In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1con muy poca gente
- Now it just so happens that I would regularly wait for several trains at the end of Victoria station's southbound Victoria line platform, until one came along that was relatively uncrowded.
- This is ideal cycling country: green and uncrowded, with great food and historic villages.
- The travelling public is fed up and wants trains which are safe and clean, uncrowded and arrive on time.
- High in the mountains, the scenery is almost alpine, with peaks reaching 3,000 ft and opportunities for some fine, uncrowded skiing on snow that, surprisingly, lasts until April, despite the area lying on the same latitude as Tuscany.
- The Tunisians are friendly, the beaches soft, sandy and uncrowded, a wide variety of sports and watersports are freely available and the food is good.
- Tasmania is an island made for touring - uncrowded beaches, rugged mountains, spectacular bush walks, historic settlements and celebrated vineyards - all within easy driving distance.
- This blissfully uncrowded park, where visitor numbers are deliberately restricted, is worth the small entry fee a hundred times over for its beaches alone.
- It boasts thermal springs, uncrowded beaches and, in early summer, a riot of crimson-blossomed pohutukawa trees.
- Back home it's quiet enough, and uncrowded, and the shelves in my cupboard, unlike those in the supermarket, are well stocked.
- St Moritz is home to a vast ski area that encompasses several classic - and blissfully uncrowded - intermediate runs.
- Luckily, it turned out that we didn't have to muscle in at all, as the normally packed-out eatery was unusually uncrowded.
- Go as early as possible, when the waters will still be calm and uncrowded.
- The first day of Spring, the skies are blue; I'm walking up a decidedly uncrowded sidewalk and smelling fresh-cut grass.
- The hospital was clean and relatively uncrowded.
- The beach is vast, uncrowded, with ample space for sunbathing, water sports and safe bathing with just enough gentle surf to ward off monotony.
- Vienna may now be second only to Paris as art-history capital of Europe, but city-breakers have yet to cotton on to the fact, and many of its stupendous exhibits are mercifully uncrowded.
- The resort villages are small and charming, the sense of being right in the rocky heart of the Alps is inescapable - and, best of all, it's blissfully uncrowded.
- Step back in time with old-fashioned steam trains, electric and horse-drawn tram cars and unspoiled, uncrowded beaches.
- Here you'll find excellent cross-country and downhill skiing facilities on wonderfully uncrowded pistes.
- Here again a small uncrowded beach break will be best.
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