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

Postby johnw » Thu 28 May, 2020 2:58 pm

GregG wrote:You are a fortunate man to have taken a ride on the Ffestiniog railway John, I have long wanted to go there. I have to confess to not having the slightest idea of the pictured location until I spotted the blurry image of the Fairlie double loco. Was its placement meant to be a subtle clue?

No, nothing clever about the photo Greg. I've been fortunate to have the opportunity to take a number of interesting train trips both here and overseas. Some very short, some longer.
Although nowhere near as many as a very committed railway buff would probably do. I'm still disappointed that during our 2017 New Zealand trip, our booking on the Tranzalpine from Greymouth to Christchurch was cancelled due to wildfire destroying a bridge.

As for the current photo, I'm still working on it...
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Thu 28 May, 2020 3:43 pm

Helvellyn via Striding Edge in the Lake District
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregG » Thu 28 May, 2020 5:19 pm

A Wainwright! Spot-on Eggs, it is Striding Edge with Helvellyn in the background, have you been up there yet? It was blowing an absolute gale when I made it to the top that day so I spend as little time as possible to take a few pictures and then bugged out down Striding Edge. Had a few beers at the White Lion in Patterdale to recouperate.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Thu 28 May, 2020 5:32 pm

A quick pass through, overnighting at Eskdale.
Only managed a short stroll at Kirkstone Pass, a visit to Wastwater and a good look at Aira Force.
Pelting rain through Keswick

This is me in Ireland
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Thu 28 May, 2020 10:19 pm

Is this part of the Lakes of Killarney on the Ring of Kerry?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Thu 28 May, 2020 10:31 pm

We weren’t far from Killarney, but not in the Killarney National Park.
I am after the name of the Lough.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Fri 29 May, 2020 5:41 pm

eggs wrote:We weren’t far from Killarney, but not in the Killarney National Park.
I am after the name of the Lough.
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I see a where's Wally, is that you eggs? Lough Caragh?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Fri 29 May, 2020 7:07 pm

Like I said, "This is me". And Lough Caragh is correct.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Fri 29 May, 2020 10:26 pm

eggs wrote:Like I said, "This is me". And Lough Caragh is correct.

Thanks, I should learn to take things more literally.

North America:
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Athabasca Falls, Jasper NP, Alberta Canada
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sun 31 May, 2020 11:20 am

Let's narrow it down to Canada.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Mon 01 Jun, 2020 10:59 am

Athabasca waterfall, Jasper NP?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Mon 01 Jun, 2020 8:49 pm

eggs wrote:Athabasca waterfall, Jasper NP?

Yes eggs, Athabasca Falls off the Icefields Parkway in the Rockies. Pumping an amazing amount of water when we were there.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Tue 02 Jun, 2020 11:50 am

Name of this mountain from New Zealand.
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Rainbow Mountain - North Island
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 02 Jun, 2020 3:54 pm

Is this coastal?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Tue 02 Jun, 2020 6:33 pm

No - this is thermal
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 02 Jun, 2020 6:50 pm

Is it somewhere on Mount Tarawera?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Tue 02 Jun, 2020 7:35 pm

Much smaller, but you are in the right area. This one is about colours - and there is a coloured lake nearby.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregG » Tue 02 Jun, 2020 8:40 pm

Near Mt Tongariro and Blue Lake?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 02 Jun, 2020 8:43 pm

Maunga Kakaramea (Rainbow Mountain) with Rotowhero (Green Lake) nearby
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregG » Tue 02 Jun, 2020 9:02 pm

It could be the Pukekaikiore feature just west of Mt Tongariro. Anyway, I am pretty sure it is that place that was in one of the LOTR movies, hehehe!
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Tue 02 Jun, 2020 9:53 pm

Got there John. This shot of Rainbow Mt is very close to the lake
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Wed 03 Jun, 2020 11:14 am

The way things are going I will be revisiting NZ before QLD or Tassie.

I rarely take panos but here's one from the USA:
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The dormant Haleakala volcanic crater, Haleakala NP, Maui, Hawaii USA
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Thu 04 Jun, 2020 9:01 pm

Not mainland USA.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Thu 04 Jun, 2020 10:22 pm

looks like a Hawaiian volcano. Mauna Loa?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Fri 05 Jun, 2020 1:25 am

Last wrote:looks like a Hawaiian volcano. Mauna Loa?

Right state, different island.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sun 07 Jun, 2020 4:22 pm

Said to be the quietest place on Earth.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregG » Sun 07 Jun, 2020 5:47 pm

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

Postby johnw » Mon 08 Jun, 2020 7:06 pm

GregG wrote:Shhhhh!

Apparently some spots in the crater get so quiet that it exceeds the technical capabilities of the microphones used to measure sound.
I'm very fit but got out of breath plus a headache wandering the trails up here.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Mon 08 Jun, 2020 10:19 pm

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

Postby johnw » Mon 08 Jun, 2020 10:25 pm

eggs wrote:Haleakala

Correct eggs
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