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Old 05-06-2018, 07:23 PM
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Huzzah! I can play again. One of these days I am going to learn how to scan and post pictures.

My wife and I went on our honeymoon to Madeira. As I am a lover, and mass-murderer of orchids, I could not help buying some of the beautiful offerings. I also was intrigued by, but did not surf, one of the world's "secret" surf spots called Jardin Du Mar.

I'm going to follow it up with a tough one, just to get it out of the way.

Syria.

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No country is too tough for Al. If he hasn’t been to Aleppo, he’s probably already booked a flight.
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Old 05-13-2018, 03:18 PM
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Per the rules, I can now follow myself up. Might as well travel just a little way and cross off another tough one.

Lebanon.

Lived there in 1979/1980 until evacuated at the start of the civil war. My memories of it are actually quite nice, but when you're 7/8 you don't think of politics and religion, only other kids and fun things to do.

I remember spotty memories: The toy store that had GI Joe figures and the British equivalent of Matchbox cars (they were olive green military vehicles), the smell of orange in the air by the Mediterranean on AUB's campus. The Banyan trees. And the fact they have almost as many different words/types of yogurt as Eskimos have words for snow. I also remember Rin Tin Tin and Asterix the Gaul for some reason.

Anyway, Lebanon.

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Old 05-20-2018, 09:32 AM
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I'm just going to keep filling in what holes I can. Since its' seven days later I will add another tough one.

El Salvador.

I did not get thrown in jail in El Salvador, unlike Honduras, so my short time there did have that going for it. We did pay some guy with an automatic weapon money to let us park our van and sleep outside his gas station in San Salvador, though.

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