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I need a change of scenery. Other than yourself, what does your city or country have to lure me? Sanicki, even though we are in the same city feel free to extol it's virtues. Anything from climate to culture and cuisine.

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Well, let's see.....apart from having some of the most beautiful coast lines, we have the African bush, which is just AWESOME! With the SA Rand being so weak at the moment, anyone coming in from abroad gets a fabulous exchange rate....so you'll really get value for money here.

Ally

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Winnipeg Canada:

Small city / hot in the summer / very cold in the winter / big sky / good people / multi ethnic / great folk festival in summer / great beaches in summer / BIG mosquitoes in summer

ED

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Lyme Regis, Dorset UK ... World Heritage site (Jurassic Coast - ie full of old fossils :))

The landing place for The Duke of Monmouth who tried to sieze the throne of England from King James.

The harbour wall (known as the The Cobb) where Meryll Streep (?) was filmed for the French Lieutenants Woman.

Good pubs and beer (probably too warm for US tastes though although most pubs do some form of chilled skippy piss).

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Lyme Regis, Dorset UK ... World Heritage site (Jurassic Coast - ie full of old fossils :))

The landing place for The Duke of Monmouth who tried to sieze the throne of England from King James.

The harbour wall (known as the The Cobb) where Meryll Streep (?) was filmed for the French Lieutenants Woman.

Good pubs and beer (probably too warm for US tastes though although most pubs do some form of chilled skippy piss).

The beer is fine for this American who has done extensive research, both reading and my own scientific study! THAT'S why I'm in the pub, so you all might learn through my trial and error! See what I'll do for you lot, drink all that beer even though I don't want to!!

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Milton Keynes

Wicked place to visit. Loads to interest you. Millions of roundabouts!!!!!!!!! Concrete Cows! Indoor Ski Dome!!!!!!!!!!! At least 5 Night clubs which my kids wont take me to anymore cos they say I embarass them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. Watching me go up and down on magnetic excalaters! Soooooooooooooo much I cant put into words.

I also have a spare room and would willingly put you up

Rachel

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Who told you I'm a concrete cow groupie? There actually was an exhibit here in Chicago of concrete or plastic cows a few years ago. And I'm tryimg to search for a Tesco linkI saw a time back. It was a hoot.

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Ahh the UTTER ridiculousness of the Cows on Parade. What was the point? Some were kind of interesting. I liked the tourist one with his bermuda shorts. Don't remember who or why this one was designed...but it could be our little mascot.

Linda

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St. Louis, MO (The Show-Me State)

We have the "Arch" a national monument (which is 40 years old this year), the gateway to the west. The distance between the legs is the same distance as the distance from the ground and the top of the Arch. "The Hill" is known for their wonderful Italian food. Although we have just about any kind of cuisine that you my have a taste for. Our riverfront is home to many of our clubs. We have Six Flags Of Mid-America. If you love the outdoors, then you will love our rolling hillls, winding rivers and beautiful lakes. Lake of the Ozarks is one of many beautiful spots in Missouri. Branson is known for being the Entertainment City. Their Christmas celebration and their displays of Christmas lights. We have the Mermac Caverns, Jesse James Hideout, to visit which is a short drive from St. Louis. If you are into sports, St. Louis is the home of St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Rams and the St. Louis Blues. Weare in the process of knocking down old Busch Statium to finish our new Statium. It will be ready for next baseball season.

Patti

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I'm as south in Mississippi as you can get on the Gulf of Mexico. We have 26 miles of sand beach and other than that right now we have mostly rubble and piles of debris due to Hurricane Katrina.

Prior to her arrival, we had beaches, casinos, great shopping, a hockey team (hard to believe, I know), beautiful antebellum homes, Beauvoir (the last home of Jefferson Davis), great bars and restaurants, some of the best food you will ever eat (seafood, gumbo, red beans & rice). There are several barrier islands a few miles out which are totally accessible by boat and are, in my opinion, some of God's greatest work. There is a civil war fort, Fort Massachussetts, on one of them and it has survived many, many storms and hurricanes.

I love where I live, but wait a year or two to come. Maybe by then all the debris will be picked up and the casinos will be rockin' :P

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Oh yeah, we have pretty good beer. My husband works for Budweiser so..... <_<

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I'm as south in Mississippi as you can get on the Gulf of Mexico. We have 26 miles of sand beach and other than that right now we have mostly rubble and piles of debris due to Hurricane Katrina.

Prior to her arrival, we had beaches, casinos, great shopping, a hockey team (hard to believe, I know), beautiful antebellum homes, Beauvoir (the last home of Jefferson Davis), great bars and restaurants, some of the best food you will ever eat (seafood, gumbo, red beans & rice). There are several barrier islands a few miles out which are totally accessible by boat and are, in my opinion, some of God's greatest work. There is a civil war fort, Fort Massachussetts, on one of them and it has survived many, many storms and hurricanes.

I love where I live, but wait a year or two to come. Maybe by then all the debris will be picked up and the casinos will be rockin' :P

I hope you didn't have any damage due to Katrina.

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Hi yall,

Marcia has mentioned her part of the south, now I'll tout mine. I live 40 miles south of Atlanta, in west-central Georgia (The Peach State) in what was once a major cotton mill town. My town was the setting for most of the movie "Driving Miss Daisy". We are quickly becoming a suburb of Atlanta, but still have rural areas within reach; peach trees, cotton fields, peanuts, etc.

An hour north to Atlanta, "Gone With the Wind", Coca-Cola, Atlanta Braves, Falcons, Hawks, great restaurants, and shopping. If you are a Nascar fan, Atlanta Motor Speedway is only about 15 miles north of me. Athens, Ga. is home to the University of Georgia, the oldest University in the U.S., and home of The Georgia Bulldogs (How Bout Them Dawgs !!).

A couple of hours north and you can be in the north Georgia mountains; trout fishing, white water rafting ("Deliverence"), or panning for gold in Dahlonega, site of the first gold strike in the U.S.

To the south there is Macon, home of the Allman Brothers, Otis Redding, Little Richard, and The Georgia Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Augusta lays claim to James "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag" Brown.

Head southeast to the Atlantic coast and Savannah ("Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil"), River Street, shrimp boats galore; Jekyll Island, second home to the rich and famous during the 1920's; and pristine and natural Cumberland Island with the wild horses running on the beaches.

We're eaten up with history here, from Native American to Civil War ( we actually call it "The War of Northern Aggression"). We even have a mini Grand Canyon in Lumpkin.

And the weather is quite moderate with four seasons. It does get hot and humid during the summer, but rarely snows in the winter.

Dang, I live in a pretty good place after all!!!!

Kep B)

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when are you receiving guests?? :D

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Melbourne :D

Multiple winner of the "Most liveable city" award.

Sporting, music and cultural capital of Oz. Home of the M.C.G. the biggest and best stadium in the country. Excellent shopping. We have many wonderful resteraunts open for breakfast lunch and dinner offering any food choices you can imagine. Beaches within easy reach. An hours drive to great surf beaches. Hot summers but mild winters, no snow. Easy to access public transport. Home of the Australian Formula 1 race every March. Commonwealth Games host city 2006.

I could go on forever ;)

Oh....and Mel is here to....well worth a visit :lol:

Cat

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Sanicki. dancingfool. Enough said!

But I'll elaborate. Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Museums, shopping, cuisine. Indian, Thai, Ethiopian,Greek and German restaurants and more. And not all American beer is p*ss. If our English and Irish members visited I know we have stores that import from there. And I don't know if it is still open, The Kangaroo Connection, for anyone homesick and craving Vegemite. Lake Michigan. Native American sites in other parts of Illinois. In the state to our north, Wisconsin, beer and cheese. I repeat beer and cheese. Landmarks in Illinois for two of our Presidents, Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan.

Interesting suburbs also. Rural areas too.

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Vegemite, beer and cheese mmmmm, might have to detour on my way to the antipodean culture capital :lol:

And not all American beer is p*ss

Only the good stuff ;) :P

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Portland, Oregon USA - Wineries...45 minutes to the beautiful Oregon coast, 45 minutes to Mount Hood. Some say it rains alot but it's more of a mist much of the time....wineries....microbreweries - talk about great beer....fresh seafood, more blackberries than the world needs....rarely below 40 and rarely above 85....big city with small town feel...most people here are from somewhere else :wub:...just good people...

Wouldn't characterize it as the cutting edge of the prosthetic industry, though! And, if anyone knows where that is, let me know!

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Maybe out culture (pronounced Kulltcha) is questionable Muz but that's understandable as we got it from you Poms in the first place :lol: :lol:

(Muz serves Cat drives the ball back along the sideline....love- 15 :D )

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