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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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TRAVEL Finally There Is a Usable Map …

I KNOW I’M IN COMMON WATER! There is no one out there who hasn’t cursed the traditional road maps. The usual ones, the ordinaries, the one which grow into a wad after more than one use. Unfold them, try to find what you are looking for – and by simply unfolding or re-folding it, it … Weiterlesen »

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BOOK Up The Danube From The Black Sea

THIS RIVER SAYS MORE ABOUT WORLD HISTORY THAN ANY OTHER STREAM – THE DANUBE! Say I and the British author Nick Thorpe probably too. It took him a whole year to cover the 2680 km or 1665 miles from the delta at the Romanian coast of the Black Sea through the 8 not always easy … Weiterlesen »

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