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Top 20 places to visit? by david.hennel on 6 December 2006 1:53pm
I'm compiling a list of the top 20 places and also cultures to visit so if you could post your thoughts here they will be added to my list and i will post results on this site after christmas Thank you!
Re: Top 20 places to visit? by delzworld on 7 December 2006 9:26am
Ellora and Ajanta caves in India. The Kailasa Temple 16 is the largest monolithic sculpture in the world.
Re: Top 20 places to visit? by christophertravels on 9 December 2006 3:57am
In no particular order, places I would return to.
1) London
2) Santorini
3) Paris
4) Canadian Rockies, Banff and Jasper
5) Yellowstone National Park
6) Norwegian Fjords
7) Oregon Coast
8) Vancouver
9) Crete
10) Swiss Alps
Re: Top 20 places to visit? by Sophie-Louise on 11 December 2006 1:21am
swiss alps! definately!
Re: Top 20 places to visit? by suzulu on 11 December 2006 12:43pm
I will name just a few - I am sure I can find more:

Yellowstone National Park
The Badlands, South Dakota
Uluru (apart from the hoardes of tourists)
Little Atlin, Yukon
Haines, Alaska
Swiss, French and Italian Alps

Re: Top 20 places to visit? by ColinO on 11 December 2006 5:28pm

I've listed my top 50 wishlist here.

Those with a tick against I've been fortunate to visit. As you can see, I have a long way to go!!
Re: Top 20 places to visit? by tucsonmike on 12 December 2006 2:04am
Here we go.

1. The Great Wall of China.
2. The Pyramids of Egypt.
3. The Mayan Pyramids of Yucatan.
4. Mexico City.
5. Dharmasala (home of the Dalai Lama).
6. Ireland
7. The rest of the United Kingdom.
8. Vienna (for more than a day).
9. Italy.
10. Canada (mainly Toronto and Vancouver as well as Banff Natl Park).
11. Australia.
12. Baja California to go fishing and to some of the old mining towns.
13. Kazakhstan of course!
14. Israel. I probably ought to should go once...
15. Back to Washington D.C. when the Martin Luther King Memorial is finished.
16. Back to Poland for a longer period of time.
17. Costa Rica. Some of the greatest biodiversity in the world.
18. Peru. All that Inca stuff.
19. Alaska
20. Wild Card.
Re: Top 20 places to visit? by Ellerd on 12 December 2006 5:18am
^^"4. Mexico City."

Someone likes Mexico City! I thought that place was universally loathed?
Re: Top 20 places to visit? by MarcoP on 12 December 2006 1:46pm
Top 10 places I HAVE seen (I never left Europe, though, and I've never been to the East... what a poor traveler!)
1. Venice (3 days at least)
2. Edinburgh (a couple of days)
3. Florence (2-3 days)
4. Paris (no less than a week)
5. Stockholm (in 1 day I saw much but I could have used one more)
6. the Dolomites in the Italian Alps (as long as you can, and if you are up for walking through them all the better)
7. Central Ireland (one week)
8. Salzburg (a couple of days)
9. the Finnish lakes (some days)
10. Bretagne (some days, you'll have to move around a bit)

Top 10 places I'd like to see:
1. Machu Picchu
2. Himalaya. Mountains fascinate me.
3. Central Australia (I have had the idea of seeing Ayers Rock in my mind for years)
4. New Zealand
5. Northern Brazil
6. The Great Lakes between USA and Canada
7. Crete
8. Andalucia (Southern Spain)
9. Moscow
10. Berlin
Re: Top 20 places to visit? by juniorff on 13 December 2006 3:52pm
What a good topic! Here are mine in no order, but all places I have been!

1. The Ice Hotel, Sweden
2. Stonehenge, England
3. The pubs in Cork, Eire
4. Egypt (Luxor, Giza, Aswan, Abu Simbal)
5. New York City
6. The Maldives
7. The Highlands and Islands of Scotland (including the distilleries!!)
8. The London Eye, England
9. The Yorkshie Dales (ESPECIALLY the Theakstons brewery)
10. Macchu Piccu and the Andes
11. India, just soak up the culture!
12. Taman Nagara National Park, Malaysia
13. The English Coast to Coast walk (200 miles from one side to the other, fantastic!!!)
14. Kefalonia, Greece possibly the most beautiful place ever!
15. Zakynthos, Greece (helping to conserve the Sea Turtles (Caretta Caretta)).
16. The Angel of the North, Gateshead England.
17. Under the stars away from civilisation wild camping.
18. A night train carriage, waking up some where new and exciting
19. A real pub with real beer and real fire after a good day out!
20. Good Friends and Family!
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