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travel

Fighting germs at 35,000 feet

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?You’re settled into seat 20D when you hear a sniffle, sniffle coming
from seat 20B and a rumbling cough erupts from the occupant of 21A.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚??
Link: http://edition.cnn.com

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travel

Central Park The Complete Guide

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?CentralPark.com – Your first stop for information on Central Park and The Central Park Zoo! Including extensive event listings, maps, attractions, sports, activities, history and the CentralPark.com store.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚??
Link: http://www.centralpark.com

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code

Picasa Template for Todd Dominey’s Slideshow

I’ve just discovered Todd Dominey’s Flash Slideshow and made a Picasa template to generate the images and the xml file for the show.

Download: slideshow_picasa_template.zip

[note:] I can’t get this to work in wordpress at the moment, possibly due to the paths in the xml file, something I need to look at.

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travel

Johor to mount hunt for ‘bigfoot’

“The government of the Malaysian state of Johor says it is to organise
an attempt to track down a legendary ape man reputed to roam its
jungles.”
Link: http://news.bbc.co.uk

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travel

Weighty fees for Ryanair passengers

Weighty fees for Ryanair passengers – News and Comment – Times Online ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Ryanair will soon make passengers pay ???€š?‚?£5 per piece of checked luggage, or ???€š?‚?£2.50 per bag if it has been registered in advance on the airline’s website – an initiative the budget airline claims will mean only 25 per cent of its passengers losing out financially.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚??

Link: http://travel.timesonline.co.uk

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travel

Ryanair to let passengers by-pass airport check-in

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Ryanair, Europe’s largest no-frills airline, is to allow passengers to by-pass airport check-in if they have previously checked in on the carrier’s website.”

Of course it wouldn’t be Ryanair without a catch, ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?passengers checking in baggage on flights booked after March 16 will now pay a fee — ???€š?‚?£2.50 stg (???¢?¢?‚¬Å??‚?¬3.50 eur) per bag, per flight, if booked in advance on the website, or ???€š?‚?£5.0 stg (???¢?¢?‚¬Å??‚?¬7.00 eur) per bag, per flight, if presented unbooked at the airport.”

Link: forbes.com

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london photography

The Daily Telegraph Adventure Travel & Sports Show

Some pictures of the GT travel advisors at the 2006 Adventure Travel & Sports Show

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travel

Buzzword of the Year: Ecotourism

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Running a country that has giant-winged bugs, toothy reptiles lurking in soupy water and enough humidity to frizz-out anyone’s hair? No problem. You might have a great money-maker on your hands.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚?? Link: http://www.nytimes.com

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photography

Konica-Minolta to quit photography market

This is a little shocking…
“Konica-Minolta today revealed it is to quit photography business
after more than 103 years – with the loss of 3,700 jobs worldwide.”
Link: theregister.co.uk

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london photography

Ice sculpture of St Basil’s Cathedral (Moscow) in Trafalgar Square, London

As part of the Russian festival in Trafalgar square, there was an ice sculpture of St Basil’s Cathedral (Moscow), it had melted a bit by the time i got there.

[kml_flashembed movie=”wp-content/photos/rus-festival.swf” height=”360″ width=”480″ /]See the rest of the pictures here.