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T R A V E L  &  P L A C E S

Eurasia, North Africa, South America


A trip through Egypt,
Southern Europe,
Turkey & India (2002)

   Critical notes and tips on travel to Egypt, Europe, Turkey and India,
   recommended services, costings and general travel advice.  

This is New Delhi -
next stop: Hell

   Delhi has some of the worst living conditions in Asia. Although India has a
   special place in my heart, I wonder whether I will ever return to this crazy
   third world city of escalating garbage, filth, noise, smog, insufferable living
   conditions and crowds...crowds...crowds... Who is to blame for the
   deteriorating condition of India's capital?  

Costa Cruises - an idyllic
way to see the world

   An introduction to the world of cruising with Costa - the Mediterranean,
   East Asia and the Persian Gulf. And a Star Virgo Asian cruise that
   Western tourists should avoid.  

Europe holiday slideshow
(includes Malaysia stop-over)

   Slideshows of Europe destinations and cruises - France, Baltic region,
   the Danube and Prague, plus Malaysia. (All personal photos have been

South America holiday

   Slideshows of holiday destinations in South America - Chile, Peru,
   Bolivia, Brazil and Argentina. (All personal photos have been removed)  

Lest We Forget - Gallipoli &
Northern France slideshow

Signature poem: Invictus
Visiting Anzac Cove  

   Short slideshow of pilgrimages to Anzac Cove (Gallipoli), Fromelles &
   Neuve-Chapelle, in memory of all those who lost their lives on these
   battlefields in WW1 (includes Lone Pine, Pheasant Wood, VC Corner,
   Aus.Mem.Park, Cobbers, Bullecourt Digger, Indian Mem, Troy)  

New York - the downside  

   Some negative features, trivial and not so trivial, that travellers might
   be surprised to find in this awesome city and elsewhere in the USA  

Finale: Will travel,
won't track

   A decision to suspend further travelogues, list of countries visited,
   slideshows of Mediterranean harbours and Western Australian wild
   flowers, and a few important air travel tips that nobody tells you about.
  Also a few other thoughts - including the real cost of travel.  

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