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Using GIS from the Chronicle of Higher Education

Two articles about using GIS from the Chronicle of Higher Education Using the WorldMap Platform – ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education – “Since my demands for GIS are relatively limited, and I neither want to assume I’ll always have access to school licensing for ArcGIS, or want to payout for expensive software, I […]

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Ethical Dining Out

Here is a report and rating of  places, national chains,  some might think of to eat out. The rating is based on how employees are treated. ROC National Diners’ Guide 2012 | Restaurant Opportunities Centers United– “WE ALL ENJOY EATING OUT.Unfortunately, the workers who cook, prepare, and serve our food suffer from poverty wages, no […]

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Links for Isla Mujeres

We took a family trip in January 2012 to isla Mujeres, Mexico. Here are some links I gathered beforehand. Frommer’s Search Results – Frommer’s forms re Isla Mujeres travel islamujeresfrommers cancunmap.com- Maps and travel guides.Your information source to Cancun,Cozumel,Isla Mujeres & Riviera Maya – place to order maps islamujeresmexicomaptravel ISLA MUJERES AIRPORT TRANSFERS | Cancun […]

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Flight and Hotel Search

Flight and hotel search Hipmunk: Better Flight and Hotel Search – Recommended by Netted. Visual visual airfare flights hotel search travel

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Google Hotel Finder and Life Hacker Tips on Getting Things Done

A couple of interesting links recently found Google Hotel Finder – Google search fro finding hotels. Seems nice. Can change location easily with a trapezoid on a map. Lifehacker, tips and downloads for getting things done – This looks like a good collection to have on hand and soem good ideas for gifts too. “We […]

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Links for learning/translating Italian

We signed up for a course title “Beginning Conversational Italian” through the Fredericksburg Parks and Recreation Program. we meet once a week at the community center. Here are a few weeks to accompany that class. The paln is for us to travel to Italy in about a year, after I retire. Rainews24.it (tags: news italy […]

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Netted’s guide to summer vacation

I just started using Netted and they recently posted their guide to summer vacations. it has several useful resources. Netted’s Guide to Summer Vacation nice collection of sites for travel (tags: travel apps vacation holiday guide)

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An Agglomeration of links for 2011-03-11

Links to ways to spend your money while traveling, a couple of links to the announcement of the 2011 Turing award, and a related link to a site about NP completeness Is There a Right Way to Spend Money When Traveling? – Practical Traveler – NYTimes.com Repeatedly confounded by these questions, my wife, Joan, and […]

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Travel links for Yucatan

Cancun Rent a Car | Cancun Car Rental | Cancun Airport Rent A Car | Cancun Airport Car Rental (tags: car mexico rental) Rent our Cozumel Villas, Vacation Homes, and Cozumel Condos cozumel tips (tags: travel cozumel mexico) Getting from Cancun to Cozumel – FlyerTalk Forums bus recommended (tags: travel cancun cozumel) Cozumel Insider – […]

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Cool Tool – Pocket ScrewDriver

Pocket Screwdrivers – Lee Valley Tools Looks like this would be a good gift to a traveler like Oliver and a handy guy like Karl (tags: gift tools pocket)

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