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Nov 20, 19, 8:37 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

Lovely. It also reminds me of a "Jurassic...

Lovely.

It also reminds me of a "Jurassic Park" moment - Objects in mirror are closer than they appear....
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Nov 17, 19, 12:25 pm
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Posted By Gardyloo

Welcome to FT! If the flights are on one...

Welcome to FT!

If the flights are on one ticket your bags will be checked through. If they're on separate tickets, you'd need to collect them and go back through security, in which case 2 hours...
Forum: Trip Reports
Nov 15, 19, 9:09 am
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Views: 13,434
Posted By Gardyloo

For a long time, Tijuana was the second largest...

For a long time, Tijuana was the second largest city (in population) on the Pacific coast of North America, after Los Angeles. San Diego passed it a few years ago, but it's still close (1.4 v. 1.3...
Nov 15, 19, 8:48 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

Nikon F Photomic, stock lens. For what it's...

Nikon F Photomic, stock lens.

For what it's worth, here's a Porsche 904 on the same day; don't know who was driving.
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Nov 14, 19, 8:57 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

In consideration of the film, Ford vs. Ferrari,...

In consideration of the film, Ford vs. Ferrari, here's a picture I took a LONG time ago of Ken Miles driving his Cobra at the Riverside California raceway in around 1965. I still like it as a photo....
Nov 4, 19, 8:59 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

The "everyday" price for a DONE3 beginning in...

The "everyday" price for a DONE3 beginning in Canada, without the restrictions (e.g. 12 month lifespan) is US$7749.

Trying to use Oneworld's online booking tool is exquisite torture. Always has...
Sep 27, 19, 9:15 am
Replies: 20
Views: 5,124
Posted By Gardyloo

They're not joining Skyteam at once, but my...

They're not joining Skyteam at once, but my money's on that happening eventually. DL is divesting of its interest in GOL, which has current partnerships and codeshares with DL, so that would leave...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 12, 19, 8:43 am
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Views: 1,574
Posted By Gardyloo

Star Alliance RTWs require a minimum of two...

Star Alliance RTWs require a minimum of two stopovers, not three.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 11, 19, 12:06 pm
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Views: 1,574
Posted By Gardyloo

See my comments above. It shouldn't be a...

See my comments above. It shouldn't be a problem, and remember that you can change dates on RTWs for free, or any route changes can be made for a flat US$125 for any number of changes at one time. ...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 11, 19, 10:29 am
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Views: 1,574
Posted By Gardyloo

Go to the Star Alliance RTW "book and fly" page -...

Go to the Star Alliance RTW "book and fly" page - https://www.staralliance.com/en/book-fly - and fill in the blanks. In economy your trip should be around £2,400 and in business class around £5,300...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 10, 19, 8:50 am
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Views: 5,519
Posted By Gardyloo

It's the administrative capital, Cape Town is the...

It's the administrative capital, Cape Town is the legislative capital (Parliament sits there.) So yes and no.

35 for me, including a couple from the former USSR that weren't independent countries...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 27, 19, 8:55 am
Replies: 33
Views: 10,105
Posted By Gardyloo

Really enjoyed this TR of some of my stomping...

Really enjoyed this TR of some of my stomping grounds. Well done!

And congratulations!

By the way, Roseburg IS kind of creepy (I lived there as a small child and my folks never looked back with...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 20, 19, 8:13 am
Replies: 72
Views: 7,284
Posted By Gardyloo

I've done LAS-LAX; can't think of others. ...

I've done LAS-LAX; can't think of others. However one can fly DXB-DUB most days, SAN to SAT, and MAD-MAN
Forum: oneworld
Aug 16, 19, 8:39 am
Replies: 1,557
Views: 367,950
Posted By Gardyloo

Look at BA's "Household Account" option. Sounds...

Look at BA's "Household Account" option. Sounds like it would work very well for you.
Forum: Cruises
Aug 6, 19, 8:45 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,956
Posted By Gardyloo

Sometimes people miss the boat, e.g. on departure...

Sometimes people miss the boat, e.g. on departure from Vancouver BC on a one-way cruise to Seward AK, and have to fly to the ship's first port of call, typically Ketchikan, AK, to meet it. Therefore...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 6, 19, 8:23 am
Replies: 109
Views: 7,567
Posted By Gardyloo

East and West - Taveuni, Fiji - 179.99+° E,...

East and West - Taveuni, Fiji - 179.99+° E, 179.99+° W (other door of the theater)
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Aug 5, 19, 9:45 am
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By Gardyloo

I don't see any reason not to use the STILA cars...

I don't see any reason not to use the STILA cars that line up at the taxi stand on the 3rd floor of the parking garage. Their prices are competitive, and you don't have to worry about misconnecting;...
Jul 4, 19, 9:02 am
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Views: 540,172
Posted By Gardyloo

A couple from around here

Fishermen's Terminal, Seattle

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/1000x553/p1000122as_1a30e0b4357aaf5cf80587ff246d55b1bfb4449b.jpg

Mount Rainier from Vashon Island (Puget...
Jun 28, 19, 8:37 am
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Views: 4,632
Posted By Gardyloo

This is the entrance they're talking about. ...

This is the entrance they're talking about. https://goo.gl/maps/tFyNwWwkCVwot3AS6
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 27, 19, 8:16 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,109
Posted By Gardyloo

Pretty much anything by Bill Bryson, although I'd...

Pretty much anything by Bill Bryson, although I'd definitely agree that In a Sunburned Country (which I read with its UK title, Down Under) merits special mention.

Missing from the list is John...
Jun 27, 19, 8:03 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,155
Posted By Gardyloo

This fare has been around for some time. ...

This fare has been around for some time.

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/premium-fare-deals/1971828-la-jj-mia-jnb-2-311-many-dates-aug-onwards.html?highlight=mia-jnb...
Jun 12, 19, 9:17 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,868
Posted By Gardyloo

There's still a fair amount of water coming over...

There's still a fair amount of water coming over Snoqualmie Falls, and you can hike down to the lower falls area. You might consider doing a two-part day, one half in the city, the other half out to...
Jun 11, 19, 9:13 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,868
Posted By Gardyloo

It's more like 2 1/2 hours each way (don't...

It's more like 2 1/2 hours each way (don't believe Google maps if that's what you're using) and yes, you're going to be way too early for wildflowers. Look at the webcams -...
Forum: oneworld
Jun 9, 19, 8:45 am
Replies: 59
Views: 9,119
Posted By Gardyloo

That's been the ex-USA price for a DONE4 for...

That's been the ex-USA price for a DONE4 for years. I suspect you got one or more noobs at the RTW desk who didn't know/care how to pull the correct fare. Not saying it's wrong, just suspicious.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jun 7, 19, 10:19 am
Replies: 37
Views: 6,276
Posted By Gardyloo

Simply amazing. Thank you so much. I...

Simply amazing. Thank you so much.

I remember when Brora whisky was not very expensive (back in the day.)

But (wee quibble....) Isle of Mill cheddar velouté?
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