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http://www.ohgizmo.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/08/esc.jpg I’m preparing to leave early tomorrow, to start the second leg of my trip. Berlin, Rome, Normandy London and a couple of cruises are all pencilled in, along with some TBD locations between now and December. Once again, I’ll be reliant on Internet cafes and open wireless networks for access, so my Stumbling will […]

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http://fabutante-x.stumbleupon.com/review/12017941/ Fabutante-X has quickly managed what I’ve been unable to accomplish all week – get myself psyched up for the next leg of my trip. While Glasgow has nearly sucked the life out of me, all it takes is one glimpse of the Piazza del Popolo to get me whistling while I pack. For the […]

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Greyhound.com | Home

http://www.greyhound.com/ One of the worst websites I’ve ever used. I haven’t been able to get a ticket quote for ANY of the destinations I’ve entered. Unfortunately, as Amtrak service is limited, non-driving travellers to the US have little choice for in transportation.

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http://c13.zedo.com/OzoDB/h/5/255139/V1/728×90.gif This regrettable animated GIF is currently blinking on the Rough Guides homepage. “Unforgettable”? “Exciting”?! Clearly, the copy was written by someone who has never visited Switzerland. And did anyone else misread “get natural” as “get neutral”? I laugh at Switzerland’s efforts to add itself to my European itinerary. **BUMPITY BUMP** It knows. See how […]

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croydon art

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUSwJj8U1XU This terrific little vid was made by a pal of mine from Croydon. Despite the reaction of all other Londoners, he always seems to overlook the grottier aspects of his town to produce some vivid impressions. Here, we meet Croydon’s locals in the act of shopping, busking, chatting, laughing… being. It almost makes me […]

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Renting an Apartment – Private Custom Tours & Free Paris Resource Guide

http://www.secretsofparis.com/renting-an-apartment/ A lovely, inspiring gift from the Stumble button this Christmas morning.

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http://biz.yahoo.com/fool/061213/116603450315.html?.v=1&printer=1 As previously mentioned in this StumbleBlog, I’m aiming to return to Europe come February or March. Once I get that out of my system, it’s onto Life v.2. My big plans for a new career path involve becoming a slumlord, and paying off my mortgage by the time I turn 35. So this unexpected […]

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http://www.goatweb.com/discover/miniature/nigerian/index.shtml “GoatWeb” – I love it! My Life v.3 plans (following Life v.2 in which I begin my career as a slumlord) may very well include a little goat farm. And I mean than literally – “little goats.” In discovering the Nigerian Dwarf Goat, I think I’ve found the ideal animal for 5’3″ me to […]

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big plans – Google Search

http://www.google.ca/search?q=big%20plans&sourceid=mozilla-search&start=0&start=0&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official It occurs to me that, in the wake of my lost August and September, I’ve never actually revealed my long-hyped Big Plans. I don’t have many details yet, but the general framework is set in my psyche: 1) Survive to Xmas (no small feat) 2) Get clean bill of health from nephrologist (significantly smaller […]

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