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We questioned several veteran travel agents thus: Before you make that journey to qualify for angel wings, what would be your final earthbound trip? Here are some responses:

Rome: Of course, because of what many of my senior clients would quote: See Rome and die! I’d revisit the Vatican and look up at Michelangelo’s ceiling. That has to be a clue of what awaits us. There’s also the Colosseum, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and that little café by the Tiber I frequented decades ago with mi dolce amante. HJDeL, Denver CO

Paris: A favorite senior memory is Dinah Shore’s, The Last Time I Saw Paris. My bucket list for final moments in Paris would include strolling the Champs-Elysées in springtime, an evening at the Folies Bergére and a lovingly-shared bottle of fine French wine by the Seine. KLH, St. Paul MN

New York: I’d see all the current Broadway plays and musicals. I’d go to the top of the Empire State Building at sunset and get one last glimpse of my favorite town. Then, I’d hit the Carnegie Deli and eat a mile-high pastrami sandwich, with heaping sides of fried onion rings, potato salad and sour pickles. I'd top it all off with an enormous slice of strawberry cheese cake. Calories? Who cares about calories when there’s no tomorrow? JJF, USN, Retired, Miami FL

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