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I have to write an informative/persuasive speech and present it on Thursday. I can do it on whatever I want to, so I thought that I would talk about interesting places in the world that the people in my class probably don't know about. However, I have very limited travel experience. I hope to fix that after I get my bachelors. So here are a couple of places that I have so far
>Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia
This is the world's largest salt flat. When it is covered with very shallow water, the surface becomes very reflective. (pic related)
This mountain has a very dangerous hiking path. Also there are several Taoist temples located on Huashan.
I am thinking about talking about 3-6 places in my speech. I was wondering if you guys had any other interesting places to add to my list. Also, if you have any personal experience with any of these places, I would enjoy reading it. Thanks for your help
Places to learn English in USA
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I really want to improve my english this year, and I'm thinking about going to USA for a month in summer time. Can anyone tell me some advices for my travel? I don't know yet which part of USA will I go, so any advice will be welcome!
Obviously besides of get better in the language, I want to have new experiences and of course new girls will be welcome :P
More especific: I like so much technologic places and big cities like New York, Chicago, and those...
Thanks a lot!
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I checked the sticky, and couldn't find what I was looking for. Google also came up with no answers.
Is anyone here familiar with Calvin and Hobbes?
If not, they live in a place with stereotypical seasons, snowy winters, gorgeous falls, etc. It looks like they live in Virginia, real woody area, a few rivers, streams, creeks, whatever. Do you guys know any place, in the U.S. or abroad, that mimics this? Preferably somewhere isolated, but really, anywhere close to this would be perfect. Thanks in advance you guys, apreciate it.
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/out/ and /diy/ here, I've got a 5 year old Diamondback mountain bike and I have never really ridden it as a mountain bike. It's in excellent condition even for a 1 year old bike. I'm looking at replacing the cassette with something more apt for road riding, which is what I've always done.
Obviously this isn't what the bike is meant to do, and as a result I'm riding around in the highest or second highest gear and that's just bad on my knees and it sucks because I can't ride long distances at the 18-20mph I usually ride around.
Do you have any suggestions as to what cassette I should think about getting or should I just get a used road bike? I have no idea what kind of measurements matter for cassettes/gear ratios either so I'm SOL at this point. My current front cassette has 3 gears up front, and 8 in the back.
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So guys, are any of you interested in tagging along on a roadtrip through the USA?
Me and two american friends are planning on going on a roadtrip next month, from Columbia SC to Los Angeles, but we need a forth member.
We're going to stop and visit many cities on the way, doing awesome stuff like bungee jumping, going on the bonaroo music festival,
and even visit the yellowstone park. We would be couchsurfing for most of the time.
One of them is a 23 y/o male and the other one a 22 female. Im a 25 male. We are leaving on May 21 and planning to hit home on june 20.
pic related, the car we are going to travel with.