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Apr 4th, 2005, 06:57 PM
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What other destinations have such a committed following?

While I enjoy and even return to other destinations, none has the hold on me that Africa does.

I do hear people speak of Las Vegas in similar terms to those used by Africa fans. Big game, big name entertainers. Favorite camps, favorite casinos. Gambling all night, sounds of the bush all night. Games of chance, chance of game.

Are there other addictive destinations?
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Apr 5th, 2005, 06:12 AM
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Definitely India, at least for me; my wife didn't like it to my extent. I've only been once, and only to south central India (Hyderabad), but I have a strong desire to return and see the rest of India. There is so much to see, so much contrast and diversity, and people are so very friendly. My most vivid memory, and this will sound odd, is of the smells of Hyderabad. Some smells were good, others bad, and a few very bad, but the air was alive with different smells. I should also mention that I love Indian food.




Plus, I love Indian food.

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Apr 7th, 2005, 02:19 AM
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For me, India has a similar addictiveness though I've just been there once (albeit for 4 months).
Most of all though, Nepal is an addiction, though it doesn't seem like the same type as Africa.
I've been twice and would be going back on my honeymoon this year (my fianceé is an avid trekker too) if it weren't for the political instability and danger involved.
The people are wonderful, the scenery is breathtaking, the camaraderie in lodges after a day's trekking is unbeatable, the feeling of achievement when the trek is done is overwhelming. And then you can go white-water rafting too.
And I also love Indian and Nepalese food.
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Apr 7th, 2005, 05:11 AM
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I think many parts of Asia have addicted visitors, Thailand probably very high on that list with a very high percentage of return and regular visitors, many of us came to Thailand on frequent visits and decided to stay for good!
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Apr 7th, 2005, 07:04 AM
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I don't think anywhere in the world is as loved as Italy.
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