General Dance Discussion > What is the most picturesque place you've ever danced at?

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  1. Mia

    Mia New Member

    A few years ago, the Schweizerisches Landesmuseum had a celebrity ball in a hall with suits of armour and an exquisite backdrop of artifacts and I felt like I was dancing in a castle like a princess.

    What are some of the most memorable picturesque places you have danced at?
     
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  2. DanceMentor

    DanceMentor Administrator

    Great idea for a thread! I'm pretty sure my experiences are limited compared to many here, but the Grove Park Inn and the Fairmont hotel in San Francisco were really nice experiences for me early in my dance career.
     
  3. Zhena

    Zhena Well-Known Member

    I'm pretty sure I posted about this once before ...

    DH and I danced a tango, making tracks on a sandy beach ... on the Colorado River at the bottom of the Grand Canyon ... to a live string quartet. "Picturesque" doesn't do justice to the background scenery! (The quartet participated in the entire two-week rafting trip and gave concerts at various sites with good acoustics along the way.)
     
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  4. cornutt

    cornutt Well-Known Member

    A few things come to mind:

    1. A nice private club on Red Mountain in Birmingham (Alabama), that had a circular dance floor and windows overlooking the city. I think it's closed now, alas.

    2. An impromptu rumba with DW in the bar of a cruise ship on the Rhine.

    3. An outdoor dance at a local state park.
     
  5. j_alexandra

    j_alexandra Well-Known Member

    "peak experience"
     
  6. j_alexandra

    j_alexandra Well-Known Member

    a local ice cream shop, the kind with a counter and stools
     
  7. ralf

    ralf Member

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  8. newbie

    newbie Well-Known Member

    In the computer room of a company, after hours. One of my partner had bought an instructionnal DVD and wanted to try the various sequences.
    The best moment was when the cleaning lady entered and saw the two of us
     
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  9. Mia

    Mia New Member

    I would have loved to have seen the look on the cleaning lady's face! :)
     

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