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Non skiing travel

Discussion in 'Passport' started by Ozgirl, Feb 14, 2020 at 5:08 PM.

  1. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    this just came up as my screensaver on my PC.

    Its going on my "where i'd go if didn't spend all my money on skiing" bucketlist.



    Whats on yours?
     
  2. Jacko4650

    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Hervey Bay for a night on the pith?
     
  3. TheFake

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    A return trip to Norway (particularly the Lofoten region again).
    Antartica would be pretty rad.
    BC Canada is also right up there for a trip with the bikes.
     
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    Haha, just book your ticket mate and we’ll do it! Otherwise there’s luminosity in Holland :D
     
  6. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Can I borrow some FF points? say 500K?
     
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    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thinking of taking the kids backpacking through Lombok to the Gili’s and Komodo not really bucket list worthy though.

    Nepal, was on the list but was missed due to unrest in the early 2000’s then kids got in the way, so there Tibet and Mongolia.
     
  8. Heinz

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    Initially I would have said this does not compute as I have never done this. But I am planning on Europe in spring/summer 2021. My sister is keen to come with me so I can be guide/interpreter for our relatives in Austria. Also looking to catch a couple of music festivals.
     
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    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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  12. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes, I agree!

    Hence bucket list...
     
  13. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Speak to @Sandy
     
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  14. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Done #1
     
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    Canada (in particular Icefields Parkway) was always on my list which we were able to do last August.
    At the moment I’d say Northern Lights as well.
     
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    That makes no sense.
     
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  18. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bucket list to me is slightly unobtainable.

    You need to actually make an effort to cross them off.

    As opposed to skiing. Not on the bucket list, it just is!
     
  19. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Make a new list buddy!
     
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  20. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    But then there is skiing in Japan, Europe, North America, South America, India, NZ etc all to cross off.
     
  21. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep!

    All very doable.

    Bucket list is gonna have to wait!
     
  22. Seth

    Seth Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Couple of chances for the best you’ll see at Tomorrow Land a little closer to home.

     
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    GO 2.0
    I'm broadcasting this live...
    May have listened to GO from Wollongong to Coffs one work day...
     
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    Computer says no.
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    Billy_Buttons Que Sera, Sera Ski Pass: Gold

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    White Cliffs underground accommodation...

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    That place is a hole.
     
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    Seth Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Keen to hear what 3.0 is all about. Hasn’t uploaded any videos yet.
     
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    Sweden. I have friends there I’d really like to go visit. I don’t know what Sweden is like for skiing, but I’d work it in if I could.
     
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    I have little desire to travel on a summer holiday and would enjoy the different winters that we don't see here in Perth.

    However, if I had to do summers, it would be northern scotland, norway, antarctica, or canada

    The Atlantic Rd in Norway looks interesting




    I would also enjot one of those Porsche Driving Experiences, say over the Stelvio Pass

     
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    Basque coast and Pyrenees ( revisit after decades)

    @Kletterer I went to Fontainebleau earlier this year and was strangely underwhelmed, despite my regard for Napoleon. Château de Vincennes was more my thing.
     
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    Its a bouldering destination par excellence.
     
  33. Ozgirl

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    Cham with no snow?
     
  34. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    I loved sweden. in the airport on arrival it felt like "home"

    Then i had a friend act as tour guide which solidified it!
     
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    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    no one said it had to be in summer!

    Just a holdiay without any skiing!

    where is the second pic?
     
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    I've always wanted to drive over all those bridges in Norway.
    Orkney
    Shetland
    Ireland
    The Baltic States
    Slovenia
    Croatia
    Just for a start
     
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    Alpine climbing Mecca all year round.
     
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    Yeah I know, I was just framing my desires LOL

    Both pics 1 and 2 are of the Atlantic Rd in Norway, very majestic and an engineering masterpiece too
     
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    my first snow holiday was in 1994, and since then that's the only holiday I do.

    There are lots of other places I'd like to visit but while I can only afford one holiday a year it has to be snow.

    I'm also not really into the cities and the cultural side of it, except for perhaps visitng something like a Porsche /Ferrari/Lamborgini/Audi/yougetthepicture museum/factory
     
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    Thinking about it, Patagonia, around Fitzroy and The Torres during a nice weather window would be great.
     
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    I know that feeling. I seriously looked into moving there at one point. My friend and I have known each other since we were 12 and started out as pen pals. The last time I went over there, our bags got stranded at Frankfurt for a little over 24 hours. I had been dealing with a then Mstr 2.5 having a meltdown while checking in at Sydney and hubby missed the instruction that we needed to notify Cathay at Frankfurt to check our bags onto our connecting Lufthansa flight to Gothenburg, even though the bag tags had the correct info on them for our Frankfurt-Gothenburg flight on them. I suspect that if hubby wasn’t a fluent speaker of German (we rang Cathay in Frankfurt as soon as we got to our friend’s place), it would have taken a lot longer to get our bags back, if at all.