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Friday Photos #7: A Queen In Patong

No. This isn’t a photo-essay about the infamous lady-boys (AKA, katoeys) who inhabit this western Phuket version of “Sin City.” It is a rare occasion indeed when I will venture to the hedonistic tour mecca that is… 850 more words

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GERMAN LINERS IN WORLD WAR TWO; A DOOMED BROOD

Just as in the previous war, the conflict of 1939 through 1945 would be incredibly hard on the German merchant marine. Rebuilt at almost superhuman cost in the doldrum years of the Weimar Republic, it was to become the tool of a totally nihilistic regime that neither valued it, nor really knew how to use it. 826 more words

Ocean Liners

THE ILE DE FRANCE- THE ENDURING 'IT GIRL' OF THE ROARING TWENTIES

It’s a fact that, while many ocean liners achieve fame, few actually achieve immortality. And those that do very often do so on the back of some catastrophic event. 1,347 more words

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VIEWING TITANIC TODAY-MY PERSONAL TAKE

Ever since the first, grainy images of her shattered corpse slowly emerged from the depths of the Atlantic on September 1st, 1985, the Titanic has been photographed, video filmed and pored over like no other disaster site on the planet. 691 more words

Stylish, Elegant Travel With Some Delightful Twists And Surprises...