Game: Where-is-it? (international)

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

Postby johnw » Wed 22 Sep, 2021 3:47 pm

GregR wrote:It looks like our attempt to draw new blood has failed.

Sadly whenever we've tried that the result is always the same.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Wed 22 Sep, 2021 5:37 pm

Correct John.

Post away...please...
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Wed 22 Sep, 2021 9:57 pm

GregR wrote:Correct John.

Post away...please...

I never did find that dead knight. To keep going then, let's go somewhere tropical, away from the madness. Pacific:
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On the Three Coconuts Pass trail (Randonnée col des trois cocotiers), Moorea, French Polynesia
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Thu 23 Sep, 2021 12:08 am

Thanks for posting, johnw.

Might it be the Ko'olau Range, Oahu?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Thu 23 Sep, 2021 10:32 am

ribuck wrote:Thanks for posting, johnw.

Might it be the Ko'olau Range, Oahu?

Not in Hawaii ribuck. We actually did start this trip on Oahu but I'm now many days sailing from there.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Thu 23 Sep, 2021 5:27 pm

I never did find that dead knight. To keep going then, let's go somewhere tropical, away from the madness. Pacific: Johnw didn't look hard enough!!!
https://www.stbees.org.uk/home/village/st-bees-man/

As for the current picture I have no idea, so I'll just say the Hawaiin Mountains on Hawaii Island.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Thu 23 Sep, 2021 6:17 pm

GregR wrote:I never did find that dead knight. To keep going then, let's go somewhere tropical, away from the madness. Pacific: Johnw didn't look hard enough!!!
https://www.stbees.org.uk/home/village/st-bees-man/

Yes I could have tried harder Greg. I plead the fifth. He looks less happy than me in lockdown.

GregR wrote:As for the current picture I have no idea, so I'll just say the Hawaiin Mountains on Hawaii Island.

Not in Hawaii. We actually did start this trip on Oahu but I'm now many days sailing from there.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Thu 23 Sep, 2021 6:21 pm

But what are sailing in?? A Yacht or an ocean going Liner????

I'll guess Bora Bora out of boredom.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Fri 24 Sep, 2021 10:03 am

GregR wrote:But what are sailing in?? A Yacht or an ocean going Liner????

I'll guess Bora Bora out of boredom.

The latter. Not Bora Bora, which we visited a day or two later, but you're not far off.
I managed to lose three of my coconuts on this day hike.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Sat 25 Sep, 2021 2:32 pm

Gawd John!

The 3 Coconuts Trail at Moorea is my final offer.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sat 25 Sep, 2021 7:41 pm

GregR wrote:Gawd John!

The 3 Coconuts Trail at Moorea is my final offer.

Sold, viva la Greg! Yes, the Three Coconuts Pass trail (Randonnée col des trois cocotiers) on Moorea.
We hiked to the base of one of those peaks on the left for some spectacular views.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Sat 25 Sep, 2021 8:45 pm

luckily it's halftime in the grannie, so I've got minute.

This ones in Britain.

should be a gimme.
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bit Late I suspect- The Glen Coe Massacre was 320 years ago.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Orion » Sun 26 Sep, 2021 9:07 am

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

Postby GregG » Sun 26 Sep, 2021 11:43 am

"Bit late I suspect" - this must be a clue so I'll say Big Ben.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Sun 26 Sep, 2021 1:44 pm

Nup.

No Ben in this one. No Sebastion either...
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Mon 27 Sep, 2021 8:42 pm

More hints then:

The ambulance is definately more than a bit late, try 300+ years late.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Tue 28 Sep, 2021 12:55 am

I guess the ambulance arrived a bit late for the 1692 massacre!
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 28 Sep, 2021 1:10 am

GregR wrote:The ambulance is definately more than a bit late, try 300+ years late.

I'm not sure the ambulance would have been much use then either. With some Scottish roots just as well I'm not a MacDonald, or a Campbell. Now where is my sgian-dubh?
Been through here myself many years ago. The peaks of Aonach Dubh, Beinn Fhada and Gearr Aonach, aka the Three Sisters of Glencoe, aka Bidean Nam Bian.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby GregR » Tue 28 Sep, 2021 10:08 am

Well Chaps it seems you both are correct.

Indeed the ambulance is late for the 1692 massacre, and it's not Sebastion Coe but Glen Coe- plus all the other bits and bobs Mr John has enumerated.

Ribuck is the winner, however John actually named the spot (and much much more) so I am going to give him the encouragement award.

Over to Ribuck
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Tue 28 Sep, 2021 10:54 pm

Thanks GregR. I would have given it to johnw, since I can't name the feature in your photo. I only know that it's somewhere near Glencoe.

Anyway, in the interests of keeping the game moving, this one is in the USA. Please forgive the blurry 42-year-old Polaroid photo (the dyes seem to migrate over time).
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Tyreless » Wed 29 Sep, 2021 7:10 am

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

Postby johnw » Wed 29 Sep, 2021 11:44 am

Looks familiar. I'd say this is on Kilauea, the Halema‘uma‘u crater and lava lake.
I wonder if it's still possible to walk onto the outer part of the main crater after the most recent eruptions.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby wobbly » Wed 29 Sep, 2021 12:32 pm

Not a meteor crater, but maybe its THE Meteor Crater
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Wed 29 Sep, 2021 7:09 pm

It's not Diamond Head Crater. It's not Kilauea; it's on the US mainland.

wobbly wrote:Not a meteor crater, but maybe its THE Meteor Crater

Maybe. But that's a little cryptic, I'd prefer a feature name.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby wobbly » Wed 29 Sep, 2021 9:25 pm

Meteor Crater, the one in Arizona, also know as Barringer Crater?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Thu 30 Sep, 2021 4:47 am

You got it, wobbly.

I was a little disappointed that they didn't allow us to hike to the bottom of the crater, to the spot where various astronauts trained for the moon landings. (I visited after they decided it would be easier to film the whole event at Universal Studios instead. :) )
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby wobbly » Thu 30 Sep, 2021 3:30 pm

Thanks Ribuck. With a 4 am timestamp wondering if you are you still "stuck" in the UK or just a night owl.

Next is from NZ
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby ribuck » Thu 30 Sep, 2021 6:23 pm

wobbly wrote:With a 4 am timestamp wondering if you are you still "stuck" in the UK...

After bushwalking in the NT for the winter months, it was a choice between flying to Sydney to be locked up, or returning via Darwin to the UK, where restrictions have been largely abolished. It wasn't a difficult choice. I'll be back walking in Oz next year when it's all over.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby wobbly » Sat 02 Oct, 2021 4:52 pm

Not on the North Island
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby wobbly » Mon 04 Oct, 2021 2:47 pm

Only accessible by water or walking
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