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Ocala, fl(38238 Views)
What Ocala, FL is like for active adults
Ocala, known as the Brick City because that is how it was rebuilt after a disastrous fire, is one of the larger towns in north central Florida. The population is about 54,000 people with many more in the surrounding area. Originally a citrus growing region, Ocala is now famous as horse country, with many ranches in the area. The presence of lime in the soil is one reason for its popularity with horse lovers...
What Cuenca is like for active adults
Cuenca is a beautiful colonial city in Ecuador, in fact it is a UNESCO World Heritage Trust Site because of its historic colonial buildings. Cuenca was founded in 1557 by the Spanish explore Davolos. Cuenca sits at 8000 feet above sea level in a basin surrounded by 4 rivers. It is the 4th largest city in Ecuador. Many expatriates have chosen Cuenca as their place to retire.Thanks to Wikipedia and Marc Figueras for the photo of the city...
What Norton is like for active adults
Norton is a town of about 19,000 and contains the village of Norton Center. Norton is home to Wheaton College and the TPC of Boston Golf Tournament sponsored by Deutche Bank. This PGA tournament is held just before Labor Day every year. I 495 bisects the town. Photo of the Town Common courtesy of Wikipedia and Marcbela...
What Poulsbo is like for active adults
Nestled in a valley between the majestic Olympic and Cascade Mountain ranges, Poulsbo, Washington, is an authentic Norwegian community settled in the 1800’s by immigrants from Norway and Finland, who were drawn to it because of the similarities to their native countries. The city is located on Liberty Bay in Kitsap County, that provides for breathtaking scenery and has a population of just under 10,000...