Game: Where-is-it? (international)

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 29 Sep, 2020 10:44 am

Paso de los Dientes?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby wobbly » Tue 29 Sep, 2020 12:31 pm

It is in Chile John but not on Isla Navarino.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby wobbly » Fri 02 Oct, 2020 11:57 pm

The icy bit and the watery bit have the same last name.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sat 03 Oct, 2020 10:00 pm

WAG - Grey Glacier and Grey Lake (Lago Grey), Torres del Paine NP, Southern Chile?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby wobbly » Sun 04 Oct, 2020 3:25 pm

Yes John that's the spot - overlooking Lago Grey and Glacier Grey on the Torres Del Paine Circuit somewhere btn Campmento Paso and Mirador Grey.

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sun 04 Oct, 2020 10:53 pm

wobbly wrote:Yes John that's the spot - overlooking Lago Grey and Glacier Grey on the Torres Del Paine Circuit somewhere btn Campmento Paso and Mirador Grey.

Over to you.

Thanks wobbly, I wonder when/if we'll ever travel overseas again.

Let's try something different, a brain teaser of sorts. There are several clues in the photo.
Just name the trail I'm about to hike, shouldn't be too hard. USA:
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Winner Creek Trailhead, Chugach National Forest via Girdwood, Alaska USA
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Mon 05 Oct, 2020 11:40 am

As a perennial loser at this game I'm gunna guess Winners Creek trail.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Mon 05 Oct, 2020 2:07 pm

GregR wrote:As a perennial loser at this game I'm gunna guess Winners Creek trail.

And we have a Winner! Winner Creek Trail it is. Near Girdwood in Alaska, only had to walk behind our hotel to start this one.
I dunno Greg, self deprecating humour aside, you feature as one of the stalwarts of the international game :).
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Tue 06 Oct, 2020 10:08 am

Thank you John.

Being under house arrest in the greater Melbourne Penitentiary makes one a tad unstable but thanks for the words of encouragement. Thought I'd post something a tad different.

This ones in Asia.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Tue 06 Oct, 2020 10:05 pm

Could be any number of places, but if I can ignore the cryptic "self portrait" comment in the caption I'll open the bidding with Swayambhunath Stupa in Kathmandu.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Wed 07 Oct, 2020 10:53 am

Close but wrong Monkey.

Swayambhunath Stupa in Kathmandu, is a Buddhist temple high on a hill often referred to as the monkey temple. Right city wrong religion and wrong monkey. Hint: it's not a Christian temple!!

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Wed 07 Oct, 2020 7:53 pm

Pashupatinath Temple, near Kathmandu Airport. We spent a fascinating few hours there, watching a cremation from start to finish (from the bridge and the opposite bank, where tourists are welcome).
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Thu 08 Oct, 2020 9:14 am

Yes indeed Ribuck. Fascinating and eye opening.

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Fri 09 Oct, 2020 3:48 am

Thanks GregR. This one is in the UK:
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Sat 10 Oct, 2020 10:41 am

Well Mr Buck, over 112 views and no guess's.

time for a wild never been there, no idea at all total guess just to keep the game moving.

I'll try Cannon Rock on the way to the Leap of Faith on Tryfan Snowdonia Wales.

Cheers from cell block 5 Melbourne City Prison.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Sat 10 Oct, 2020 5:15 pm

And just like that, GregR gets it right!

(I climbed the first rock at the leap of faith, but wasn't willing to do the leap.)
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Sun 11 Oct, 2020 10:41 am

Thanks Ribuck.

Bit ordinary that you didn't try the leap of faith between Adam and Eve!! Clearly the thought of immediate death doesn't appeal to you. It would seem that both of us suffer from Pusillanimous Insipiditis.

This ones still in Great Britain.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregG » Sun 11 Oct, 2020 2:07 pm

Looks like you found a good clear day Greg, I think it could be Skiddaw.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Sun 11 Oct, 2020 8:06 pm

Sorry old chap, but definitely not Skiddaw. Wrong country as well.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Mon 12 Oct, 2020 10:19 am

Hint: just out of shot is a fair sized body of water on the left.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Mon 12 Oct, 2020 8:03 pm

Slieve League - Ireland
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Mon 12 Oct, 2020 8:56 pm

Yes indeedy it is Eggs. And a fair sized body of water it certainly is too. Mighty Atlantic Ocean.

Over to Eggs..
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Mon 12 Oct, 2020 11:15 pm

Lets stay in the same area
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At Glendalough, Wicklow Mts, Ireland
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 13 Oct, 2020 10:26 am

Trying to narrow down, is this an old abbey or similar in County Donegal?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Tue 13 Oct, 2020 11:23 am

By area - I meant country, not County. And this is not Donegal.
We are walking to some stone ruins from the 6th century, beyond which is a beautiful lake.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 13 Oct, 2020 6:10 pm

St Kevin's Church, aka St Kevin's Kitchen, Glendalough lower and upper lakes nearby, County Wicklow?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Tue 13 Oct, 2020 6:41 pm

Yes - there are quite a few old buildings amongst these ruins - with a very impressive tower.
Glendalough it is.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 13 Oct, 2020 11:17 pm

You've visited some very picturesque places in Ireland Brian.

Let's go somewhere more tropical. What did I just climb, USA:
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Koko Head and the "Stairs of Doom", Koko Head Regional Park via Honolulu, Hawaii USA
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Thu 15 Oct, 2020 10:06 am

You definitely won't find any diamonds up there but a head for heights might help.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Thu 15 Oct, 2020 10:45 am

Geez, I dunno... maybe Diamond Head Hawaii.
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