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A Travel Quiz

By Anita Britto, Auckland
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December 14, 2018

A Travel Quiz

Get on my magic carpet and try to win this quiz
And guess which country we’re above if you’re a Geo Whizz
Amidst the cloudless skies we’ll fly from Singapore to Spain
The stunning views that captivate will more than entertain

Located on two continents, its here that East meets west
The Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazaar are certainly the best
The ruins of Ephesus has more than meets the eye
The Trojan horse might beckon but its time to say Goodbye

Try budget friendly Kandy and Nuwara Eliya
Though you could even stop by at the Fortress Sigiriya
A haven for the hiker and a trip you must not skip
Is the Temple of the Tooth and a tea plantation trip

And now across the oceans to Isimangaliso
The Big Five will delight you especially the Rhino
Jaw-droppingly spectacular, the Drakensberg won’t fail
Robben Island is a must – A famous prisoner’s jail

Footloose at La Bocca where everyone has fun
Your heart’s in Rosa Rio with Gauchos in the sun
You will not miss Evita at the famous Recolleta
Though if you love a sandy beach please head to Mar del Plata

And now to gushing cascades at majestic Milford Sound
The staggering beauty of the place will gobsmack and astound
The Abel Tasman Coastal Trail – Rugged and Untamed
God’s own this has to be – Paradise unclaimed

Santorini, Mykonos, Corfu, Rhodes and Crete
Or climb up Mount Olympus if it’s Zeus you want to meet
Atop the Acropolis perched on a craggy rock
The Parthenon will treat you to an awe- inspiring walk

Under the Saharan skies in blue-washed Chefchaouen
Enchanted by the Rif Mountains you will visit again
Scale the Atlas Mountains and soak up Marrakesh
Under Casablancan skies you’ll unwind and refresh

Los Cabos it has to be where desert meets the sea
Chichén Itzá will impress – there’s no uncertainty
Tequila Sunrise playing Taco in your hand
Discover Guadalajara before going to Dixieland

Your final destination so it has to be the best
Chanting Vande Mataram I kneel down and feel blessed
From the mighty Himalayas until Cape Comorin
The land that taught Ahimsa undoubtedly will win

We’ve travelled far and wide and it’s comforting to know
In a fraction of a second we can move from sand to snow
With a pocket full of dreams and a click of the mouse
We can see the most amazing sights without leaving our house

 

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Comment on this article

  • Richard Lewis, Udyavar, Bangalore

    Fri, Dec 14 2018

    A very good one Anita, as always

    Agree [3]

  • Joe Britto, Nakre/Bangalore

    Fri, Dec 14 2018

    Great Travellers Guide Indeed! The last about India is the Best Anita.

    Agree [3]

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