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Apr
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revised Is the train station of Aiguafreda, Spain ever served?
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Apr
19
revised How many visas are required to visit Kazakhstan (from India)?
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Apr
19
comment How many visas are required to visit Kazakhstan (from India)?
@AmitAmola: Travelling overland to Kazakhstan from India? That would make this question make sense.
Apr
19
comment Is it safer to travel with another person when hitchhiking in western Europe?
I think this answer is fine in its current state. I did want to mention that in my experience when I travelled by train in Western Europe I found it very anonymous, not friendly. I met loads of friendly people hitchhiking there though. And I met a couple of friendly people on trains in eastern Europe and many friendly people on trains in India, especially the cheaper trains and cheaper carriages.
Apr
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revised Is it safer to travel with another person when hitchhiking in western Europe?
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Apr
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revised Is it safer to travel with another person when hitchhiking in western Europe?
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Apr
19
revised Are there any Canadian credit cards that offer medical insurance for 30 days for the secondary user?
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Apr
19
comment Where is the quietest place on Earth?
@DavidRicherby: Well a bit but we debated factoid questions ages ago and the consensus was that if they're travel related we're OK with them. Also read Joel Spolsky's blog post about the long tail. He's the creator of Stack Exchange and the long tail is having lots of little questions rather than just few big questions, as long as they're on topic. What's the best selling album of 1973 is not a travel question. But if you know what or where it is then asking about visiting it is a travel question. If you're concerned that we don't close any questions as being off-topic then you're new here (-:
Apr
19
comment Where is the quietest place on Earth?
No it's good now with the disclaimer you added! (-:
Apr
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comment Where is the quietest place on Earth?
I tried to anticipate that when I talked about ambient sound measured throughout the year. So I'm looking for quiet on average, rather than quiet at some random time and noisy at some other random time. That would mean a quite "place and time" so I tried to anticipate that and aim for something objective and measurable.
Apr
19
comment Where is the quietest place on Earth?
Apparently the place in Northumberland is part of a military base so it's quiet when there's no exercises taking place, but not so much when they are.
Apr
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comment Where is the quietest place on Earth?
@MarkMayo: No I said I wasn't originally asking about soundproof chambers, but since that would probably be of interest to geeks for a visit, I allowed for it too, but would also like the quietest umm "regular place" for want of a better way to say it.
Apr
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revised Where is the quietest place on Earth?
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Apr
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comment Where is the quietest place on Earth?
And can the public visit?
Apr
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comment Where is the quietest place on Earth?
It would be hard to measure "most silent" by picking which sounds to be part of the measurement and which to somehow subtract. The question is based on the commonsense idea of simply "least noise of any kind whatsoever". I chose "ambient" to try to describe that, but maybe it just makes it more technical and complicated? \-:
Apr
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asked Where is the quietest place on Earth?
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19
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Apr
19
comment How close to the end of my Vietnam tourist visa can I still get an extension (through an agent)?
@Marie: I updated my answer with everything I can think of. I have an Australian passport. I overhead the hotel owner and a Korean guess discussing that the price is also different between Koreans and Australians. I don't know why.
Apr
18
revised How close to the end of my Vietnam tourist visa can I still get an extension (through an agent)?
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Apr
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accepted How close to the end of my Vietnam tourist visa can I still get an extension (through an agent)?