.......as we'reapproaching the mid-point of 2008, we'vebeen professionally diagnosedas morphing intoBLEISURE travelers(new term in our personal lexicon). A friend in the travel industry enlightened us last evening,during after dinner conversations, that BLEISUREtravel is becoming a more prolific trend (shocking to think were part of a prolific trend).
BLEISURE, we were informed, is the blending or extending of business travel with leisure travel..becoming more common today with rising fuel
....................crack open a bottle of Stoli and enjoy The Leningrad Cowboys (a Finnish Rock Band) performing a live concert, backed up by the Russian Red Army Choir..singing an old favorite.wellyoull have to watch this to believe it:
....they were performing at the MTV Awards back in '94....still funny to watch!
You can climb it, insisted our guide you have spent a lot of money and made a long journey to see this place and now; you must climb to the top of Huayna Picchu!
How tall is it, we inquired and how many people have fallen?
Just over 2,700 meters, he smiled, and you will always remember the view!
Are you going to lead us, we quizzed if weshould decideto go tomorrow morning.and by the way, how many people did you say have fallen?
Not possible for
After a burdensome week of playing Road Warrior.flight delays and missed connections, rude taxi drivers and endless traffic jams, winding and almost endless TSA queues.dealing with client issues...
I look always forward to returning home and a jog on the beach at first light..
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The QE2 is in Fort Lauderdale today for her last call at this port (which has been her Winter Home for more than 35 years)before heading off on to NYC and then startingher last trans-Atlantic crossing and ultimately to Dubai to become a permanent hotel:
.....as a sales incentive, I once offermy top twenty sales producers a three day voyage to "No Where" aboard the QE2. We sailed
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