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    Maybe it is the Owl Tower (der Turm der Eule) in Spangenberg.

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      ackward.
      you got the right tower,but the wrong city
      best regards Thijs

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        Go on Yves, get fhe correct city quickly!
        Ivy

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

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          So, another try:Melsungen,still in Hessen land.

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          • yvneac
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            Maybe you found it before me Ivy?

          • janihudi
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            yes,thats the one.
            i drove through that city when i had to load logs a few miles east of Melsungen, a village called Kirchhoff.
            wich is a funny name for Dutchies,translated to dutch Kirchhof is Kerkhof,a kerkhof translated to Englisch is graveyard,while in German language is Friedhof.
            so only in Dutch its a funny name.
            the same kind of translated city names is from WW2,at operation market garden,they have to take the bridge at a city called Grave,but what is in Englisch ,grave.to not make it difficult to the soldiers (we were shot at grave),they renamed that place. (can't remember wich name they gave it) but didn't make any sense,that name wasn't much better.

          • wherrygirl
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            No way, Yves, I hadn't a clue and had more or less given up. Then you came up with an Owl Tower, although in the wrong town so I Googled for any others and there it was. How you found the first one I don't know. Very well done, anyway.

          Where can you see this statue?


          The first question will be: is it in France?
          The answer is:yes.

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            Why do I get the feeling that he's saying "England's this way boys, let's go and visit."?
            Cheers,

            Mark.

            www.pologlover.co.uk

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            • yvneac
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              Well,I'd say this man had few meetings with Brits,not only to enjoy a cup of tea!
              It was before l'Entente Cordiale,of course...

            Well I reckon that the chap in the nice wellington boots, doing his best John Travolta 'Saturday Night Fever' pose, is in fact Robert Surcouf, and that he's in St Malo.

            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Surcouf

            'Privateer and slave trader'? Never seemed happier than when he was sinking British ships.
            Cheers,

            Mark.

            www.pologlover.co.uk

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              Originally posted by PoloUK View Post
              the chap in the nice wellington boots, doing his best John Travolta 'Saturday Night Fever' pose

              Perhaps the sculptor took courses in the bay of Disko!

              Never seemed happier than when he was sinking British ships.

              Only when they sailed on the left side of the ocean.That can be considered as an accident
              Yes Surcouf.Yes Saint Malo.
              It's your turn now Mark.

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                OK - loads of clues in this one.

                Cheers,

                Mark.

                www.pologlover.co.uk

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                  At the first look,it seems to be somewhere in Scandinavia.Bohuslan?

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                    Yes, carry on .......
                    Cheers,

                    Mark.

                    www.pologlover.co.uk

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                      Phew...Number of harbours like this one in the archipelago.
                      Fjallbacka?

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                        Yes, loads of them - all beautiful!

                        Not Fjällbacka. Ingrid Bergman lived there didn't she?
                        Cheers,

                        Mark.

                        www.pologlover.co.uk

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                        • yvneac
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                          Yes I think so.And several Swedish authors,it seems.

                        I'm going to guess Grebbestad. At least I hope "an educated guess", but entirely based on the green, presume bronze, statue visible behind and to the left of the man at the harbour corner on the right of the photo. It is surely the troubourdor Evert Taube - similar, or a copy, of the sculpture by Willy Gordon in Stockholm on the quay at Riddardsholmen.

                        I know that Taube had some association with Grebbestad (although he was born in Göteborg and lived on Vinga where his father was a lighthouse keeper).

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                        • janihudi
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                          congrats Cecilia.you got it.found it back,i didn't came any further than the signs of ''gril etbar'' and ''hesgrillen'' or'' hengrillen''
                          not even the car/van of company ''wedg'' of something that looks like that

                        Spot on Cecilia - as ever! Yes, the Evert Taube sculpture is on the bottom right. My car is in that photo too, but not many people come to visit that and have their photos taken next to it!



                        I thought it was Elvis, but Mrs PoloUK gave me a hard stare and explained. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evert_Taube

                        I love that little bit of the world, one village after another, down by the water, pretty houses, good cafes - wonderful.

                        Anyway - back to a Seagull puzzle.
                        Cheers,

                        Mark.

                        www.pologlover.co.uk

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                        • janihudi
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                          whats the story of his 3 hands?
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