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I took this photo in early October in Arbroath, on the east coast of Scotland.

USELESS FACTS ABOUT ME:

Place of Birth: Ottawa, Canada
Current Residence: Edinburgh, Scotland
Countries Visited: 26 (yes, I count the UK as 4 countries)
Dream Locations: see my 'wish list'.
Favourite Quote: "The world is a great book, of which they who never stir from home read only a page." Augustine of Hippo
Favourite European Cuisine: Eastern European (general, I know, but I love it all!)
Favourite Beer: Czech beer of course! Staropramen! (Lithuanian a close second)


FAVOURITE CITY IN EUROPE:

1. Edinburgh, Scotland
2. Budapest, Hungary
3. Copenhagen, Denmark
4. Bled, Slovenia
5. Krakow, Poland
6. Salzburg, Austria
7. Vilnius, Lithuania
8. Prague, Czech Republic
9. Stockholm, Sweden
10. Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

(just missed the cut: Riga, Tallinn, Vienna, Maastricht, Kaunas, Gdansk, York, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Amsterdam)


BEST SCENERY (LANDSCAPES, ETC.)

1. Switzerland
2. Norway
3. Scotland
4. Austria
5. Slovenia
6. Croatia
7. England
8. Poland
9. Slovakia
10. Latvia


BEST EXPERIENCE:

1. Golfing at the Old Course in St. Andrews (Scotland, 2001)
2. Bobsledding at Lillehammer's Olympic Park (Norway, 2001)
3. Visiting the Bone Church (Kutna Hora, Czech Republic, 2000)
4. Journey up to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe (Switzerland, 2004)
5. Hiking to the Svartisen Glacier (Norway, 2001)
6. Kidding around at Tivoli Gardens (Copenhagen, 2001)
7. Exploring the Lake Bohinj region (Slovenia, 2002)
8. Climbing up (and running down rain soaked) hill in Salzburg (Austria, 2002)
9. Visiting the Wieliczka Salt Mine (Poland, 2000)
10. Standing on the Tatra Mountains (Zakopane, Poland, 2000)


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