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Travel Top Tens!

This list is going to get very long!

The following are some top tens in various subjects.

If you have any to add; let me know!

Beaches

Bears
Brown, Black, Grizzly, Polar, University of California, Chicago.
Didn’t want to start off with “Beer”!

Beer
Pilsner Urquell- Czech Republic, Leffe Blond, Stella- Belgium, Heineken- Holland

Books
The Bible
Book of Kells- Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Lindisfarne Gospels

Bridges

Candy Stores
Afar: https://www.afar.com/travel-tips/best-sweet-shops-for-candy-lovers;

Canyons
Grand Canyon- AZ
Zion Canyon- UT
Copper Canyon- Mexico

Castles/ Fortresses
Edinburgh Castle- Scotland
Tower of London, Windsor Castle- England
Stockholm- Sweden
St. Petersburg, Russia

Cemeteries

Cliff Dwellings
Montezuma’s Castle- AZ
Mesa Verde- Colorado

Cookbooks
“Lydia’s Kitchen”, “The Joy of Cooking”

Dogs
Chocolate Labradors,

Drinks
Bloody Mary, Margarita, “Martini, shaken, not stirred.”

Ferris Wheels
London Eye: since 2000; 443-foot high.
Las Vegas: since ?; 550-foot high.

Food
Hot Dog- NYC, NY, USA. Sabrett’s with red onions, and sometimes Nathen’s and Hebrew National for the uneducated!
Fish n Chips- London, England.
Spaghetti- Bologna, Italy.
Pasta- Rome, Italy.
Steak- Florence, Italy.
Pizza- Naples, Italy.
Actually all of Italy!
Thrillist: https://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/foods-worth-traveling-around-the-world-for

Gates/ Arches
UC Berkeley University, CA republic of
Sun Gate- Machu Picchu, Peru
Trinity College- Dublin, Ireland
Admiralty Arch- London, England
Arch de Triumph- Paris, France
Brandenburg Gate- Berlin, Germany
Arches of the Roman Forum- Rome, Italy
Gate leading into the Taj Mahal- Agra, India

Haunted Hotels
Stanley Hotel (“The Shining”)- CO
Hotel Monteleone- New Orleans
Wilcox Hotel- Aiken, South Carolina

Hikes
Mt. Whitney and Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)- California
Appalachian Trail-
The Inca Trail- Peru

Hot Springs
Iceland: has numerous ones.
Fodors: https://www.fodors.com/news/photos/take-a-soak-in-the-worlds-12-best-hot-springs

Lakes
Lake Louise- Canada
Lake Tahoe- CA
Great Lakes- USA

Mineral Water
Pellegrino, Acqua Panna- Italy
Perrier- France
Apollinaris- Germany

Music
Galway and Dublin, “Whiskey in the Jar” Galway tour driver; and in Dublin where a little boy was busking on Grafton Street
“Friend of the Devil” on ski slope in Lillehammer, Norway

Rides
U.S.: sports car on CA Route 1, Oregon coast, Route 66

Rivers
The longest rivers on each of the seven continents are:
North America the Mississippi-Missouri.
South America the Amazon.
Europe the Volga.
Africa the Nile.
Asia is China’s Yangtze.
Australia the “Murray-Darling”.
Antarctica the Onyx at 20 miles; yes just 20!
Other notable ones are:
Columbia- WA.
Charles- Boston.
Hudson- NY.
Potomac- Washington D.C.
Thames- London.
Rhine, Mosel, Danube- Germany.

Sea Kayaking
Pacific Northwest- USA
Sea of Cortez- Mexico

Shopping

Sighs
Paris, Nice, Oslo, Stockholm, Riga, Prague, Venice, Florence, Rome, Siena, Taormina

Ski Resorts
Lake Tahoe- CA
Alta- Utah
Vail and Aspen- CO

Stairs
Fodors: https://www.fodors.com/news/photos/the-20-most-incredible-staircases-in-the-world;

Towers
Assisi, Florence- Campanile and City Hall, Pisa, Siena, all in Italy.

Trees
California Oaks
Tuscan Cypresses

Transportation
Cable Car/ SF, NYC Subways (especially PATH, since I grew up in NJ)
European- Trams and Trains, London Underground, Northern European Ferries

Tunnels

Views
San Francisco’s hills, CA
Grand Canyon, AZ
Route 163, Monument Valley, AZ
Bryce Canyon- Sunrise, Inspiration and Bryce Points, UT
Sun Gate near Machu Picchu- Peru
Taormina- Sicily

Walks
SF; NYC; London; Paris; Rome; Pompeii;

Wine
Brunello di Montalcino, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Barolo, Chianti Classico, Vermentino- Italy
Bordeaux and Burgandy- France

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