MARCH 2007: READER ANSWERS
If You Could Have One Place All To Yourself, What Would It Be?
Here are your answers!
Chena Hot Springs in winter. Sitting in the outdoor hot spring when its at least -20 and the Northern Lights dancing about the sky. It's just wonderful. --Sonja Rossow, Alexandria, Va.
I would love to have the Mayan ruins of Chichen-Itza all to myself for an afternoon. To be able to explore these wonderful ruins, without the crowds and with just the sounds of the jungle around you, would be amazing. --Teresa Collins, Unicoi, Tenn.
Malibu rum factory (and the adjoining beach), Barbados. --David Jackman, Summerville, S.C.
The Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie viewing Da Vinci's Last Supper. --Mary Yahr, West Bend, Wis.
The Louvre. --Siri Norlin, Denver, Colo.
Molokai Ranch and Lodge is a perfect balance: camping, wonderful food, staff and the company of wild turkeys/wild life. --Candace Lee Gallerani, Los Angeles, Calif.
Lac Leman (Lake Geneva) and the Swiss Riviera. --Casey Evans, Burlington, Wash.
The Temple of Karnak in Luxor, Egypt at sunset. --Cheryl Hannah, Aspen, Colo.
The Charles Bridge, Prague. --Diane Seltzer-Charchat, Fresh Meadows, N.Y.
Cedar Point, Sandusky Ohio. --Shawna Wood, Los Angeles, Calif.
The Forbidden City, Beijing, China. --Patricia Quinones, St. Louis, Mo.
A Beach House, Key West, FL. --Elaine Collins, Alameda, Calif.
The Bathroom. The family always barges in & even our parrot (Cockatoo) walks in & tries to bite my toes. --Ron Kolstedt, Brevard, N.C.
I may live in paradise, but zen for me is the Fox Run x-country ski trail at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe Vt. on a clear winter's day. --Karin Wisniewski, St. John, USVI
Mollorca, Spain ...The Caverns. --Brandi Rhone, Glen Burnie, Md.
Windsor Castle. --Kristen Hattlestad, Corvallis, Mont.
Kensington Palace (Orangery included, but the chef can stay). --Julie Moskal, Glen Ellyn, Ill.
St. Peter's Cathedral. --Jennifer Sharpe, Orlando, Fla.
The Grand Canyon. --Julie Bostrom, Bend, Ore.
St. Patrick's Cathedral & Park, Dublin, IE. --Taryn McL, Washington, D.C.
Pompeii. --Courtney Flanagan, New York, N.Y.
Alyeska Resort near the end of March. --Sarah Edwards, Anchorage, Alaska
Yosemite in the late spring, when the snow has not quite melted from the peaks. If you are lucky you can still find days when the park is not full and the trails almost deserted. --Dori Egan, Pleasant Hill, Calif.
Montreux, Switzerland. --Juliet Violette, Las Vegas, Nev.
Venice Canals. --Brooke Johnson, Mill Valley, Calif.