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Contest #297

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May 31st, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 52 comments

Contest #296 answer: Villa Adriana, Tivoli, Italy

Villa Adriana is one of the highlights of Roman buildings you still can visit today.
It is created by the Roman Emperor Hadrian and on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

HadriansVilla

For Gary Arndt (the founder of this site) visiting this site was a milestone: it was the 250th UNESCO site he visited.

Those who enjoyed the visit

  • Cloudspotter
  • Farceur
  • Paul Voestermans
  • Walter_V_R
  • Eloy
  • hhgygy
  • Fred A
  • Chris Nason
  • Phil Ower
  • mccrumplair
  • krenek
  • Sandworm

– Hint –

  • Tim (UK)
  • Shelly
  • rob de wolff
  • Dana Netherton

May 31st, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #296 hint

A milestone for Gary

May 29th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 5 comments

Contest #296

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May 24th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 15 comments

Contest #295 answer: Metéora monasteries, Kalabaka, Greece

Metéora (‘Suspended in the air’ in Greek) is a complex of several Eastern Orthodox monasteries built in the 15th century on top of sandstone rock pillars.

Meteora

They are on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1988.
In the early days access was very difficult and only possible by the use of ropes and lashed together ladders,

Those who climbed the rocks

  • Sandworm
  • Felix Bossert
  • Walter_V_R
  • Steve Hoge
  • Cloudspotter
  • Phil Ower
  • Farceur
  • Fred A
  • krenek
  • Chris Nason
  • mccrumplair
  • hhgygy
  • Paul Voestermans
  • Eloy
  • LeonG
  • aldabra
  • Pete Thompson

– Hint –

  • Dylan
  • Tim (UK)
  • John Honeywell
  • steven simmons
  • rob de wolff
  • Ashwini Agrawal

May 24th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #295 hint

YAWHS

(Yet Another World Heritage Site)

May 22nd, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 3 comments

Contest #295

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May 17th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 21 comments

Contest #294 answer: L’Île de Boëdic, Golfe du Morbihan, France

A beautiful private island, formerly owned by French Lawyer Olivier Metzner, is now for sale with an asking price of EUR. 10,000,000.-

Metzner

Olivier Metzner is a renowned lawyer who defended rogue trader Jérôme Kiervel, Panama dictator Manuel Noriega and former French prime minister Dominique de Villepin.
Het was found dead in the sea surrounding his private island.

Those who made an offer:

  • Felix Bossert
  • Cloudspotter
  • Walter_V_R
  • Sandworm
  • hhgygy
  • LeonG
  • aldabra
  • Farceur
  • Paul Voestermans
  • Wista
  • mccrumplair
  • krenek
  • TitouPinkRider
  • Eloy
  • mehmet durmus

– Hint –

  • Pete Thompson
  • Bruce
  • Phil Ower
  • Tim (UK)

 

May 17th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #294 hint

This one will set you back some € 10,000,000,-

May 15th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 4 comments

Contest #294

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May 10th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 20 comments