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Mr PaxWhere’s Mr Pax?

‘Mr Pax’ (left) is hiding in 5 spots around the UK in our 2017 edition of Backpax Map… What place names are they closest to? Email win@www.backpaxtravel.com or tweet @Backpax for the chance to win Amazon vouchers. Pei Y Lim is the winner of £30 Amazon vouchers for the June competition. A new name will also pulled out of a hat on the 1st Sept & 1st Dec 2017 – get your answers in asap to be in with a chance of winning!

Quizzes

Think you know the UK & rest of Europe like the back of your hand? Test your knowledge with these fun-filled quizzes below. Please see the bottom of the page for answers – but no cheating! Good luck!

Where can you find me?

The UK has many amazing sights and tucked away spots… where can you find the following? This is a great quiz for researching great places to visit!

1. Lost Gardens of Heligan   2. Wistman’s Wood   3. Angel of the North   4. Ben Nevis   5. Durdle Door  6. Sherwood Forest   7. Jorvik Viking Centre   8. The Broads   9. Clifton Suspension Bridge   10. Stock Ghyll Waterfall  11. Leeds Castle   12. Rhossili Beach   13. Callanish Standing Stones   14. Bala Lake

Newcastle  – Dorset – North Wales – York – Scottish Highlands – Nottingham – South Wales – Bristol – Lake District – Kent – Cornwall – Norfolk – Dartmoor – Hebrides

EUROPEAN FLAG QUIZ

How well do you know the flags of Europe – match the right flag to the right country…

Where in Europe am I?

Again, no prizes as such, except a few more ideas for putting on your travel bucket list… there’s some fabulous places to explore!

Hluboka Castle  –  Hluboka Castle was established in the 20th century and was later remodelled in imitation of British royal residence, Windsor Castle!
Białowieża Forest  –  This is the largest remaining part of an immense primeval forest that once stretched across the European Plain.
The Alhambra  –  Wonder at this old Moorish palace and fortress complex whose name comes from an Arabic root which means ‘red or crimson castle’!
Blue Caves  –  Relax on a boat as you enter these stunning wave-etched caverns which have been popular since their discovery back in 1897.
Burano Island  –  Famous for its colourful fishermen’s cottages which are reflected into the green waters of numerous interwoven canals.
Glacier Express  –  This scenic train will take you through mountains, deep gorges, 91 tunnels and across 291 bridges, all in approximately 7 hours.
Plitvice Waterfalls  –  A European Niagara Falls but MUCH less well known – a large network of breathtaking lakes and waterfalls.
Museum Island  –  5 world-renowned museums can be found on this island on the River Spree. Classed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site!

Spain – Czech Republic – Germany – Croatia – Poland – Switzerland – Greece –  Italy

Answers to quizzes

Where can you find me?

1. Cornwall  2. Dartmoor  3. Newcastle  4. Scottish Highlands  5. Dorset  6. Nottingham  7. York  8. Norfolk  9. Bristol  10. Lake District  11. Kent  12. South Wales  13. Hebrides  14. North Wales

European Flags Quiz

From top left to right:
Austria – Czech Republic – Spain – Italy
Hungary – Denmark – Wales – Germany
Greece – Netherlands – Macedonia – Scotland

Where in Europe am I?

Hluboka Castle – Czech Republic
Bialowieza Forest – Poland
The Alhambra – Spain
Blue Caves – Greece
Burano Island – Italy
Glacier Express – Switzerland
Plitvice Waterfalls – Croatia
Museum Island – Germany

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