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HOLIDAYS Let’s Go Skiing in Lesotho!

HIGHLY ESTEEMED READERS, I AGREE, IT SOUNDS FUNNY, BUT IT ISN’T! This tiny monarchy, the size of Belgium, with no more inhabitants than Bucharest, the capital of Romania, and on all sides surrounded by the Republic of South Africa, offers a winter paradise! You don’t believe it? I didn’t before I saw it. In the … Weiterlesen »

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HISTORY Interesting People … (No. 42)

When monarchs give up their thrones, they are either executed, kicked out of the country or go into exile voluntarily. Not so King Prajadhipok of Thailand, the 7th ruler of the Chakri dynasty, also called Rama VII. He lost the status of absolute monarchy and had to agree to a parlamentary kingdom, he wasn’t satiesfied … Weiterlesen »

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