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I Love the Mountains and the Ocean

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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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    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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    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M Aug 25, 2014

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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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    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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    Home

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

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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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    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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    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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    Just had two days by the water. When I set foot on a sandy beach the water and waves call to me. I can swim and feel so free in the ocean. It grounds me to be by water. Then I come...
    Limytheboo Limytheboo 46-50, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My country has loads of mountains. I love to walk in the mountains. My sister is a geologist and she takes me. She tells me all about the rocks. It's interesting but I love the...
    heledd heledd 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    Yes :) beaches and sand and warmness
    ElsaTheFrozen ElsaTheFrozen 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Today the water is really good, too bad I'm working! Would you like to jump? I mean swim.
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Being on the Ocean brings me complete peace...
    ANELEGANTLADY ANELEGANTLADY 46-50, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I could pick up my bags and go anywhere at anytime as long as there's a beach right besides it. I recently visited puerto penasco in Mexico and it made me realize how much I love...
    lina96 lina96 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Star Ocean five is in development for a Japanese launch on PlayStation three and PlayStation four, according tothe latest issue of Famitsu as translated by Kotaku. A full reveal...
    gamesexpe gamesexpe 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I love to go hiking in the mountains, to smell the clear, fresh air, to watch the animals, to come closer and closer to the sky, to stand on the top of the mountains, looking down...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I love the smell of sea salt water, the warm sand under my feet as I walk, making my way to the icy water, soon to feel squishy sand between my toes. I love to stand in the water...
    A112C A112C 46-50 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    sat in a quiet beach bar with somebody sexy, feet up and a long drink in your hand. a full moon and the sound of the waves gently breaking on the beach....perfect....
    lookingtosmile lookingtosmile 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to get a bachelor's in marine biology but right now I'm staying close to home (which is nowhere near the ocean) and getting my bachelor's of English. Hopefully I'll be able...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses a week ago

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    As Much as i love the Jersey Shore our beaches and ocean are way to polluted and nasty. I have been to the Bahamas 5 times and the Dominican Republic 3 times and the beaches there...
    ILF609420 ILF609420 31-35, M a week ago

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    Such a fascinating place! Especially the deep ocean it's a miracle that there are creatures that can survive the pressure.
    aurem aurem 13-15, M a week ago

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    POSTING IN THREE PARTS. THIS IS PART ONE IT WAS MORNING, AND THE NEW SUN SPARKLED GOLD across the ripples of a gentle sea. IT WAS MORNING, AND THE NEW SUN SPARKLED GOLD across the...
    TheRisingPhoenix54 TheRisingPhoenix54 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I had a dream last night, that I and my imaginary friends crossed the Rohtang Pass... and went to a beautiful valley, green mountains on both sides and a river running in between...
    Voina Voina 18-21, M Aug 24

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    my husband and I with my grand baby went to hilton head south carolina and felt like I was in heaven. When I retire in 10 years I want to move there. Loved it.
    lilprincess09 lilprincess09 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I love the ocean. Yes, I do. The sound, the smell, the mysterious vastness of it all. I love the sand between my toes and the seagulls screeching and swooping. I love to lay...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Aug 23

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    I've taken wrong decision entire my life, even my friends made fun of me I know I am stupid, but can't help my IQ is average (78 when I checked in online test), I am 25 right now...
    fool32 fool32 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I'm not someone who like to be in water as in swimming but I love to look out to sea. It relaxes me helps me think , feeling the breeze on my face and smelling the salt in the air...
    amazingllama amazingllama 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Can't wait to be back at the beach in a couple of days!
    adm15241 adm15241 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I went to swim at this beach. I floated on the water face down and let my body carried away by waves. It felt very good hearing silence and waves crashing on my body in the water...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 21

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    The best thing about living at the beach is that you only have ******** on three sides of you.
    seniordingdong seniordingdong 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Hi all where on this app do I go to view questions people ask? Could sonebody please help me? Australia will love you for it!!;-) thanks
    BeYourBest007 BeYourBest007 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    ... La mer Qu'on voit danser le long des golfes clairs A des reflets d'argent La mer Des reflets changeants Sous la pluie.... I often find myself thinking of this song when I am...
    LeChemineau LeChemineau 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Dream higher than the sky and deeper than the ocean.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 17

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    Mother Earth has so bestowed us with so much natural beauty on our planet. NAture is so beautiful, dense forests, rugged terrain, beautiful sea beaches, rocketing high mountains...
    ShantanuD ShantanuD 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Living not too far from it can make it easy to take it for granted but when I do get a chance to spend a day in the sand I'm always reminded just how beautiful it is and how I need...
    RememberTomorrow RememberTomorrow 31-35, M Aug 17

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    as if i was born to be in water. im not sure if its a childhood thing or if i was destined for it. my father was a comercial fisherman in alaska for a number of years up untill he...
    stormofself stormofself 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    There are two types of lapping I like to do One's in the pool. The other's for you.
    BuckeyeBill48 BuckeyeBill48 66-70, M Aug 14

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    I'll never forget my first experience with the ocean and hearing and seeing the waves
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 14

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    I learned how to scuba dive. Breathing underwater is so taboo when you think about it.
    archard06 archard06 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 13

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    For my senior year in high school, our senior trip was to the beach, my second beach field trip. My father did not want me to go. When I was younger, we went to our church's picnic...
    MBPEACEFUL12 MBPEACEFUL12 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 13