Where On Google Earth?

The Online Geography Game

Contest #210

September 30th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 7 comments

Contest #209 answer: Bodega Bay, California, USA

In 1963 Alfred Hitchcock made his movie ‘The Birds’. He chose the Bodega Bay in California as his main location. Although most of the shooting was done in a mockup in the English studios, the Tides Wharf & Restaurant was the place where Tippi Hedren found her shelter when the Birds attacked.

Those who kept the lovebirds in their cage:

  • hhgygy
  • geocr
  • Skip
  • mccrumplair
  • Steve Jaycocks
  • Ben-Greg
  • steve willis
  • Claire B
  • Dennis S.

– Hint –

  • Matt Manolides

September 30th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 4 comments

Contest #209 hint

This place is a good shelter for aerial attacks

September 28th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | one comment

Contest #209

September 23rd, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 10 comments

Contest #208 answer: Nonnberg Nunnery, Salzburg, Austria

This place became famous thanks to the Sound of Music movie. It is the Benediktinen-Frauenstift Nonnberg (the Nonnberg Nunnery) in Salzburg, Austria.

It is the oldest female convent north of the Alps and te place where Maria Augusta Kutschera was a postulant before she became known as Maria von Trapp.

Those who did not sing out of tune:

  • mccrumplair
  • Paul Franson
  • Matt Manolides
  • hhgygy
  • Jeff A
  • geocr
  • Claire B
  • steve willis
  • Bogdan Epureanu
  • Steve Jaycocks
  • Sasha Smith
  • Andy M, USA
  • Ernesto Posse
  • Ben-Greg
  • alf10087
  • Sandworm
  • steven simmons

– Hint –

  • LawnBoy
  • brian t
  • Gillian
  • Ivar Bonsaksen
  • Sarah G.
  • Pascal Gilbraith
  • David Ross
  • Dennis S.
  • zumsen
  • ewen

September 23rd, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #208 hint

She didn’t become a nun after all

September 21st, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 7 comments

Contest #208

The building in the centre of the picture, that is what I am after.

(Click the picture for a larger version)

September 16th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 21 comments

Contest #207 answer: Dharavi, Mumbai, India

At least 600,000 people, but probably over 1 million are living in the Dharavi slum, which makes this part of the India town of Mumbai one of the largest slums in the world.

It was the scene of ‘Slumdog millionaire‘, a 2008 movie by director Danny Boyle, an 8-times Oscar winning production.

Those who won the quiz:

  • Steve Jaycocks
  • steve willis
  • mccrumplair
  • Ashwini Agrawal
  • Matt Manolides
  • Paul Franson
  • geocr
  • Sarah G.
  • Bogdan Epureanu
  • BroderUlf
  • Milosh, Serbia
  • Alonso Alfaro
  • steven simmons
  • Sasha Smith
  • Sandworm
  • Jeff A
  • Dennis S.
  • David Kozina
  • alf10087
  • Ernesto Posse
  • hhgygy
  • zumsen
  • Marisa Boraas
  • Ben-Greg
  • brian t
  • Skip

– hint –

  • José Miguel Diaz
  • Claire B

September 16th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #207 hint

Al place where you can learn a lot.

September 14th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | one comment

Contest #207

September 9th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 29 comments