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Removing Debian packages which are upgradable and autoremovable

Keeping autoremovable packages is not very useful yet I tend to that because I always say my self “may be you’ll need it a day when you’ll have no network to reinstall it”. 42 more words

Canada and Alaska: Ketchikan

If Skagway had the best weather of the cruise, Ketchikan had the worst. Which was a shame because it did have a certain charm.

Mum and I went out for a quick walk first thing then back to the boat to dry off and regroup. 173 more words


Canada and Alaska: The Rocky Mountaineer

Well, it turns out a million Canadians aren’t wrong, this does indeed seem to be one of the world’s best rail journeys. Today is day 2, we spent all day on the train yesterday and have just reboarded this morning and had our breakfast. 696 more words


Canada and Alaska: Juneau

Possibly the place on the tour I’d been most keen to visit, Juneau was our first stop on the cruise.

Juneau, despite being the third largest city in Alaska by population (after Anchorage and Fairbanks) with around 33,000, it is the capital of the state. 464 more words


Canada and Alaska: Aboard the Nieuw Amsterdam

After a lovely but sad farewell dinner in Victoria, the remaining members of our group (some weren’t doing the cruise) caught the ferry from Victoria back to Vancouver then said goodbye to our wonderful tour leader Carmen. 561 more words


Apt, Provence

For most who visit the villages of Provence, Apt is just a place to pass through. A town in the Luberon Valley that seems industrial at first glance. 403 more words


Canada and Alaska: Whistler and a Float Plan Ride

Whistler rivals Banff for prettiness and the mountains, dare I say it, are even more spectacular. Here’s Mum and I at the float plane dock. 308 more words