Exploring Second Life Meme

Alright, it’s Wednesday and the ever talented Strawberry Singh was far more punctual with her Monday meme challenge this week: Exploring Second Life (original post here). Sue me. Regular readers of this blog know that  I often write about places to visit (heck, explore and exploration are among the mess of post tags I mishandle). After a hectic start to the week I’ve finally found some time to dig into my Landmarks so here goes …

Meme Instructions: Share 1 to 5 of your favorite places on the grid. I feel like exploring and discovering new places. Share places you think everyone should visit and also tell us why they are your favorites.

Cripes! How to choose? My Cool Builds, Recreation, and Really Scenic Places landmarks folders have so many great locations. Here is a more or less random list because some I’d like to recommend are down for maintenance (The Calas Galadhon regions, for example), private access only, or no longer exist (I miss the Isle of Lesbos).

The Lydia Rose Memorial Park – SLurl

One place I often write about (like here) is the wonderful space my brother built in Nangrim, The Lydia Rose Memorial Park, one of my homes in Second Life. With just a few gaps, The Park has been here since before I came to the Main Grid, my brother (CC Columbo in SL) having set aside a space to remember the passing of his Real Life daughter. Today, a simple flowered cross is the only indication of the land’s purpose. As I mentioned, it is our family home. CC lives in the cabin, my pixy characters live in the gardner’s barn, and there’s a family apartment not-so-cleverly hidden well up in the sky for all of us to use.

The “Las” Islands – SLurl

This simple archipelago of five regions represents what I believe to be the best tropical islands in all Second Life so I visit often and have frequently featured them in this blog (like here). Goodness knows that Our World is rampantly populated with tropical spaces, but these are executed so well and feel so natural, I’m drawn here with great regularity. Well worth a visit if you haven’t been here and if you have, it’s time to go back. Today.

Mhindepinde Rez Zone – SLurl

This location outside Bay City is a surrogate for all those wonderful Linden Department of Public Works “Mole” builds that fill Our World. Search my blog for LDPW and you’ll see post after post of such places. Whether you want to launch a boat, fly an airplane, have a thrilling adventure, relax on a beach, explore a seaside village, or most anything you can think of doing, our Mole friends have built something for you.

And with that all-inclusive entry, I’m going to end this post so you can stop reading and get out exploring! I’d love to read your recommendation in the Comments sometime.

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