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Derya on November 2nd, 2010

Most of us were looking forward to a 2.5 hour ride to visit a penguin colony today. We contacted the people who could take us there and they wanted a hefty 80 pounds per person (Falkland pounds are the same value as UK pounds), and an additional fee for the farmer who owns the land […]

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Derya on October 31st, 2010

The flight from the UK to Ascension Island was 8 hours, and if you thought food served on a commercial airline is bad, imagine what it might be like for a British-ministry-of-defense-contractor airline. Plain water was only served on request as the standard was orange or pink colored “juice”, similar to Tang or Capri Sun […]

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