"Been There" Virtual Travel Quiz? Round #7

Previous winners:

Round #1 won by MCD and cvc

Submitted by AlanS. Photo of the Round Tower at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, UK. First photo shows Union Jack, second is the Royal Standard, indicating the Queen is on-site. Third photo is the chapel at Eton College, where Prince Harry and Prince William attended high school.

Round #2 (A) won by Smiling Sam

Submitted by JohnS. Photo of tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by his first wife and chief consort, Empress Bega Begum in 1569-70.

Round #2 (B) won by BKMD and travel maven

Submitted by Smiling Sam. Photo of the what is variously termed the Royal Barge or Gangaur boat, a sort of water taxi, that was used to transport James Bond across man-made (1362) Lake Pichola to the "Floating Palace" or “Taj Lake Palace,” in Udaipur City, Rajasthan, India in the 1983 movie “Octopussy” starring Roger Moore and produced by Robert Broccoli (no proven connection to the vegetable.)

Round #3 won by travel maven

Submitted by BKMD. Photo of the Dohány Street Synagogue located in Budapest, Hungary. Benefactors- Tony Curtis and Helena Rubenstein.

Round #4 won by Smiling Sam

Submitted by travel maven. It is the Chapel on Klimsenhorn, Mt. Pilatus, Switzerland, just outside Lucerne with nearby (Celtic?) cross. Once visited by Richard Wagner and Queen Victoria.

Round #5 won by Smiling Sam (we need to cut his internet feed!)

Submitted by Claudia Sails. Lions Monument in Lucerne Switzerland commemorating the Swiss guards killed in the French Revolution.

Round #6 won by BKMD

Submitted by cvc The high altar in St. John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta. cvc took the picture while on a Tauck's small ship cruise of the coast of Italy, making several stops in Sicily and then finished in Malta.

New players , please go to any of the announcements for Rounds #1 - 4 to see the rules.** Now is the perfect time to submit- previous submitters must wait at least one or more rounds before they can submit another entry.

Time for some fresh blood. Round #7 is now open for a submission- submit as a reply to this thread. Ready, Set, Go!!


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    picture attached -not sure what more needs to be done.

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    Anshun Bridge in Chengdu China?

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    Too easy, apparently! Can't wait to revisit.

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    edited April 2020

    Thanks guys. What tour and any cultural significance? Inquiring minds want to know.

    I just finished mowing and edging, so will start Round #8 in a few minutes.

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    Sandman, It's a beautiful picture!

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    This was from a Best of China 2013 tour. Our first with Tauck and one of our favorites. Chengdu is the home of the Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. The Pandas were a motivation to chose this tour and they did not disappoint!

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    Super, thanks. Can I have your pet?

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    My wife tried to sneak him out in her tote bag and spent 6 months in a Chinese prison. Doubt she would give him up now!

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