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Best looking person you've seen while travelling

Feb 10th, 2002, 11:09 AM
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Perhaps the "me, looking at a reflection" response was a joke, but there is some truth to it. When I travel, I tend to smile more, have more of a spring in my step, and generally give off a better aura than when I'm home in my everyday life. I wish I could translate that to every day, but the truth is that I am "better looking" while travelling!
 
Feb 10th, 2002, 11:11 AM
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Anon, I agree wholeheartedly!
 
Feb 10th, 2002, 01:48 PM
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The first person to come to mind is Queen Elizabeth. We were walking past Buckingham palace. The gates opened and her car came thru. I was standing but just a few feet from her car, she smiled and waved her wonderful, gracious wave. I've never seen anyone so beautiful. What grace. There is so much more to being beautiful then physical beauty.
 
Feb 10th, 2002, 01:56 PM
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Dangggggg, and I don't mean that the Queen is not beautiful physically, I just meant that she is not 18 yrs old with the body and no winkles that a lot of people associate with beauty.
 
Feb 10th, 2002, 02:35 PM
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Pretty much all of the Parisian women I saw during my last trip, especially a woman with her teenage daughters in Sephora...they were all breathtaking.
 
Feb 10th, 2002, 06:22 PM
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It'd have to be a hottie cabdriver named Andreas that took me from the Vatican back to my hotel near Termini after I saw the Pope one Wed AM last October. Gave me his phone # and wanted to go dancing that night. Golden hair and skin, former carabinieri, into martial arts, loved R&B & wanted to know if I'd ever seen Prince when I told him I was from Minneapolis... Can I get into the wayback machine and do this one over? Sigh...
 
Feb 12th, 2002, 05:07 PM
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My bf, when he smiles and flashes those dimples at me. SERIOUSLY. And after 11+ years together, too!
ja
 
Feb 12th, 2002, 07:32 PM
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I saw florence henderson (aka Mrs Brady while on holiday in London. She was smokin'!!
 
Feb 13th, 2002, 05:07 AM
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Three years ago on a flight to Los Angeles from New York, I had the amazing and unforgettable fortune to sit beside a drop dead gorgeous Philippine woman who just took my breath away. She was tall,lean, elegant with long jet black straight hair and had the face of an angel. The flight attendants who must've known her were very solicituous to her and after 2 hours of this spectacle, my curiosity got the better of me and I asked her if she was a celebrity I didn't know. No wonder she was gorgeous, she was just proclaimed first runner-up at the Miss Universe show 2 months prior.
 
Feb 13th, 2002, 05:10 AM
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In Munich, at the Augustiner brewery, I was having dinner with a couple from Chicago. Two men came in and sat down at our table. We greeted them in both English and German and they responded in German then talked between themselves only in German while we talked about the city and Germany and gave them every opportunity to engage if they spoke English. When they didn't interact with us, I assumed they didn't speak English and quietly said to my friends, "That man is a Botticelli angel." And he was . . . porcelain skin, the sweetest face, almost asexual, symmetrical and well sculpted without being angular - he could have been a man or woman - softly waving hair falling away from his face, a lovely, well-proportioned physique and wonderful hands. Needless to say, both men then spoke to us in English and I made a quick escape to the Ladies' til the blushing stopped. I dream of him even now. And, hey, I'm sure it didn't hurt his ego any!
 
Feb 13th, 2002, 05:30 AM
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My wife standing on the balcony of our hotel over looking Lake Como, Italy. We later used that same balcony for some "fun and games"
 
Apr 19th, 2002, 08:37 PM
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Apr 19th, 2002, 09:17 PM
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6 years ago, a Swedish hockey player. Oh the memories.
 
Apr 19th, 2002, 09:30 PM
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This is absolutely a true story. On a cruise stop in Aruba the most stunning man blocked my path --I couldn't take my eyes off him while his "friend" whom I never saw pickpocketed me from behind.
I don't look at goodlooking men anymore unless I have my compact mirror out and I see them through it.
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 04:42 AM
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People as scenery, again!

Kathryn, send your mirror a dozen roses because that 2-D image is the love of your life.
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 04:50 AM
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3/64, If you don't believe that people are viewed as scenery, you my friend are in deep denial. Physical beauty has been revered and appreciated throughout the ages, so I don't know why you have such a problem with it. It's not shallow, it's human nature, it's inate, even infants respond to beauty.

Unless of course you are a horrible looking troll.
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 05:02 AM
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Bell boy. Saga Hotel. Reykjavik, Iceland. Without a doubt.

Hottie - saw Florence when she came into a company where she was signing an endorsement deal, I believe for Polygrip. I was working there and yes, she looks amazing for her age. Not sure about "best looking" though. ;-)

Shanna - You don't have to blush, I think you're finally learning. ;-)
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 05:16 AM
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The guy driving the refrigerated truck full of pork outside Rocamadour who picked my friend and me up hitchhiking in 1972. My friend sat in the passenger seat, I sat between the driver and the gearshift and he told me when and how to shift (in French). Asked if I wanted to go with him to Biarritz. The road not taken.
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 05:23 AM
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The children outside playing. Everywhere you travel, they are truly beautiful.
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 05:37 AM
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Who would know more about the poverty of looking no deeper than the surface than a woman considered beautiful?

Frankly, if Kathryn HAD to choose this "best in show" idea as her contribution to the forum, I would have preferred that she at least phrase it as "the most attractive person." Eye of the beholder, and all that, not to mention chemistry, pheromones, gender, age, etc.

Two of the most beautiful "people" I've encountered in my travels are Michaelangelo's "David" and Botticelli's "Venus" (on the half-shell!). Both are ideals, neither is live, both are REALLY old!

The "live" beautiful people I encounter catch my attention just long enough to see if they have a special look in their eyes, a way of smiling or laughing, or something they say or do that shows me that what they are is more than a lobotomized wiemeraner with good lines.


 

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