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Contest #314

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September 27th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 13 comments

Contest #313 answer: Swallow's Nest castle, Yalta, Crimea, Ukraine.

The Swallow’s Nest was built in 1911-1912 on top of the 40-metre (130 ft) high Aurora Cliff.

Swallows_Nest

It is quite small, its footprint is only 10 x 20 meters.
Currently it houses a restaurant.

(In retrospect the hint could be a bit better, this week… 🙁 )

Those who enjoyed a meal with a view

  • Walter_V_R
  • Cloudspotter
  • Phil Ower
  • steve willis
  • Eloy Cano
  • hhgygy
  • Paul Voestermans
  • Lighthouse
  • mehmet durmus
  • mccrumplair
  • Garfield
  • krenek

– Hint –

  • Mik
  • rob de wolff

September 27th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #313 hint

This 100 yr old castle has a footprint of only 200m2

September 25th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | one comment

Contest #313

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September 20th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 14 comments

Contest #312 answer: Guédelon Castle, Treigny, France

Château de Guédelon is not a restauration project, but a new castle which is built from scratch. It is built after 13th century construction plans using tools and construction techniques from that period.

Guedelon

Construction was started in 1997 and is estimated to take 25 years to complete.

Those who’s home is his/her castle:

  • Eloy Cano
  • steve willis
  • Walter_V_R
  • hhgygy
  • Cloudspotter
  • mccrumplair
  • mehmet durmus
  • krenek
  • Sandworm
  • Phil Ower
  • Lighthouse

– Hint –

  • Paul Voestermans
  • Paul Franson
  • Garfield
  • Chris Nason
  • Eiram
  • ewen
  • Dennis S.
  • rob de wolff
  • Sasha Smith
  • Mik
  • steven simmons
  • Felix Bossert
  • Noisette
  • donaaronio
  • Romano

September 20th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #312 hint

Medieval? No, brand new and currently being built.

September 18th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 6 comments

Contest #312

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September 13th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 20 comments

Contest #311 answer: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

The day this contest went live, was the very same day of the launch of NASA LADEE Moon Dust mission.

It was launched with a Minotaur V rocket from Pad 0B at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia.

ladee-launch

Funny enough it was launched together with a toad 🙂

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Those who gathered dust:

  • LawnBoy
  • hhgygy
  • mccrumplair
  • Walter_V_R
  • Paul
  • mehmet durmus
  • Fred A
  • ewen
  • Phil Ower
  • steve willis
  • Eloy Cano
  • Lighthouse
  • Garfield
  • Cloudspotter
  • Paul Voestermans
  • Sandworm
  • Dennis S.
  • donaaronio
  • Chris Nason
  • Skip
  • Steve Hoge
  • krenek
  • Paul Franson
  • Sasha Smith

– Hint –

  • Sarah G.
  • Rosella
  • Bill Close
  • David Kozina
  • DannyS
  • rob de wolff
  • steven simmons

September 13th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #311 hint

Moondust? We’ll find out soon.

September 11th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 4 comments

Contest #311

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September 6th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 30 comments