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Travel trivia: Week 21 winner, answers…and an announcement

Posted on July 30th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Travel trivia: Week 21 winner, answers…and an announcement

Thanks to all of you who played this week’s round of trivia. This week’s questions are now closed, and we have a winner: Deborah Rosen, who will receive this week’s prize: a teddy bear from VisitPhilly.com. Here’s a recap of the week’s questions, along with the answers. July 16 Q. Place des Vosges is believed […]

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Travel trivia: Going on a brief hiatus

Posted on July 22nd, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

As they say in the TV trade, the travel trivia game here at Facing The Street is going on summer hiatus for a week. Watch for a new game starting July 30. In the meantime, stay cool (especially those of you in North America sweating through this heat wave). Thanks for playing!

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Travel trivia: Lines of latitude

Posted on July 22nd, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

What is the only country crossed by both the equator and the Tropic of Capricorn? Australia Brazil Chile China Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among all […]

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Travel trivia: Ports on the Tasman Sea

Posted on July 21st, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

What is the largest port city on the Tasman Sea? Alexandria, Egypt Amsterdam, The Netherlands Toronto, Ontario Sydney, Australia Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among all […]

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Travel trivia: Mexican geography

Posted on July 20th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

What part of Mexico stretches from Mexicali in the north to Cabo San Lucas in the south? Baja California Chihuahua Santiago Yucatan Peninsula Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one […]

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Travel trivia: Garland of islands

Posted on July 19th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Which country takes its name from the Sanskrit for “a garland of islands”? Azores Indonesia Maldives Philippines Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among all the people […]

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Travel trivia: Desert peoples

Posted on July 18th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

What desert is home to two peoples, the Berbers and the Tuareg? Arabian Gobi Kalahari Sahara Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among all the people who […]

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Travel trivia: Populous U.S. counties

Posted on July 17th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

What is, by far, the most populous county in the United States? Cook County Dade County Los Angeles County Maricopa County Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from […]

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Travel trivia: European squares

Posted on July 16th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Place des Vosges is believed to be the oldest square in what city? Berlin Madrid Paris Rome Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among all the people […]

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Travel trivia: Week 20 winners and answers

Posted on July 15th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Travel trivia: Week 20 winners and answers

Thanks to all of you who played this week’s round of trivia. This week’s questions are now closed, and we have a winner: Gaye McGill, who will receive this week’s prize: a tote bag from Visit Perth County Ontario. Here’s a recap of the week’s questions, along with the answers. July 9 Q. What city […]

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