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Friday poll: How many countries have you visited?

Friday poll: How many countries have you visited?

Old Mar 27th, 2004, 01:51 AM
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So many places to go... It's never enough, is it?
 
Old Mar 27th, 2004, 02:00 AM
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Mexico, Bahamas, Jamaica, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ireland, UK, Netherlands, France, Monaco, Germany, Belgium, Czech Republic, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Switzerland, Greece, and leaving in less than 12 hours for my 5th time to Italy/Vatican City. That's 21.

Will add Norway in August and Russia in Sept./Oct.
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Old Mar 27th, 2004, 03:12 AM
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Interesting thread!!!

I'm from the US, but haven't seen much of my own country, sadly.

Been to Canada, Wales, Scotland, England, France, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands. I feel so inadequate, reading how many places the rest of you have been to!
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Old Mar 28th, 2004, 10:45 AM
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The Travelers' Century Club lists 317 "countries" in their count of separate entities that are separated geographically, politically, or ethnologically. In reviewing membership applications they accept brief "visits" including ports of call, and fuel stops. Based on these factors, my count of "countries" visited is 70 -- spread over a span of 60+ years, beginning with service in the navy during WW II -- which gave me several Pacific Islands. The bulk, however, have occurred since retirement about 12 years ago. What a great way to spend one's retirement years!
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Old Mar 28th, 2004, 11:33 AM
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tcl--- my count is at 23 countries (many repeat visits to some of them), 42 USA states, have lived in 3 countries, speak 3 languages. Next summer 2005 will add some of Scandinavia; Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland. Can't wait!!
 
Old Mar 28th, 2004, 11:38 AM
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Let's see... from Canada

When I was about 5, if I remember correctly: USA, Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Brazil... and spots inbetween I'm sure.

Recently - USA, Britain, France, passed through Switzerland to Italy, The Vatican, flew through Schipol in the Netherlands, and just recently Australia and New Zealand.

So, not a lot. Oh, yeah, I've also been to Quebec. (Canada joke).
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Old Mar 28th, 2004, 11:48 AM
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I've been searching for the website that inspired me to post this thread and I finally found it today:

http://www.world66.com/myworld66/login

I clicked on the links for "Visited Countried" and "Visited States" to find out what percentage of the world (or US) I've visited. Not surprisingly my percentages were low.

P.S. According to this website, many of the Caribbean islands didn't count as separate countries because they are under the control of another country.
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Old Mar 28th, 2004, 04:40 PM
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17 so far, adding 3 more in May/June and another in Sept. So many countries, so little time! Sigh....
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Old Mar 28th, 2004, 04:47 PM
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I think it's 23 not including islands that belong to other countries. I was fortunate to have studied in Europe so I got to travel around the continent a bit.
I intend to bring that number much higher of course. So many places I would like to see still. However, I am currently returning to several of my favorite countries to experience them in more depth.
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Old Mar 28th, 2004, 08:47 PM
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18 countries on four continents but I am still about 10 countries behind those visited by my wife.

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Old Mar 28th, 2004, 09:19 PM
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9 - Canada, USA, Holland, France, Sweden, Belgium, Italy, Spain and England. And it's probably going to be France, France and more France in the next 5 years or so.
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Old Mar 28th, 2004, 09:23 PM
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11 but 13 if counting US and Vatican

France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, England, Holland, Belize, Mexico, Caman Islands, Canada.

And I just started 5 years ago when I graduated from high school. I want to see so much more.
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Old Mar 29th, 2004, 12:05 AM
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32 countries in total (including my home country, but excluding the Vatican city!)

Europe - 15
England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Denmark, Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Greece

Asia - 4
Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Sri Lanka

Australasia - 5 (is it a continent??)
Australia, New Zealand, French Polynesia, Fiji, The Cook Islands

North America - 3
USA, Barbados, Mexico,

Africa - 2
Morocco, Tunisia
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Old Mar 29th, 2004, 01:51 AM
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Nice thread! IT's nice to sit down and count your blessings, so tho speak, every once in a while.

hmm let's see: Bahrain, Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey, Kenya, Greece, Italy, France, Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Holland, England, USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, oh and the UAE. That's it?! So much more to see!

Total 22
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Old Mar 29th, 2004, 01:53 AM
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oops forgot Spain and Switzerland, so that's 24, yay
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Old Mar 29th, 2004, 02:17 AM
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France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Turkey, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Malta, Ireland, USA, Canada, Costa Rica, South Africa, Swaziland. Oh, and one foot in Portugal when I was 4...
So that makes 16 and a half.

Plus another 3 if I'm allowed to count my homeland of Scotland, plus England and Wales...
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Old Mar 29th, 2004, 03:13 AM
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I've only really started travelling in the past four years, so here we go:

Europe:

Scotland, Wales, Rep of Ireland, France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Germany, The Netherlands, The Vatican City, Monaco, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Turkey, Greece (Total 22)

Asia:
Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan (Total 4)

Australasia:
Australia, New Zealand (Total 2)

North America:
The USA (Total 1)

Grand Total: 29 in four years. Not bad!

Plus Slovenia in a month's time, so that'll take me to 30. More countries than years old, a good equation to maintain I think....!
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Old Mar 29th, 2004, 03:17 AM
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Europe - Holland, France, Belguim, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Scotland

Caribbean - BVI, USVI, St. Kitts/Nevis, St. Martin, Grenada, Aruba, New Providence, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Anguilla, Grand Caymen

Other - Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama Canal, Hawaii and other US destinations, Canada, Columbia

I believe that is 25.
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Old Mar 29th, 2004, 03:22 AM
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Europe - oh my, let me think. England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland. Denmark (do airports count?). Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg. France Germany Austria Italy. Switzerland. Czech Republic. Monaco. I think that is it.

North America - Canada and Mexico.

South America - Peru, Brazil, Argentina.

Iceland

nothing in the Caribbean, nothing in the Pacific. nothing in Africa/Middle East/Australia/NZ. not yet anyway.

this is only 21, for some reason I thought I had more than that... I'll think on it.
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Old Mar 29th, 2004, 03:32 AM
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This is better than working ...

Not counting my home country

Canada, Mexico, Guatelmala, Bermuda

UK, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Russia, France, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Greece, Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Macedonia, Serbia [Kosovo]

Austalia, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam

That seems to be ... 28 and counting ...
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