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1278036 Travis : Maine lobster is very popular here
1278037 bob : the oldest europen building here was built in 1823
1278038 Travis : Yes, your history is mostly aboriginal, right?
1278039 Travis : Maori?
1278040 bob : maori and they built huts from trees
1278041 Travis : So nothing very sturdy, long-lasting
1278043 Travis : We have some pretty cool ruins
1278044 bob : they made carved poles just like your native american totmen poles
1278046 Travis : kissing cousins
1278047 bob : you gotta wonder
1278048 Travis : yep, who knows?
1278049 bob : egypt built pyramids and the aztecs did too
1278051 Travis : I've seen some of the Mayan stuff and Yucatan stuff like you have
1278052 Travis : But never made it to the huge ones around Mexico city
1278053 Travis : and one day, maybe Macchu Picchu
1278054 bob : i have seen chichen Itza
1278055 Travis : I have too, awesome
1278056 bob : and many others in Mexico
1278059 bob : Teotihuacan near Mexico city
1278060 Travis : That's supposed to be incredible
1278061 bob : well they let you climb it
1278062 Travis : For now......
1278064 bob : have you been to Mt Rushmore
1278065 Travis : Yes, in 2004
1278066 Travis : The unfinished Crazy Horse monument is cool too
1278067 Travis : That whole area has cool stuff
1278068 bob : i read that you are so far away that the view isnt that good
1278069 Travis : I's live there if it wasn't so cold in the Winter, Utah is cold enough, I'm a California transplant
1278070 Travis : Not true, I have great photos
1278071 Travis : I mean you can climb it but you're close enough to easily see the streaks in the grantite
1278072 bob : do you ever want to go back to Spain
1278073 Travis : And there's Custer National Park, the Badlands,Sturgis, Deadwood, lots of interesting places nearby
1278074 Travis : Yes, I'd love to go back after retirement
1278075 bob : should be covid free by then
1278076 Travis : Go for a few months, rent a car and go wherever, not just the touristy parts
1278077 Travis : I want to see Cuenca, Merida,Cadiz, Santiago
1278078 bob : its a huge country.....by New Zealand standards
1278079 bob : i have seen Cuenca and Cadiz
1278080 Travis : It's the size of California lol
1278081 Travis : Pop in at the end of the day, get a room, hit the road again for months
1278082 Travis : Won't be cheap, but I'm doing okay
1278083 bob : that would be cool
1278084 Travis : Yes, not rely on trains and some place to hold your luggage while you hit the road again
1278085 bob : take it from me....do these things before you get too old
1278086 Travis : Ive never been to Galicia at all, and only a bit of Asturias, and no Basque land
1278087 bob : travelling can be hell when you are old
1278088 Travis : I'm not young Bob
1278089 bob : Comparatively you are
1278090 Travis : I can retire whenever I like which is good
1278091 bob : like i wouldnt try to climb t the top of chiche itza now
1278092 Travis : And I have a pension which is a thing of the past
1278093 Travis : Yeah, but you would if you were there again
1278094 bob : you can probably fly non stop to Madrid
1278095 bob : we have to take 2 planes
1278096 bob : thats a killer
1278097 Travis : Hmm maybe, last time I was there I had a layover in JFK
1278098 Travis : But that was decades ago. The Spain I know is nostalgia now.
1278099 bob : Its still great
1278100 Travis : I'm sure
1278101 bob : i was there 2018
1278102 Zaratustra : Newly here
1278103 Travis : I haven't been back since I was early 20's
1278104 bob : hello Zara
1278105 bob : Zara thinks the best place in Spain is Toledo
1278106 Zaratustra : Hola bob como estas?
1278107 Travis : Well, he's from there so.....
1278108 bob : muy bien Zara
1278109 bob : it is a lovely place
1278110 Travis : I agree, and ancient
1278111 Zaratustra : No es la mejor ciudad pero si una de las mejores.
1278112 bob : its a great day trip from Madrid
1278113 Travis : So are Avila, Segovia, and El Escorial
1278114 Zaratustra : Toledo es una ciudad preciosa, por ello fue la primera capital de la España visigoda cuando todavía no existía Madrid
1278115 bob : a lot of Moorish elements too
1278116 Travis : Like down south
1278117 bob : i have been to Avila and Segovia
1278118 Travis : Did you walk the wall?
1278119 Travis : Suave!!!
1278120 Zaratustra : Avila y sus murallas Segovia con su acueducto de la epoca romana
1278121 Ric : Mister!
1278122 Travis : y la catedral, Zara
1278123 bob : no we didnt walk the walls
1278124 Travis : howdy kind sir
1278125 Zaratustra : Si también las catedrales
1278126 Travis : perdon el castillo
1278127 bob : hello ric
1278129 Travis : we're chatting up your country
1278130 Zaratustra : Toledo tiene una de las Catedrales más bonbitas de España
1278131 bob : the aquaduct is amazing
1278132 Travis : Yes, that's why I want to see Merida, too, for the Roman ruins
1278133 Ric : The aquaduct dates back to the romans time
1278134 Zaratustra : Castillo no, el Alcazar de Segovia donde se proclamó reina de Castilla a Isabel la Católica
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