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    Quote Originally Posted by Big View Post
    So, what they have special campuses set up for tourists while all the locals toil away outside, away from the eyes of the chosen so to speak. Ah the great Western Paradise.
    Kinda like my trip to the Soviet Union in the summer of 1989 where we stayed at the "Intourist" hotels where the locals weren't allowed inside. Every time we stepped outside the locals were pleading with us to buy them goods from the stores inside where they weren't allowed to shop.
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    Yeah, those were the days under Gorbachev Stardust.

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    I guess these resorts are a great way to promote American Paradise. What happened to just going to any country and mingling with the locals where they live?

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    "What happened to just going to any country and mingling with the locals where they live?"
    -You can still do that.
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    What happened to just going to any country and mingling with the locals where they live?

    One, you may not speak their language. Although everyone who comes to the U.S. is expected to speak English, no one from the U.S. is expected to speak the language of the countries they visit (unless they go to France).

    Two, mingling is an option, not a requirement. You vacation your way, and I'll vacation mine. Personally I might find it hard to pass up a sumptious repast with unlimited drinks.

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    Well, that is the whole mentality of Western vacation. You work hard to make the buck and then go to some poor country and party like a champ in a setup campus.

    Western people in general don't see beauty in picking a country, exploring it, its way of life, learning a few phrases in their language, and enjoying a different environment.

    If you want a luxury vacation, why not go to Europe? Its all about the money.

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    Cause Europe is colder and doesn't have the nice beaches.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FloggingSully View Post
    Cause Europe is colder and doesn't have the nice beaches.
    And if you want a car the can fly, you are out of luck as well, at least for now.

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    My parents and I went camping on weekends near lakes while sleeping in our camping tent.

    We vacationed all throughout Soviet Union in our car and rented houses in local villages and it was a blast. We didn't look for luxurious resorts to make sure we were comfortable.

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