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Euro Quiz # 107 - Potpourri!

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1- In what London park can you see flamingos as well as a stately royal house with YHA youth hostel attached?

2- ?????? is the main peak of the group of hills in Edinburgh which form most of Holyrood Park, described by Robert Louis Stevenson as "a hill for magnitude, a mountain in virtue of its bold design"

What's is this main peak called?

3- To get a bird's eye view of Florence you can take a bus a few miles uphill to ????????? and take in this much raved about view over all of Florence laid out below - there are also some Roman ruins here. What is the name of this place?

4- Around the turn of the century in Paris, along the banks of the Marne River and Seine there were popular places called Guinguettes - a few remain today in Joinville-le-Pont - what is a Guinguette?

5- Before the Berlin Wall fell what were the two most popular border crossing places into the East called? And what was the maudlin nickname for one of them - the Palace of ??????.

6- In Frankfurt's bohemian Sachenhausen district - a nightlife ghetto - was is the famous local alcohol drink served in numerous taverns (not beer nor Schnapps!)?

7- In what Paris underpass did Princess Di die in that horrific car crash?

8- Christiana is said to be Copenhagen's 2nd most visited place after Tivoli - not sure if that is true but it is very popular with locals who flock here. What is Christiana and what are its origins? (Repeat question since no one got it before.)

9- In Amsterdam just off the Leidesplein is a famous city-owned youth center with live music many nights - infamous in the 80s when it was one of the only places where folks could go and buy and smoke cannabis - what is the name - English or Dutch - of this venerable youth center (which attracts all ages).

10 - Where is the Giant's Causeway located and what is it?

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