Travel competition: Win a ticket to the ultimate millennium party
You and your partner can watch the dawn of a new age on the other side of the world
Sunday 28 December 1997
Answer the following questions correctly, and you and your partner could win a unique holiday to celebrate the new milennium in New Zealand: a three-week, 1000km escorted cycle ride across New Zealand's north island from Auckland to Gisborne, in the company of 2000 fellow holiday revellers from around the world. This cycle ride of the millenium, organised by 2000 'First to the Sun' and the New Zealand Tourist Board, will then be followed by a huge New Year's Eve bash in Gisborne, the first city on earth to see the sun rise on 1/1/2000.
The holiday is full board, includes flights on Air New Zealand, and is worth pounds 3475 per person. Places on this unique adventure are strictly limited. For further information call 2000 'First to the Sun' on 01903 218176.
The questions are:
1) Which will be the first city in the world to see the sun rise on 1 January 2000?
2) Which dynasty ruled China in 1BC?
3) What year came after 1BC?
4) Whose novel Love and Mr Lewisham was published in 1900?
5) 1900 and 2100 are not leap years. 2000 is. Why?
6) What day of the week is 1 January 2000?
7) What is the sum of every number from 1 to 2000 inclusive?
Answers on a postcard to: Millenium Competition, Travel Desk, Independent on Sunday,1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5DL. Answers must be received by January 15th 1998. The winner will be selected at random from all the correct entries. The travel editor's decision is final. Other Newspaper Publishing rules apply.
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