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The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 21. Scandinavia Travel Guide (Covers Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Greenland, Faroe Islands) By Tony Kelbrat
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The Scandinavian countries are cold for part of the year. The people are versatile. I met a Vietnamese man who became a Norwegian citizen. I saw a system of underground pipes in a big market... More > square which melt all snow immediately that hits it so in the middle of winter, there is no snow or ice in the outdoor town square. They have the big scenic fjiords, which are small harbors surrounded by big cliffs. Go in the summer if you can. There's a scenic road in Norway called the Peer Gynt Road, named after composer Heinrik Ibsen's famous character, that starts in Gausdal, central Norway. The Lofoten Islands are a group of islands inhabited by fishermen 123 miles north of the Arctic Circle. You can take a ferry there. Try #914.81 at the library.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 20. Netherlands Travel Guide (Covers Redlight Districts & Drug Coffeehouses) By Tony Kelbrat
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Most people in Holland speak English. The term Holland refers to all but one province while the term Netherlands refers to the entire country. The weather is generally cloudy. You can either buy a... More > map or get one free at either the tourist office or in the local phonebook. Buy a copy of the magazine What's On in Amsterdam for entertainment information. Get the free monthly guide Day to Day at either the tourist office (VVV) or at: Amsterdam Uit Buro Leideseplein 26 0900-01-91 There are too many cars in Amsterdam, parking is expensive and tickets for illegal parking are expensive too. Most canals have streets beside them with the same name. On April 30, the Queen's Birthday, Amsterdam becomes a big flea market/ yard sale. Very few people wear safety helmets on bikes but cops ticket bikers who break traffic laws. Books about Amsterdam are at #914.9235 at the library.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 25. Australia Travel Guide By Tony Kelbrat
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Australia is a huge country. If you show up without a plan of which part to visit, you'll waste time deciding what to do and possibly waste money by not booking in advance. Australia is in the... More > southern hemisphere so the seasons are opposite to the seasons in the northern hemisphere. They have winter when North America and Europe have summer and summer when North America and Europe have winter so Christmastime is summer for them. Most of Australia has a temperate climate. Snow is rare, even in the winter. The northern part of Australia is quite hot, almost tropical. The seasons there are rainy, the wet time lasting from November to April and the dry time from May to October. Australia. is expensive. The air ticket is expensive right off the bat because it's so far away. Get some Australian cash before you go. Try #919.46 at the library.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 24. Africa Travel Guide By Tony Kelbrat
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I was looking at a picture of a globe that showed a beam of light coming from everywhere that there was an internet connection. The most sparse places were Siberia and Africa. Excpt for a few... More > places on the coast, inner Africa was desolate. Most of the people are friendly but people rob tourists too. Expect poor roads and poor infrastructures. Beware that there are no ATMs in a number of African countries. You have to either bring cash, traveler's cheques or get the money at banks there. There are lots of civil wars and rebellions in Africa. South Africa has the biggest tourist industry of any country in Africa probably because it's a stable, developed, capitalist country with some white people which white tourists feel more comfortable with rather than being in some place like Lagos where they would know what it feels like to be a minority when there's only one white face in a sea of black ones. Try #916 at the library.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 22. Eastern Europe Travel Guide By Tony Kelbrat
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The countries of Central or Eastern Europe are generally classified as: Albania Andorra Belarus Bosnia Bulgaria Croatia Czech... More > Republic Estonia Georgia Hungary Kosovo Latvia Lithuania Macedonia Moldova Montenegro Poland Romania Russia Serbia Slovakia/ Slovak Republic Slovenia Turkey Ukraine Yugoslavia (Serbia) Albania is a small country beside Greece on the Adriatic Sea. It has been called the poorest European country. It is corrupt and dangerous too. Estonia is up in the north between Russia and Latvia on the Baltic Sea. It owns many islands. Georgia is near the Black Sea. Kosovo is considered unsafe to visit by many people. Russia has poorly maintained roads, poor road signs, low-quality gas and corrupt highway patrolmen who might to try to shake you down for an alleged driving infraction. Hotel rooms in Eastern Europe can be quite cheap. Try #914 at the library.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 23. Middle East Travel Guide By Tony Kelbrat
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The Middle East is technically the area south of Turkey between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf even though several North African countries like Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Djibouti,... More > a small country south of Egypt, probably feel they're more Arab than African. The kingdom of Bahrain is made up of 33 small islands in the Arabian Gulf near Saudi Arabia. It's a popular tourist destination.Based on what I've read, the situation in Iran is not as oppressive as we're made to believe by the mainstream news. Some people say they are having a good time in Iran. Based on the photographs I've seen, it looks like a thriving country. They're even skiing up north. The language is Farsi, not Arabic. Jerash is an ancient Roman city. Petra is an ancient city. The United Arab Emirates is composed of 7 emirates. Dubai is the major city. Dubai has the largest building and largest shopping mall in the world.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 28. Asia Travel Guide (Covers Almost All Asian Countries) By Tony Kelbrat
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Most westerners experience culture shock when they first get to Asia and feel out of place because they're like these big geeks in the presence of all these small people. You are now a novelty item... More > in some places. Take them at their level. Watch the heat. Be wary of tap water. Drink bottled water or boil it. Asia is a land of contrasts. You have high-tech nerds walking the streets with old guys who don't know how to read. To most people, you're considered a millionaire, even if you're a backpacking student. They see you as a westerner and think you're like those characters they see in western movies, the excessive, cynical, insensitive macho man or the frivolous, sexy woman. Asia is loosely divided into two sections, the dark people in the west, namely, the following countries: Afghanistan. Armenia Azerbaijan Bangladesh Bhutan Cashmere. Georgia India Kazakistan. Kyrgzstan. Maldives (islands) Nepal Pakistan Go to #915 at the library.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 26. New Zealand Travel Guide By Tony Kelbrat
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New Zealand is in the southwest Pacific, three hours from Sydney, Australia and about 11 hours from Los Angeles by plane. It is an English speaking country with a population of about four million. ... More > Auckland, the largest city, has a population of around one million. New Zealanders, like the rest of the British Commonwealth, drive on the left of the road. New Zealand is spread over three relatively small islands with modern transportation, air flights and rail, The people speak English. New Zealand is made up of two major islands (north and south) and several small islands: Chatham Islands, southeast of NZ. Cook Islands in the north. Tokelau, up near Kiribali. Wellington is the capital city but it's much smaller than Auckland with a population of 150,000. It's at the southern end of North Island. It's very windy there. Aotearoa is what the Maoris called New Zealand, the land of the long white cloud.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 27. South Pacific Islands, Obscure Places Travel Guide (Antarctica, Deserts, the Arctic, Easter – Falkland – Galapagos - Robinson Crusoe Islands) By Tony Kelbrat
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The South Pacific Islands are sometimes called Oceania. Naura and Kiribaldi are up north relatively speaking midway between Hawaii and Australia. Most of the rest jut down in an archipelago... More > starting at Papaua, New Guinea except for Fiji, Western Samao and Tonga off to the east on their own then further east of that is French Polynesis/ Tahiti off on its own. The United States owns a number of islands like: American Samoa Baker Island Federated States of Micronesia Guam Howland Island Jarvis Island Kingman Reef Marshall Islands Northern Mariana Islands Palau Truk Island Wake Island Yap There are two Samoas, American Samoa governed by the United States and Western Samoa, an independent country. Try #919 at the library.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 2. Travel & Hotel (Bargain Travel, Air - Land (Car – Train – Bus - Subway) - Sea (Cruises – Freighters - Ferries), Hotels – Bnbs – Inns - Home Exchanges - Vrbo) By Tony Kelbrat
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Extreme bargain or budget travel is sometimes called backpacking or backpacking travel. If you travel frequently, one advantage of booking your own travel arrangements is not having to bother with... More > travel agents who make mistakes, charge you extra money as brokers and screw you up occasionally. Another advantage is that of saving money by booking your own flights and tours. You have to do legwork to find the cheapest though. Tickets are usually delivered by overnight mail. The cheapest fares generally must be purchased at least two to three weeks before departure. If you buy a ticket in the high season, usually Christmas and summer, book well in advance and ask for the cheapest ticket. The other cheap deals are the last-minute tickets and standby travel which airlines post on their websites. These deals are also on websites that specialize in last-minute and standby travel. The Dominican Republic and Poland have recently been ranked as the cheapest places to travel to.< Less

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