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kiwi Oct 20, 2016 at 9:51 PM

You can buy some nice white wines from New Zealand in Calif :-) Oh and Pinot Noir too, but that is quite expensive! Hope you do try some ...

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    atufft Oct 21, 2016 at 9:25 AM

    I found it on Google Earth. It appears to be a valley with rain in mountain vineyards on west side, flat deep soils along a river, and dry farms in arid mountains to the east. That's similar to Napa Valley. Variety of microclimates and cultivation practices yields a wide variety of unique grapes and wines made closely that can be blended.

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    atufft Nov 26, 2016 at 12:10 AM

    New Zealand down by Christchurch keeps getting zapped by earthquakes. What's going on down there Pam?

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Adrianobr Oct 17, 2016 at 11:46 AM

Thanks for your answer to 'Suggestion of Wineries '. I appreciate your advice.

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coloradopair Oct 7, 2016 at 6:50 AM

Thanks for your answer to 'Train from Dublin to Belfast'. I appreciate your advice.

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TooTallFinn24 Oct 4, 2016 at 12:03 PM

Al- Thanks for your comment about Vernal. Are you still driving across the US? Every time I go on a long trip I think of you driving across country. Hoping all is well in Stockton.

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    atufft Oct 4, 2016 at 10:20 PM

    Yes, I drive to NYC once or twice a month in summer. I retire in 4 years. Stockton waterfront property is nice but not helped by CA drought--say NO! To Gov Brown's Tunnels. Check out my pages for Mai Ndombe Province, DRC. I was first white guy to bicycle through Congo rainforest trails.

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Trekki Sep 26, 2016 at 11:21 PM

Hi Alan,

the intention of the thread "Locations to merge, add and delete" is exactly for this purpose. If my command of English is correct, add is the same thing as "get on a map".

Since you already posted in this other thread, why not post your request for El Castillo in Nicaragua there?

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    atufft Sep 27, 2016 at 12:34 AM

    Thanks for the help Ingrid. I have several villages in Cataluya where I was clearly a "pioneer" having written them back in 2007, but they weren't on the map, and even if they had been, nobody would find them. So, I had them in my Barcelona page as "off the beaten path". I have moved these tips now, some with really distorted colors as they were posted on the old image processor. Not much time to rescan film positives as my travel adventures are ramping up fast again as I get toward retirement. Your English, by the way, is excellent. I can get around anywhere in the world, but I'm afraid that my second language skills suck :-) I can speak a little Spanish, and greetings in French, if I'm lucky.

USA19 Sep 15, 2016 at 2:13 AM

Thanks for your answer to 'What is the nightlife like in Houston please?'. I appreciate your advice.

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RodolfoBrasil Sep 12, 2016 at 6:08 AM

Thanks for your answer to 'Agra, Udaipur, Jodhpur or Jaisalmer?'. I appreciate your advice.

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    atufft Sep 14, 2016 at 1:24 PM

    You are doing a great job with Google translator! When my Spanish language born wife and I visit Brazil, we will struggle a bit, I guess :-)

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    RodolfoBrasil Sep 17, 2016 at 9:47 AM

    Thank you for your compliment! Google translator brings people together. I have been studying English intensively for 2 months by self-courses that are on Google and YouTube.
    When they visit Brazil, can count on my help.

thea64 Sep 12, 2016 at 3:21 AM

Thanks for your answer to 'How long in each place, Rajasthan and Gujarat'. Thank you so much for your help.

Tourist2017 Sep 10, 2016 at 11:39 PM

Thanks for your answer to 'What the parks service don't say'. You've been a huge help.

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    atufft Sep 11, 2016 at 6:13 PM

    You are certainly welcome. I have plans to visit my UK ancestors home, and relatives living in the area of Manchester. You might want to browse my tips for small towns and places in the USA, as I have one of the best collections. Try to stay off the Interstate Freeway systems when you can.

USA19 Sep 3, 2016 at 1:55 AM

Thanks for your answer to 'San Fran Nightlife'. I appreciate your advice.

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    atufft Sep 3, 2016 at 4:04 AM

    When you get to the city, email me. I live an hour & half away.

  • USA19 Sep 3, 2016 at 6:12 AM

    will do - thanks :-)