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Caves...and a Thank You ... (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 08/13/17 5:43 am) Enrique Torner's post of August 12th was very touching. I am grateful to Enrique, and also envious (in a good sense) of his chance to see the fantastic caves of Altamira. It must have been a won ...
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Caves...and Memoirs ... (John Heelan, UK, 08/15/17 2:56 pm) JE commented on memoirs and caves (13 August): "Can we say that effective memoirs are the ones ...
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Caves I've Visited ... (John Heelan, UK, 08/13/17 4:51 am) I have only four experiences of caves, two in Spain as a tourist and two in the UK. The first was when we lived in Derbyshire, we would visit the "Blue John mines" in Castleton.

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My Fascination with Caves ... (Enrique Torner, USA, 08/12/17 5:13 am) I would like to offer our loyal WAISer Eugenio Battaglia my deepest condolences on the passing of his cousin, world-renowned speleologist Giovanni Badino. Even though I didn't know him perso ...
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Caves...and a Thank You ... (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 08/13/17 5:43 am) Enrique Torner's post of August 12th was very touching. I am grateful to Enrique, and also envi ...
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Caves I've Visited ... (John Heelan, UK, 08/13/17 4:51 am) I have only four experiences of caves, two in Spain as a tourist and two in the UK. The first ...
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Paraguay, Uruguay, and the State Department "Desks" ... (Timothy Brown, USA, 07/14/17 4:41 pm) A quick response to John E's question, as we're off for Virginia City. In the US State Department, every country has a Desk Officer. I had Paraguay because I'd served there and knew ...
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What are a State Dept Desk Officer's Responsibilit ... (Timothy Brown, USA, 07/15/17 7:00 am) On John's follow-on question about a Desk Officer's duties: Every Desk is different be ...
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Meeting the Ecuadorian Consul ... (Enrique Torner, USA, 07/15/17 4:37 am) Tim Brown's posts about Uruguay and Paraguay remind me of an invitation I just received to ...
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Montevideo (Minnesota), Paris, Moscow... ... (Timothy Brown, USA, 07/13/17 5:01 am) Paris, Arkansas was once a center for the production of perfume (or at least of perfume labels) until they caught them at it. But, as far as I know, Moscow, Idaho doesn't produce vodka.

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Paraguay, Uruguay, and the State Department "Desks ... (Timothy Brown, USA, 07/14/17 4:41 pm) A quick response to John E's question, as we're off for Virginia City. In the US Stat ...
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Joys of Place Names, Road Trips ... (Enrique Torner, USA, 07/13/17 4:34 am) I have always been amazed at the great, global, and historic variety of US town names. One of my favorite hobbies during long car family trips is to joke around with my daughters about having taken a ...
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