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

Postby vagrom » Wed 11 Sep, 2019 9:21 am

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

Postby Last » Wed 11 Sep, 2019 2:18 pm

Sorry, I seem to have failed to mention that this is in Europe, so no.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby pazzar » Wed 11 Sep, 2019 2:28 pm

My guess is Norway. Maybe near Andoya?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Wed 11 Sep, 2019 3:19 pm

Yes, that's Andoya (duck island). The rocket range is (in)famous for nearly starting ww3 when they sent up a science missile the soviets mistook for an american attack. All yours Pazzar.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby pazzar » Wed 11 Sep, 2019 3:42 pm

Another one in Europe - name the valley I am in.

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

Postby pazzar » Mon 16 Sep, 2019 12:40 pm

Clue time - this river is one of the largest wild rivers remaining in Europe, and there is plans for multiple dams to be built on it.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 17 Sep, 2019 12:00 pm

After some research, the Vjosa River valley in Albania?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby pazzar » Tue 17 Sep, 2019 2:47 pm

Right country, but at the wrong end of it.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Tyreless » Tue 17 Sep, 2019 3:04 pm

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

Postby pazzar » Fri 20 Sep, 2019 2:32 pm

Thats it. I'm just outside of the tourist hub of Valbona.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Tyreless » Fri 20 Sep, 2019 5:29 pm

Thanks pazzar. This is Asia (and is pretty much the only international walking photo I have left to post).
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Tyreless » Sat 21 Sep, 2019 8:34 pm

Hint: This hut/house is not in New Orleans, but the name has the same meaning.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby vagrom » Sun 22 Sep, 2019 3:38 pm

Are you in the land of the rising sun? Perhaps on Fujiyama?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Tyreless » Sun 22 Sep, 2019 6:48 pm

Yes, I am in the land of the rising sun. Plus, the hut is on a mountain named after the rising sun. As a further clue, in the attached photo (also taken at this spot) I am enjoying a Japanese beer. The mountain shares its name with a popular brand of Japanese beer, but it's not the brand I am drinking in the photo.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby vagrom » Sun 22 Sep, 2019 9:39 pm

11 billion dollars. We must be real pissheads.

Mt Asahi on Hokkaido?

If so, someone else please go.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Tyreless » Mon 23 Sep, 2019 6:20 am

The name is right, but it's on a different island. Whoever can tell me the correct island gets the next go.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Mon 23 Sep, 2019 10:23 am

Tyreless wrote:The name is right, but it's on a different island. Whoever can tell me the correct island gets the next go.

I'm confused (not unusual). I can only find one Mt Asahi, which is on Hokkaido. Trial and error - Honshu?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Tyreless » Mon 23 Sep, 2019 1:01 pm

Yes, it's on Honshu. Also known as Asahidake (which translates as Asahi Peak or Mt Asahi) - obviously not as famous as the one on Hokkaido.

Sorry that was so difficult - I'm running low on international photos so I only have obscure things left.

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

Postby johnw » Tue 24 Sep, 2019 5:06 pm

Tyreless wrote:Yes, it's on Honshu. Also known as Asahidake (which translates as Asahi Peak or Mt Asahi) - obviously not as famous as the one on Hokkaido.

Sorry that was so difficult - I'm running low on international photos so I only have obscure things left.

All yours, johnw.

Thanks Tyreless, I may get to Japan one day. I find most international photos harder to guess unless you've actually been to the subject location.

That said, I've just returned from about 4 weeks travelling in North America. This was from an easy hike early in the trip, hopefully not too obscure.
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Glacier Creek Hand Tram on Winner Creek Trail - Chugach National Forest, Girdwood, Alaska USA
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Thu 26 Sep, 2019 1:54 am

May be too obscure. Some clues, seen from a different angle:
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Glacier Creek Hand Tram on Winner Creek Trail - Chugach National Forest, Girdwood, Alaska USA
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Thu 26 Sep, 2019 2:20 pm

Winner Creek Trail - Girdwood, Alaska
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Thu 26 Sep, 2019 2:43 pm

eggs wrote:Winner Creek Trail - Girdwood, Alaska

That's it eggs, hopefully a few extra clues in the second photo helped. I had to turn around here and return. The hand tram over the gorge was closed, sadly due to a fatality a few months back. However it was a nice walk with quite varied scenery and forms part of the long distance Iditarod trail. As with much of Alaska you do need to be aware of bear, moose etc, even on the most innocent looking trails.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Thu 26 Sep, 2019 11:38 pm

Try this one from New Zealand
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Panatahi Island at low tide. Karekare black sand beach.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Sat 28 Sep, 2019 4:27 pm

I did a post from near here earlier this year. The little island was also seen in that shot.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Sun 29 Sep, 2019 7:34 pm

Do you think it looks like a grand piano tipped on its side?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Mon 30 Sep, 2019 1:43 pm

That will be Panatahi Island at low tide. West of Auckland at Karekare beach.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Mon 30 Sep, 2019 5:00 pm

Correct. The other photo had the tide in - quite a difference then.
I believe this is where some of "the Piano" was filmed.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Mon 30 Sep, 2019 5:20 pm

Thanks eggs. This one is also from NZ, not far from your photo.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 01 Oct, 2019 2:45 pm

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

Postby ribuck » Tue 01 Oct, 2019 5:48 pm

It's not Pararaha Bay, johnw. You're on the right track, but this is on the other side of Piha.
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