Steyr by Night

I’m all about trusting the locals. When someone who lives in the area suggests it might be a good idea to [verb] at [place name], well, what the hell, right? They’re the local, they know better. In general this serves the good natured traveler well and you’ll end up [verbing] the [superlative adjective] [object] you’ve …
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Fun with Liz and Jacques

In a few days, Austria assumes the EU presidency. There’s a PR frenzy around this event of course, including a partially state funded billboard project that shows, among other things, a three way where the participants are wearing masks of Jaques Chirac, George Bush, and the Queen of England. The organization responsible for posting the …
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Because Supermarkets Are Fun

Shaun’s pics from the Real Canadian Superstore reminded me to take the camera with me today when we went to get groceries. I never get tired of supermarkets in places that are not my home town. It could be Italy, where the selection of olive oil is matched only by the selection of biscotti, or …
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Spare Change and Sweaters

Remembrance Week, 26th Dec- 1 Jan I’ve been watching clips from the memorials taking place for the tsunami vicitims and I gotta tell you, it’s breaking my heart. Last night I dreamt that I was at a protest of some kind, but we had all gone dressed for a funeral because before the protest, we …
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