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Contest #341 hint

Quite active in the last few weeks….

April 16th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #341

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April 11th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #340 answer: Messil pit, kreis Darmstadt, Germany

A brown coal mining pit since 1895 and in 1971 destined to be a landfill.
But since 1995 an UNESCO World Heritage site thanks to the rich abundance of fossils on this location.
The Messil Pit is now a geological site of scientific importance.

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Those who found the Kopidodon

  • Farceur
  • Eloy Cano
  • Walter_V_R
  • Garfield
  • Lighthouse

- Hint -

  • Paul Voestermans
  • steve willis
  • David Reuter
  • Phil Ower
  • Ashwini Agrawal
  • hhgygy
  • Chris Nason
  • Ann K.
  • Paul Franson
  • ndrqu
  • Lelie
  • Cloudspotter
  • DannyS
  • krenek
  • rob de wolff
  • Sandworm

And herewith another series is ended. Kudos to Phil Ower, who grabbed the lead before five runners-up.

April 11th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #340 hint

Almost used for garbage, but now an UNESCO World Heritage site!

April 9th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 11 comments

Contest #340

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April 4th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 12 comments

Contest #339 answer: Taksim Square, Istanbul, Turkey

Taksim Square in the European part of Istanbul is in the heart of the tourist district and also the location of the Monument of the Republic and thus an important venue for political protests.

Cumhuriyet_Aniti

Those who waved their flags:

  • hhgygy
  • Sandworm
  • Lighthouse
  • steve willis
  • Paul Voestermans
  • krenek
  • Garfield
  • Phil Ower
  • Lelie
  • RicardPG
  • Eloy Cano
  • rob de wolff
  • Cloudspotter
  • Walter_V_R
  • Ann K.
  • Mike Jack
  • David Reuter
  • mehmet durmus

- Hint -

  • Rosella
  • ndrqu
  • DannyS

April 4th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #339 hint

A great place for tourists and demonstrators

April 2nd, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 4 comments

Contest #339

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March 28th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 20 comments

Contest #338 answer: Église Saint-Étienne-le-Vieux, Caen, France

Originally the Église Saint-Étienne-le-Vieux dates from the 10th century and is an official French protected monument. It lies very close to the well known l’Abbaye-aux-Hommes.

Caen_St_Etienne

In 1944 it was destroyed by bombing, either by the allies or the Germans, depending on the source you are reading. But anyhow it was never rebuilt.

EgliseStEtienneLeVieux

Those who bombed the place

  • hhgygy
  • Sandworm
  • Phil Ower
  • Paul Voestermans
  • Felix Bossert
  • steve willis
  • rob de wolff
  • Mike Jack
  • Garfield
  • Cloudspotter
  • RicardPG

- Hint -

  • Eloy Cano
  • ndrqu
  • DannyS
  • mehmet durmus
  • Gillian B
  • Ann K.
  • krenek
  • Walter_V_R

March 28th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #338 hint

Partially destroyed in 1944 and never rebuilt.

March 26th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 6 comments