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Old 08-06-2012, 10:03 AM
 
Location: Atlanta & NYC
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this thread makes me want to travel to the middle of nowhere.
Not me. I'm terrified of being that far from civilization.
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Location: Long Island / NYC
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Not me. I'm terrified of being that far from civilization.
my photo had no appeal? (post 44)
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:27 PM
 
Location: The Circle City. Sometimes NE of Bagdad.
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The Arizona Strip.
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:33 PM
 
Location: Atlanta & NYC
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my photo had no appeal? (post 44)
Not to me...I'd rather drown that have to live in those mountains. I imagine there'd be nothing to see, hear, do, or anything up in there, but I've heard that some people still live in mountains which strikes me as odd.
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:42 PM
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Location: Long Island / NYC
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Not to me...I'd rather drown that have to live in those mountains. I imagine there'd be nothing to see, hear, do, or anything up in there, but I've heard that some people still live in mountains which strikes me as odd.
Well not for living… for visiting. I don't think anyone lives in those mountains.

You can see the mountains, rivers and trees. You can hear the wind and birds.
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:48 PM
 
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Here is the business district in downtown Anton, Colorado. It is 99 miles from Denver, a big city by any definition. Is this in the middle of nowhere?

https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=A...313.83,,0,7.02

Anton is 29 miles from the nearest town that is bigger than Anton.
a Starbuck would really light up that place
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:49 PM
 
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Pretty much any super rural area.

Pennsylvania along much of I-80 (& sections of I-78) is the middle of nowhere, however the MOST sparsely populated area I've ever been had to be the interior Delmarva Peninsula, there weren't even gas stations, stores, or houses throughout our entire run through the Maryland portion, just flat land and some farms here and there. If you get stranded there I wish you the best of luck.
Oh yes... creepy spooky. Its a "get me outta here" kind of drive.

did the soprano's do drop offs there?
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Old 08-06-2012, 10:53 PM
 
Location: The Heart of Dixie
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Western Kansas and eastern Colorado.

Remember taking a shortcut from Oakley, Kansas to Colorado Springs on the road trip, mostly 2 lane roads. We drove to a full half hour and saw ONE other car on the road. It was a local cop who flashed his lights us. He then pulled to the side with a friendly wave and a grin and then drove off. He was just messin with us, with our Virginia license plates all the way in western Kansas on a local two-lane road.

We didn't see another car until we hit Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, a town of about 1000 people with one local restaurant called "The Waterin Hole"...yes thats how it was spelled. Great steak there btw. We could tell the locals were not used to seeing folks from out of town but they were very friendly when we struck up a conversation. After that dinner it was nighttime and we drove for 45 minutes in complete pitch black with no other cars, no streetlights, hardly even a light from a farm until we got to Colorado Springs where there was a sea of lights all of a sudden.

In Utah on I-70 there was a sign that said "next services 105 miles". There were a few rest areas but the had only portapotties.
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Old 08-06-2012, 11:14 PM
 
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You're in the middle of nowhere if there's no Wal-Mart within 20 miles.
That's paradise.

Middle of nowhere is where I vacation.
Why go from one big city to another to see the same thing with the same issues but slightly different? Or worse, a tourist trap.
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Old 08-07-2012, 12:57 AM
 
Location: East Side
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Where I live now the poconos
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