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Old 08-13-06, 02:03 PM   #1
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North, South, East, & West

How far have you been?

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Old 08-13-06, 02:08 PM   #2
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I'd love to travel to other countries someday, but so far I've never had enough money.
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Old 08-13-06, 02:10 PM   #3
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Cool idea, although east and west are kind of relative!

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Old 08-13-06, 02:25 PM   #4
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Old 08-13-06, 02:32 PM   #5
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North: Alaska (drove there from FL and back)
South: Puerto Rico
East: Bermuda (may be Puerto Rico, I'd have ta look at a map)
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Old 08-13-06, 02:52 PM   #6
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Old 08-13-06, 03:35 PM   #7
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Old 08-13-06, 03:42 PM   #9
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Old 08-13-06, 03:45 PM   #10
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North. Goteborg, Sweden - I think Reyakavik, Iceland almost same latitude.
South: La Paz, Bolivia
East: Budapest, Hungary
West : ? Malacca, Malasia at least the plane headed west
from LA.( within western hemisphere- West shore, Kauai, Hawaii. )

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Old 08-13-06, 03:57 PM   #11
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Old 08-13-06, 03:58 PM   #12
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Old 08-13-06, 05:07 PM   #13
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Old 08-13-06, 05:16 PM   #14
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Old 08-14-06, 12:27 AM   #15
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Old 08-14-06, 12:56 AM   #16
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Old 08-14-06, 01:07 AM   #17
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Old 08-14-06, 01:29 AM   #18
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West: Tokyo
So....you're furthest West is the Far East?



This is what I meant about East/West being relative. LOL
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Old 08-14-06, 02:51 AM   #19
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East & West: I've been around the world so I don't know how relevant this is.
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Old 08-14-06, 06:16 AM   #21
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Old 08-14-06, 06:49 AM   #22
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And you didn't even visit your termite admirer?

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I'm not well traveled
We can correct that....where should I take you my dear?
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Old 08-14-06, 07:01 AM   #23
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South: Yucatan Penninsula, Mexico
East: Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

A few other notables: I've been to the southernmost point in the continental US (Key West) as well as the westernmost point in Europe (Slea Head, in the village of Dún Chaoin, located on the Dingle Penninsula (Corca Dhuibhne) in Ireland):

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Old 08-14-06, 07:18 AM   #24
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So....you're furthest West is the Far East?



This is what I meant about East/West being relative. LOL
haha, i knew someone would comment on that! I travelled West to get there
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Old 08-14-06, 07:28 AM   #25
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We can correct that....where should I take you my dear?

d00d I was five. I hardly think my parents would have approved.

One day I aim to get myself to Alaska. And Ireland. I could be happy never going anywhere else if I could check out the tundra and glaciers and Pacific up north, and finally be able to say I've seen the place where my family started.
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