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Old 06-05-2019, 07:55 AM
 
Location: Over yonder a piece
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We typically buy food stuffs to give to family - just some local candy for the most part.

From my trip to Israel a few years ago I brought home two shells I found on the beach of the Mediterranean sea. They sit on my night table.
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Old 06-06-2019, 09:37 AM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Re: the rock thing. My daughter just brought back a small batch of interesting rocks from Alaska.
What made them more special is that a geologist was nearby and told her about each rock.
Souvenirs for just herself, though .
Tell her I'm jealous!!!
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Old 06-06-2019, 09:39 AM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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I only do if there is something unique to a specific place or if you can't really get it anywhere else. For example, in Peru, I got my mother a sweater made out of alpaca wool.
Hey, Jdawg, next time take her to Jersey.

https://njmom.com/things-to-do/best-...o-visit-in-nj/
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Old 06-06-2019, 10:01 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Tell her I'm jealous!!!
Me too because she's smarter than I am. When I went I just brought back a 'tourist pack' of gold dust which like so many souvenirs, disappeared shortly after
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