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Old Jun 27 2010, 03:13 PM   #1
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Right, here's the new one: where and what?

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Old Jun 27 2010, 03:17 PM   #2
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Hmm. Cool pic Hans.

My 1st guess is Italy?
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Old Jun 27 2010, 04:03 PM   #3
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Looks like the god Apollo and the boys who wanted to travel with him for a day as the sun so my pick is GREECE?
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Old Jun 27 2010, 04:40 PM   #4
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No to Italy and Greece.
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Old Jun 27 2010, 05:19 PM   #5
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Remember the Greeks thought horses were minotaurs... <G>

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Old Jun 27 2010, 06:28 PM   #6
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I'm keeping out of this one.
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Old Jun 28 2010, 01:55 AM   #7
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Probably near .... umm .... does that mean I shouldn't play either, P'ter?
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Old Jun 28 2010, 02:37 AM   #8
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No, not The Netherlands.

I understand P'ter, I knew in some aspects this wouldn't be a difficult one
One correct PM received already.
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Old Jun 28 2010, 05:28 AM   #9
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Jube: yes I know what and where it is. I'm just not saying. I DO know more of the world than just the UK.
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Old Jun 28 2010, 08:48 AM   #10
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P'ter, honestly I wasn't trying to upset you, we've all had instances of knowing things that others don't know about. You, in this instance, chose not to play because you do know where it is, the rest of us have to look.

Country with a coastline?
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Old Jun 28 2010, 01:04 PM   #11
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Europe?
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Old Jun 28 2010, 02:42 PM   #12
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Second correct PM received.

Yes, Tresa, it is in Europe.
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Old Jun 28 2010, 05:02 PM   #13
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Good photo, Hans
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Old Jun 29 2010, 02:47 AM   #14
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Good photo, Hans
Will you believe I didn't notice the statue myself until somebody pointed it out to me?
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Well, you're usually looking at something quite prominent in the opposite direction. For once, you chose something that I'd actually seen, though my camera threw a hissy fit and refused to take the whole of the rest of the film, so I had to check my guess on Google - it was a long time ago.
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Old Jun 29 2010, 09:40 AM   #16
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What I said to Anneli was a joke, because it was she herself who pointed to the statue and said "that would be a good WitW" when I was in London last April-May.

I've now got three correct PM's, from Jube, Vyon and AnnMarie, so I should announce that it is indeed the statue of the British queen Boudicca that is to be found next to the houses of parliament in London.

Well done researchers!
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Old Jun 29 2010, 05:10 PM   #17
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And here I know about Boudicca, but I completely failed to make the connection!
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I've heard of Queen Boudicca too but when I first looked at the photo without looking at it properly, I thought of Apollo then I had to have another look when I realised it was female so oops

By the way, P'ter, my appologies to you as I had a hissy fit about something else when I wrote post 7 - wasn't trying to upset you but if it came across as such, sorry.
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Xena Warrior Princess taght me all about Boudicca!

But I swear, that looks like a guy in that statue.....
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It's not the angle you usually see in the photos. Most are taken from the street, which would give you the view you'd get if you were about to be trampled by the horses.
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You're right, Vyon. This one is taken from a sightseeing-cruise boat on the Thames
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