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by dimoko
Sat Oct 29, 2011 3:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-Germany On Air Canada With FRA Airport Tour
Replies: 10
Views: 9193

RE: CLE-Germany On Air Canada With FRA Airport Tour

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PlaneHunter" class="quote" target="_blank">PlaneHunter</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Did the airshow work all the time?</...

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by dimoko
Wed Oct 26, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-Germany On Air Canada With FRA Airport Tour
Replies: 10
Views: 9193

RE: CLE-Germany On Air Canada With FRA Airport Tour

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/chopchop767" class="quote" target="_blank">chopchop767</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Doesn't seem like <acronym title="Ai...

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by dimoko
Wed Oct 26, 2011 2:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-Germany On Air Canada With FRA Airport Tour
Replies: 10
Views: 9193

CLE-Germany On Air Canada With FRA Airport Tour

Hello all. It has been about a month since I completed this trip so I guess I should buckle down and write it up. Every 2 years my father and brothers take the time to visit the EMO Machine tool show in Hanover, Germany. We skipped the last show (Which was in Milan) due to the poor economy at the ti...

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by dimoko
Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:40 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trying The New United - YWG-ORD-MCO (vids+pics)
Replies: 8
Views: 10782

RE: Trying The New United - YWG-ORD-MCO (vids+pics)

you have a good brother in law if he is willing to pick you up at 4:30!

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by dimoko
Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BA1 - London City To New York JFK
Replies: 23
Views: 33259

RE: BA1 - London City To New York JFK

This is a wonderful report, and a very unique flight. i hope to take this one day!

Keep up the good work, looking forward to the rest of it.

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by dimoko
Tue Jul 26, 2011 4:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-IAH-YVR And Return On CO In F
Replies: 5
Views: 8669

CLE-IAH-YVR And Return On CO In F

Hello all, My wife and I had been planning a cruise to Alaska since we got married, and after saving a bit of money, and doing some extensive planning it was time to go. Luckily, we had plenty of miles saved up. Me from years of saving, and her from her Business flights to London. After an exhaustin...

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by dimoko
Fri Jul 08, 2011 11:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Asia Part 2: CX Business To Tokyo (PVG-HKG-HND)
Replies: 21
Views: 22144

RE: Asia Part 2: CX Business To Tokyo (PVG-HKG-HND)

From Hongqiao, have a taxi take you to the Mag-lev...much easier way to get to Pudong

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by dimoko
Sat Feb 26, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Trip To The Daytona 500 ATL-CLT-DAB Pics & Vids
Replies: 9
Views: 12236

RE: A Trip To The Daytona 500 ATL-CLT-DAB Pics & Vids

nice report,

dont worry about your shaky hands, low light can be tough with low light.

cool logojet on the last flight!

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by dimoko
Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-LHR-CLE Via PHL And CLT In Envoy On US
Replies: 11
Views: 15100

RE: CLE-LHR-CLE Via PHL And CLT In Envoy On US

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bsmalls" class="quote" target="_blank">bsmalls</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>what was the total cost of the upgrade? BTW,...

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by dimoko
Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-LHR-CLE Via PHL And CLT In Envoy On US
Replies: 11
Views: 15100

RE: CLE-LHR-CLE Via PHL And CLT In Envoy On US

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kurt" class="quote" target="_blank">kurt</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>The poor treatment you received upon your missed c...

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by dimoko
Wed Feb 23, 2011 8:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-LHR-CLE Via PHL And CLT In Envoy On US
Replies: 11
Views: 15100

CLE-LHR-CLE Via PHL And CLT In Envoy On US

Hello all, you might remember my report about trip to London last November. If you don't, you can view it here. <i><a href="/aviation-forums/trip_reports/read.main/183871" target="_blank"><acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym>-<acronym title="Charlo...

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by dimoko
Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Eurotrip On EK’s 773 And 77W: FCO-DXB-PER (Part 2)
Replies: 24
Views: 18841

RE: Eurotrip On EK’s 773 And 77W: FCO-DXB-PER (Part 2)

nice report, very detailed and thanks for sharing!

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by dimoko
Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-CLT-LGW And Back On US In Economy
Replies: 7
Views: 10017

RE: CLE-CLT-LGW And Back On US In Economy

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MH017" class="quote" target="_blank">MH017</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Really some lovely legs !!! </i></font></td></tr...

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by dimoko
Mon Jan 31, 2011 9:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Malta To Zurich Air Malta Business Class
Replies: 14
Views: 15871

RE: Malta To Zurich Air Malta Business Class

I like the idea of keeping the middle seat empty for the extra space

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by dimoko
Mon Jan 31, 2011 8:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Short Trip To The Eternal City: FKB-CIA-CRL
Replies: 6
Views: 7226

RE: Short Trip To The Eternal City: FKB-CIA-CRL

Great report,

the on-ramp boarding makes for great photos!

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by dimoko
Mon Jan 31, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-CLT-LGW And Back On US In Economy
Replies: 7
Views: 10017

RE: CLE-CLT-LGW And Back On US In Economy

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CaptainRed" class="quote" target="_blank">CaptainRed</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>So you had to pay for getting your ori...

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by dimoko
Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-CLT-LGW And Back On US In Economy
Replies: 7
Views: 10017

CLE-CLT-LGW And Back On US In Economy

My wife has recently taken a job that has her working in London a few weeks of every month until April. One of these trips was extended to 3 weeks so I set out to visit her to break up the monotony of being away from home. <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> offered a few attrac...

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by dimoko
Wed Feb 04, 2009 12:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Airtran SFO-ATL-MCO-ATL-SFO
Replies: 8
Views: 6978

RE: Airtran SFO-ATL-MCO-ATL-SFO

great reads...i love trip reports that are stories more than clinical studies.

and the thing about rocking out to stacy Q is priceless

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by dimoko
Tue Nov 11, 2008 3:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cool But Unworthy Shots - October 2008
Replies: 23
Views: 4817

RE: Cool But Unworthy Shots - October 2008

here is mine. nice to throw the wide angle on, after a day of shooting close cropped stuff.

i caught the strobe too.

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by dimoko
Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Frontier From CAK-DEN-SEA, Many Pics + Vids.
Replies: 9
Views: 9867

RE: Frontier From CAK-DEN-SEA, Many Pics + Vids.

Thanks for reading everyone, i would definitely fly frontier again any time i head out west. although i would like to earn more miles on continental, my hometown airline. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1...

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by dimoko
Mon Sep 01, 2008 8:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 8/22-23 CAN-HKG-TPE, Typhoon Chaos
Replies: 1
Views: 6786

RE: 8/22-23 CAN-HKG-TPE, Typhoon Chaos

always a shame to be kept on a plane that is only stocked for a short flight!

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by dimoko
Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Frontier From CAK-DEN-SEA, Many Pics + Vids.
Replies: 9
Views: 9867

Frontier From CAK-DEN-SEA, Many Pics + Vids.

Back in may i was looking for an excuse to travel. I have a few friends that live in the Seattle area, home of my favorite aviation company, maybe you have heard of it, they are called Boeing. Well one of my friends was thinking about moving back to Northeast Ohio, so i figured i should get back out...

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by dimoko
Tue Aug 12, 2008 1:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting At Paine Field (PAE)
Replies: 5
Views: 7084

Spotting At Paine Field (PAE)

I am going to be in the Seattle area this week, and i am planning to go back to the Boeing factory tour. There is a great spotting deck that overlooks paine field. I checked it out on flight aware, and it only lists some small private activity, do you know if boeing is required to submit flight plan...

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by dimoko
Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Future Has Arrived: EK A380 Inaugural Flights
Replies: 80
Views: 34158

RE: The Future Has Arrived: EK A380 Inaugural Flights

simply an amazing report

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by dimoko
Wed Jul 23, 2008 2:07 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Looking For Free Photo Gallery Hosting Sites
Replies: 3
Views: 5318

RE: Looking For Free Photo Gallery Hosting Sites

flickr is the end all be all.

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by dimoko
Wed Jul 23, 2008 2:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Do You Flickr?
Replies: 18
Views: 3349

RE: Do You Flickr?

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by dimoko
Sat May 31, 2008 12:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Spoiled For Life? BusinessFirst CO89 EWR-PEK Pics
Replies: 27
Views: 20821

RE: Spoiled For Life? BusinessFirst CO89 EWR-PEK Pics

oddly enough, CO trip reports are a rare thing around here, great to have one on a long haul!

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by dimoko
Fri Mar 28, 2008 7:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Continental BussinessFirst: EWR-NRT-EWR (pics)
Replies: 21
Views: 23110

RE: Continental BussinessFirst: EWR-NRT-EWR (pics)

alone on the upper deck! sounds amazing!!!

great report, its always good to read trips about my favorite airline (sorry, im from CLE)

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by dimoko
Fri Mar 21, 2008 12:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Shanghai Beijing A330 KA MU CA Pics Vids
Replies: 13
Views: 10972

RE: Shanghai Beijing A330 KA MU CA Pics Vids

Great trip report!! Brings back a LOT of memories of my travel in asia. i had a whopper from that burger king during a dragon air maintenence delay...it was the best whopper i had ever eaten..mostly because i had spend the previous week eating korean food! just like the previous commenter said, it m...

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by dimoko
Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Starting Out On Aviation Photography
Replies: 7
Views: 4373

RE: Starting Out On Aviation Photography

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by dimoko
Tue Mar 11, 2008 6:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Aviation Photography Forum Vs Prescreen Forum.
Replies: 8
Views: 4577

RE: Aviation Photography Forum Vs Prescreen Forum.

i like your idea Zak. i would love to have a general photography forum to chat with other experienced photographers.

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by dimoko
Tue Mar 11, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Aviation Photography Forum Vs Prescreen Forum.
Replies: 8
Views: 4577

Aviation Photography Forum Vs Prescreen Forum.

I always love coming to the photography forum. Any time i have questions about technique or gear i come here, and there is usually already a thread on it, and it is a great resource. I also love hearing about the best places to spot around certain airports, and stuff like that. Lately it seems as th...

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by dimoko
Fri Mar 07, 2008 12:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air China First Class. Beijing-Guilin Via Xi’an
Replies: 17
Views: 30179

RE: Air China First Class. Beijing-Guilin Via Xi’an

this report makes me very nostalgic for my travels in china. i flew on nearly every major chinese carrier, and found the service to be comperable to many US airlines. the only critisim i had of them was the liveries. they took a brand new A320 or B737 and made it look old by painting a dated livery ...

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by dimoko
Mon Mar 03, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: As Low As You Can Go: CX Y - HKG-LAX
Replies: 100
Views: 30923

RE: As Low As You Can Go: CX Y - HKG-LAX

Really Really enjoyed reading this. I have been on some long haul economy flights, and this report skillfully captures the experience. I love the bit about the nuts, the 2nd meal, and then getting more nuts. If bad flights inspire this kind of story telling, then i wish you more bad flights!!

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by dimoko
Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NW DTW-CDG In Business (many Pics)
Replies: 47
Views: 27050

RE: NW DTW-CDG In Business (many Pics)

Great report, i have a fondness for <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>. My first trip out of the country was thru <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> and despite a seemingly bad e...

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by dimoko
Wed Feb 27, 2008 1:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Editing Software
Replies: 8
Views: 3204

RE: Editing Software

i use the GIMP.

its a GNU based photo editor that essentially stays a few versions behind photoshop.

it is free, and is very powerful.

www.gimp.org

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by dimoko
Tue Feb 26, 2008 8:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: YYC-YOW-YYC On Westjet. Skid Off The Runway W/pics
Replies: 27
Views: 12839

RE: YYC-YOW-YYC On Westjet. Skid Off The Runway W/pics

wow, quite an experience skidding off the runway!

im glad everyone on board was safe and sound.

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by dimoko
Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Fun With Ticketing
Replies: 7
Views: 3411

RE: Fun With Ticketing

thanks for all the positive comments here. the final part of the story, is that the flight they were originally due to take from <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> to <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare Internatio...

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by dimoko
Wed Feb 20, 2008 2:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Fun With Ticketing
Replies: 7
Views: 3411

Fun With Ticketing

just wanted to tell a little story here. not trying to bash the airlines but i need to vent a bit. So my dad and a business colleague were headed to <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> to meet with some customer...

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by dimoko
Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Around The World In Y, Part Four: RAR-AKL-LAX
Replies: 14
Views: 11249

RE: Around The World In Y, Part Four: RAR-AKL-LAX

the picture of the side of the plane in the sunset is AMAZING!

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by dimoko
Tue Feb 05, 2008 1:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A380 SYD-SIN Inaugural Flight + Return SIN-SYD
Replies: 7
Views: 18486

RE: A380 SYD-SIN Inaugural Flight + Return SIN-SYD

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by dimoko
Tue Jan 29, 2008 1:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAX-ORD AA 763 W/ Walk Around Pics
Replies: 22
Views: 12166

RE: LAX-ORD AA 763 W/ Walk Around Pics

great trip report, and i love how everyone here is WAY more impressed with the walkaround than any celebrity that would be on the flight!!

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by dimoko
Wed Jan 02, 2008 5:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boeing Tour In Seattle
Replies: 16
Views: 3494

RE: Boeing Tour In Seattle

you dont get to nose around the planes much, but even the bus ride over gives you some great views of a great variety of aircraft.

worth the $$ in my opinion.

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by dimoko
Fri Dec 28, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 'new Creative Rules'
Replies: 95
Views: 5308

RE: 'new Creative Rules'

what do you think of this one guys?

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2195/2093441306_61cb67d16f.jpg

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by dimoko
Tue Dec 04, 2007 1:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Best Airports In The World For Spotting Wide-body
Replies: 7
Views: 6136

RE: Best Airports In The World For Spotting Wide-body

My experience at NRT was great, tons of 747s all around, and a great observation area (airside) that has a great view of the flightline.

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by dimoko
Mon Dec 03, 2007 2:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Dust Removal Rejection Help Needed!
Replies: 7
Views: 4631

RE: Dust Removal Rejection Help Needed!

i have a few sets of shots with dust as well.

does anyone know if a similar procedure exists in the GIMP?

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by dimoko
Thu Nov 29, 2007 6:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-LGA-CLE, Thanksgiving, American Eagle
Replies: 12
Views: 10280

RE: CLE-LGA-CLE, Thanksgiving, American Eagle

a charge for blankets and pillows is silly enough, but when there is a temerature related equipment failure, that should have been provided to you...

how much would it have cost the airline?

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by dimoko
Sat Nov 17, 2007 10:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Halfa Crew Report: NFL Charter SEA-CLE-SEA W/Pics
Replies: 15
Views: 14023

RE: Halfa Crew Report: NFL Charter SEA-CLE-SEA W/Pics

great report, as a football fan, i always want to see how they teams do this.

and as a browns fan, im glad the seahawks went home subdued!!

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by dimoko
Wed Nov 14, 2007 12:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-MSP-NRT And Back, With Some Nostalgia (pics)
Replies: 31
Views: 12067

RE: CLE-MSP-NRT And Back, With Some Nostalgia (pics)

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by dimoko
Tue Nov 13, 2007 3:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: NW To Japan
Replies: 14
Views: 3661

RE: NW To Japan

hey everyone, just got back from my trip, and i posted a report over in the <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> section. <i><a href="/discussions/trip_reports/read.main/112676" target=_blank>CLE-MSP-NRT And Back, With Some Nostalgia (pics)</a></i> <font size=1>(by <a href="/di...

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