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

Postby johnw » Fri 03 May, 2019 9:31 pm

eggs wrote:This is similar to a post from Feb last year.

Game is a bit slow these days eggs, sorry I've been too busy to play recently.
Looking back I believe this will be Edinburgh looking at Salisbury Crags from Arthurs Seat (or close enough).
We stayed a few days in Edinburgh many years ago but didn't come here. We did visit the castle which I can see in the background.
Walked to it from Holyrood Palace along the Royal Mile, although I can't place that in the photo. I think it may be somewhere below you.
Love to revisit the West Highlands one day.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Fri 03 May, 2019 11:51 pm

Yes John - Holyrood Palace is in the shot - close to the RHS.
Feel free to post - or should we flag this as the end of the era?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sat 04 May, 2019 2:51 pm

eggs wrote:Yes John - Holyrood Palace is in the shot - close to the RHS.
Feel free to post - or should we flag this as the end of the era?

Ah, I see it now. Let's try and keep the game alive.
USA - An offbeat one for 1960s movie (and music) buffs.
This now derelict location was used extensively as a set for a well known film of that era.
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Grounds of the derelict Coco Palms Resort, filming location for the 1961 movie Blue Hawaii starring Elvis Presley - Kauai, Hawaii USA
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Sat 04 May, 2019 6:28 pm

Would it be an Elvis movie?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sat 04 May, 2019 6:42 pm

GregR wrote:Would it be an Elvis movie?

Yes Greg, that might help narrow down the location.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Sat 04 May, 2019 6:47 pm

I’ll go with Blue Hawaii then which probably means the old deserted coco palms resort
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sat 04 May, 2019 7:17 pm

GregR wrote:I’ll go with Blue Hawaii then which probably means the old deserted coco palms resort

Correct on both counts. My wife convinced me to do a movie location tour while visiting Kauai, which is how we ended up here. The bridge in front of me and background featured in the wedding scene. Learnt a lot of interesting trivia about the place and the film, then had an impromptu mini concert by 88 y.o. local musician Larry Rivera who was in the movie.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Sat 04 May, 2019 10:16 pm

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

Postby eggs » Sat 04 May, 2019 10:55 pm

Must be England - its upside down compared to Aus..
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Avatar » Sat 04 May, 2019 11:05 pm

Lake District. I don't think it is Rydal Water or Windermere. Here we go, one at a time: Ullswater?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Sun 05 May, 2019 12:27 pm

Lakes district it is , but none of those lakes. Hint its a "Water" not a mere.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby wobbly » Sun 05 May, 2019 12:38 pm

Pretty sure its Wast Water?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Sun 05 May, 2019 12:52 pm

wobbly wrote:Pretty sure its Wast Water?


There a fing good reason why you say that, because it is! Taken on the North side looking up the Lake towards Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell on the RHS and bits of Scafell on the Left.

Mr Wobbly has the floor.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby wobbly » Sun 05 May, 2019 3:34 pm

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Montserrat, Spain
Thanks Greg
This next one is from Spain
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Sun 05 May, 2019 3:50 pm

just trying to narrow it down a bit here! Cantabrian Mountains??
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby wobbly » Sun 05 May, 2019 5:08 pm

No its not in or near the Cantabrian Mountains.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sun 05 May, 2019 9:52 pm

Montserrat, Catalonia?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby wobbly » Sun 05 May, 2019 10:14 pm

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

Postby johnw » Sun 05 May, 2019 10:41 pm

Thanks wobbly. South Pacific:
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Le Mont Rotui between Cooks Bay and 'Ōpūnohu Bay viewed from the Three Coconuts Pass trail (Randonnée col des trois cocotiers) - Mo'orea, French Polynesia
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Mon 06 May, 2019 10:30 pm

James Cook has a lot to answer for.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 07 May, 2019 10:48 pm

The answer my friend is blowin' in the wind. Well, a clue might be at least.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Wed 08 May, 2019 2:07 pm

So we are in Tahiti part of the windward isles. Perhaps Moorea?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Wed 08 May, 2019 2:49 pm

GregR wrote:So we are in Tahiti part of the windward isles. Perhaps Moorea?

Yes Greg. I have previously posted a different view from this hike on Moorea. Taken from the Three Coconuts Pass trail (Randonnée col des trois cocotiers), looking towards Le Mont Rotui between Cooks Bay on the right and 'Ōpūnohu Bay on the left. Ironically I literally just now received an email notification from DFAT about a dengue fever type 2 epidemic for the island of Tahiti nearby.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Wed 08 May, 2019 5:32 pm

Dengue Fever!!! Yikes, time to explore Oz.

This one is in England yet again and hopefully upright.


Name the prominent Hill in the background, no Fell in its name, but recent events in England this week will help with the name.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Wed 08 May, 2019 10:13 pm

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

Postby GregR » Wed 08 May, 2019 10:37 pm

Nope, but it is in the Lakes District. I didn’t mean prominent as well known, just prominent in the photo.

The royal baby is the clue, I’d never heard of this hill till I investigated its name today before posting.
It’s a 2 word answer, not Baby Sussex tho!
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Wed 08 May, 2019 11:02 pm

GregR wrote:Nope, but it is in the Lakes District. I didn’t mean prominent as well known, just prominent in the photo.

The royal baby is the clue, I’d never heard of this hill till I investigated its name today before posting.
It’s a 2 word answer, not Baby Sussex tho!

Mmm, Great Borne?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Wed 08 May, 2019 11:09 pm

John just beat me....
Bowness Knott in front of Great Borne - over Ennerdale Water
From the skirting of Crag Fell.
Were you on the Coast to Coast?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Thu 09 May, 2019 6:40 am

Both right, Eggs very specifically so but no I was just wandering around Ennerdale recuperating from some malady.

I guess I have to hand it to John tho.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Thu 09 May, 2019 4:04 pm

USA. I rode my rented beach cruiser north to the end of the trail, where?
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Northern end of Ke Ala Hele Makalae trail near Donkey Beach - Kaua'i Hawaii USA
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