If you could go anywhere where would you go?

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Jamesh
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If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby Jamesh » 16 Nov 2020, 8:14pm

It's a title of a children's story book btw.

But if you had 10 days / 2 weeks where would you go...?

I ask out of idle speculation and slight opportunity in that my wife has gone to live with her parents for 2 weeks as we have an outbreak of CV at our kids primary school and being immuno compromised she thought it best to stay away for a couple if weeks. And you know how our minds work chaps she's away for s couple of weeks I might have earn't enough brownie points looking after 4 kids for a trip away myself but I'm not holding my breath!!!

So if you could go anywhere, where would you go?

I vote for Italy next summer ride out fly home?

Cheers James

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Re: If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby Cowsham » 16 Nov 2020, 8:21pm

That's an easy one -- Isle of Man -- but you can't get there at the moment -- well not ordinary mortals. There's about 7 cases of covid19 on the island as I type 6 in isolation and 1 in hospital ( the first one in hospital for many months. Cases were zero for a long time till the wanes started arriving home from uni in England etc ) there's no social distancing and business has been back to normal since early June. Safest place on the earth right now.

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Re: If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby simonineaston » 16 Nov 2020, 8:26pm

Wow - that's a toughy... anywhere? Hmmm... probably Japan, maybe?! or, back in time!! :roll:
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Re: If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 16 Nov 2020, 8:31pm

Doggerland of course, need to travel in time too, 6 000 years ago :wink:
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Re: If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby Psamathe » 16 Nov 2020, 8:31pm

2 weeks/10 days not long enough for me to justify the carbon footprint to travel outside UK. And nowhere appropriate in UK at the moment so even without everything else I'd be staying at home.

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Re: If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby northerncyclist » 16 Nov 2020, 8:39pm

If you mean right now the only place I would entertain going to would be the Canary Islands.....

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Re: If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby Cowsham » 16 Nov 2020, 8:52pm

simonineaston wrote:Wow - that's a toughy... anywhere? Hmmm... probably Japan, maybe?! or, back in time!! :roll:


Ha ha isle of man again -- when you step off the boat your in 1957 but with the best broadband in the world.

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Re: If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby Bonefishblues » 16 Nov 2020, 9:08pm

Great Inagua, Bahamas. A spectacular place in many ways.

(Oh, and I wouldn't be cycling, for the avoidance of doubt :P )
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Re: If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby Traction_man » 16 Nov 2020, 10:13pm

Back to the Camino for me, I had to bail out in 2005 in Burgos due to terrible food poisoning, having reached there from Pamplona, and I've been itching to go back but need that two weeks to get to Santiago from Burgos, not on foot this time but cycling, drifting through the rolling landscape and just spending some time on the road, no schedule, sunshine, bliss!

Cheers,

Keith

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Re: If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby hamish » 16 Nov 2020, 10:23pm

Psamathe wrote:2 weeks/10 days not long enough for me to justify the carbon footprint to travel outside UK. And nowhere appropriate in UK at the moment so even without everything else I'd be staying at home.

Ian


I agree with the carbon footprint concerns... So I'd probably say Scotland for me. A mainly off road tour in the highlands... Again.

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Re: If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby The utility cyclist » 17 Nov 2020, 1:18am

Any place that isn't duped/too dumb to fall for the covid fraud and hasn't put restrictions on human life in place.

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Re: If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby MarcusT » 17 Nov 2020, 5:58am

Jamesh wrote:It's a title of a children's story book btw.

But if you had 10 days / 2 weeks where would you go...?

I vote for Italy next summer ride out fly home?

Cheers James

Italy is a little large for 2 weeks. Everybody dreams of Tuscany and is well merited, but Apulia is where my next dream trip is.
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Re: If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby MarcusT » 17 Nov 2020, 5:59am

The utility cyclist wrote:Any place that isn't duped/too dumb to fall for the covid fraud and hasn't put restrictions on human life in place.

What?
I wish it were as easy as riding a bike

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Re: If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby Oldjohnw » 17 Nov 2020, 6:27am

The utility cyclist wrote:Any place that isn't duped/too dumb to fall for the covid fraud and hasn't put restrictions on human life in place.


Obviously, The Trump rump of the USA, or Brazil.

People still get it and die from it, but they do so in the knowledge that they can spread it undeterred. No silly restrictions for them.
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Re: If you could go anywhere where would you go?

Postby Pendodave » 17 Nov 2020, 8:40am

Returning to the OP's best intentions...
Scotland outwith the midge season would be my UK choice. West coast and islands. March/April in my mind already.
As for further afield, I'm a newcomer to touring, so even heading into France is something I'm really looking forward to.
I visited Romania a couple of years ago (not on a bike), and think that parts of Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania would make an interesting trip.
Basically, anywhere then...