Name That Port–Week 5

Mystery port 5

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Travel Quiz Answer

Trivia fans, here is the eagerly awaited response to our quiz question:

The Horses of St. Mark’s (the 4 bronze statues set into the basilica’s façade) have been displayed in which two cities aside from Venice?

Answer:  They were originally displayed in the Hippodrome of Constantinople (Istanbul) and were later brought to Paris by Napoleon in the 18th century.

Thanks to all who played along!

Test Your Travel Knowledge

Trivia fans, test your travel knowledge with our periodic quiz questions!  Play along for fun or email us the correct answer at trips@arrangementsabroad.com for a chance to win a little something special.

This week’s question:

The Horses of St. Mark’s (the 4 bronze statues set into the basilica’s façade) have been displayed in which two cities aside from Venice?

Travel Quiz Answer

Trivia fans, here is the eagerly awaited response to our first quiz question:

Which river is the longest in Europe with views of 20 major cities along its banks?

Answer: The Volga River, nearly 2300 miles in length

Congratulations to Robert Woods, our first trivia winner!

Other interesting facts about the Volga:

-Due to its importance in Russian life, in Russian folklore, it is often referred to as “Mother Volga.”

-The Beluga sturgeon is the largest fish found in the Volga.

-Nearly 40% of Russia’s population lives along the river.

Thanks to all who played along.  Another quiz question is coming soon!

Test Your Travel Knowledge

Trivia fans, test your travel knowledge with our periodic quiz questions!  Play along for fun or email us the correct answer at trips@arrangementsabroad.com for a chance to win something special on one of our upcoming trips.

This week’s question:

Which river is the longest in Europe with views of 20 major cities along its banks?  (The answer will be revealed this Friday, July 8).