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Message 1230042 - Posted: 10 May 2012, 15:59:42 UTC

Venice Simplon Express, or the Rocky Mountaineer ?

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Message 1230079 - Posted: 10 May 2012, 17:33:51 UTC

Switzerland?
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Message 1230088 - Posted: 10 May 2012, 17:53:52 UTC - in response to Message 1229980.

The name of the train please.


Train? Humm. Might need to know if more than one operates on the track.
Bridge, The Landwasser viaduct.

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Message 1230095 - Posted: 10 May 2012, 18:04:14 UTC
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I took the Bernina Express from Tirano to St.Moritz and I don't remember passing on this bridge, So it must be the other one.
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Message 1230132 - Posted: 10 May 2012, 19:24:15 UTC - in response to Message 1230095.

That's Timmy I'd recognize him anywhere
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Message 1230208 - Posted: 10 May 2012, 21:15:13 UTC - in response to Message 1230079.

Switzerland?

Yes.
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Message 1230210 - Posted: 10 May 2012, 21:15:48 UTC - in response to Message 1230095.

I took the Bernina Express from Tirano to St.Moritz and I don't remember passing on this bridge, So it must be the other one.
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Message 1230211 - Posted: 10 May 2012, 21:16:16 UTC - in response to Message 1230132.

That's Timmy I'd recognize him anywhere

No.
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Message 1230213 - Posted: 10 May 2012, 21:17:29 UTC - in response to Message 1230042.

Venice Simplon Express, or the Rocky Mountaineer ?

No.
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Message 1230382 - Posted: 11 May 2012, 3:38:57 UTC

Then it is Bernina Express.
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Message 1230384 - Posted: 11 May 2012, 3:48:47 UTC - in response to Message 1230382.

Then it is Bernina Express.

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Message 1230400 - Posted: 11 May 2012, 4:37:25 UTC


This church, said to be a Bramante design, has two names. One is the Saint to which it is dedicated, the second refers to a characteristic of its architecture. Name the locality.
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Message 1230402 - Posted: 11 May 2012, 4:44:23 UTC

Somewhere in the Alps?
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Message 1230404 - Posted: 11 May 2012, 4:52:15 UTC - in response to Message 1230402.

Somewhere in the Alps?

No, but the surroundings host many rocks used by freeclimbers.
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Message 1230408 - Posted: 11 May 2012, 5:00:40 UTC

Without even looking, olive trees and cypress, I'll guess Italy.

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Message 1230412 - Posted: 11 May 2012, 5:11:08 UTC - in response to Message 1230408.

Without even looking, olive trees and cypress, I'll guess Italy.

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Message 1230418 - Posted: 11 May 2012, 5:25:08 UTC

Hey at least I nailed the area somewhat. Have you climbed it?
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Message 1230422 - Posted: 11 May 2012, 5:33:01 UTC

Just a point of info, thread 32 is awaiting the winner of this round.
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Message 1230432 - Posted: 11 May 2012, 6:15:21 UTC - in response to Message 1230418.
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Hey at least I nailed the area somewhat. Have you climbed it?

I am too old to climb. I have followed the trails which lead to the rocks and chatted with climbers,also Austrian, German English,Swiss and French, including a guide from Chamonix. I have a niece in Chamonix and he knew her, in a small city everybody knows each other.
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Message 1230881 - Posted: 12 May 2012, 8:39:55 UTC
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Hint: the church is dedicated to the Madonna di Loreto, who is the Saint Protector of Italian airmen, since Her home has flown from Palestine to Loreto (so the legend goes, at least). Oddly enough, the Comune on which the church is located hosts also an Italian Aero Industry, partly because in the Thirties it made hydroplanes, which could be launched directly into the sea.
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