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My town

My Town – Newquay

by Alex Howarth, 14

I live in Newquay. It’s a small town on the Atlantic coast in the south of England. It has got great beaches and is the best place to surf in the UK. There are lots of surf schools where you can learn how to surf. I go surfing with my friends every weekend. My favourite place is Fistral Beach.

I love Newquay because there are lots of other things to do as well as surfing. If you like water sports, you can go kayaking, water-skiing or coasteering. Coasteering is different because it is rock climbing, jumping into the sea and swimming in the same activity, but you should always go with a special instructor.

If you like animals you can also visit the Blue Reef Aquarium and see lots of different fish and even sharks. You can also go horse riding on the beach or visit Newquay Zoo. There are lots of other attractions too like mini golf and bowling. Come and see for yourself!


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Hello Panos,
I'd like to visit Greece and I'd like to visit the shops.
what is your favourite park in your city?
what is the most beautiful park in Athens?

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I live in Milan. A positive side of this city is that I don't need to go far from home to go to school or at the supermarket. A downside is that during summer here it's very hot. In Milan you can see lots of things, for example the cathedral, that in my opinion is amazing.

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I live in Kaliningrad, Russia. This region is located apart from the rest of the country. Kaliningrad - beautiful city with interesting museums like Amber Museum and adorable areas built by Germany long time ago, for example, Amalienau. The city is safe and friendly.
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Submitted by FlowerQueen on Thu, 06/09/2022 - 09:19

Hi I live in Bietigheim-Bissingen, it's a town in the south of Germany, near Stuttgart. I like it because there are all things you need for example supermarkets and schools. I think my town is very boring because there aren't any interesting places to visit. 2 years ago, I lived in Kornwestheim, it's a town next to Stuttgart. I like Kornwestheim more. I think it's smaller than Bietigheim-Bissingen but there are more places to visit. FlowerQueen~♡

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I love Carrara because there is everything you can find: beach, mountain, old town, but the only thing I don't like is that it hasn't many shops, especially clothing, but for the rest I don't find it a boring city. I'm a teenager so I usually go out with my friends, I especially go to Marina di Carrara. Carrara is beautiful in the summer, even in the winter but in the summer is more lively. There aren't many things to do but I always have fun with my friends.

Submitted by elealli26 on Wed, 05/11/2022 - 14:40

I love Carrara because there is everything you can find, beach, mountain, old town, but the only thing I don’t like is that it hasn’t many shops, expecially clothing, but for the rest I don’t find it a boring city. I’m a teenager so I usually go out with my friends, I especially go to Marina di Carrara. Carrara is beautiful in summer, even in winter but in summer is more lively. There aren’t many things to do but I always have fun with my friends.

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I live in Emmerke wich is a village in the north of Germany. It is very nice and quiet there, we have a church and many Restaurants, the only thing we are missing is a Supermarket, but we also have many playgrounds and a school where a lot of children play in the schoolyard in the afternoons.
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Submitted by Kostantinus on Wed, 01/13/2021 - 12:37

My hometown is Dnipro which located on the South-East of Ukraine. Dnipro has an island called Monastic island. It has small white monastery where many couples get maried, amusement park and beaches. If you want to have a fun I would suggest you go to downtown where you can go shopping, watch some movies in the cinema, to skate on the ice-skating, taste some delicious food in local restaurants. You also can take a ship to have a trip on the river Dnipro. Welcome to my hometown Dnipro and don't forget to bring some cash with you! See you around! :)

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I live in Carrara in Italy. Carrara is known for its marble. You can visit marble quarries, go to the beach, visit the museums in the center of the city and go trekking. You can buy marble souvenirs and you can admire the beautiful view of the city and the sea. In the city center there are many monuments in carrara marble and there are many tourists who visit this city for its history. Carrara is an amazing city.

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Submitted by theguys_2022 on Wed, 04/27/2022 - 07:31

Hi there! How are you? I know Carrara very well, because unfortunately I also live there. I don't like Carrara very much because it's boring. Do you really like living in Carrara?

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Submitted by Blacklance on Thu, 10/08/2020 - 08:27

5/6 is my score

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I live in Adana,Turkey.It has very good places to visit and If you go to Adana don't forget to taste the traditional food of Adana,Kebap!

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hi everyone , i live in Ninh Hoa town- a small town in Khanh Hoa province. It's not a famous place but to me it's wonderful. The People live there very friendly. I love my town so much

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I come from Nha Trang city , VietNam . There are many beautiful places hear , especially the coasline that stretches around the city. Nha Trang also has other famous places such as : Moutain Church , Ponaga Tower , Institute of Oceanography... and interesting activities that attract a lot of tourist . So , I am very proud and love my homeland.

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Submitted by Vietnamesepeople on Tue, 09/24/2019 - 17:14

I love the way how Alex introduces his hometown, he understands where he was born and be willing to administer to everyone around him. For me, i was born and raised near by the beautiful coastal city but i am still not really aware of this place, after read through Alex's introductory article i know that i need to know my hometown clearly and to introduce for everyone around me

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I live in Phu Yen, one of 58 province in Vietnam. People in here are very friendly, everything is cheap, it also has alot of beautiful place like da dia reef or dien cape the first place to see the dawn in Vietnam.
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Submitted by Hoanghao251 on Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:20

Surfing is a great activity, but where I live seems to be less popular
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Submitted by tunglamsbtc on Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:21

I come from Cam Lam, a district of Khanh Hoa province, Viet Nam. Actually, there are just fields for the kids to fly their kites, play soccer,... in the afternoon, and nowhere else special to spend your time relaxing. However, if u like swimming, u have to ride 7km to Bai Dai beach, the most famous beach in Cam Lam.
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I am currently living in Nha Trang city, one of the most beautiful places in Viet Nam. It has many different places like: Tri Nguyen aquarium, Long Son pogoda.. especially beautiful beaches. It is a famous tourist destination that you should visit !

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Submitted by Youjiro on Sun, 02/03/2019 - 12:35

I live on Fukuoka city .It is located south side Japan.There are a lot of fabulous place.Most beautiful place is harbour .It is incredible place because there are a lot of neon and illumination.It is famous for first date at night .there are a lot of couple.Amount of population in increase right council decided accepting foreigner from other country. as a result ,city population in has been change in 4 term.

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Hi,my name is Olia.I live in Kiev.City has many temples,monuments and others attractions. My city is 1500 y.o. Now here it is sunny and worm +36.We have`t got many rain.

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I live in Yokohama, Japan. It's the second largest city in Japan. There are lots of places to visit. You can see a beautiful night view.
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