Where am I?

Using the following clues (the map above is purely decorative) in combination with Street View and tools such as MAPfrappe, work out my location.

Although Roman, THC’s chief puzzlewright, would be interested to know how long it takes you to solve this solo foxer, he’d rather you didn’t put spoilers or solutions in the comments.

Today, I’m standing on a dirt road in a landlocked country that is, if you ignore a few narrow-gauge industrial lines, railway-less. The country’s flag carrier airline has fewer than 20 aircraft in its fleet, and a name that starts and ends with the same letter. Less than two miles from a single-runway international airport, I’m equilatitudinous with a country that has a steam-powered form of transport on its flag, and equilongitudinous with a large nuclear power station cooling pond. The nearest football pitch is SWbW of my location, the nearest tea wholesaler roughly ENE. Think you’re in roughly the right area? Find a small eatery named after an insect, then crow-fly ENE for about 440 metres.

You’re probably in the right place if you can see…

  • Red onions
  • Green trousers
  • Blue sack scales
  • Two babies
  • A Toyota Corolla
  • A sewing machine
  • An iron
  • Sacks of charcoal
  • The words ‘Tomato Paste’
  • The words’PORTLAND CEMENT’
  • The words ‘THE PROMISE OF LIFE’

I’m not in Pont-à-Mousson.

(Last week I was here)

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