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Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring
Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring
by Fiona Adams
Edition: Paperback
29 used & new from CDN$ 0.39

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not updated, May 14 2004
The book wasn't updated, the bridge over Suriname river in the capital Paramaribo of Suriname wasn't mentioned instead they recommend the ferry! Good for the beginner to find a place to
stay but otherwise not so good....

Gideon's Spies: The Secret History of the Mossad
Gideon's Spies: The Secret History of the Mossad
by Gordon Thomas
Edition: Paperback
27 used & new from CDN$ 0.01

5.0 out of 5 stars Good read, hard to check facts though..., April 8 2004
Interesting read, especially PM Bibi Netanyhu and his wife Sara
gets a lot of grief.
As always it's hard to check if the stories are the full truth,
but I definitly buy most of them (Apo being caught with help of
Mossad)...

Robert Young Pelton's The World's Most Dangerous Places: 5th Edition
Robert Young Pelton's The World's Most Dangerous Places: 5th Edition
by Robert Pelton
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 17.87
40 used & new from CDN$ 2.80

4.0 out of 5 stars Making fun of Lonely Planet..., March 29 2004
This is the political incorrect stepbrother of Lonely Planet.
Lonely Planet give you tip who needs visa to enter a specific country, where to stay and so on. Comebackalive isn't into that
stuff, more tell the history of the place and general recommendations.

Three Worlds Gone Mad: Dangerous Journeys through the War Zones of Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific
Three Worlds Gone Mad: Dangerous Journeys through the War Zones of Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific
by Robert Young Pelton
Edition: Paperback
17 used & new from CDN$ 9.45

5.0 out of 5 stars A must of the armchair traveller...., March 26 2004
Not exactly LP, but it tells stories of two places that been
extremely dangerous and one that still is.in SL conflict(the hunter) was fuelled by greed, diamonds made many Lebanese come to SL and
the become rich on trading, MEA (middle east airlines) flew
in several of their big passenger planes to rescue it's citizens, SL
isn't a tourist resort nowadays like The Gambia today, but
still not extremely dangerous.
Bougainville (the Heaven) was Oz mining company property until the fighting
drove them of the island, PNG gov tried to recruit SA mercs to
"conquer" the island and start mining again, but it failed badly.
Chechenya (the Hammer) was also about greed, in this case oil-pipelines from
Azerbadjian. The late Chechen leader Dubajev was a former Soviet
airforce general that was married to an Estonian lady, he stopped
a carnage in the Baltic states planned by hard-liners. The Russians was later upset by the Estonians because the gave away
3 plane loads of roubles to the Chechens (arranged by Georgia) that the Russians refused to take as payment for oil deliveries, the money came when Estonia changed currency from the Soviet rouble to the Estonian Kroon.
3 stories about where everything gone haywire, but in two cases
the violence have halted, at least temporary...

Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn
Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn
2 used & new from CDN$ 4.99

1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Worst sci-fi film ever!, Feb. 18 2004
The worst Science fiction I ever seen, so bad that it makes it good.

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