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What would be your idea of a DREAM vacation?

  1. Jan 11, 2004 #1
    My first choice, for pure relaxation and scenery, would be Tahiti. Otherwise, I would really like to tour England. Can't afford it though.
     
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  3. Jan 11, 2004 #2
    I've been to Hawai 17 times =) I have to stop over there to get to the states so I normally end up staying there for a week or two every year and the government pays for the tickets =)

    so I guess I've been on my dream vacation many times

    just thought I'd rub that in for all of you freezing right now
     
  4. Jan 11, 2004 #3
    Yea It's freezing in here right now..

    As for dream vacation, I'm going back home next year, to visit my friends, family and all the nice places. So that will be my dream vacation.
     
  5. Jan 11, 2004 #4

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    a quiet long trip to the south pacific with a good book, good food, good drinks and plenty of sun...
     
  6. Jan 11, 2004 #5
    Fiji for 2 weeks.. or bora bora- pick your pacific island

    NZ/OZ would be nice too

    That, or a nice cabin in the woods by a lake. reminds me of home-Walden would appreciate this too.
     
  7. Jan 11, 2004 #6

    Ivan Seeking

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    A trip to the space station or the moon.

    I would even settle for the ride John Glenn took in '62.
     
  8. Jan 12, 2004 #7
    I thinks Mauritious, that or a log cabin in the middle of nowhere next to a nice big crystal clear lake.
     
  9. Jan 12, 2004 #8
    endless.......

    Just so's ya knows, "endless" is achievable, if you work at "doing what you love", (only if it is something that you can get paid for, naturally) then it is more like a paid vacation, and "endless" till retirement, or death....
     
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  11. Jan 12, 2004 #10

    Njorl

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    My dream vacation is somebody I trust a lot watching my kids for a week. Everything else, location, time of year, activities, they're just minor details. I love'em, but vacation with them is more work than my job.

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  12. Jan 12, 2004 #11

    Kerrie

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    although a south pacific vacation would be excellent, a summer trip to the oregon coast is nice too
     
  13. Jan 12, 2004 #12
    Since everyone's playing travel agent, come visit California- The only place you can ski and surf in the same day.... We have Disneyland, the ducks(eh, I'm a wings fan) the Kings, Hollywood, Napa Valley, and LA-Temperature is always beautiful

    (just don't live here-it's too expensive )
     
  14. Jan 14, 2004 #13

    Ivan Seeking

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    Here are a few suggestions for [one time] fun to consider:

    I just ran across this one. Tsunami and I are giving this to my dad for his 70th birthday - The McCloud Steam Spectacular. This looks cool.... There are high end dinner trains and wine tours as well.

    http://www.trainsunltdtours.com/mccloud-steam-spectacular.html

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    I did this one a few years ago. If this trips your trigger and you don't fly, then no matter what, DO IT! I can't emphasize this enough. This was as much fun as anything I have ever done [with one or two exceptions that won’t be mentioned here :wink:]. Having never flown a real aircraft, and then being thrown into a dog fight with another plane, and with only an hour or training...BUZZZZZ!!!! ADRENALIN TIME!!!! I was in complete overload the entire time: I was physically unable to drive a car when tried to leave for home. Afterwards, I slept for hours and drove like a madman for a month. This is a must!!!

    Air Combat
    Emphasis mine. It is worth the cost...at least once.

    http://www.aircombat.com


    I talked with another guy who had done this. His opponent threw up and passed out. He knew someone else [both physicians] who went to Russia and paid $10,000 to fly a MIG.
     
  15. Jan 14, 2004 #14
    Yikes, this is turning into the "Travel-Travel" Page, come to my wonderful vacation spot...so here goes..

    If you like solitude, (season counts then) or landscape vistas seemingly without end, wilderness and/or outdoors scences, try the Dempster Highway leaving from ~15 mins South of Dawson City Yukon, travelling ~ 750 Kms through some of the seemingly most vacant land on the planet to the City of Inuvik in the North West Territories, crossing Continental divides, time zones, and territorial boundaries and Mountain ranges...and lots of cariboo! too!
    (P.S.ssst was where I had gotten to see a live Wolverine!)

    Was there at the end of April/beginning of May, still snowing and somewhat frozen, stopped right on the highway to make and eat my lunch....~ 45 mins to one hour and not a car/truck/vehicule in sight/passing/around anywheres, in that entire time......neat place, and Yeah, I got pictures, just not net available just now...
     
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