Question for Joerg or any other Deutch speaking members

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by mjnilles, May 18, 2012.

  1. mjnilles

    mjnilles New Member

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    Hallo! I live in southern Florida, USA, very close to the Everglades National Park. Just this past week I visited the park another time and again I notice that most of the tourists walking around, or at the hotels are speaking Deutch. Is the Everglades a special place, or is Florida in general, for German or German speaking nations a vacation spot? <br><br>By the way, Love the Moorhammer I just got from your friends in Britain. -Matthew
     
  2. cbsmith111

    cbsmith111 New Member

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    There was a lot of german being spoken on my trip to Mexico. Perhaps they just tend to like to travel. It is interesting how different places are popular tourist destinations in different countries. Like I would never think of cuba as a place to go on vacation, but in some countries it is a very popular place to go.
     

  3. DaveSteve

    DaveSteve New Member

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    Germans and many other European people like the sun.<br><br> Florida is a great vacation destination with its warm climate 365 days a year.<br><br>And sometimes the travel agencies have great packages. <br><br>They can brush up their English and enjoy the American way of life.
     
  4. JoergS

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    Germans love their vacations. Most people have 30 days of paid vacation days, plus holidays and sick days of course.<br><br>Spain, Italy, Turkey and Austria are full of German tourists, especially in the summer season. In parts of Mallorca and Turkey, you can speak German in every bar, restaurant and shop - it feels like Germany in the sun.<br><br>The USA are the most popular destination when it comes to distant locations (5 hours plus flying time). 3,7% of the Germans spent their vacation there, many in Florida. <br><br>After WW2, every student had to learn English in school for at least 5 years, many for 6 to 9 years depending on their school career. So few Germans don't speak any English at all.
     
  5. mjnilles

    mjnilles New Member

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    30 days paid vacation?! I'm moving to Germany!
     
  6. snowmann

    snowmann New Member

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    Only German I've ever herd spoken in South Carolina if from the local Amish - Theirs Some IRONY in their somewhere.... after all, All we have here in SC - besides NASCAR (or what's left of it) is Tobacco & Moonshine...... ??
     
  7. slingor

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    Guys, Germany was already a great country 30 years ago, when it was split and the Wall was still on. Now, after the titanic efforts they made to rebuild the Nation (and it DID cost them a lot) Germany is rightfully the leading European country, like it or not, it's a fact, it's realpolitik. <br>A German worker earns double so much than I (an Italian) do, so it's more likely for a German to visit Rome than for me to visit Berlin.<br>No politics intended, only contemporary history.<br>
     
  8. Zynk

    Zynk New Member

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    <table width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center">
    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>mjnilles wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
    <tr><td class="quote">30 days paid vacation?! I'm moving to Germany!</td></tr>
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    <span class="postbody"><br><br>If you think Germany is only good because of its paid vacation, you should take a look at Brazil. Here we have the same 30 days paid vacation plus lots of holidays (I assure you that we have more holidays than any country on the planet, lol). Also, we have the natural beauties, lots of beaches and tourism places.<br>If you are not looking just for the paid vacation, I recommend you to not look at Brazil as the best place to live. Maybe you should try Germany after all! <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_rolleyes.gif" alt="Rolling Eyes" longdesc="14"></span>