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  1. Really People?

    Really People? New Member

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    Hahaha!!!

    I wish I could do more traveling...

    As things currently are, I don't get to leave the area often...

    Maybe one o' these days, though...
     
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    I was an Airman at the time, serving on an aircrew on short layover for a refueling stop at Shannon Airport..
    AFI 11-202, General Flight Rules, which states aircrew shall not consume alcoholic beverages within 12 hours of take-off

    Those are soldiers in the photo in ACU.
    Army Reg. 670-1

    3–3. Occasions for wear

    a. Personnel may not wear utility uniforms in establishments that primarily sell alcohol. If the establishment sells alcohol and food, soldiers may not wear utility uniforms if their activities in the establishment center on drinking alcohol only.
     
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    Soooo, you're complaining about the uniform not the seating arrangement?

    j/k
     
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    cenydd Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Most parts of Wales, Scotland and England (and Cornwall!)
    France
    Belgium
    Netherlands
    Luxembourg
    Germany
    Austria
    Switzerland
    Italy
    Bulgaria
    Canada (Ontario, Quebec)
    USA (Florida, NY State, California, Arizona, Nevada)
    Australia (NSW, Queensland)

    That's about it, I think. Haven't done much international travelling in recent years - the costs and ties of having kids and dogs!
     
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    I really wanna travel around Europe...

    Seems like there's so much to see...
     
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    cenydd Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    There is - so much, and so much variety both in culture and scenery (there's huge variation of both even in the UK alone).

    What's often slightly frustrating is hearing about people 'doing Europe' in a couple of weeks by going from capital city to capital city. It's a terrible shame to do that kind of thing - it's missing all of the best and most interesting bits, and most capital cities aren't at all representative of their countries. Some of them are nice places in their own right, of course, but still not really representative. I'm very glad that when I went to Oz, for example, we were visiting family in a small town, and hired a car and did a round tour up the inland of NSW to Brisbane and back down to Sydney along the coast, and got to see a bit of the real place as well as taking in the cities and touristy places.

    Personally I'd rather spend a couple of weeks exploring one country than trying to get to as many countries as possible and not seeing anything of any of them, if you see what I mean - going from the US, if I only had a few weeks vacation to use, I think it'd be better to spend that few weeks exploring the UK or Germany, for example, than going from capital to capital across Europe and not really getting a feel for any of the countries in the process. Maybe that's just me, though.
     
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    Meh, I prefer to wander off the trail, and, see what the less traveled parts of the places I visit have to offer...
     
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    The rocky coastline is striking during a late summer thunderstorm.
     
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    In a country with the size and diversity of the US if you can't find anything interesting, it means you didn't want to.
     

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