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舊金山另個特色在氣候,全年很少超過攝氏20度或低於攝氏10度,儘管是應該炎熱的夏季,依然只有十幾度,美國大文豪Mark Twain馬克吐溫對舊金山氣候的一句形容流傳最廣,The coldest winter I ever saw was the summer time I spent in San Francisco我所經歷最寒冷的冬天是在舊金山的夏天,非常誇飾的形容這裡氣候特質。事實上現在舊金山夏季的溫度相當涼爽,但一天中溫差很大,當地人說是four seasons in a day一天有四季,遊客需要爬坡走動時會感覺熱,但有風或入夜時又會感覺冷,為避免著涼感冒,最好上身短袖或薄長袖再穿長褲,然後帶件防風保暖的外套。舊金山夏季氣候幾乎不下雨,因為加州是屬於稀少的夏旱冬雨Mediterranean Climate地中海型氣候區,此時來旅遊的遊客絕少有失望而歸的,冬季從11月到3月是雨季較有機會下雨,比南加州冬季雨量顯得高許多,但相對美國其他區域降雨量就顯得少。舊金山也是有名的多霧城市,尤其是在夏季,當金門大橋的橋下濃霧瀰漫時,想像整座橋宛如飄浮在空中般的景象,這樣的美景又怎麼能叫人有辦法輕易忘記呢?舊金山的象徵是「心」,仔細想想這有很微妙的意思,事情的起源是1962年Tony Bennett的一首歌I left my coronary heart in San Francisco我把心留在舊金山,深深的形容了舊金山的景色是如何動人,Excessive on a hill, it calls to me. To be the place little cable cars climb midway to the stars. The capital metropolis of Kathmandu was where I spent most of my time, and it made for an ideal chapter in my journey. I visited among the renown sites within the metropolis, and roamed through the different districts and squares. Town is usually very dusty, so be sure that to grab a mask from a pharmacy. There have been also some great markets such as the Darbur Market Square, where you should purchase some inventive souvenirs to take back with you. One other great space in Kathmandu was the district of Thamel, where the lights are always shining and the music is always pumping. In contrast to most different districts, Thamel may be very vibrant and hectic all through the day. If you want to have a very good time, Thamel is definitely the place to go.

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To say that every individual in Thailand is sporting clothes with holes and ragged shorts is ridiculous, you must be in a distinct Thailand to me. I am searching of my window proper now and even the manufacturing facility employees taking lunch within the restaurant next door are wearing neatly pressed shirts and trousers. Most Thai people fall into the middle earnings bracket lately and they take nice care over the way in which they look, in actual fact one might say they put fairly an excessive amount of emphasis on seems and never sufficient on substance, however the reality remains; costume tidily and you will see that Thai people look upon you extra favorably and the service you obtain, notably in banks, authorities departments and suchlike, can be higher.

In 2017 CNN selected Denver Botanic Gardens as one of many 7 best locations to see lights in the United States. The Gardens are a little bit of a drive from South Denver, but comparatively fairly close if you happen to contemplate that the other websites they selected are in places like Las Vegas and Austin. Our household has been going to the Gardens’ Blossoms of Light for about 10 years now, and so they manage to be spectacular and fashionable on the similar time. We particularly like the brand new area of fixing lights. Relying on how they are programmed, they give you the feeling of the bottom undulating around you. They do charge, so verify their web site for hours and costs.

Egypt, land of thriller. Inexperienced treasure in the harsh North African desert. For millennia this mysterious land has drawn guests to its shores, to expertise the magic that is Egypt! The mighty Nile, bringer of life and key to the very survival of the Historic kingdoms of Egypt and Nubia, has been the magnet, which has lead visitors down to Higher Egypt (Southern) and typically as far south as Nubia.

A fabulous lens. Possibly in the future I will get to visit Flagstaff for a winter holiday! Up to now I have only been to the Cairngorms in Scotland. I would love, one year, to be able to watch Bobsleigh World Cup and Skeleton Bob world cup competitions dwell, as I’ve written verse about them in one in every of my books.