Originally Posted by rjfvillarosa
I have a lot of friends in the USA who find the fact that within a few hours of driving in Europe you can find yourself in another country, obviously with the USA being so big it doesn't make sense to them, but on the other hand to me the people who live in the mid west, how can they live so far from the ocean??
we dont need oceans in the midwest...we have the Great Lakes
. i live in Michigan, so im surrounded by water. the county my aunt and uncle live in has 66 lakes alone. there is so much water around here it isnt funny. even though our elevation is low we never get any serious flooding. if youre ever going to move to the USA move to MI, we dont get earthquakes or hurricanes...but sometimes we get the occassional tornado, blizzard, or a minor flooding