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Win a holiday to Singapore worth £2,500 NOTE: see comment #1 for my answer
As dusk falls in one of South-east Asia's most thrilling cities, the lofty skyline is lit up in neon. Stay at the Marina Mandarin Singapore and you have a front-row view. Located in the shopping and entertainment hub of Marina Bay, this hotel has a spa, outdoor mineral-water pool, and restaurants specialising in sushi and dim sum. Enter this month's Where Are You? competition and you could win a five-night holiday for two here. The prize includes accommodation in a premier room with breakfast, return flights to Singapore with Qatar Airways and transfers.

Identify the city where the photograph on page 184 of the April 2014 issue was taken, and send in your entry to arrive by 31 April 2014. All correct entries will also be included in the Grand Prize draw at the end of the current competition period (1 October 2013-30 September 2014).

Written Clue
Clue: Warning: may contain nuts. Peanuts, to be exact. The farm in the picture helps to make the country in which it is located one of the world's top 10 producers. The fact that a global leader in the production of anything is still using pairs of yoked oxen rather than mechanised, tractor-drawn ploughs to till the soil is pretty extraordinary; and in a land where the political progress of recent years has opened up new economic possibilities, this kind of scene could soon be a thing of the past. But it isn't a passion for old school agriculture that brings most people to these parts. In fact, visitors are generally too busy gazing upwards to pay much attention to the earth beneath their feet. Raise your eyes from the field and you'll see fantastical pagodas rising from the table-flat landscape like medieval rockets ready for lift-off. They are the defining feature of a nearby ancient city and the plains that surround it. Countless temples were built here between the 11th and 13th centuries, and more than 2,000 are still in place. So if you're about beautiful old buildings, you'll love it here. Where are you?

To enter, identify the city and country on page 184 where the photograph was taken.
Please see comment #1 for the picture from the magazine, the prize details and my answer.

Good luck!
Rules:
The holiday must be taken by 30 December 2014; exclusions may apply during high season - particularly January, July, August, September and December - and other special events taking place locally.
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marba0111m, 3w agoFound 11 months, 3 weeks ago / ended 30 Apr 1430 April 2014
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http://i1071.photobucket.com/albums/u512/marba01/whereareyou_zps12d5b13e.jpg

ABOVE: The Magazine picture

Clue: Warning: may contain nuts. Peanuts, to be exact. The farm in the picture helps to make the country in which it is located one of the world's top 10 producers. The fact that a global leader in the production of anything is still using pairs of yoked oxen rather than mechanised, tractor-drawn ploughs to till the soil is pretty extraordinary; and in a land where the political progress of recent years has opened up new economic possibilities, this kind of scene could soon be a thing of the past. But it isn't a passion for old school agriculture that brings most people to these parts. In fact, visitors are generally too busy gazing upwards to pay much attention to the earth beneath their feet. Raise your eyes from the field and you'll see fantastical pagodas rising from the table-flat landscape like medieval rockets ready for lift-off. They are the defining feature of a nearby ancient city and the plains that surround it. Countless temples were built here between the 11th and 13th centuries, and more than 2,000 are still in place. So if you're about beautiful old buildings, you'll love it here. Where are you?

MY ANSWER: Bagan, Burma(Myanmar)

http://i1071.photobucket.com/albums/u512/marba01/burmapic_zpsb7fe2f1d.jpg

Above, the photo located, with location info.

http://i1071.photobucket.com/albums/u512/marba01/peanutprod_zps53f297d1.jpg

ABOVE: World peanut production

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bagan
Bagan (Burmese: ပုဂံ; MLCTS: pu.gam, IPA: [bəɡàɴ]; formerly Pagan) is an ancient city located in the Mandalay Region of Burma (Myanmar). From the 9th to 13th centuries, the city was the capital of the Kingdom of Pagan, the first kingdom to unify the regions that would later constitute modern Myanmar. During the kingdom's height between the 11th and 13th centuries, over 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed in the Bagan plains alone, of which the remains of over 2200 temples and pagodas still survive to the present day.


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Edited By: marba01 on Mar 03, 2014 19:33: highlight answer
80sbabi07#2
Many thanks :D
Spanishgold 1 Like #3
Many thanks Marba :3 I actually stayed in this Hotel about 25 years ago, it would be so wonderful to go back <3
ENGLISHROSE123#4
BIG THANKS!!!
whiskeyboy#5
Thanks :)
Bestwin#6
Many Thanks! :D
amiga12#7
Thanks X)
haigythescotsman[helper]#8
Thanks marba
treoes#9
Thanks :)
retiredcynic#10
Thx :)
nicky_t#11
Thank you very much
elainejennings33#12
thankyou
cpfc#13
Thanks
MaWeir#14
Thank you :D
Aequitas#15
x <3
hardwork24#16
THANKS 8)
icmeler2000#17
excellent stuff, marba!

thanks from all of us entrants
:)

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