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Posted By Gardyloo

We're sure having a spell of terrific weather...

We're sure having a spell of terrific weather right now - Space Needle Panocam | Space Needle (https://www.spaceneedle.com/webcam)
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 12, 21, 9:54 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

Okay, then how about BA, LHR-YUL? I...

Okay, then how about BA, LHR-YUL?



I recall them to be quite comfortable, too. I also had the experience of riding on an IL-62, which some referred to as the "VC-10-ski" due to its (very)...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 11, 21, 9:26 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

I'm going to go with BA on PIK-JFK and BR on...

I'm going to go with BA on PIK-JFK and BR on LGW-LAX. I rode the Prestwick-JFK flight number of times.
Forum: Alaska
Apr 4, 21, 12:29 pm
Replies: 27
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Posted By Gardyloo

The Chain

I'm still scanning old negs and slides and thought a few of these from the Aleutian chain might be of interest, all taken ca. 1978-80

The Grumman Goose I rode on all the time, seen here on the...
Forum: oneworld
Mar 26, 21, 10:08 am
Replies: 1,601
Views: 401,367
Posted By Gardyloo

I would give strong consideration to BA, even...

I would give strong consideration to BA, even with its 4 "own metal" flights requirement. You could do a couple of quick returns on BA to London every year, or one return trip to someplace like...
Mar 24, 21, 9:44 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

GOLD! A trip to the Yukon, 1979

I'm still scanning ancient slides, and thought a few from a long-ago trip (1979 I think) to Dawson City in the Yukon Territory might be of interest. I was living in Anchorage at the time and some...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 22, 21, 9:57 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

My first UA DC-6 flight was PDX-LAX in (I think)...

My first UA DC-6 flight was PDX-LAX in (I think) around 1954. (Yeah, I'm old.) I also remember taking a UA DC-6B with my folks from LAX to IDL in October of 1958 with a stop in this middle-of-nowhere...
Mar 18, 21, 8:46 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

One of the most interesting views of the Space...

One of the most interesting views of the Space Needle IMO is the one from the observation deck off the Chinese Room (now Observatory Bar) at the top of the Smith Tower. Of course, being at the south...
Mar 11, 21, 10:42 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

I bought what I think is now the previous version...

I bought what I think is now the previous version of the product around a year ago and played with it for a time. Some of the features like the sky replacement thing can be a lot of fun and quite...
Mar 10, 21, 11:06 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

Sure, although calling it a "workflow" is a...

Sure, although calling it a "workflow" is a little bit of a stretch; it's more like serial fumbling.

I have an old slide sorting lightbox tray that I use to sort the scannable images from the...
Mar 4, 21, 3:55 pm
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Posted By Gardyloo

No problem. She had worked as an investment...

No problem. She had worked as an investment banker focused on tax exempt debt, then switched from poacher to gamekeeper and worked as a financial advisor to municipal governments and nonprofits...
Mar 4, 21, 11:57 am
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Views: 1,079
Posted By Gardyloo

My wife's pictures from Kenya

My wife passed away a few years ago and I've been reluctant to post some of her pictures here because, well, they aren't mine. But I was looking at them recently and I think they should be seen, so...
Feb 19, 21, 8:33 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

Jebel Musa, the southern Pillar of Hercules, in...

Jebel Musa, the southern Pillar of Hercules, in Morocco as seen from Gibraltar, with a ferry en route -
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Feb 16, 21, 9:01 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

Assuming Alaska Airlines? I'd pick Seattle...

Assuming Alaska Airlines? I'd pick Seattle because there are so many more SEA-ANC flights daily so in the event of misconnection your options are far greater.
Feb 10, 21, 10:19 am
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Views: 790
Posted By Gardyloo

San Francisco 1969-70 Part 3

Some more...

Bay and bridges

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Feb 10, 21, 9:41 am
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Views: 790
Posted By Gardyloo

San Francisco 1969-70 Part 2

Some more images.

Civic Center arts festival

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Feb 10, 21, 9:08 am
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Views: 790
Posted By Gardyloo

San Francisco, 1969-70

Still pretty much locked down, I've kept up working on scanning and processing some old images (very old in some cases, like me) and thought I'd post these images taken in San Francisco ca. 1969-70...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 14, 21, 8:41 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

I'm not sure if Reeve Aleutian operated ANC-SYA...

I'm not sure if Reeve Aleutian operated ANC-SYA nonstop in 1992; some (all?) of their 727 Combi flights might have stopped at Adak (ADK) coming or going. If just ADK, that's 1192 mi according to the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 6, 21, 8:16 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

It was Airpac that tried to poach some of RV's...

It was Airpac that tried to poach some of RV's routes up and down the chain.
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Jan 1, 21, 9:36 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

Once the border reopens for humans (as opposed to...

Once the border reopens for humans (as opposed to freight) Quickcoach will probably reinstate their frequent coach service from downtown Vancouver and YVR to downtown Seattle and SEA -...
Dec 31, 20, 9:06 am
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Views: 627
Posted By Gardyloo

In "normal" times, i.e., with no border...

In "normal" times, i.e., with no border restrictions, the cash fares are generally more affordable during cruise season (May-September) but honestly, it's often cheaper to rent a car and drive it. ...
Forum: oneworld
Dec 21, 20, 1:10 pm
Replies: 2,910
Views: 633,743
Posted By Gardyloo

I am closing this thread but keeping it as a...

I am closing this thread but keeping it as a sticky for archival purposes. Please use the new guide, referenced above.

Gardyloo
Oneworld moderator
Forum: oneworld
Dec 14, 20, 9:41 am
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Views: 401,367
Posted By Gardyloo

I'd think a lot might depend on who/how AS keeps...

I'd think a lot might depend on who/how AS keeps as non-OW partners following the entry into OW. For example, they're currently partners with Latam, Singapore, Emirates, El Al, Korean and Hainan. I'd...
Forum: oneworld
Dec 8, 20, 8:45 am
Replies: 89
Views: 40,450
Posted By Gardyloo

Qatar to start SFO service 15 December, SEA 15 March

https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/qatar-airways-will-start-flying-seattle-doha-in-march/

QR will fly DOH-SFO and DOH-SEA four times a week, both services using A350-900s.
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Dec 3, 20, 8:58 am
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Posted By Gardyloo

AS isn't in OW yet, so we don't know what...

AS isn't in OW yet, so we don't know what modifications will be made to the AS Mileage Plan to adapt to the OW tier system.
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