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View Poll Results: Which has better natural scenery, California or Italy?
California 105 55.85%
Italy 83 44.15%
Voters: 188. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-30-2015, 11:44 PM
 
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Which place do you prefer based only on natural scenery, California or Italy? Why?
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Old 07-01-2015, 05:51 AM
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Location: London | Atlanta
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Both stunning, but I'd go for Italy.

From the Alps and the Camanian Volcanic Arc to jewels like the sub-alpine lakes, the Venetian Lagoon, the Mediterranean islands and so on. Italia takes it, in my opinion.

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Old 07-01-2015, 06:17 AM
 
Location: Bologna, Italy
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The new Matteo Garrone film " A tale of tales" has been entirely shot in Italy.

Some nice scenery overall: I luoghi del film

I haven't been to California but I believe it's quite amazing
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Old 07-01-2015, 07:32 AM
 
Location: Washington State
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California has areas more beautiful and much uglier. Yosemite is one of the special places on the planet, Tahoe is gorgeous but at least half of California is ugly. All of Italy is scenic.
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Old 07-01-2015, 07:51 AM
 
Location: Brussels
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california
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Old 07-01-2015, 08:08 AM
 
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Skyscrapercity pics?
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Old 07-01-2015, 08:16 AM
 
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5xUePnvfg0

California wins easily. But I'm not a fun of Italy (too noisy, too disorderly, surprisingly cold in winter)
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Old 07-01-2015, 08:17 AM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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Skyscrapercity pics?
Natural scenery. Even the first pic barely qualifies as it has buildings in it.

I would think it terms of diversity, California might have the edge. In terms of consistency, Italy.
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Old 07-01-2015, 08:20 AM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5xUePnvfg0

California wins easily. But I'm not a fun of Italy (too noisy, too disorderly, surprisingly cold in winter)
Maybe not so much with the disorderly but California can be every bit as noisy and away from the coast, which is what everyone knows of California, it can get very cold. One of the coldest temperatures recorded in the lower 48 states was in California, -45F. The Sierra Nevada mts also has one of the snowiest spots anywhere in North America.
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Old 07-01-2015, 08:28 AM
 
Location: Placitas, New Mexico
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Why do we have to make a choice? Both are outstandingly scenic and both have areas of great ugliness.
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