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I Love the Mountains and the Ocean

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    I Love Both!

    I love the mountains!  In the summer everything is green, alive and full.  You can smell the earth, the flowers, the animals, the life all around you.  You can walk and walk and never see another person.  In the fall the leave start turning and falling and it...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F Nov 21, 2007

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    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M Aug 25, 2014

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    I live on the Oregon coast, so I got the ocean to side and mountains to the other and there's no other way I'd have it. I love the fresh air, the sound of the waves beating the coast and how green the land is. I love going to the mountains in the summer to camp, love hiking. I've...
    Alprazolam Alprazolam 18-21, F Dec 3, 2012

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    Snow and Sand

    Every year I try to go to the beach and to the mountain skiing.  This year I went to Destin, Florida for the beach and Sugar Mountain to go skiing.  I plan on visiting Colorado one day for skiing and mountain viewing.  I also visited Grandfather Mountain in NC very...
    infowoman infowoman 36-40, F Feb 27, 2009

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    Watching myself get stronger.

    .. Watching the wind swish past my ears As I take the final lap and run fast into A future so uncertain and I don't care anymore Feeling the strength course through my veins As i jump off the cliff finally, no bothering to look down More concerned about now, just me and the...
    BlueTheWarrior BlueTheWarrior 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2014

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    I love sorrounding with natural place I love

    saw mountain,beach etc..Its make me feel peacefully and happy..its always feeling good..I am enjoying people share about natural place around them..:)
    myselfhere myselfhere 22-25, F Dec 13, 2015

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    Tropical Paradice

    You owe it to yourself to visit a tropical beach at least once in your life.The water is so much cleaner.
    topside50 topside50 46-50 1 Response Feb 28, 2009

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    Almost There

    Where I live the mountains are visisble, but distant.. and the beach, well it's not exactly beautiful, more like kinda flat and boring, and the water is far from clear. It's also not very secluded at all lol. The beach here backs onto the town, there's nowhere to shelter from the...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 18, 2013

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    I saw this on the news the other day.

    This photo is simply amazing! I love the Northwest with views like this
    hawkfan12 hawkfan12 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2015

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    DenKarp DenKarp 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 22, 2015

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    Between The Two.

    I have to have myself evenly distributed between the two. My dad says there's a big lake or something in Wisconsin that's like an ocean that if I ever wanted to move there it would probably work. If I remember what he said right. lol We talked about so many places that it kind of...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Jan 29, 2012

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    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 27, 2014

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    From The Slopes To The Beach On The Same Day

    I'm very fortunate to live where I do. The mountains are close by & the beach is even closer.  A couple of friends and I came up with the idea to go skiing and then go swimming in the ocean on the same day.The 3 of us stayed at my friends house in the mountains for the weekend...
    Gyummy Gyummy 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 4, 2012

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    My second time skinny dipping (in the ocean) was last summer. We were staying in a camping ground cabin with a few friends. The camp was very close to the beach. I had been feeling...
    bucketlist50 bucketlist50 41-45, M 6 hrs ago

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    My first time skinny dipping (in the ocean) was a couple of summers ago. My wife and I had borrowed a holiday house which we were sharing with another couple, who are good friends...
    bucketlist50 bucketlist50 41-45, M 6 hrs ago

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    Used to live in the Rockies! Love it with all my heart and soul
    IrelynnXo IrelynnXo 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I tend to liken the ocean to an attentive lover. It knows how to excite me. It knows how to calm me. It knows how to keep me in anticipation for the next wave, the next incoming...
    DaughterOfRain DaughterOfRain 31-35, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY "Ocean Drive" Say it's true, pink and blue I can share your situation Been holding our, emotions back Will only make us cry If you go, I know, but you know It...
    Keanu1991 Keanu1991 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    It calls me daily--stronger and stronger.
    Rrynn Rrynn 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    2010. 10 years old. Florida. first time out of state. 2012. 12 years old. Meeting some other kids in Florida. 2015. 15 years old. A beach in Florida. Jet skiing with my friends. A...
    verakay verakay 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When I get to go to Florida I love to get up early and get out on the beach just to watch the beautiful sunrises. The ocean is calm you hear no other people talking just the...
    midwesternguy1 midwesternguy1 66-70, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just saw the Blue Mountains close to Sydney which insprired me to write this experience. Because I just sat there for a while looking. Nothing else. Being inspired by the beauty...
    FeetAreFantastic FeetAreFantastic 31-35, M 4 Responses Feb 5

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    The most exciting is sailing on the sea using the wind and currents
    magic7 magic7 61-65, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Big strong waves, long and wide beaches, far and wide horizon touching the water, an amazing sunset.. There is nothing like an ocean view. Do you realize the air you breath in...
    Gallantio Gallantio 36-40, M Feb 4

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    "..Rain-rain, go away, come again another day, little B wants to play, rain-rain go away.." I can't wait to go for a swim..
    bellabong bellabong 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    California is the state with everything. The ocean mountains, forests, plains, and deserts.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I love trail riding through the mountains and camping along the way
    polylove0210 polylove0210 18-21, F Jan 31

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    I have always loved to be by water. Growing up near rivers, creeks, and the ocean, I have always felt a deep connection to water. As I look out upon the mighty ocean, I can feel...
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    I live in the Rockies. And let me just say I love my mountains. They are beautiful and they make me feel safe, like nothing can get to me. My family went on vacation to Florida...
    ADHDandaBitCrazy ADHDandaBitCrazy 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    Swaying waters that reflect the feeling I have when I hit the water; calm. Floating and looking at the sky, the water might get a little rough but that's just because all it wants...
    iamAli iamAli 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    Salty water, Heavy pregnant humid air, Endless sand creeping between toes sinking my vanity Endless sky carrying my spirit witnessed by birds. Freedom and worship
    malaika2 malaika2 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    I remember going to the Oregon coast in the Fall. A huge storm blew in and I sat for two days in front of the picture window in my hotel room and was mesmerized by the power and...
    Dan2kboi Dan2kboi 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    I'm from La Trinité on Martinique.From the Pointe du Diable you look out into the ocean.It is one of my favourite places at home.
    Ducostrinity Ducostrinity 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 27

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    I can stand on a coast and feel the breeze, the clouds and the power of the ocean storm through my whole body. The restlessness and the surge of waves feels like a part of my body...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    One time I traveled to North Carolina and just took I power trip and ended up in Kure Beach it was so beautiful.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 26

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    Wayanad, Kerala. Sitting on the beach, listening to the repeated waves , after another with the stars shinning down.
    priyakd priyakd 22-25, M Jan 26

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    I went to the beach this past weekend. It was windy and a bit chilly. It allowed me to clear my thoughts. I can't wait till the summer time. This is a yearly wish around this...
    sandmoon sandmoon 41-45, F 10 Responses Jan 26

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    An ocean tumbles through dreams of youIn depths unknown, I float above Oh, how I long to dive beneath your surface, yet I am timid in matters of loveIf brave, I’d have shown...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Jan 25

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    She fell in love with his courage, his sincerity and his flaming self respect. She loves him the way she loves the ocean, with pride and fear. She fell in love with how he...
    MissQueenB MissQueenB 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    I would love to be high up in the mountains in a small cabin overlooking the valley below covered in snow. Snuggled in a big comfy chair by the fireplace. I so miss taking trips...
    Southerncharm67 Southerncharm67 46-50, F Jan 24

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    Road trip part 2.After the first 8hrs on the road we stopped for breakfast. We hit Cracker Barrel up and had a nice breakfast and of course coffee, which forgive me just isn't all...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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