Where in the World (300)

This week we reach another milestone; edition 300 of “Where in the World…” and to mark the occasion there is a prize. More of that later.

Last week the distorted city was a tricky one. There were no obvious iconic buildings to identify the city. However, the mountain behind the city was a good clue if you could identify it. A few readers managed to identify the mountain as Vesuvius, the volcano which erupted and buried the city of Pompeii and Heraculeum. Obviously, the distorted photograph was neither of these. It is the modern city of Naples.

Naples and Mount Vesuvius

Several readers identified the mountain as a volcano and even had the right country. Cities in Sicily were a popular choice as Mount Etna often dominates the Sicilian skyline. Congratulations, however, go to Jackie (@JackiesJourneys) and Davide (@travelling_dave) the only two who managed to identify Mount Vesuvius and then the city.

This week should be a little easier as the distorted image is a cityscape with an iconic structure or two and no mountains to identify.

As mentioned above this week there is a prize on offer. The prize is an Amazon voucher for £15 to be used on amazon.co.uk. The prize winner will be drawn from all the correct entries after the close of the competition. The full rules are given in full at the foot of this post.

As usual, you can leave your answers in the comments below or on my Twitter feed (@lethers) with the hashtag #WITW300. If you are on Twitter then you can Direct Message me with the answer which will be hidden from other readers. Alternatively, email me with the answer using the contact page – see tab on the menu bar above.

Please use the hashtag #WITW300. It makes finding the answers in a continually changing Twitter feed so much easier; your answer is less likely to be overlooked.

The Rules

The competition is open to anyone with a UK or EU mailing address

All participants must be over the age of 18 on 6th June 2018

All participants are allowed one entry only

Participants earn one entry for a correct answer.

The prize winner will be drawn from all correct entries after the close of the competition on Wednesday 13th June 2018 at 10:00pm [BST].

The winner will be required to provide a mailing address only for the purpose of sending the prize.

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