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Trip List by montanamarvel

Views that Refresh the Soul

May 28, 2006  3 years of living abroad
4.5 of 5 stars based on 2 votes

Places in the world where you stand and feel a zen like connection to the world at large.

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Taormina, Oludeniz, Cinque Terre
  • Category: Best of
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Never been before
  • Appeals to: Active/adventure
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Taormina
    Taormina, Province of Messina

    Standing at the edge of a cliff overlooking the bluest water God can create, behind you thousands of years of history shadowing your thoughts.

  • 2. New Cataract Hotel

    A hotel in the heart of the Nile River Valley. A historical place that reflects both the glamour and the heartache of ancient civilization. With a 1920's feel you will want to wear all white and carry a tennis racket while you enjoy the best breakfast buffett in the world!

  • 3. Oludeniz
    Oludeniz, Mugla Province

    Paragliding off a 6,000 ft mounatin that you thought you you would never reach because both the ride and the driver are insane. Looking at one of the most serene and beautiful lagoons on the world, and you are in Turkey. My favorite country.

  • 4. Cinque Terre
    Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera

    5 small towns each more breathtaking than the last. Walk along a jagged trail to visit each of these treasures while eating gelatto and admiring the endless views of the Italian Riviera.

  • 5. Falling off the world while driving to the Sun
    http://www.nps.gov/glac/montana.htm

    Going to the Sun Road in Glacier National Park in Montana will reveal vistas and wildlife that will scare and invigorate you. Morraine lakes and glaciated waters...

  • 6. An OPEN MINDED View of the world
    http://www.sfpride.org/

    The gay pride parade in san Francisco wil remind you that people are free thinking, open minded and amazing. June 24th 2006.

  • 7. People living with a Reminder
    http://www.pbase.com/image/28885806

    This street in Belgrade Serbia is littered with the remnants of the NATO bombing campaign of the late 90's. People watch while expereincing a hearty, intelligent and gray community of Eastern Europeans who have seen HELL and fought it.