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by jgurney
6 Jul 2020, 9:11pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
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Cyril Haearn wrote:I guessed Norwich actually, never been there

I have, I stayed two nights there, but didn't recognise it :(
by jgurney
6 Jul 2020, 6:38pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
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Views: 37642

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I guess the hostel is a bit obscure given it closed some time ago and more recently the site has been redeveloped, unless you happen to have stayed there of course. So here’s a clue: The location is home second largest spire In Britain, after Salisbury. Assuming St Pauls is not counted as a spire (...
by jgurney
3 Jul 2020, 3:52pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
Replies: 1740
Views: 37642

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Miz gets people in a tiz shocker :D You Drove there? Ha ha, and well done. It is indeed the mizmaze at SU141202 (in the small wood called The Beeches, on Breamore Down, just off a bridleway called South Charford Drove, nearest villages Whitsbury and Breamore, Hants). When I went there, when Salisbu...
by jgurney
3 Jul 2020, 3:27pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
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Views: 37642

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Oldjohnw wrote: Near either Stonehenge or Avebury?

Both are more than eight miles from Salisbury (although Stonehenge is close at 10 miles if you took bridleway shortcuts).
by jgurney
3 Jul 2020, 3:23pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
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Cyril Haearn wrote:A maze, labyrinth? But where?

To summarise the above, within about eight miles of Salisbury, near a bridleway.
by jgurney
3 Jul 2020, 2:29pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
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Views: 37642

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Mark S wrote:
Jon Lucas wrote:Was that Warningcamp hostel, near Arundel?

No, I think you’ll find it’s Salisbury.

Well done Mark S, it is the former Salisbury YH. Arundel YH, also now lost, did look a bit like it.

So what was in the woods and where?
by jgurney
3 Jul 2020, 8:43am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
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Three days since the last new picture! May I present another? After staying the night at this YH, now sadly closed .... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50043970138_60d1718b0a_b.jpg ... after riding about eight miles, I was on a bridleway over the downs, and noticed the map showed something poten...
by jgurney
29 Jun 2020, 10:37am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
Replies: 1740
Views: 37642

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Pendodave wrote:Image
Eriskay? If so, I think I had a better day...


Well done! Yes, it is Eriskay ferry port, for the ferry to Barra.
by jgurney
28 Jun 2020, 9:02pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
Replies: 1740
Views: 37642

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Where is this quiet and relatively young little ferry port?

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by jgurney
28 Jun 2020, 9:00pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
Replies: 1740
Views: 37642

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Cyril Haearn wrote:Do I get a special prize for setting the hardest question?

No! Anyone could post a picture of a completely unidentifiable scene.
by jgurney
28 Jun 2020, 8:35pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
Replies: 1740
Views: 37642

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It is Luinne Bheinn, seen from the North, looking from upper Barisdale.
The name is, I fear, sometimes mistransliterated in English as 'Looney Bin'.
by jgurney
25 Jun 2020, 8:31pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
Replies: 1740
Views: 37642

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Cyril Haearn wrote:Sankt Goarshausen?

Well done, it is indeed Sankt Goarhausen and the Burg Katz, seen from the ferry over the Rhine connecting Sankt Goar to Sankt Goarhausen. Burg Rheinfels would probably be visible if looking the other way.
by jgurney
25 Jun 2020, 8:27pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
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Views: 37642

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Jdsk wrote:Rheinfels?

It is along the EV15 route but that it not Burg Rheinfels in the picture.
by jgurney
25 Jun 2020, 7:54pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
Replies: 1740
Views: 37642

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Jdsk wrote:Did I see that on EV 15?


You might have - I'm not much into designed routes and don't know where EV15 is.
by jgurney
25 Jun 2020, 7:49pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lockdown non-touring quiz
Replies: 1740
Views: 37642

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Where, in mainland Europe, is this?

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