Chase Number Two... the solution
The second Paper Chase was launched on the second of May. This time two researchers cracked it in just over a week. Swiv and Ottox correctly emailed the answer to me and, in due course, received an h2g2 Teeshirt.
Clue 1: This time we're roving
To places far and wide
First stop a Capital river
For a virtual ride
Solution: A504091; Thames Boat Trip
Clue 2:Stay in virtual mode
To visit a meet...
Take a leaf from Wowbagger
And attend as a sheet!
Solution: A446519; h2g2Life... 02.10.2000.
Clue 3:Now cross the Atlantic
To the good ole USA
Where researchers from Colorado
Met up for the day.
Solution: A505955; Denver Meet-Up
Clue 4: Travel back in time
To a festive celebration
What do they use for reindeer
In an 'upside-down' nation?
Solution: A473366; Santa in Ozland
Clue 5: Now you travel further north
For New Year in the east.
It isn't where you think it is
This great Cambodian feast!
Solution: A359732; Chaul Chnam: The Cambodian New Year
Clue 6: Now travel to a festival
Of pop, which sadly turned sour
An on-the-scene reporter
Tells the events of the hour.
Solution: A389496; Roskilde 2000 - What happened
Clue 7: Locking horns with a swan
Or cruising down the Avon?
Sweet singing in the choir
Will get this clue done!
Solution: A376580; My Canal Trip
Clue 8:Keep a river in mind
As you head across the sea
with Reinhard on his bike
For a Frankish jamboree!
Solution: A437762; A Letter from the Loire, May 1999
Clue 9: Go due east to celebrate
Another great tradition
Spend time in snow, with warm log fires
And learn of a TV transmission!
Solution: A487145; New Year in Russia
Clue 10: Take a hike
But wear strong shoes
As we learn of a walk
... But whose?
Solution: A457850; The Fish River Canyon Part 1
Clue 11:Castles in the air?
... no way!
Look for where sculptures
Made someone's day!
Solution: A462160; The Virtual Reinhard: Almere Sand Sculptures
Clue 12:Go south, go south
Way below Cancer
For vehicles to plough with
... then send in your answer!
Solution: A376508; Antarctic Vehicles
So, by adding all the last numbers of each clue, you should have arrived at a total of 44