Category Archives: travel

Screw HotWire.com and the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas

Let’s say you go online to Hotwire to make a last minute reservation for a room in Las Vegas so that your wife can meet up with cousin. And let’s say that you didn’t realize that the Nazi’s at the … Continue reading

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Heading to Africa: Victoria Falls, Zambia, Namibia

As I mentioned earlier, we’re getting ready for a trip. Six years ago Kathleen and I went to Kenya and Tanzania for a 2 week African Safari and ended the trip with a 3 day stay on the island of … Continue reading

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Installing Ubuntu (via crubuntu) on a Samsung 300 Series Chromebook

We’re getting ready for a trip in which we expect to take a lot of pictures. So I’d like to take a small, indexpensive computer along to handle the task of copying pictures from the cameras and memory cards to … Continue reading

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Kilauea at Night

Last night after having a great dinner at the Kilauea Lodge, we ventured back to the Jaggar Museum along the crater rim for a chance to view the hot gasses coming out of the lava pool in the caldera. ¬†We … Continue reading

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Heading to Hawaii

In less than 24 hours we’ll arrive in Hawaii (staying on the big island) for a belated holiday vacation. It’s a lot cheaper if you go a week or two after the big holiday rush. We’ll be there for about … Continue reading

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