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

Postby wildwanderer » Sat 19 Jan, 2019 9:15 pm

The Kalalea Mountain Range at Anahola, Kauai
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sun 20 Jan, 2019 8:10 am

wildwanderer wrote:The Kalalea Mountain Range at Anahola, Kauai

Yes, spot on WW. A movie that I deliberately didn't list, because I thought it might be too easy a clue, is King Kong.
The peak centre right of the photo has become informally known as King Kong's Profile, for obvious reasons.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby wildwanderer » Sun 20 Jan, 2019 12:21 pm

Thanks Johnw.

Being a bit indulgent with three photos as I rarely get to post in the international section. :P

I’m after the name of the flat where all three of the photos were taken. Its in New Zealand.
Pic 1 and 2 are looking towards the east end. Pic 3 is looking north east and taken a bit further up the flat showing topography to the left of the photos 1 and 2.

Its a well known and walked area with marked tracks although its not classified as a 'great walk'.

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Jumboland Flat, Mount Aspiring NP, New Zealand

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Jumboland Flat, Mount Aspiring NP, New Zealand

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Jumboland Flat, Mount Aspiring NP, New Zealand
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Sun 20 Jan, 2019 1:14 pm

I'll start off... Wonderland??

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

Postby wildwanderer » Sun 20 Jan, 2019 1:54 pm

Walk_fat boy_walk wrote:I'll start off... Wonderland??

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I thought you might be the one to get this WFBW. It was your track notes (in response to my forum thread) that inspired me to head up to this area when Gillespie Pass was buried in snow due to an unseasonal heavy fall. Thanks again for the tips!

The flat is actually Jumboland. However I suspect you may have just got the 'lands' mixed up. Regardless Pic 3 is looking at the entrance to wonderland valley and the wonderland stream is visible in the first pics. Amazing place.

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

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Sun 20 Jan, 2019 4:25 pm

The wilkin is awesome. Try this... Similar view from a different part of NZ:Image

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

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Mon 21 Jan, 2019 10:33 am

The peak and river have the same name
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Mon 21 Jan, 2019 7:34 pm

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

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Mon 21 Jan, 2019 9:20 pm

eggs wrote:Tutoko?
Wayyy too far south

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

Postby johnw » Mon 21 Jan, 2019 10:59 pm

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

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Tue 22 Jan, 2019 7:39 am

johnw wrote:Copland?
Still too far south :)

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

Postby eggs » Tue 22 Jan, 2019 11:46 am

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

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Tue 22 Jan, 2019 1:03 pm

eggs wrote:Travers?

That's the one
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Tue 22 Jan, 2019 1:59 pm

Looks like a great area to walk.

Staying in New Zealand
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view from Te Ahua Point - due South is Farley Point with Karekare beach behind.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Tue 22 Jan, 2019 3:39 pm

I reckon you're somewhere on the Hillary Track but couldn't say exactly where
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Tue 22 Jan, 2019 4:08 pm

I have not done it, but I note that the Hillary Track is closed - and this was a side bluff from the day 3 section.
The beach in the distance [due South] is Karekare beach and we did a quick walk from the Piha road onto Te Ahua Point for this view.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Tue 22 Jan, 2019 9:23 pm

I was more trying to narrow it down than guess it... But I'll take it :) Staying in NZ... Image

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

Postby ribuck » Wed 23 Jan, 2019 3:42 am

That looks about the right angle for the slopes of Ngaruhoe.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby icefest » Wed 23 Jan, 2019 1:01 pm

Sorry, ended up without reception in NZ. The River was the kali gandaki. More precisely, I'm at the hydro dam at the aadhi khola confluence.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Wed 23 Jan, 2019 3:03 pm

icefest wrote:Sorry, ended up without reception in NZ. The River was the kali gandaki. More precisely, I'm at the hydro dam at the aadhi khola confluence.

Thanks for that icefest, no worries. I suspect it would have taken most of us a while to get to the correct answer. I was originally thinking the Mekong before the Indian Ocean clue.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Wed 23 Jan, 2019 7:55 pm

ribuck wrote:That looks about the right angle for the slopes of Ngaruhoe.
Sorry been busy. Ngauruhoe is correct, just below the summit.

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

Postby ribuck » Thu 24 Jan, 2019 3:33 am

Thanks, fat boy.

My photo is from an island in the Atlantic Ocean. What's the name of the feature?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Thu 24 Jan, 2019 9:28 pm

In the photo above, the water is leaving a red deposit. Curiously, two minutes downstream the water flow has turned into a yellow river.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Thu 24 Jan, 2019 10:09 pm

Cascada de los Colores?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Sat 26 Jan, 2019 6:18 am

It is indeed Cascada de los Colores in La Palma, one of the Canary Islands. To get there it's a pleasant five-hour return hike along the gravel-bottomed canyon shown below.

Well done, Last, you got the answer first, so over to you!
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Sat 26 Jan, 2019 3:15 pm

Thanks Ribuck and thanks also to google. Next. Europe.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Wed 30 Jan, 2019 11:42 pm

116 views, no bites. A clue. A notable WW2 event happened just off the island in the middle.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Thu 31 Jan, 2019 8:44 am

Based on the clue all I can think of is maybe it's not necessarily in Scandanavia?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby norts » Thu 31 Jan, 2019 9:10 am

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

Postby Last » Thu 31 Jan, 2019 9:50 am

You're thinking right but wrong place. further north.
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