Category Archives: Random Thoughts

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The Curse of the Fast Thinker

– thoughts during the course of a day Feb 25, 2012 It’s a Saturday night, and I have only myself to entertain. In the prison cell of my apartment, I sit in isolation, buffered by the empty air around the … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday in Venice

Waking up to the peal of bells, breakfast with Palm Sunday mass on TV and in Italian, the capped with more peals of bells – seems they are going to ring all day.     It’s ANOTHER gorgeous day in Venice, … Continue reading

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Egypt (& Indian & Kurdish) bon mots – handy for getting around

“Learn Arabic numbers…  A top tip for train travel in Egypt is to learn Arabic numbers.  The indicator boards at main stations often use Arabic numerals to show train numbers, departure times and platform numbers, only main ones show Western … Continue reading

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Jaipur – Rajasthan

From the last posting – about the Taj Mahal – did you notice something?  Especially at the second set of pictures after the Interior tour?  The banner picture (above) is from the Taj Mahal’s Guest House and / or the … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts – Osaka and Japan

[NOTE: This is one of my first write-ups that didn’t publish.  I’m sorry I don’t have the original pictures for it as those are now archived on an external Hard Drive that’s not with me anymore.]*****************************Change in trip tickets!There’s nothing … Continue reading

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Kangaroo-Ville

Victor Harbor has one of the most fun places on earth!  Urimmburah Wildlife Park just 10 minutes northeast of Vic Harbor’s CBD (Aussies fondly call their “downtown” Central Business Districts, CBDs).  For a mere AU$6 (about the same in US$ … Continue reading

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India, the Internet at the Mumbai Airport, and Good CS

“FREE wifi” offered at the airport is just a joke.  It SOUNDS good, but only if you have an Indian mobile phone number.  Internet access has been dodgy at best, for “tech savvy” India.  OK, maybe Mumbai isn’t the Tech … Continue reading

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