Game: Where-is-it? (international)

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

Postby Hallu » Wed 31 Oct, 2018 12:45 am

Yes that's it. The Alps have at least 5 "Lac Blanc" , most people know t he one near Chamonix, but the others are actually more photogenic, and this one is just gorgeous in autumn.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Wed 31 Oct, 2018 11:44 am

Hallu wrote:Yes that's it. The Alps have at least 5 "Lac Blanc" , most people know t he one near Chamonix, but the others are actually more photogenic, and this one is just gorgeous in autumn.

Thanks Hallu, that reminds me of a hilarious attempt to order a cup of white coffee in French many years ago in Paris. Love to go for a wander around the alps one day.

A few weeks ago in the South Pacific:
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Mont Aorai - Tahiti Nui, French Polynesia
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Thu 01 Nov, 2018 12:23 pm

We really don't want to leave, captain...
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Fri 02 Nov, 2018 12:35 pm

Colonially speaking, Angleterre arrived here first mes amies.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Fri 02 Nov, 2018 6:38 pm

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

Postby north-north-west » Fri 02 Nov, 2018 7:12 pm

From the clues I would think Tahiti was the most likely, but I have no idea what the peak is called. And this isn't a formal guess because Ii don't have any accessible overseas images. Really should get some slides scanned.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Fri 02 Nov, 2018 9:18 pm

north-north-west wrote:From the clues I would think Tahiti was the most likely, but I have no idea what the peak is called. And this isn't a formal guess because Ii don't have any accessible overseas images. Really should get some slides scanned.

That has gotten much closer to the answer NNW, it is on Tahiti (Nui). Get your scanner out :wink:.
A further clue - if I zoom out a fair way I'm facing the main port waterfront.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sat 03 Nov, 2018 8:47 pm

There are two significant peaks on Tahiti Nui. This is the lesser of the two.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Sun 04 Nov, 2018 2:21 pm

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

Postby johnw » Sun 04 Nov, 2018 4:00 pm

eggs wrote:Mount Aorai?

Yes eggs. 2nd highest mountain in Tahiti at 2066 m (or maybe 3rd, depending on the source) and apparently rarely climbed. There is a decent hike that goes to around 1400 m. We were only in port for a short-ish day so it wasn't an option, but did manage a 4WD trip into one of the valleys east of there.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Mon 05 Nov, 2018 10:44 am

Scratching a bit - this is near a major river in NZ
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Crystal clear mountain streams converging on the Dart River mouth at Lake Wakatipu near the community of Kinloch.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Tue 06 Nov, 2018 7:14 am

At the head of a major lake
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Tue 06 Nov, 2018 6:02 pm

A short walk from a quiet spot where walkers often stay before heading off on a Great Walk
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Tue 06 Nov, 2018 8:26 pm

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

Postby eggs » Tue 06 Nov, 2018 10:33 pm

That will do.
There are a number of crystal clear streams that converge on the Dart as it empties its murky waters into Lake Wakatipu near the community of Kinloch.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Wed 07 Nov, 2018 12:58 am

Thanks. NZ again...Image

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

Postby eggs » Fri 09 Nov, 2018 11:09 am

Wonderful shot. And you can just see a cascade as part of the saddle.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Fri 09 Nov, 2018 7:46 pm

Yep from one end of the dart to the other... The shot is taken from just above cascade saddle (the saddle proper is actually behind me but cascade saddle is broadly correct).

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

Postby eggs » Fri 09 Nov, 2018 8:08 pm

Anyone else can go next.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Tue 13 Nov, 2018 3:04 pm

It's been several days. Here's a new pic. Europe. I will not be too pedantic about the precision of the answer.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Fri 16 Nov, 2018 1:47 pm

Is it somewhere in Iceland?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Fri 16 Nov, 2018 2:38 pm

No, but we are on an island.
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