We know it's not nice to play favorites, but if we were forced to choose then these
would be our selections.  They are in no particular order and the lists will change and
grow as we see more of the world.
Most Beautiful Natural Settings
Favorite Large Cities
1.  Norway's Western Fjords
1.  Rome, Italy
2.  Mount Kilimanjaro
2.  Istanbul, Turkey
3.  Sahara Dunes
3.  Prague, Czech Republic
4.  Austrian Alps
4.  Marrakech, Morocco
5.  Lake Bled
5.  Hong Kong, China
6.  Cinque Terre Coastline
 
7.  Perito Moreno Glacier
 
8.  Torres del Paine National Park
 
9.  Iguazu Falls
 
   
Favorite Major Sights
Favorite Small Cities/Towns
1.  The Colosseum - Rome, Italy
1.  Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
2.  Taj Mahal - Agra, India
2.  Chefchaouen, Morocco
3.  Djemaa el-Fna - Marrakech, Morocco
3.  Innsbruck, Austria
4.  Potala Palace - Lhasa, China
4.  Bergen, Norway
5.  Sculpture of David - Florence, Italy
5.  Ljubljana, Slovenia
6.  Aya Sofya - Istanbul, Turkey
6.  Hoi An, Vietnam
  7.  Bariloche, Argentina
   
Favorite Treks/Hikes
Favorite Villages
1.  Mount Kilimanjaro - Machame Route
(7 Day Climb - Summit 19,340 ft.)
1.  Corniglia, Italy
2.  Flatbrehytta - Fjaerland, Norway
(Day Hike)
2.  Spello, Italy
3. Austrian Alps - Innsbruck, Austria
(Day Hike)
3.  Goreme, Turkey
4. Lycian Way - Southwestern Turkey
(2 Day Trek)
4.  Paraty, Brazil
5. The W Circuit in Torres del Paine -
Chile Patagonia (4 Day Trek)
 
   
Most Interesting Glimpses of Life
 
1. The holy Ganges River in Varanasi,
India
 
2. Life in the hutongs of Beijing
 
3. Life in Kerala's backwaters
 
4. The Tibetan Buddhist pilgrimage
circuit around Jokhang Temple
 
   
List of Favorites
Chianti Region - Italy