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    That still leaves Ombugge's question unanswered. I could say..... a-ha! But I'll be lenient and reply "by camel, or on foot."
    Ivy

    "To thine own self be true.......
    Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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      Anyone wanna buy a camel?
      Ivy

      "To thine own self be true.......
      Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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        As a wise man, well two of them said:

        "We're off on the road to Morocco
        This taxi is tough on the spine
        Where they're going', why we're going', how can we be sure
        I'll lay you eight to five that we'll meet Dorothy Lamour"

        Haiku it ain't!!

        If only we knew what the panel that's been so beautifully airbrushed out of Ivy's picture actually said ...
        Cheers,

        Mark.

        www.pologlover.co.uk

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        • ombugge
          ombugge commented
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          I got a feeling that Mark already have the answer to this one, but his renowned modesty is preventing him from saying so.

        • wherrygirl
          wherrygirl commented
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          He-he-he, Mark! More???

        Ivy and Mark having revived this one, and having got over the embarrassment of my lack of French, I typed "52 days to Timbuktu" into Google Search.
        Here is what came up: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zagora,_Morocco (Among other things)

        Switching to Image Search, the first image that came up was the one Ivy use, minus air brushing:


        Apparently there are more than one of these signs in Zagora:


        Last edited by ombugge; August 27th, 2015, 05:44.

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          Oh $%^*&£(&%!!!!!
          You know, Google is getting far too adept at cottoning on to what we want when we search for all these outlandish things. Before I posted that picture I thought that the "clue" was so wide open that it would take quite a while to fathom. Then came second thought: I bet Goggle would get it straight away if someone decides to use it as it is, and you did, Ombugge. Well done. Over to you.
          Ivy

          "To thine own self be true.......
          Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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          • ombugge
            ombugge commented
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            Ivy, if you find it by Googling, or on Google Earth (Panoramio) it can be found by Google Image Search.
            I went the long way, by putting in key words, which got me there, then switched to Google Image Search to find a suitable picture to prove it.

          • wherrygirl
            wherrygirl commented
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            Yes, Ombugge, I usually do the same long way, using key words that I think will get me somewhere, then on to the image search where I pick up all sorts of useless bits of information and get easily side tracked. But I rarely use GE as it seems too time consuming! (just like all the other methods!).

          Give me a couple of days to come up with something a little challenging for the next puzzle. (No, not an obscure beach somewhere in S.E.Asia).

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            OK, Where is this striking old building situated??:

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              Somewhere in Vietnam or former French Indochina?

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                Wa hey hey!! Yves is back!!
                Cheers,

                Mark.

                www.pologlover.co.uk

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                • yvneac
                  yvneac commented
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                  Yes Mark.Since the vacations are ended, I can play again with my young comrads on CVF.
                  Last edited by yvneac; August 27th, 2015, 11:56.

                It is not a Malaysian flag on the building?

                Somewhere in Malaysia.
                Ĝistein

                If at first you don’t succeed, skydiving is not for you...

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                  Not Indochina or Malaysia, but good try both.
                  Welcome back to the puzzle members Yves.

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                  • yvneac
                    yvneac commented
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                    Thank you Ombugge.Life goes on again as before...

                  Yangon Central Railway Station, Myanmar?
                  Cheers,

                  Mark.

                  www.pologlover.co.uk

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                    Yes Yangon Railway Central Railway Station it is. I didn't do a good enough job of hiding this one from Google Image Search. I toughed I had removed it from CVF and thus from Google, but when I checked it still came up tops. (Now re-instated)
                    Then again, Mark, being an encyclopedia of railways around the world, probably managed to find this one without Google.

                    Well done. Back to you Mark.

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                      Actually it was Ĝistein that put me on to it with Malaysia - with your list of where it wasn't, but the similarity of architecture it was just a matter of working on the hunch of it being a railway station.

                      Interestingly the station is currently being resignalled by Hitachi and Mitsubishi. I'm not sure what the current signalling system is, but by pure fluke someone handed me a box of our old drawings from the 1950s which included the interlocking diagram for this station yesterday.

                      I'll try to find a new photo in the next couple of days.
                      Cheers,

                      Mark.

                      www.pologlover.co.uk

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                        I don't think we've visited this one before on our perambulations around the world.

                        Where is this tree?

                        Cheers,

                        Mark.

                        www.pologlover.co.uk

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