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Old 12 December 2012, 18:00   #21
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sidney, but when hot in london why not..
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Old 12 December 2012, 23:33   #22
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It depends what you want from it I suppose. Vancouver was a fabulous city when I was there decades ago - the kind of place I think I might like to live now - City, Sea, Mountains, Weather - it has it all. Full of Canucks obviously, but hey, nothing is perfect

Touristy cities - as someone said, Rome is very impressive. Food, History, quite friendly natives, euros, it's sooo easy...

Party City (micro-city really) - Galway, Ireland. What a gem.

Places I didn't like: Lerwick, Shetland.

Mrs willk wants to go to Paris, I'm fighting the idea - who needs to go to an overpriced city full of French people who appear to want you dead? I haven't returned to the USA after the whole security thing got into fingerprinting and body scans and background checks and so forth. Sorry guys, it's a big planet and I can be made feel that unwelcome in Egypt for a fraction of the cost.

Well, that's not an exhaustive list, but it's probably more than you wanted to hear
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Capetown ..like Europe but decently warm , by the sea too !
Stunning location but the actual city has nothing remarkable and the sea is too bloody cold to use - colder than it is here mid winter! Very frustrating when you are on a gorgeous beach of which there are loads.
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Lerwick, Shetland.
Not a city...

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or here for free!
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But Joking aside my favourite city that I have been to is Rome, the Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona and the Colosseum, St Peters Square (The Statue of David and the Cisteen Chapel) With the bonus of climbing Mount Vesuvius and seeing Pompeii and Herculaneum which are not too far away as well as the Amalfi Coast. We Stayed in Sorrento

And a boat trip to Capri Awesome
+2 Wife booked a suprise trip for my birfday, I wasn't all that fussed about going but I put a brave face on.....Blew me away, absolutely stunning.
Bangkok is "Interesting" especially from a TukTuk in rush hour, the chaos is incredible, but no agression & everyone is smiling, or at least they were until they started shooting each other
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Venice.

The roads are flooded up here most of the year and I can float the boat out the driveway most weekends but it's just not the same.

Reykjavik. Looks like Glenrothes but has the Blue Lagoon and beautiful women. Just don't buy a bottle of beer. 's
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Canterbury is a nice place.
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Bangkok is "Interesting" especially from a TukTuk in rush hour, the chaos is incredible, but no agression & everyone is smiling, or at least they were until they started shooting each other
Wasn't it Confucius who said "man who walks through airport turnstile sideways is going to Bangkok"?
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Not a city...
Yeah, but I included it because it sounds like "city"
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Quebec for me, it helps that the wife is half french, or at a pinch San Francisco, although i tend to head over to Sausalito when I visit.
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