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Contest #327

Is this last one this year too difficult? At the beginning of the new year (GMT) a hint will be published.

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

Contest #326 answer: Amazon distribution Centre, Rugeley, UK

This place is a bit controversial, but probably one of the busiest places around Christmas: Amazon.co.uk ‘headquarters’, the main distribution centre of Amazon in the UK.

Amazon_rugeley

Those who helped Santa:

  • Cloudspotter
  • Eloy Cano
  • steve willis
  • hhgygy
  • Chris Nason
  • Phil Ower
  • mccrumplair
  • rob de wolff
  • Lighthouse
  • Garfield
  • Chris Chiverton

– Hint –

  • krenek
  • DannyS
  • Mik
  • RickFarny
  • Walter_V_R

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

Contest #326 hint

This could very well be one of Santa’s warehouses….

Merry Christmas everybody!

December 25th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 4 comments

Contest #326

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

Contest #325 answer: Mvezo, South Africa

nelson-mandela

Nelso Mandela was born in Mvezo, a small village at the Mbashe river

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He was raised in Qunu, some 20 kilometers to the north, the place where he is buried.

Those who paid tribute

  • Walter_V_R
  • Phil Ower
  • Lighthouse
  • rob de wolff
  • steve willis
  • Eloy Cano
  • hhgygy
  • krenek
  • Chris Nason
  • Garfield
  • Skip

– Hint –

  • mehmet durmus
  • Cloudspotter
  • Eiram
  • Mik
  • mccrumplair
  • Fred A
  • Paul Franson
  • Paul Voestermans

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

Contest #325 hint

He did not die here and was not buried here either.

December 18th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 5 comments

Contest #325

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December 13th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 16 comments

Contest #324 answer: Corviale, Rome, Italy

Built between 1972 and 1985, the Corviale ‘ground scraper’ building was designed by architect Mario Fiorentino as a ‘relieve project’ for the overcrowded inner city of Rome.

Corviale

With a length of 1 kilometer, it is one of the largest buildings in Europe.
The project received an International Urban Design Award in 2012.

Those who measured the length correctly

  • Lighthouse
  • hhgygy
  • Garfield
  • mccrumplair
  • Phil Ower
  • steve willis
  • Cloudspotter

– Hint –

  • LawnBoy
  • Eloy Cano
  • krenek
  • Walter_V_R
  • Mik
  • DannyS
  • ACG
  • rob de wolff
  • Skip
  • steven simmons
  • Bill Close
  • Paul Franson
  • mehmet durmus
  • Sarah G.
  • Ashwini Agrawal
  • Fred A
  • Charley Seavey

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

Contest #324 hint

Did you see the size of that building?

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December 11th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 14 comments

Contest #324

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December 6th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 11 comments