Geography Quiz / European Countries by Lonely Planet Description Part 2

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Can you name the European countries by their description in Lonely Planet?

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it’s an economic powerhouse with bewitching scenery, pulsating cities, progressive culture and an awareness of a historic legacy teetering between horror and greatness
There aren't many countries with so much water and wind, or so many boats, bikes, birds, dykes, polders, windmills, flowers, fish, bridges, cafés, cheese - and tall people
As an independent state, xxxx has its own postal service, currency, newspaper, radio station and flamboyantly dressed army founded in 1506 by Julius II
In this compact country you can hike beside a waterfall-filled gorge one day and see nailless wooden churches in a village museum the next. Nazdravie!
...smouldering volcanoes, slow-flowing glaciers, extruding lava, gushing geysers, bubbling mudpots, soothing thermal pools and, in the darkness of winter, the northern lights
There's something pure in xxxx's air and spirit that's incredibly exciting. Although socially and economically it is in the vanguard of nations, parts remain gloriously remote
If you're yearning to hit Europe's untrodden jackpot, cash in your chips in xxxx. This sizzling Baltic sexpot is poised to become the continent's next A-list star...
People may tell you xxxx’s nothing but skiing and shopping. They might add that its capital and only town is a fuming traffic jam bordered by palaces of consumerism
xxxx’s modern architecture may stand out for all the wrong reasons, but what rebuilt xxxx lacks in style, it makes up for with mountain-backed towns, 13th century monasteries
Although one of the smallest countries, xxxx makes its presence felt with its lovely seaside towns, quaint country villages and verdant forests and marshlands...
xxxx is most famed for its glamorous casino, cars roaring through the streets during its glamorous Grand Prix, and the scintillating lives of its glamorous royal family
xxxx always had a bevy of things to attract visitors. Unfortunately decades of guerrilla warfare deterred tourism and it wasn’t until recently that it finally returned
xxxx is fairy-tale stuff, complete with the happy ending. It’s tumultuous history beguiles with its counts and dynasties, wars and victories, fortresses and promontories
if you believe those contentment surveys that come out every couple of years, xxxx is one of the happiest nations on earth with some of the best quality of life.
Lonely Planet says...Country (Please read game note!)
The tourism focus is indisputably xxxx’s wine industry, which produces staggeringly superb varietals and offers winery tours that will vanquish the stoutest of constitutions
Watching over revered Mt Ararat, xxxx spans rocky highlands while also boasting lush forests and a serene, turquoise lake. There are remote regions and monasteries to explore
Images of cheap wine downed at student house parties, budget ski holidays and umbrella-wielding Cold War assassins were once among the popular stereotypes...
….jewel-box palaces and Mozart melodies, sparkling Alps and problems like Maria naturally still have their place in xxxx’s heart...
Food, fashion, art and architecture – you’ll quickly learn that the root of xxxx's pathology is an unswerving dedication to living life well
Neither Europe nor Asia, xxxx is an incredible tangle of contradictions and contrasts. A fascinating nexus of ancient empires, emerging from a war-torn post-Soviet chrysalis
Travelling in xxxx is like being somewhere between an eternal Halloween and the Led Zeppelin IV cover that features a twig-carrying farmer. Then there’s that Dracula thing
A land of unbelievable riches and indescribable poverty, cruel tyrants and great minds, beautiful ballets and industrial monstrosities, pious faith and unbridled hedonism
There’s turbulent history and fascinating genealogy, castles and country pubs, canoeing and caber-tossing, golfing and fishing and all-round good craic
...the charming coves of the Mediterranean are still the continent’s summer destination of choice; despite decades of overdevelopment, numerous unspoiled corners remain
xxxx’s rare blend of glamour and old-fashioned authenticity make this Europe’s ‘it’ destination, where beaches vie for attention with cultural treasures, ancient architectu
way off the standard traveller’s radar. Adrift in the frothing swells of the north Atlantic, this mysterious 18-piece jigsaw puzzle is at once ancient and very modern
Mountainous xxxx still has an air of mystery to it. Struggling to find its place in the postcommunist world, Black-clad Orthodox monks are just as much a part of this renewal...

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