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10 things you "have to see"

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What sights have you seen that you'd say are - "have to see" - some thing that there is no excuse to miss if you're in the region - and the catch is - you have to have been there!
12 years ago, February 12th 2008 No: 21 Msg: #27281  
CORLEONE - See the bombed out church which looks like WW2 just ended last month.
CORLEONE - Stay at the Hotel Belevedere, eat dinner with the Godfather and make sure you accept his offer to eat a sandwich or a piece of cheese, no matter how full you are. I did not mind my Italian matters and almost paid dearly for it, with a 'Godfather Blessing'.
CORLEONE - Try to find a church open on Sunday, then walk to the Butte, climb the steps, pull the bell and wait for "Jesus Christ" to answer the door to the stone chapel.
ROME - Receive a Papal Blessing on Sunday mornings at noon in St. Peter's Square, Vatican City
VENICE - Ride the boat out to Murano Island and buy all your presents dirt cheap.
VERONA -Check in to the best Hotel Verona, then walk around the corner to the Silver Star Saloon. Tell them nuhart59 (George) sent you.
TORINO - Take the tour of the Madonna/Madamma Musuem
GENOA - See Christopher Columbus' house outside the gates of Barbaroosa.
HUELVA, SPAIN - See where Chistopher Columbus left the Franciscian Monastery to travel to the New World in 1492. The monks there helped him to get financing for the voyage from Isabella and Ferdinand.
CADIZ, SPAIN - See where they would journey to, on their way back from discovering the Americas. Stay nearby in ROTA!
Take the tour boat to Morocco, spend an afternoon having a meal in a REAL Moroccan restaurant with traditional music, shopping the bazaars, etc.

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12 years ago, February 12th 2008 No: 22 Msg: #27339  
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12 years ago, February 13th 2008 No: 23 Msg: #27420  
Here is my list of 10 Things You Have to See:

10: The great ocean road on a motorcycle
9: My dog
8: The smiles of all the other "tubers" on the river in Vang Vien, Loas
7: The sheer joy of the locals playing volleyball in Bwindi, Uganda
6: A polar bear ride a bicycle
5: The wild street crossing at Shibuya, Japan
4: The intense fun at a Full Moon Party in Thailand
3: Any guy try and pick-up a Model at a bar/loung in NYC
2: Your feet in a foot of rain on a dirt road in India
1: As much of the world as possible

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12 years ago, February 16th 2008 No: 24 Msg: #27683  
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Very hard one but mine (in no particular order) would be:
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Machu Picchu, Peru
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
Pompeii, Italy
Crac de Chevaliers, Syria
Venice, Italy
The Himalayas
Philae, Egypt
The Acropolis, Greece
Laguna Quilotoa, Ecuador
Only got pictures of four of them on travelblog I'm afraid!

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12 years ago, February 17th 2008 No: 25 Msg: #27775  
Here is my 2 cents..

1. Ankhor Wat Cambodia Try the Elephant Temple at sunset..

2. Vatican City Rome Italy ..the most impressive art in the world..

3. Grand Canyon Arizona ..nature at its finest..try Hopi point at sunrise

4. Nong Khai Thailand..(its on the Lao border)..The Sala Kaew Ku Scultpure Garden is the most insane locale..

5. Petra Jordan..The white monastery worth the long hike..

6. Koh Tao Island Thailands undiscovered gem..the world goes to Ko Samui.. try this instead

7. Easter Island Chile.. How is this not in the 7 wonders of the world?

8. Machu Picchu.. Heaven on earth..

9. Selous Game Preserve..Mikumi National Park..Tanzania.. i had the entire 18,000 square miles to myself..

10. Sanora Natural Park..Cuyabeno Preserve Ecuador..


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