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Mar 11th, 1999, 05:52 AM
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Catherine
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famous posters

I thought of a fun topic.It might be a lead balloon,but some people will enjoy it.Who would you like to see respond to the forum?.My choices are
1.Bill bryson
2.Madeleine Albriecht
3.Kramer
It can be dead people.I read in the enquirer that Elvis sent a grapefruit diet from beyond the grave.
 
Mar 11th, 1999, 07:03 AM
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Maira
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Catherine----- I don't think that it can't get any better than having Al, Wes, Vincent, Donna, BOB, Elaine, Tony, John, and Dan offering their travel wisdom!!!

...but for the sake of conversation, I'll love to hear from Mr. Perillo or Mr. Wolf (the Frugal Gourmet guy).
 
Mar 11th, 1999, 04:44 PM
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My vote: Neal Sanders, Wes Fowler, Jeanne, S. Fowler, BOB, and SEVERAL OTHERS!!!
 
Mar 11th, 1999, 05:08 PM
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nublood
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I want to hear from the following:

1. Napoleon esp for Corsican Tours

2. Louis 16th esp for tips on where he buried the loot.

3. Mr. Crapper esp for views on those Turkish loos

4. Jim esp to ask if he wants to come home.

5. Any member of the G7 esp for tips on hotels.



 
Mar 11th, 1999, 06:14 PM
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OK, Let me hear from Julia Childs about where to eat, John Le Carre on interesting sights, and Lauren Bacall on where to stay.
 
Mar 12th, 1999, 03:35 AM
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I'd love to hear from Stephen Ambrose regarding WWII sites, especially those in Germany. I'm sure he'd have a ton of interesting anecdotes. I'd also love to hear Julius Caesar's take on the "barbarians" to the north and Leif Ericsson's opinions on the "wimps" to his south.
 
Mar 12th, 1999, 04:42 AM
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Imagine William Shakespeare listing the places where he wrote and/or got his inspiration for his plays. If he could ALSO tell us where the originals are located, that would quite a bonus!
 
Mar 12th, 1999, 09:55 AM
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I would like to hear from 2 people for
their travel advise. First, it seems that every neat place I discover in my
travels Lord Byron had already been there, and usually could be found either
swimming from one place to another or
having a romantic interlude with some
fetching maiden. He would seem to be an
excellent source for good input. And,
I would be remiss not to include my namesake and mentor---Prince Henry
the Navigator.He seems to have started
it all---Chris and the boys were merely the his disciples--Thanks Henry !



disciples of his
 
Mar 12th, 1999, 10:02 AM
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Ernest Hemingway. Maybe we could arrange to have drinks together in one of his Paris haunts and then drive down to run with the bulls in Pamplona. I guess I have read Sun Also Rises too many times.
 
Mar 12th, 1999, 10:21 AM
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What about James Joyce.He would be great for budget hotels in Paris and Dublin.Also he could tell me what he was smoking when he wrote Finnegans Wake.
 
Mar 12th, 1999, 12:26 PM
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Henry Hudson; Marco Polo; Ferdinand Magellan; Cap'n Ahab; Hadrian; Genghis Khan; Madeline Kahn
 
Mar 12th, 1999, 12:50 PM
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I might like to hear stories from Christopher Columbus, however, I definitely would NOT take any travel advice on how to get anywhere.
 
Mar 12th, 1999, 08:47 PM
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Bob Brown
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You will have to admit that old Chris was a good fund raiser. But when he started out he did not know where he was going, when he got there he did not know where he was, when he got back he did not know where he had been, and he made the whole trip on someone else's money. Wish I could do the last part.
 
Mar 12th, 1999, 08:54 PM
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Dayle
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Don't know why this comes to mind, but how about "Travel Tips" from the Stones' roadies?
 
Mar 13th, 1999, 07:21 PM
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hafidha
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Cool topic!

I'd also like to hear from Genghis Khan ... and also Charles Dickens.

Oh! And Ibn Batutta.


 
Mar 16th, 1999, 04:37 PM
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Great responses! Wow. Thanks Catherine.

I'd add Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas and Gilda Radner if we're into past lives here; Dave Barry and Bill Bryson would definitely keep us laughing; a few ballads from Edith Piaf and I'd leave the menu to Mario Batalli (catch him on the Food Network), Dione Lucas, Julia Child and Lenotre.
 
Mar 19th, 1999, 02:21 PM
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Dave
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Jim Morrison: Best theaters/concerts in Paris.

Sophia Loren: Best 'nude' sunbathing beaches in Italy.

Sean Connery: Best Pubs in Europe.

Linda Lovelace: Best 'brothels' in Amsterdam.
 
Mar 19th, 1999, 11:17 PM
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Forgive me for lowering the level of this discourse, but...how about Bill Clinton for tips on hotels that offer half-day room rates?
 
Mar 19th, 1999, 11:59 PM
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Becky-

Monica may have better suggestions after her recent European book tour (I know, meow, meow-I couldn't resist).

Actually, the people I wish could post here would be my own parents and my husband's grandparents-unfortunately, all passed away now....my husband's grandfather spent 30 years in Indochine (my husband is French as many of you guys already know) and it turns out he had a wife and 4 kids in France and a concubine and son in Vietnam!! We now spend summers in the villa in France they left my husband's family when they passed away-if only those walls could talk!! Thank goodness, Papi decided to write his memoirs at 80 so we got at least pieces of the juicy history. And my parents went to Europe numerous times (and of course had to "drag" me along when I was old enough) but did I ever think to ask them about their wild younger day trips to Europe in the 50's? No, not hardly ever once much to my regret. We talked a lot, but I never really thought to ask them about their adventures enought. So, I guess the moral is to all you parents out there, be proactive about discussing your travel passions and wild hare-brained trips with your kids-because like me, they may not think to ask
 
Dec 27th, 1999, 05:42 AM
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Worthy of nominations for your "wanna-see" poster "of the century" fun once again?

Juliette Binoche - - are you out there? won't you please come visit us here?
 

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