But in a way, his visit is confirmation of a region on the rise.
And no more renting one of those weird cellphones when you visit; 3G now works here.
Lonely Planet recently named Sierra Leone one of its top 10 countries to visit in 2009.
"Tell us when you plan to visit us next time," one of the guards said snidely.
The exact spot where Aphrodite was born of foam is just off the coast of Kythira, and anyone can visit it.
And as to speaking of his friends on his first visit, I don't see why he should have done so at all.
There was a friend of mine who went to visit a famous asylum for the insane.
Directly our visit to them is over, we change our plans and leave Bordeaux.
Many a visit had Paul paid to that shop, and not always to buy books.
His tomb20 is within this tent, and they visit it once a year.
early 13c., "come to (a person) to comfort or benefit," from Old French visiter, from Latin visitare "to go to see, come to inspect," frequentative of visere "behold, visit" (a person or place), from past participle stem of videre "to see, notice, observe" (see vision). Originally of the deity, later of pastors and doctors (c.1300), general sense of "pay a call" is from 1620s. Meaning "come upon, afflict" (in reference to sickness, punishment, etc.) is recorded from mid-14c. Related: Visited; visiting.
1620s, from visit (v.).