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Old 10-30-2013, 01:54 PM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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Frankfurt, London, Paris, Lyon, Marseille and Milan.
Paris is the definition of beauty, cultural richness and elegance. It is the most enviable city in the world when it comes to that.

If you think Paris is ugly, then there is no accounting for taste. lol.
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Old 10-30-2013, 02:05 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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Paris is the definition of beauty, cultural richness and elegance. It is the most enviable city in the world when it comes to that.

If you think Paris is ugly, then there is no accounting for taste. lol.
There is some nice parts but the ride from the Airport to your Hotel is not really pleasant seeing how most people in the Paris area live... They may love it but that kind of lifestyle sure it sure aint for me.
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Old 10-30-2013, 04:22 PM
 
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This ride shows former industrial parts around highways and train tracks and many of the poorest districts, it is not at all representative of how the majority live.
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Old 10-30-2013, 05:21 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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No you see plenty of residential areas
http://goo.gl/maps/WuhMW

This is more my style
http://goo.gl/maps/fYiJY
Bigger, Greener, No large gates in the front yards
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Old 10-30-2013, 06:14 PM
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Location: Long Island / NYC
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Uggghhh no thank you....
I can't stand European cities, way too old and very ugly.
What's wrong with old?

A lot of American cities are in a rather sad state, much of the focus has left to the outskirts. The city centers are kinda empty and devoid of people on the street and sometimes a bit pedestrian unfriendly. There's a lot of rather hideous newer development, particularly the generic and bland strip mall style commercial roads.

I like how quiet some European cities can be on small, narrow side streets even in the city center. Downtowns in most American don't really have the same cozy feel.
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Old 10-30-2013, 07:53 PM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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No you see plenty of residential areas
http://goo.gl/maps/WuhMW

This is more my style
http://goo.gl/maps/fYiJY
Bigger, Greener, No large gates in the front yards
Yes that is extremely typical of residential areas in suburban Paris.
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Old 10-30-2013, 08:05 PM
 
Location: Long Island/NYC
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Not at all.
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Old 10-30-2013, 08:11 PM
 
Location: roaming gnome
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OMG... you think Omaha and Florida hotels are prettier than coastal spain, france and italy... that is definitely a first I've ever heard of such. I guess beauty really is in the eye of the beholder...

Also lol at you picking out the Banlieu's of Paris ... definitely have a bone to pick...

Lets reverse that


Beautiful Camden!

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The lovely Gary, Indiana!

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=gary+...46.16,,0,-3.17

The great auto town of Detroit!

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=detro...3,,0,4.05&z=20

https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&l...,,0,-3.07&z=19

The gorgeous Chicago South Side, State Street, that Great Street... I can hear Frank Sinatra now!

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=6272+...65.34,,0,-3.08

Omaha destroys this in sheer beauty!!! And nothing like class like suburban houston!!!






how dare these countries

they make me want to vomit, give me a big front yard and a pickup truck any day over these Euro monstrosities.

Last edited by grapico; 10-30-2013 at 08:37 PM..
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Old 10-30-2013, 09:54 PM
 
Location: Prince George's County, Maryland
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OMG... you think Omaha and Florida hotels are prettier than coastal spain, france and italy... that is definitely a first I've ever heard of such. I guess beauty really is in the eye of the beholder...

Also lol at you picking out the Banlieu's of Paris ... definitely have a bone to pick...

Lets reverse that


Beautiful Camden!

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=camde...=12,3.7,,0,2.2

The lovely Gary, Indiana!

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=gary+...46.16,,0,-3.17

The great auto town of Detroit!

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=detro...3,,0,4.05&z=20

https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&l...,,0,-3.07&z=19

The gorgeous Chicago South Side, State Street, that Great Street... I can hear Frank Sinatra now!

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=6272+...65.34,,0,-3.08

Omaha destroys this in sheer beauty!!! And nothing like class like suburban houston!!!






how dare these countries

they make me want to vomit, give me a big front yard and a pickup truck any day over these Euro monstrosities.
I want to rep this post so freaking badly! Excellent post!
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Old 10-30-2013, 10:14 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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People sure get surprised when they find out not everyone is obsessed with Europe as much as they are...
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