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Old 10-23-2010, 03:20 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Ok - It's Italy or Spain - go for it
Italy was one of my first thoughts, so I've looked all over it and found nothing which might resemble that picture. Most, if not all, of the barge canals in Italy are in Lomabardy and I don't recall any palm trees there.

Maybe my memory is flakey or maybe it's not Italy at all.

Good challenge, though.
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Old 10-23-2010, 03:45 PM
 
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Last guess = Sofia Romania?
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Old 10-23-2010, 03:48 PM
 
Location: Everett Washington
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It could be Iceland.
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Old 10-23-2010, 04:12 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Pennsylvania / Dull Germany
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@jambo101: Sofia actually is the capital of Bulgaria, not Romania.

My last hint: It is Spain!
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Old 10-23-2010, 04:50 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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The famous building that everyone would immediately recognize has one archiectural feature that looks like one in Bilbao Spain, which also has a canal. Which would account for the lack of Mediterranean-type vegetation. Is that it?
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Old 10-23-2010, 04:53 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Pennsylvania / Dull Germany
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Yesss, you got it It is Bilbao, the capital of Biscay in Northern Spain.

The building is the Guggenheim Museum by Frank Gehry.
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Old 10-23-2010, 04:55 PM
 
Location: Texas
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The famous building that everyone would immediately recognize has one archiectural feature that looks like one in Bilbao Spain, which also has a canal. Which would account for the lack of Mediterranean-type vegetation. Is that it?
But, that's too far north for palm trees, isn't it?

My first thought was somewhere in the Gibralter area, but I don't know of any canals around there.

Is it somewhere along El Guadalquivir?
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Old 10-23-2010, 05:06 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Having paced myself through the endurance race, I offer this interesting life size nude statue just a block away from a little white church.
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Old 10-23-2010, 05:16 PM
 
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Sweet - is she lady godiva?
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Old 10-23-2010, 06:05 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Sweet - is she lady godiva?

No, American Indian, representational.
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