Game: Where-is-it? (international)

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

Postby johnw » Fri 12 Apr, 2024 3:53 pm

Very popular short walk
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Wed 17 Apr, 2024 4:51 pm

Hine might be sad because no one has guessed this yet...
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Moh » Wed 17 Apr, 2024 7:35 pm

I've only ever driven past, but I'm guessing Te Moeka o Tuawe (AKA Fox Glacier)
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Wed 17 Apr, 2024 8:11 pm

Moh wrote:I've only ever driven past, but I'm guessing Te Moeka o Tuawe (AKA Fox Glacier)

No, but not too far away.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Wed 17 Apr, 2024 8:28 pm

Next glacier along, Franz Josef, From Wikipedia "The Māori name for the glacier is Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere, literally: 'The tears of Hine Hukatere'
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Wed 17 Apr, 2024 10:20 pm

Last wrote:Next glacier along, Franz Josef, From Wikipedia "The Māori name for the glacier is Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere, literally: 'The tears of Hine Hukatere'

You read the clue well Last. Interesting Maori legend. Yes this is the walk up the valley towards the terminal face of the glacier, a little obscured on the distant left.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Thu 18 Apr, 2024 11:52 am

Thanks John, I wouldn't have got it without the clue, although I have been there (I think) in the '70's. Next, Europe. Where have so many people lost their hats?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Graham51 » Sat 20 Apr, 2024 7:18 am

Blarney Castle in Ireland?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Last » Sat 20 Apr, 2024 10:27 am

Graham51 wrote:Blarney Castle in Ireland?

Long way from there. This is very famous
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Sat 20 Apr, 2024 11:46 am

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

Postby Last » Sat 20 Apr, 2024 12:40 pm

eggs wrote:Acropolis

Correct eggs. There were dozens of hats down there
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Sat 20 Apr, 2024 4:09 pm

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

Postby Moh » Sun 21 Apr, 2024 7:20 am

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

Postby eggs » Sun 21 Apr, 2024 9:15 am

Yes - in the Connemara
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Moh » Sun 21 Apr, 2024 9:48 am

Quickly jumping back to NZ, where can you find these distinct rock formations.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Mon 22 Apr, 2024 3:48 pm

Tongariro northern circuit?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Moh » Mon 22 Apr, 2024 6:37 pm

Yes, but I'll need you to be more specific. This area has a particular name.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Mon 22 Apr, 2024 7:13 pm

Moh wrote:Yes, but I'll need you to be more specific. This area has a particular name.

I'll need to let someone who has been there finish it. I have no idea.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Moh » Wed 24 Apr, 2024 7:20 pm

Hint. The valley shares its name with a nearby hut.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Sun 28 Apr, 2024 1:54 pm

Oturere

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

Postby Moh » Sun 28 Apr, 2024 6:18 pm

Oturere Valley is correct :)
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Sun 28 Apr, 2024 6:25 pm

Quite a surreal spot. Staying in NZ:
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Sun 28 Apr, 2024 6:39 pm

On the track to Mt Tongariro
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Sun 28 Apr, 2024 8:24 pm

eggs wrote:On the track to Mt Tongariro
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Sun 28 Apr, 2024 11:08 pm

This is in Europe

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

Postby johnw » Tue 30 Apr, 2024 3:13 pm

Refuge des Mottets in the Valley of Glaciers, just south of Mont Blanc, below Glasacier Needle and the Seigne Mountain Pass?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Wed 01 May, 2024 8:33 am

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

Postby johnw » Wed 01 May, 2024 12:25 pm

Those alpine refuges always seem to be located in a spectacular setting.

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

Postby johnw » Thu 02 May, 2024 3:18 pm

Those in the centre are hiking up to a summit structure well above, as am/was I.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Tyreless » Fri 03 May, 2024 3:36 pm

Diamond Head, Hawaii
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