Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-05-29, 23:50

atalarikt wrote:In no order list;

I'd write "In no particular order:"

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby księżycowy » 2018-05-29, 23:53

Which is what I was modelling for him. I just didn't come right out and say it. :P

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-05-29, 23:55

Ah.

I think I might end up staying in India starting sometime next year. I've never been quite sure how to feel about that prospect.

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby księżycowy » 2018-05-30, 22:57

I forgot Ethiopia!

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-05-30, 23:41

Is that part of your actual list or your runner-up list?

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby księżycowy » 2018-05-30, 23:52

Actually, I'm not sure. :hmm:
Some with Israel actually.

Ah, fuck it. I'll revise my list:
Japan, S. Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, Israel, Ethiopia, German, Poland, Ireland, Vatican City. (China?)

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-05-31, 1:20

I would love to go to China someday. I think that's in part because of its linguistic and cultural diversity, which Taiwan just doesn't come close to.

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby księżycowy » 2018-05-31, 10:04

I would like to go to China too, but my interests make it hard to appreciate the current government, from what I understand anyway.

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-05-31, 12:11

I don't appreciate the current government, either, but that's less related to my personal interests and has nothing to do with whether I'd go and visit (and not all that much to do with whether I'd go to stay for a while). I mean, I don't appreciate the current government of this country, either, albeit for slightly different reasons; yet, here I am! :P

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby księżycowy » 2018-05-31, 12:14

You actually have a point there.

But I'm a bit apprehensive about visiting due to my interested and such. But I probably would some day anyway. Even if for a touristy type of thing. And of course, I still want to visit Taiwan.

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-06-01, 0:22

I've been at the very least concerned about my whole family's (long-term) safety in this country for decades*, but I'm still here (and I don't even bother to read the news although I know I really should!), and I don't think most of my relatives can imagine leaving. But also, I doubt China is significantly worse than Vietnam. If it helps you feel any better, one of my classmates in Chinese class intended to do missionary work in China and definitely did at least study abroad there (stayed in Beijing for a month? Or maybe a few months). I'm sure she would have mentioned it if she had any serious issues with doing that.

*Even before the turn of the century. For this reason, the prospect of moving to India actually has a certain appeal to me.

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby OldBoring » 2018-06-07, 5:41

vijayjohn wrote:I would love to go to China someday. I think that's in part because of its linguistic and cultural diversity, which Taiwan just doesn't come close to.

What? Aboriginal languages.

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-06-07, 6:49

OldBoring wrote:
vijayjohn wrote:I would love to go to China someday. I think that's in part because of its linguistic and cultural diversity, which Taiwan just doesn't come close to.

What? Aboriginal languages.

All the Aboriginal languages of Taiwan are Austronesian, though, whereas China has not only Tibeto-Burman languages, Bai, and Tujia (in addition to Sinitic!) but also Hmong-Mien, Tai-Kadai, Turkic, Mongolic, Tungusic, Austroasiatic, and Iranian languages plus various mixed languages, Macanese Patuá, (Macanese) Portuguese, Korean, and even an Austronesian language called Tsat spoken on Hainan.

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby Lur » 2018-06-15, 11:46

Off the top of my head:

Iceland, Scandinavia and the Baltics, Ireland, Wales, Greece, Antarctica, Namibia, New Zealand, Australia, the island of Borneo, China, Canada and Greenland, Chile, I dunno

I'm not gonna see a quarter of that in my life
Geurea dena lapurtzen uzteagatik, geure izaerari uko egiteagatik.

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby Prowler » 2018-08-16, 21:35

No clue if I already posted in this thread, so...

I guess Japan? Or Germany. I mean, I've been to Germany before but to Frankfurt and Köln only when I was like 8 years old. I only remember the big cathedral in Köln and German taxis being just like Portuguese taxis. I guess because most of our taxis are Mercedes as well, a German brand. My brother told me we were also in Münich but I have ZERO memories of it.

So yeah, if money wasn't a problem I'd definitely go all over Japan and Germany, visit each region and major city.

But I would like to visit every single European country just to say I did it. But I dunno if that will ever be possible and I don't want to go to a country just to check it off my list.

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby Widukind » 2018-11-19, 14:59

The UK.

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Re: Which country do you want to visit absolutely?

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-11-19, 18:22

Maybe this doesn't count since I've been to India several times already, but I was hoping I could go live there for a while sooner than it now seems I'll be able to.


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