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Nicest Place You Have Ever Been In Your Opinion?  
User currently offlineBoeing744 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 5281 times:

Hi everyone! In light of all the worst/nicest places to live threads, I thought I would start a thread on the nicest places you have been. The rules are that you must have been to the place. Also, please no fights over what is nice and what is not, this is all your opinions. On my list I would include...

Vancouver: I know I live really close, but I have to say that Vancouver is honestly the nicest place I have ever been. It is on the water, has amazing views of mountains and everyone is very friendly. It is also not overly big.

Cortona (Italy) Beautiful little hill town in central Italy. One of the most beautiful, peaceful places I have been. Amazing panoramic views too.

Rome Aside from all the priceless works of art and historical sites, I like how fast paced everything is. The weather is a big plus too.

P.S. I know this has probably been discussed before in the past, but not in a while so lets do it again.

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User currently offlineCFCUQ From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 5276 times:

Morges, Switzerland. Near Lake Geneva, (if I remember correctly), clean, quiet, scenery reminiscent of B.C. Canada, great quisine.

User currently offlineKiwiinOz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 5267 times:

Florence, Italy
Paris, France
Queenstown, NZ
Pokhara, Nepal
Grampians, Australia


User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 5257 times:

In the USA:

http://www.365onlinemall.com/Citys/SANFRANCISCO1.JPG

Outside the USA:



User currently offlineTPAnx From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 5234 times:

Switzerland, Playa Del Carmen (Mex.) London, Paris!
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User currently offlineTUNisia From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 5233 times:

Egypt !!!!!!!

Pyramids...

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y28/unreclaimed/Egypt2005/IMG_0617.jpg



http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y28/unreclaimed/Egypt2005/IMG_0635.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y28/unreclaimed/Egypt2005/IMG_0515.jpg

Amazing history ...





Red Sea (best diving and swimming in the world)

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y28/unreclaimed/Egypt2005/IMG_0147.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y28/unreclaimed/Egypt2005/IMG_0199.jpg



http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y28/unreclaimed/Egypt2005/IMG_0216.jpg

Saddest part is having to see her slowly slipping away at 35,000 ft  Sad





User currently offlineLentigomaligna From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 5227 times:

In my opinion it's a toss up between Cape Breton Island and the Bavarian Alps & Central Austria. As far as cities go, no.2 is München, but no.1 is:

Quoting Boeing744 (Thread starter):
Vancouver

... unless I'm driving.

Damn, forgot Vancouver I. too. Just too many nice places in the world and I've been to so few.

[Edited 2005-11-15 07:04:40]

User currently offlineBoeing744 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 5225 times:

Quoting TUNisia (Reply 5):

Great pictures! Really makes me want to go to Egypt now! bigthumbsup 


User currently offlineTUNisia From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 5216 times:

Quoting Boeing744 (Reply 7):
Great pictures! Really makes me want to go to Egypt now!

If you ever have the chance to go you should. Some people say it's a once in a lifetime experience, but it doesn't have to be just once  Wink I'm going back in January  Smile

There's so much history there it would take ages to see it all.


User currently offlineJafa39 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 5211 times:

Greece (My all time number 1!!)

Palolem Beach in Goa

Egypt

The Greenstone Track (NZ Sth Island)

The secluded backwaters of the Chiltern Hills in the UK, wouldn't give you 2 euro's for Amersham or Chesham but get out of town and its gorgeous in early summer.

Yorkshire Dales, in fact any Limestone landscape.

My boat on a still evening.


User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 5171 times:

Hard to pick just one, but I guess my all time favouritest ever place is Rome - 3000 years of history underfoot, overlaid with the most amazingly superficial hyperactivity that takes it all completely for granted - it's an amazing mix.

And Sydney of course - my favourite place to live.

Favourite island - Bora Bora, or Komodo - to close to call


User currently offlineDoona From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 5164 times:

Zurich and Sapporo tops my list of favorites...

Cheers
Mats


User currently offlineWillo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 5160 times:

It's hard to single out one place, but here's a couple I would go back to tomorrow if I could.

Kuala Lumpar - lots to see, lovely people, excellent food.

Palmyra (Syria) - so much to see, no tourists, food a bit dodgy though.

Chatham (Cape Cod) - just to sit and watch the waves rolling in off the Atlantic.

Jaisalmer - lovely buildings, warmth, good food.

[Edited 2005-11-15 09:31:47]

User currently offlineTNboy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 5156 times:

Bora Bora - amazingly beautiful and small. Clearest water!
Venice - OK, its crowded and sometimes smells, but it is magical.
Hong Kong - same reasons as above
Vancouver - same reasons as the other posters
Polperro - beautiful south of England seaside town
Edinburgh - majestic and beautiful city
Hobart - but too cold to live there
Perth - but I already live there
And quite a few others. Oh, and Rochester, of course, because - um, well, err, um, - damn, I've had enough to drink for one night lol.
Cheers
Bill


User currently offlineAzoresLover From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 5148 times:
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My top three:

Boracay, Philippines
San Francisco CA
Engleberg, Switzerland


User currently offlineBill142 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 5140 times:

Cape Tribulation in the Daintree Rainforest.

User currently offlineClassicLover From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 5130 times:

Gullfoss Waterfall in Iceland was pretty spectacular.
http://www.south.is/gullfoss.html

I also thought that Kobe in Japan was magnificent. Clean, great food, lovely people, and a beautiful, beautiful place.

The old city in Stockholm is also worth a mention!

Trent.


User currently offlineSlider From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 5049 times:

Yosemite.

Period. Just majestic beyond words. And there are few experiences more magical than skiing down a mountain overlooking Lake Tahoe.

As far as cities visited, Id' say Vancouver is definitely up there. What a hell of a great place. I was so impressed.

I visited Lillehammer Norway at the tail end of the Olympics and found it to be enchanting. There's something about the Olympic thing perhaps, but I was captivated.

Scuba diving in Grand Cayman is up there too. I have never seen water so beautiful.


User currently offlineSearpqx From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 5048 times:

Cities - Vancouver, London, Sydney, Hong Kong
Places - Just about anywhere in SE Alaska, Olympic Mtns, Grand Canyon, Black Range in NM, Napili Coast - Kauai


User currently offlineBAViscount From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 5033 times:

Venice, Venice and...oh I dunno...Venice?!

OK, so I went there in late November when it didn't smell, most of the tourists were at home getting ready for Christmas and the weather was just perfect (clear, crisp days), but I would go back there tomorrow if I could get the day off work!


User currently offlineSabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 5033 times:

When I can only pick one, I would say: South Lake Tahoe!

I spent a wonderful time there, beautiful nature, lot's of activities to do, great nightlife, great people!

Can't wait to return some day!

Patrick


User currently offlineTR763 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 5028 times:

I simply love Ilha Bela, SP - Brazil
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a174/hoanes/Carnaval2005-IlhaBela181.jpg
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a174/hoanes/Fotos060.jpg

Rgs!
TR763


User currently offlineLHMARK From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 5022 times:

Slea Head at the end of Ireland's Dingle Peninsula ranks highly:
http://stewellington.com/Ireland/dingle31024.JPG

As does Murnau/Staffelsee in Bavaria:


User currently offlineSuperfly From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 5019 times:

Montreal
Vancouver, BC
Havana
Hilo, Hawaii
Duluth, Minnesota
French Riviera
Palma de Mallorca
Flagstaff, Arizona


User currently offlineUsnseallt82 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 5020 times:

Quoting Boeing744 (Thread starter):
Nicest Place You Have Ever Been In Your Opinion?

Lyon, France


25 Aerorobnz : Either Iguazu Falls (The Argentinian side in particular) or Macchu Picchu.
26 DaddiesSecret : 1 .. Barri Gothic in Barca at Night. 2 .. Robin Hood's Bay North Yorkshire in winter. 3 .. Lakefront in Chicago looking back towards the city in summe
27 Post contains images Saxdiva : 1. Amsterdam: So far, about the coolest European city I can think of 2. Firenze: so much amazing stuff packed into a couple of square miles 3. Anyplac
28 QANTAS077 : Alaska - such a special part of the world and very beautiful. Vancouver - best city i've ever been to in the world! Sounio - heaven on earth 2hrs from
29 Simo82 : Really a wonderful place! I also loved a the stop we made on our way to Palmyra at the Baghdad cafe....simply an amazing place, another great place i
30 ACDC8 : I'd have to say.... 1. Paris - This city left such an impression on me that is beyond words. I fell in love with her right away. 2. Vancouver - Mounta
31 BCAL : When I was young, my biggest travelling ambition was to see the skyscrapers of New York and visit USA. My wish was granted when my sister, who lived i
32 Post contains links and images KBFIspotter : There have been lots of wonderfull places listed, but from my travels, the places that I have loved the most are: Sion and Bern, Switzerland Timbuktu,
33 ANCFlyer : Hilo Hawaii . . . . sure beats Kona side. Gibraltar . . . . Copenhagen . . . . Positano, Italy . . . .
34 Airboeing : There are a lot of magnificient places in the world and I can only be sorry not to have visited the tenth or hundredth of them... But among those I've
35 Post contains links and images FOMEA : Jounieh, Lebanon Same City Regards F-OMEA
36 Chrisjake : Telluride, Colorado fillerfillerfiller
37 AirxLiban : Excuse my ignorance - what city is that? And a lovely heap of nuclear waste buried underneath... Couldn't agree more, but since I don't want to sound
38 MaverickM11 : Are you sure you mean SOUTH Lake Tahoe??? To each his own but South Lake Tahoe-the town-is a hole. The rest of Lake Tahoe is very nice however.
39 ORFflyer : Tromso, Norway. Great city. Beautiful. Chip
40 Texan : - Salida, Colorado, headwaters of the Arkansas River and in the heart of 14er country - Vermont. Pretty much the entire state is just amazing - Magog,
41 Waterpolodan : That's awesome that you included this place, my uncle lives in Ventry, one of the towns on the peninsula, and I've been there twice and loved every s
42 Waterpolodan : Also have to agree with this, my friend has a house in mountain village and I used to ski there every xmas, a really gorgeous town and a great restar
43 Chrisjake : Honga's Lotus Petal! i cannot wait to get back to Telluride
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