in memory of Daniel's house-warming fern: gone but not forgotten.
All photographs by [mailto:sally@stargate-sg1-solutions.com?subject=Affinity_Photos Sally Allan.]
The [http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.com/wg/taptaffinity/index.html Teal'c's Apartment From Season 's "Affinity" Photogallery] contains our exclusive photographs of the apartment building and surroundings used in the episode - perfect for fanfiction writers. Clicking on each thumbnail will lead you to a larger image which you are welcome to download. At any time, you can return to this page by clicking on the '''home''' button.
''Note that these photographs are '''COPYRIGHT''' and with permission from photographer Sally Allan, may be copied for re-posting on your website with (1) an acknowledgement to Solutions and (2) a link back to this article.  You are also welcome to download them to your hard drive for personal use.''

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