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Old 21.02.2014, 17:44
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Salt deposits so I'd go with the Dead Sea ...
Oh, did you right-click on the picture and check the image properties like I did?
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Old 21.02.2014, 17:45
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Salt deposits so I'd go with the Dead Sea ...


Now your turn
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Old 21.02.2014, 17:48
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Oh, did you right-click on the picture and check the image properties like I did?


No - because

(1) i'm on the tablet and even after you suggested it, couldn't find the image properties up, and
(2) as those who know me will know, I wouldn't know what to do with image properties if they hit me in the face with a wet kipper (or not as the case may be) and
(3) I am old enough to have done O Level geography..so I went with the vague recollection of mushroom salt deposits in the Dead Sea ...

Sometimes (just sometimes) old can be good.
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Old 21.02.2014, 17:51
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Oh, did you right-click on the picture and check the image properties like I did?
Oh, now you've just upped the stakes in the game.

(To be fair, I should have thought about that and checked it myself)


OK smarty pants...... this is one of my pictures
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Old 21.02.2014, 17:52
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Re: Where is this place?

Continuing the watery theme closer to home.


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Old 21.02.2014, 17:53
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No - because

(1) i'm on the tablet and even after you suggested it, couldn't find the image properties up, and
(2) as those who know me will know, I wouldn't know what to do with image properties if they hit me in the face with a wet kipper (or not as the case may be) and
(3) I am old enough to have done O Level geography..so I went with the vague recollection of mushroom salt deposits in the Dead Sea ...

Sometimes (just sometimes) old can be good.
OK I believe you.

To be fair.... I was an idiot selecting an image that said "dead sea" in the image title.

I also didn't want to pick an image that was too difficult or it would ruin the game for a Friday afternoon.


a Hint for my last pic..... it's the same country.
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Old 21.02.2014, 17:54
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Oh, now you've just upped the stakes in the game.

(To be fair, I should have thought about that and checked it myself)


OK smarty pants...... this is one of my pictures

I would say great minds think alike but your pictures are more exciting than mine
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Old 21.02.2014, 17:58
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Re: Where is this place?

Tidak, could that be the Knossos Labyrinth on the island of Crete, in Greece?

Where Ariadne helped Theseus to kill the minotaur by trying to find their way using a thread.
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Old 21.02.2014, 17:59
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I would say great minds think alike but your pictures are more exciting than mine
c'mon, anyone can post anything! it can even be their own house.
we just may never guess it
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Old 21.02.2014, 18:01
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Oh, now you've just upped the stakes in the game.

(To be fair, I should have thought about that and checked it myself)


OK smarty pants...... this is one of my pictures
Masada?
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Old 21.02.2014, 18:02
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c'mon, anyone can post anything! it can even be their own house.
we just may never guess it
Well I sincerely hope TidakApa's isn't his own home .. it's in ruins ...

And about his photo ..sorry to keep going on but a bit of geography again (it seems to be overrated amongst the younger generations ..) where is the Dead Sea? Not sure it is on Crete ... But perhaps you didn't see his hint that it was in the same country ...
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Old 21.02.2014, 18:02
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Masada?
Bingo !!!
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Old 21.02.2014, 18:03
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Re: Where is this place?

PaddyG... Albania, Mongolia and Yorkshire were all incorrect for your pic?
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Old 21.02.2014, 18:05
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where is the Dead Sea? Not sure it is on Crete ... But perhaps you didn't see his hint that it was in the same country ...
I only saw the hint afterwards, sorry. I remembered the knossos labyrinth as a bunch of stones looking exactly like that (well some parts are really like that).

But now that I checked, Masada seems a lot "rockier" in fact.
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Old 21.02.2014, 18:05
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PaddyG... Albania, Mongolia and Yorkshire were all incorrect for your pic?
Yep (though Yorkshire wasn't too far off )

(hint, I've never been there)
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Old 21.02.2014, 18:07
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Well I sincerely hope TidakApa's isn't his own home .. it's in ruins ...

And about his photo ..sorry to keep going on but a bit of geography again (it seems to be overrated amongst the younger generations ..) where is the Dead Sea? Not sure it is on Crete ... But perhaps you didn't see his hint that it was in the same country ...
Masada is a Jewish ruin that's famous for their army being surrounded by Romans.
The soldiers would not surrender and instead took to a secret ballot draw where they executed each other in a mass suicide..... or so the story goes.
I guess the last guy had to top himself.

The Dead Sea and Masada are beside each other and located in Israel (West bank - the mountain range in the back of the Dead Sea pic is Jordan).
The Dead Sea is 400m below sea level. The River Jordan runs into it..... and dries up in the heat so it's salty as hell.

A swim in the Dead Sea is in my top 5 best things I've ever done.
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Old 21.02.2014, 18:07
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Continuing the watery theme closer to home.


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I know where that is but I won't spoil it for the others ( since I don't have a photo to post right now)
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Old 21.02.2014, 18:09
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I know where that is but I won't spoil it for the others ( since I don't average a photo to post right now)
Well its not very far from your place that's for sure!
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Old 21.02.2014, 18:11
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A swim in the Dead Sea is in my top 5 best things I've ever done.
Looks like I just found my next holiday destination.
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Continuing the watery theme closer to home.


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Lac de Bienne?
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