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“One of my goals is to see all the wonders of the world, both ancient and modern,” said Jonathan.
The Great Wall of China was added to the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007.960 1280
“High on my list are the pyramids and temples along the Nile,” said Jonathan. “Visiting them will let me achieve my main mission: riding a camel!”
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the only structure on the original Seven Wonders list still standing.960 1280
Drew looks forward to recreating time spent with his family.
“Our father is originally from Scotland and we have fond memories of exploring castles there on family vacations,” said Drew.960 1280
“I’m eager to snorkel [or scuba dive, if you do that] there to see the abundant marine life,” said Drew. “Except for sharks; I’d rather avoid them!”
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is one of the Seven Natural Wonders.960 1280
“Trains are a terrific way to travel and the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is hard to beat for its echoes of romance and mystery,” said Jonathan. “The restored vintage cars, deluxe dining and old-school service are elegant throwbacks.”
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“I’d do the classic Paris-to-Venice route,” Jonathan said. “After enjoying the famous canals and landmarks, I’d hop back on the Orient Express and travel on to another lovely city, Prague. A first-class adventure!”
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Drew doesn’t want people to get the wrong impression of Cambodia.
“You don’t have to rough it,” he explained. “Nearby (and all over Cambodia) are posh hotels where you can stay in style.”
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“I love festivals where an entire city turns out to celebrate, said Jonathan. “This year I got to take part in the huge party that is Oktoberfest in Munich.“
“One day I want to experience Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival, with all its pulsating parades, exotic costumes, wonderful music and dancing to that great samba beat.”960 1280
“Going on a cruise is a great way to de-stress. A cruise ship is a floating resort with ever-changing scenery. You unpack at the start and then just enjoy the sights and each other,” said Drew.
“On my list is a small-ship cruise from Vancouver to Alaska, the best way to see remote coastal towns and spectacular sights, including glaciers and wildlife. My only requirement? Warm weather.”960 1280