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

Postby vagrom » Fri 01 Feb, 2019 6:33 pm

Just the look of that beautiful photo has me pining for the fjords. Was it the sinking of the Tirpitz?
Or the raid upon the Lofotens?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Fri 01 Feb, 2019 10:20 pm

Yes Vagrom, the Tirpitz was sunk just off that island (Hakoya). I am on the plateau near Tromso. Lots of great walking there.
Sorry Johnw, I didn't see your response. Definitely in Scandinavia.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby vagrom » Fri 01 Feb, 2019 10:58 pm

Great. Please post for me.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sun 03 Feb, 2019 4:52 pm

vagrom wrote:Great. Please post for me.

I'm not sure who was meant to post but it's past anyone can go so I'll put one in to keep the game rolling.

NZ. On a short walk but more travel/nature study than bushwalking:
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Looking towards the Lower Karori Reservoir - Zealandia Ecosanctuary, Wellington New Zealand
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Mon 04 Feb, 2019 10:16 pm

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

Postby Graham51 » Tue 05 Feb, 2019 6:30 am

Lower Karori Dam
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 05 Feb, 2019 8:38 am

Graham51 wrote:Lower Karori Dam

Yes Graham, within the Zealandia ecosanctuary/conservation project in Wellington.
Very interesting place with an ambitious 500 year plan to restore that patch to more or less what it was before humans arrived in NZ.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Graham51 » Tue 05 Feb, 2019 4:28 pm

A 5 minute search on Google Images did the trick.
Where are all of these people resting in Nepal?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Graham51 » Wed 06 Feb, 2019 6:19 am

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

Postby eggs » Wed 06 Feb, 2019 9:02 am

On the way up Kala Patthar?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Graham51 » Wed 06 Feb, 2019 2:11 pm

eggs wrote:On the way up Kala Patthar?

No, we had a white out and snow the day we tried to go up there. This was the next day.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Graham51 » Wed 06 Feb, 2019 6:22 pm

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

Postby johnw » Wed 06 Feb, 2019 10:02 pm

Kongma La Pass?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Graham51 » Thu 07 Feb, 2019 5:19 am

johnw wrote:Kongma La Pass?

It is a pass but not Kongma. The other direction.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Graham51 » Thu 07 Feb, 2019 10:39 pm

There are three passes on the Three Pass trek (which we didn't walk, by the way.) But we did go over one of them and this is it. We have discounted one so that only leaves two to choose from.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Thu 07 Feb, 2019 11:46 pm

I'll probably pick wrong - Chola-La Pass?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Graham51 » Fri 08 Feb, 2019 6:46 am

johnw wrote:I'll probably pick wrong - Chola-La Pass?

Got it this time John. We crossed Cho La after we left the track to Base Camp to cross to the Gokyo Lakes.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Fri 08 Feb, 2019 9:25 pm

Graham51 wrote:
johnw wrote:I'll probably pick wrong - Chola-La Pass?

Got it this time John. We crossed Cho La after we left the track to Base Camp to cross to the Gokyo Lakes.

Thanks Graham. I'd like to think I may still get up there eventually, but I'm not getting any younger.

USA, I'm on the summit of the feature partially in view:
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On Koko Crater summit near Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii USA
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Tyreless » Sat 09 Feb, 2019 6:57 am

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

Postby johnw » Sat 09 Feb, 2019 9:25 am

Tyreless wrote:Diamond Head?

Not Diamond Head Tyreless, but you are on the right island and not too far away. I did visit Diamond Head a couple of days earlier.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Tyreless » Sat 09 Feb, 2019 12:28 pm

How about Koko Crater?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sat 09 Feb, 2019 4:25 pm

Tyreless wrote:How about Koko Crater?

That's the one Tyreless. Highly recommended (by me). Further out of town but it's a bit like Diamond Head on steroids.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Tyreless » Sat 09 Feb, 2019 4:52 pm

I went snorkeling just near there and saw green turtles - so nice.

Next one is in Asia. We walked in from the top after 4 hours' walking but most people arrive from the bottom.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby vagrom » Sat 09 Feb, 2019 5:13 pm

Never been there. Is it in Ise, where that famous Tore Shrine/gate is? Somewhere in the holy triangle of Nara, Edo and Osaka I guess.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Tyreless » Sat 09 Feb, 2019 5:19 pm

vagrom wrote:Never been there. Is it in Ise, where that famous Tore Shrine/gate is? Somewhere in the holy triangle of Nara, Edo and Osaka I guess.

Close to those places, but none of those places.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby vagrom » Sat 09 Feb, 2019 7:26 pm

Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto.

Dedicated to Inari, the god of rice, sake and prosperity. What's not to like ?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Tyreless » Sat 09 Feb, 2019 7:51 pm

vagrom wrote:Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto.

Dedicated to Inari, the god of rice, sake and prosperity. What's not to like ?

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

Postby vagrom » Sat 09 Feb, 2019 8:35 pm

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

Postby vagrom » Sat 09 Feb, 2019 8:37 pm

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Someone else please go.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

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