This is actually the first time I’m running a contest on this blog. Thank you to all those who had submitted their entry. So here are the answers :
This one is very clear-cut. Probably the easiest one among all. Most of the participants got this one right. Bangalore palace was built in 1944 and it is one of the main attractions in the city. It was built to replicate the Windsor Castle in England.
Answer : Bangalore Palace – Bangalore, India
This answer can be found under my Korea category. The prayer ribbons, tied on the fences in Imjingak Park, bear messages, wishes and prayers for the unification of the 2 Korean countries. It is situated at the border between the two Korean countries, but it’s on the South Korean side.
Answer : Imjingak – Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), South Korea
A few of you answered Redang jetty for this. No that’s not the answer. I was in Perhentian Island to take my open water diver’s license last year. As mentioned in my “Earning my open water diver certification” post, I did mention that I stayed in Perhentian Besar island and I did put the same photo there.
Answer : Perhentian Besar Jetty – Perhentian Island/Terengganu, Malaysia
The answer to this photo can be found in the China section. Photo was taken during my trip to Shanghai and it shows a view for Shanghai City from an aerial view. At that time I was on top of the Oriental Pearl Tower.
Answer : Oriental Pearl Tower/Huang Pu River – Shanghai, China
Snapped during my trip to Karimunjawa but this place is not in Karimunjawa. Masjid Agung Jawa Tengah or Masjid Agung Semarang, located in Semarang city area. Visitors could get up the minaret up to the 19th floor to get an overview of the mosque and its surroundings.
Answer : Masjid Agung Jawa Tengah/Masjid Agung Semarang – Semarang, Indonesia
The only photo that was never been published inside this blog. Taken during my trip to Saudi Arabia. Mount Arafat or Jabal Ar-Rahmah was believed to be the place where Adam met Eve (Hawa).
Answer : Jabal Ar-Rahmah/Mount Arafat – Arafah/Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Shot during my visit to Melbourne. The Old Melbourne Gaol is an old prison which is now open to the public who would wish to experience how life in prison would be.
Answer : Old Melbourne Gaol – Melbourne, Australia
I was in Beijing back in 2010. As you can see in the photo the lake is already half frozen. The photo shows the Kunming Lake which is inside the Summer Palace compound.
Answer : Kunming Lake/Summer Palace – Beijing, China
A bit tricky. Referring to the contest post, I did mentioned “guess where these photos was taken”. This photo shows a view of Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu from a higher ground but it was taken at Bob’s Peak or the Queenstown Skyline.
Answer : Bob’s Peak/Queenstown Skyline – Queenstown, New Zealand
Ok now the final part, announcing the winner for this contest. As said before, the first person who came out with the correct answers win. Apart from that, I’ve also decided to add 5 consolation prizes for the 5 others who came out with the correct answers.
And the winner for My Travel Snapshots contest is :
Nur Syarafina binti Che Mohd Sabri
and she won herself 2 tickets to Legoland Malaysia worth RM280!
Consolation Prizes :
**Winners will be notified by email soon. Consolation prizes will be unveil later.