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Old July 27th, 2008, 11:01 AM
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I just saw the ad for these shows, Set the dvrs!

Monday Tues and Weds... 8pm...Samantha goes to China..looks good:)
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Old July 27th, 2008, 11:14 AM
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Why watch Samantha Brown go to China when we can go ourselves?

In October we will be in China for 18 days; can't wait. Get to see Pandas in Chengdu, cruise the Yangtze River, see the temples in Tibet, the terra cotta warriors in Xi'an, the Li River, and do our Christmas shopping in Shanghai. China is a wonderful country to visit; everyone should head there on their own.
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Marc, most of us, we won't get to China, why not let us arm chair travel ?

I think you are fortunate, and I bet you have an amazing trip. My aunt, many moons ago, was one of the first Americans to travel to China, after Nixon's open door policy.

We can also visit China vicariously through your reviews, right?
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Trip, I won't have email access during the trip but will try to post review and pictures afterwards.

I easily tire of Samantha Brown. We would all die for her job; yet, her perkiness and shallowness (at least to me) takes away from learning in depth about the places she visits. Maybe it is only supposed to be an overview to entice us to research more and then travel there ourselves.
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I use to feel like Marc..bu she kind of "grows" on you si now I really kind of like her
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Why watch Samantha Brown go to China when we can go ourselves?

In October we will be in China for 18 days; can't wait. Get to see Pandas in Chengdu, cruise the Yangtze River, see the temples in Tibet, the terra cotta warriors in Xi'an, the Li River, and do our Christmas shopping in Shanghai. China is a wonderful country to visit; everyone should head there on their own.
Have you seen the air pollution over there? We think it is bad in the US.
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I plan to watch Sam tonight, because, for once, it's on at 8 p.m. I rarely agree with Marc on anything, but I do agree that I can only take Sam in small doses. She gets on my nerves, too. If only more of us were so lucky to travel to far away places!

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I enjoy Sam, She has a fun show and does fun things to be sure. I watch whenever I get the cance. I really enjoyed her weekend trip to NH this week.

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thanks Trip
missed last night but will watch Tues & Wed and check for a repeat of episode 1

I like Samantha, and like some said Marc you are blessed to be able to see the world...some of us have not had this opportunity. So don't be so smug and condiscending. Enjoy you trip it sound amazing and do let us have a peek into China when you return, but until then I will appreciate seeing it on TV.

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