Contest 166: Good Riddance

Let's face it, it's been a stressful year, what with the unsteady economy, terrorist threats and all manner of other bad news. How to exorcise these and other demons? By traveling to a spot on Svalbard Island, Norway, where you can close a chapter on a trying 12 months.

Name the locale.

Deadline for Contest 166 entries is Friday, Jan. 3, at 10 a.m. Send entries by e-mail (travtrivia@washpost .com; put the words "ETT No. 166" in the subject field); fax (202-912-3609); or U.S. mail (postcards only, please) to Extreme Travel Trivia, Washington Post Travel section, 1150 15th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20071). One entry per person. Winner chosen at random from correct entries received. Include address and phone. Employees of The Post are ineligible to win. Entries become property of The Post, which may edit, publish, distribute and republish the info in any form, including paper and electronic media.

Results from No. 164: Travels with Al

In Contest 164, Al Gore expanded his book tour to include three extra towns: one in southern Chad; one southwest of Ethiopia's capital toward the Sudanese border; and the last in the south-central part of New Zealand's South Island. Congratulations to alert Travel section mousepad winner Travis Weber of College Park, Md., for recognizing that it's never too early to campaign for 2008 in Gore, Gore and Gore.

Next Week: Winner of 165, Sweet Holiday