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Old 01-28-2015, 07:22 PM
 
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If you have, what is your story on how you got there? What was it like?
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Old 01-28-2015, 07:31 PM
 
Location: Brisbane
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I went to Canberra for one night more than 20 years ago. I was on a bus and it was part of a school ski Trip, we passed through Canberra on the way to perisher.
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Old 01-28-2015, 07:59 PM
 
Location: singapore
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My country has no capital LOL
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Old 01-28-2015, 08:00 PM
 
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I was in Washington DC back in the year 2004 I believe. I went to all of the museums and saw all the monuments. It was a lot of walking.
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Old 01-28-2015, 08:50 PM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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I live in the Washington DC metro area, so yup I've gone to the city proper countless times and used to work for a law firm near DuPont Circle for a number of years.
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Old 01-28-2015, 09:23 PM
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I have been to DC twice. Just vacations. Wanted to see how it compared to NYC as a city.
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Old 01-28-2015, 09:38 PM
 
Location: Canada
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Since you asked Capitol of "Your" country..I will say Yes. I actually moved to Ottawa to attend a high school in order to obtain my Senior Matriculations in order to apply to University..as in Quebec at the time (living in Montreal) and wished to attend Ontario University..I thought I could do that......Well..long and short..I hated Ottawa..hated the school and moved back home and re-entered the Q-system..ugggg...Long and short I ended up going to College that summer and obtained all credits necessary to enter Ontario Nursing Course....All ended well..LOL Now retired after 45 years Nursing Career....

As for Capitol (Ottawa) of Canada...Snoozeville back in the '60's and sure it's not changed so much since then....(It's very sprawling ) It's not population friendly to mingle and get to know people unless you live local..vehicle/conveyance's needed+++
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Old 01-28-2015, 09:42 PM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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I have been to DC twice. Just vacations. Wanted to see how it compared to NYC as a city.
Haha... nah. New York City is a capital of the world whereas Washington DC is just the political capital of the U.S.

Cool cities both, but New York City is our nation's primary city for sure. By now, I have vacationed in New York City far more times than I have in Washington DC even though the latter city is right next door.
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Old 01-28-2015, 09:55 PM
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Haha... nah. New York City is a capital of the world whereas Washington DC is just the political capital of the U.S.

Cool cities both, but New York City is our nation's primary city for sure. By now, I have vacationed in New York City far more times than I have in Washington DC even though the latter city is right next door.
I agree.
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Old 01-28-2015, 09:56 PM
 
Location: Canada
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I used to go to Ottawa as a child on daytrips with school, scouts, and with my parents to see the national museums and parliament. I also wrote my pharmacy school entrance exams there. It wasn't a really big deal to go to Ottawa as I lived in a suburb west of Montreal and Ottawa was only a 1.5 - 2 hour drive. They're the two major cities in Canada that are closest to one another. It's not boring anymore as the poster above noted it was 50 years ago and the region is home to about a million people today, but it's still not a terrifically happening place, especially compared to its larger neighbour.
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