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Old 03-03-2008, 08:50 PM   #21
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I've counted 33 so far that I've visited or lived in - and I think I'm pretty well traveled - 100 is a *lot* although what a great goal!

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Their list of 'countries' is rather comprehensive..
Old 03-03-2008, 09:21 PM   #22
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Their list of 'countries' is rather comprehensive..

After checking their 'country list', my number has now climbed to 34. (And I didn't even have to leave home. )


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Old 03-04-2008, 04:41 AM   #23
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About 30 countries...I think I have been in more countries than US states.

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Old 03-04-2008, 06:42 AM   #24
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I wrote down the number of counties one time when I was sitting in a bar once.
England (Scottland and Wales included in number?
Hong Kong
Purto Rico
USA-except Alaska
25 or 27

Unfortunately, I've never been to me.
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Old 03-05-2008, 12:31 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by Want2retire View Post
I can come up with at least 32 countries that I visited (was dragged to?) before 1960 when I turned 12, 33 if you count Hawaii (which was a territory).

After age 12 I think it was mostly repeats, though I may have added some more.
My goodness. Their country list is frightfully complete! It turns out that I have been to 44 of their listed countries, mostly back in the 1950's.

I truly dislike traveling, other than by car within the U.S. and with no itinerary. If I ever qualify for the Century Club, you might as well just shoot me and put me out of my misery.
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Old 03-08-2008, 08:10 AM   #26
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I'm also in the "more countries than states" club, although I'm planning on changing that when (if? ) that special significant other comes along...or going myself when I turn 40.

25 countries and territories (including Bahamas and Grand Cayman as 2 "territories")

9 states (only counting where I truly 'visited' and stayed for more than one day - excluding drive-thru states)
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Old 03-08-2008, 08:43 AM   #27
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23 here. How odd so many of us have 23 countries as a number.
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Old 03-08-2008, 09:32 AM   #28
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I just returned from a lunchtime lecture by a 92 year old fellow who spoke on 'alternate travel' meaning Elder Hostel, regular hosteling, home exchanges and things like Eur Rail Passes. At 92 he still travels mostly with one friend since his wife dies 4 years agom stays in elder & youth hostels. A regular energizer bunny
He wants to join a Los Angeles club, the Century Club, which is for people who have visited 100 countries, he is still a few short, maybe its good to leave some things to keep you busy later in life.
How about our FIRE friends, how many countries have you been to? I'll start; 18 counting the US. Any Century Club members?
Wow that's actually very inspiring.

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Old 03-08-2008, 10:24 AM   #29
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Hmm... 28 'countries', 32 states, knew this one would be close. Can't imagine what it takes to get to 100 - seems like the second 50 would be a whole lot harder than the first 50.
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Old 03-10-2008, 07:32 AM   #30
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According to their list, I'm at 21 countries..but there is a lot of cheating on their list in my mind..counting Alaska, Hawaii, Samoa, Marianas, Puerto Rico, etc as separate countries when they are all part of the US.

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