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Best Vacation Spots by TheSpamerifficCathy on 5 October 2002 6:18am
 
I don't get much of a chance to travel, but I have been to two places that I absolutely love. My favorite would have to be Gatlinburg, Tennessee. If you haven't been there, you should. It's smack-dab in the middle of the Great Smoky Mountains and one of the most romantic places I've ever been to. I went in the fall, and it was absolutely gorgeous there.
My second favorite vacation spot is Washington D.C. I loved all of the historic sites and museums that were totally free!
 
Re: Best Vacation Spots by Mooser on 13 November 2002 11:43pm
 
Washington, D.C. is great, but can't compare that to Mexico, Peru, Egypt, Jordan or China. No way. Top spots for me:
1. Machu Picchu (Peru)
2. Petra (Jordan)
3. Uxmal (Mexico)
4. Terracotta Army - Xi'an (China)
5. Luxor (Egypt)

Cheers
 
Re: Best Vacation Spots by infinity on 15 November 2002 5:37pm
 
I'm English by the way.

Yeah I agree with the last message in general. For me....

1. Egypt (Luxor, Cairo, AbuSimbel)
2. Canadian Rockies (Canada of course)
3. Paris (France)
4. Milford Sound (New Zealand)
5. Everest (well base camp anyway!)

That list is just off the top of my head, might change if you ask me tomorrow, but I'm sure 1 or 2 will always be there is the list.

I've visited the top three, the next one will be in a years time, no. 5 will have to wait!
 
Re: Best Vacation Spots by DanRose on 5 January 2003 12:53pm
 
Would love to go to Machu Picchu. Was it good Mooser?
My top five cities that ive visited would be this.
1.Bangkok
2.Hong Kong
3.Bridgetown (Barbados)
4.Cardiff
5.Dieppe
 
Re: Best Vacation Spots by corkskid on 7 January 2003 4:36am
 
Hmmm, my top five, of places I have been would have to be...

1. Anywhere in New Zealand
2. Cape Town, South Africa
3. Anywhere in Ireland
4. You just have to see the Grand Canyon to understand
5. Mexico City and its surrounding area
 
Re: Best Vacation Spots by corkskid on 7 January 2003 4:36am
 
 
Re: Best Vacation Spots by infinity on 7 January 2003 2:21pm
 
Thought I'd add a few more just for fun, not in any order.

1. Highlands and Islands of Scotland
2. Lake District, England
3. Slovenia, quiet part of the Alps
4. Some parts of Greece and its islands
5. I also thought the CN Tower in Toronto was pretty impressive.
 
Re: Best Vacation Spots by infinity on 7 January 2003 2:28pm
 
 
Re: Best Vacation Spots by rumblefish on 8 January 2003 1:00am
 
i would like to offer two lists firstly my top list that ive visited and then my top five of places i dream of visiting.
1. Rome 1. Manhattan
2. Paris 2. Las Vegas
3. Amsterdam 3. Hong Kong
4. Pompeii 4. Japan
5. Venice 5. Egypt
There are so mamy wonderful places that we dont even know about so I appreciate im leaving out loads of beautiful and interesting places but we all have our favourites for various reasons the opera at verona the grand prix at monte carlo the list could be limitless its only from tv programmes like michaels and word of mouth that we can find out about the places we dont yet know.
 
Re: Best Vacation Spots by jake_h_uk on 8 January 2003 9:40pm
 
I havent been to many places, but here are my contributions anyway.

Fav places: (in no particular order)
1.Amsterdam
2.Paris
3.Fuerteventura/Landzarote
4.Nrth Carolina USA
5.Norfolk Broads UK (strange I know)

My Wish list:
1.Hong Kong
2.Libya
3.Japan
4.Venice
5.Bangladesh

As I said I have not visited many 'exotic' places, but I am still a strong believer that travel broadens the mind. If you cant travel, why not read about travel. Which is really the origin of my 'wish list' and why we are all on this Palin message board!
 
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