Favorite Spot in Asia

Apr 17th, 2002, 01:35 PM
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Kate
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Favorite Spot in Asia

If you could live in any part of Asia for a year, where would it be? I've always fantasized about living in Sumatra and running surfing excursions.
 
Apr 17th, 2002, 01:45 PM
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Bangkok. People always complain about the odor and say it's too busy, but I love it. The busyness is the allure.
 
Apr 17th, 2002, 02:42 PM
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I love Bangkok as well. They don't call it "the grundel of Asia" for nothing.
 
Apr 17th, 2002, 03:08 PM
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Kristina
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I love Bangkok too. Maybe Chiang Mai. I'd also vote for Ubud, Bali.
 
Apr 17th, 2002, 03:15 PM
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Hanuman
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Phuket!

Can't afford it though. New houses are going for US 1 million up to 2.5 million!
 
Apr 17th, 2002, 03:22 PM
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i dont know if would want to live in a country with the largest muslim population in the world(Indonesia) but the best spot in Asia has got to be Chennai(India) you can seriously walk out into the 85 degree water for about 1/2 a mile and only be shoulder deep........
 
Apr 17th, 2002, 04:08 PM
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There's a tiny village in China called Choad. We were the only westerners there and had to crap in the street becuase there wasn't any plumbing. I'd move there in a second.
 
Apr 17th, 2002, 04:19 PM
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Louang Prabang, Laos. What a wonderful place to escape from all of the crap that's going on in this world! However, as soon as the first Starbuck's or McDonald's opens, I'm moving on....
 
Apr 17th, 2002, 07:03 PM
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I live in Melaka, Malaysia and I adore it! Cost of living is cheap, we're right on the Straits of Malacca with a beautiful view, small town feel without the noise or traffic or pollution of KL, but with KL a short drive away for serious shopping, great medical and dental (and cheap), amazing food. Aside from missing our families, we love living here and don't have any plans of leaving any time soon!

Jen

 
Apr 18th, 2002, 05:49 AM
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Oh, so many, how to choose..okay, Koh Talu, quiet, relaxed, cool see breezes.
 
Apr 18th, 2002, 06:22 AM
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Les
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Hong Kong!
 
Apr 18th, 2002, 09:22 AM
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Sumatra definitely is a good choice. You could live at lake Toba or at the smaller Lake Maninjau. The Landscape is beautful and the local architecture is most interesting.
The next most interesting place in in Indonesia in my opinion iS Sulawesi, as well in culture as in local achitecture.
 
Apr 18th, 2002, 08:45 PM
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sue
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Hey, Steve. Bali, where Ubud is located, is Hindu/
 
Apr 19th, 2002, 12:37 AM
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Prof Schmarz
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In Steve's defense, he mentioned Indonesia with no reference to Bali. Hence, one must defer any judgement as to his cultural IQ....
 
Apr 19th, 2002, 11:23 AM
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renton
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Ho Chi Min city daaaaawg!
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 02:04 AM
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deepa
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Has got to be Kyoto during the cherry blossom season.
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 02:39 AM
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George W. Bush
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My favourite spot in Asia? Mexico!
 
Apr 23rd, 2002, 12:02 PM
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puck
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Me love Sri Lanka coast.
 
Apr 23rd, 2002, 12:51 PM
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Opinions
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Singapore, Shanghai, or Bangkok
 
Apr 25th, 2002, 11:55 AM
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I recently crapped my pants in Sri Lanka after an amzing dish of pork fied rice...it was fantastic.
 

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