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Where is the longest visible line of sight on Earth from point A to point B?

We've had some interesting questions on being able to see country A from B, and on visibility for miles in every direction. For a 6 ft tall person, the horizon in a 'flat' area is meant to be about ...
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Are there any places on earth completely barren with nothing on the horizon in any direction?

Imagine being on a ship in the middle of the ocean and in every direction you look, there is nothing on the horizon and everything you see is perfectly flat in every direction. Is there any desert (or ...
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Which venue has been open 24/7 for the longest time without any breaks?

There are tens of thousands of various establishments worldwide which are normally open 24/7 - bars, restaurants, pubs, hotels, gas stations, etc. Many of them do have small breaks throughout the year ...
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Oyster card—London only?

I vaguely remember using an "Oyster card" somewhere other than London. But perhaps I am misremembering. Is there another place that uses that term for transit?
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Where on Vancouver Island was this photo taken?

I was on Vancouver Island for Canada Day weekend in 2014. On Canada Day we drove back from Tofino to catch the ferry at Nanaimo. Somewhere along the way was a river on the left side of the road. We ...
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World's longest purpose-built pedestrian tunnel?

Where is the world's longest publicly accessible purpose-built pedestrian tunnel? Wikipedia has: List of long tunnels by type, bicycle and pedestrian. This is incomplete, as the only long ...
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Where, with snow-capped mountains and an operational railway track, was the 'HSBC Pink Ladies' commercial filmed?

Disclaimer: I do not work for, represent, associate with, or even like, HSBC. I ask about this commercial, which reveals the actress playing young lady's real identity (Andrea So or 蘇韻姿 in Chinese, ...
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Where is this street-art in Buenos Aires?

The account replied: "The place is called 'Paseo de la Costa' in Vicente Lopez. Its very close to a big supermarket named 'Carrefour', located at Avenida Libertador 215. You should cross the ...
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Where in Norway are these massive boulders?

About ten years ago, while traveling in Norway, I took this picture. What you see is basically the result of an old landslide, with boulders so big, that trees growing between them look tiny. I think ...
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Where in Istanbul is this dome people are standing on with views across the city?

I'd like to enjoy the scenery where the following pictures were taken:
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Where can I see volcanic rivers in Iceland?

A Google search for ["volcanic rivers" iceland] returns a lot of results, with some amazing images like this: But I have not been able to find any information on where you can see volcanic rivers in ...
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Where do I find this building in Tbilisi, Georgia?

I'm looking for this place in Tbilisi. Does anyone recognise this and can point me to the right way?
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Where is this place “several houses on the rocky coast and rocky island with natural arch”?

Where is this place "several houses on the rocky coast and rocky island with natural arch"? If you think that I can check location on windows lock screen (Is there a website listing the location of ...
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Where is this place “city on the rock”? [duplicate]

Where is this place "city on the rock"?
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Location of photo used for Windows 10 desktop background? [duplicate]

This showed up as the background on my Windows 10 desktop: Does anyone know where the photo was taken?
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Where on Earth is this manor-house-looking structure?

My friend sent me this and I can't seem to find it on Google. My friend likes traveling so it probably is a tourist spot.
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Airport or airports which have hot water springs or public baths inside the airport itself? [closed]

I read about an airport some days back (forgot which one it is) which has a hot spring in it. I forgot where it is, but in the Middle East. Does anybody know of the airport I'm talking about? ...
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Where was this night time photograph taken (Windows 10 lock screen image)? [duplicate]

This picture was on my Windows 10 lock screen and I can't find any information.
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There is a Windows 10 lock screen wallpaper that really caught my attention. Does anyone know the location of this picture? [duplicate]

The information given by Windows 10 is that this picture was taken somewhere in Montenegro. Can someone please give the exact location?
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Where is this building on a mountain in Planet Earth 2?

In the documentary Planet Earth 2, there is a view of a number of buildings on the peak of a mountain. The narration states: Today, in the Alps, human encroachment is changing the highest of ...
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What coast or river-adjacent city is in this photo?

Can anyone identify the city in this picture? It appears to be along a coast or a body of water.
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What is this strange almost symmetrical location in Nevada?

We were looking at this and trying to establish what it is and if it's something interesting to travel to. However it looks like some crop circle-style icons south east of it, and evidence of ...
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What city are these buildings in?

This advertisement is from Motor Trend magazine - November 1990. Additional Information: Yes, I am a fan of round and cylindrical buildings. I would like to see this grouping. I am sorry, I am new ...
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Where was this photo of a bridge taken? [duplicate]

Windows Spotlight showed me this picture. But no way to get the place it was shot.
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Where was this photograph used as a Windows 10 wallpaper taken? [duplicate]

The photograph below is available as a wallpaper in Windows 10. Where was it taken?
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What is the cheapest regular-priced scheduled flight I can book and fly?

What is the cheapest (regular priced, scheduled) flight anywhere in the world, that I can book and fly? To be a bit more specific: by regular priced I mean: no error fares (Allitalia once had a ...
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Where was this photo taken? Windows 10 photo lock screen [duplicate]

This photo popped upon my screen today, and I would actually really like to travel to this location one day. Does anyone know where it was taken?
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Is it possible to drive in the movie-famous LA canal?

In the movie Drive (and many others) the main characters are driving within some sort of a canal: What is the exact location of this canal in LA? And is it legal/possible to drive there?
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What is the location of this Windows 10 wallpaper? [duplicate]

Saw this from Windows 10 wallpaper. Hope that someone can help find this - blue lake with snowy mountain. I want to go here one day! Looks very serene.
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Is there a website listing the location of all the Windows 10 lock screens?

Windows 10 has an extensive collection of lock screen photos, many of which have prompted a question here on Travel.SE. Is there a website which lists the location of all of these photos? I imagine ...
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Would like to know where this picture was taken

this picture showed up on the Windows Lock Screen and I would like to know where it was taken. I hope you can help me.
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Where is this building?

It's possible it's in St Petersbourg but I do not know and I do not have a higher resolution picture. Question originally from http://www.gyakorikerdesek.hu/utazas__egyeb-kerdesek__7933933-felismeri-...
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What is the oldest building in the world still in use?

What is the oldest building or structure in the world that's still in regular use today? For the sake of the question, I'm not looking for something that still exists purely as a tourist attraction....
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What European city is in this picture?

Does anyone know what city this is? I know it's somewhere in Europe.
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Where can I find underwater slides?

Someone showed me a picture of an underwater slide from an image site a while back. This got me interested, as I love the sea. And drifting on a little current between fish sounded like heaven to me. ...
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Recreating Hemingway's Trip to Pamplona (Part 1)

In about three weeks one of Europe's most widely known events will take place: the legendary running of the bulls in Pamlona, or known locally as the "Fiesta de San Fermín". The city is famous ...
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Is there a city in the world with more bridges than Amsterdam, the Netherlands?

I know there are cities with bigger bridges and with more famous bridges. But are there cities with more? According to this site Amsterdam has 1,753 bridges with a number and more without. HOW MANY ...
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A swim to die for — where in the world can I do one?

Several years ago I entered the Escape From Alcatraz triathlon as I wanted to swim from Alcatraz to San Francisco. Source: http://www.dolphinclub.org/swimming/escape/ I was scheduled to go on a work ...
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Where can I see a Settebello trainset?

The Settebello was a high-speed (for the time) service on the Milan-Rome line. It used highly distinctive trainsets, with an observation lounge at each end of the train. Is there anywhere (e.g. some ...
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Where in the EU can I rent and drive a sports car on a professional racing track?

Many commentators have suggested that speed driving on the Autobahn is not as fun as it sounds and I should consider going for a racing track instead. Where in the EU (preferably Central Europe) can I ...
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What is this building?

What and where is this building? It's a stock photo and no amount of reverse-image searching on Google has provided me with a relevant result.
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What is the longest stretch of the Autobahn that is guaranteed to have no speed limits?

I would like to rent a nice sports car this summer and go for a drive on the Autobahn. What is the longest stretch of the German highways that is guaranteed (short of a natural disaster) to have no ...
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Where is this fence boardwalk located in Victoria, BC?

The following screenshots are from this video by Ms Vernice Patricia Tan:
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Where outside of Crimea can I experience Crimean Tatar culture?

Where can I safely experience Crimean Tatar culture? Smartraveller gives the Crimean region a do not travel rating, the worst safety rating possible. Are there parts of Ukraine, or other countries, ...
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Where is this statue?

Where is this statue? I couldn't locate it via Google or TinEye: Also, is the Arabic text in the article an accurate translation of those characters? Japanese wisdom - Zarif statue in Japan .. ...
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Where was this iPad Air 2 wallpaper photo taken? (Glacier, Lake, Altitude…)

On the Apple website, iPads' section one device features a wonderful background: I tried using Google Images reverse search (which would just send me back to the Apple website, logical) and also ...
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Where was this photo taken? (Windows 10 lock screen) [duplicate]

Can someone point to a location, where this photograph was taken? It looks stunning! This is one of lockscreen wallpapers in Windows 10.
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where can one see columns from the world trade center? [closed]

The Texas State Cemetery has one: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_State_Cemetery#/media/File:Texas_State_Cemetery_September_11_Memorial.jpg The National Atomic Testing Museum has one as well: ...
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Where can I visit Anthony Howe's amazing wind-powered kinetic sculptures?

Mesmerized by Anthony Howe's incredible kinetic sculptures, I wish to see them in real life to appreciate their 3D structure: Besides Washington's Orcas Island, where can I see them? What are the ...
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Where is this structure in Berlin?

What is the location of this structure in Berlin? I know it was part of a test project for the 'Germania' plan, but I cant find any information for the exact location in Berlin.