Chipping Campden, England – June 1999

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Once you have arrived in England, and have covered London’s tourist traps, you may crave some peace and quiet in traditional English scenery. If you are heading for Stratford upon Avon, there is an idyllic village called Chipping Campden, lying only 12 miles south that has by reputation, “the most beautiful village street” in England. […]

Christchurch, New Zealand – June 1999

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It’s winter but you can still go swimming in Chris

Ensenada, Mexico – June 1999

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Cycling Riding a bike in the city gets a little hairy at times. The large potholes cause the cars to swerve wildly and there isn’t a great deal of awareness about cyclists in general. The surrounding hills do have some great single track trails. One of my favorites is a two hour loop starting at […]

Eugene, Oregon – June 1999

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June in Eugene: The weather is warming up and the rainy days are few and far between. Last summer Eugene had a record 90 rain free days. So, if this summer is anything like last summer, it should be a good one. A couple pose in the warm sun on top of Mt. June and […]

Johannesburg, South Africa – June 1999

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Not much has changed since last month: we’re starting to accelerate into election mode, (our 2nd democratic elections) so a sort of gentle hysteria is building, along with weerd political slogans & promises. The oddest incident to date is the ANC having to withdraw a poster because it was deemed racist! Madiba, (AKA Nelson Mandela) […]

Ljubljana, Slovenia – June 1999

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Okay, okay, I promise I’ll get the hang of these articlesÂ… Eventually. Until then, you’ll have to be satisfied with what you have, namely this. Nothing much is happening here, so I really don’t know what to say. ExceptÂ… About the holidays in JuneÂ… The 25th is a national holiday (it’s the day on which […]

London, England – June 1999

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New This Month It’s the start of summer (read “almost warm enough to wear a t-shirt”), and London goes activity mad till September! It’s also the time that the city is inundated with tourists. You will not find any pleasant strolls through Piccadilly Circus this month. Instead, you will become one of the thousands of […]

Maesai Gems, Thailand

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Maesai is a world renowned source of rubies.

Mong La, Burma

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Anything goes in this Burmese outpost.

Nelson/Picton, New Zealand – June 1999

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The Abel Tasman National Park is well known for it