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Old 03-30-2012, 10:53 PM
 
Location: Valdez, Alaska
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YES. I just did a google image search of Valdez and that is intensely beautiful. I just can't wrap my head around thinking any sandy beach can compare to that....I don't care how green the water is or how white the sand is.
I've been to some beautiful beaches, but those kinds of places are more peaceful or calming than awe-inspiring, to me. The Google Images pics that come up really don't do this place justice, btw. Here are a few of my favorites:





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Old 03-31-2012, 12:18 AM
 
Location: New Mexico
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that's breathtaking!
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Old 03-31-2012, 12:32 AM
 
Location: plano
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Sunset south of Taos NM with dark clouds in the sky sandwiching the sunset between them and the mountain range.

Monument Vallery any time of day.... incredible huge formations all across the huge valley

Saguaro national moment/park at dusk near Tuscon where the desert sunset blends with particles in the air to creat a redish shade to everything you see

The Amalfi Coast in Italy any time of day.... beautiful steeper than expected mountains plunge to the deep blue sea with white washed villages dotting the hillside

Fall folage at when it first arrives in New England (after an hour or more of seeing it your eyes mind adjusts and expects all that color and the effect dwindles)

Lake Louis in Canada or Crater Lake in Oregon - the deep blue calm water with majestic reflection of the mountains

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Old 03-31-2012, 02:27 PM
 
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Newark, NJ lol just kidding...how about the Florida Keys
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Old 03-31-2012, 08:16 PM
 
Location: plano
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Newark, NJ lol just kidding...how about the Florida Keys
If you had said Ironbound, I was going to be with you in Newark. I assume its still a safe great seafood/portugese food area.
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Old 03-31-2012, 08:18 PM
 
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Here's the Grand Canyon of the East: letchworth state park - Google Search

Letchworth State Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Official Site of Livingston County New York Tourism - Letchworth State Park
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Old 05-03-2012, 05:23 PM
 
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People never seem to give the Dakotas any credit for anything, but the Badlands are pretty amazing.

AGREE, NW North Dakota is beautiful....so is the economy!!!
Drill$Baby$Drill
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Old 05-09-2012, 01:05 PM
 
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Hiking the trails of Cinque Terre Italy from Riomaggiore to Vernaza, Driving along Almafi Coast from Naples past Positano, Pacific Coast Hwy from Half Moon Bay to San Fran, Hong Kong Skyline from Victoria Peak, Manhattan from top of the Rockefeller, all them Yachts in Hercule Harbor of Monaco, Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan, Dunns river falls in Jamaica, Sailing down Venice Grand Canal, Tokyo Shibuya crossing from 2nd floor Starbucks, Montmartre district in Paris, View from the Arcropolis,
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Old 11-04-2012, 12:24 PM
 
Location: New Mexico
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Monument Valley AZ/UT is awesome.....



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Old 11-04-2012, 01:36 PM
 
Location: In a valley in the South Hills
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Fall folage at when it first arrives in New England (after an hour or more of seeing it your eyes mind adjusts and expects all that color and the effect dwindles)
I'd disagree there. I've found I could drive around the White Mtns in NH all day during peak foliage, but when I get onto Bear Notch Rd between 302 and the Kancamagus, it goes to 11.
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