Traveling Erik's Blog – August 2012 Archive (3)

Fake Pilot Flew For 13 Years – Without A License

Excerpt from Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet (svd.se).

 

FAKE PILOT SCAM. Did you think a pilot’s license and training are at least some kind of a guarantee for a safe journey?

Think again.

Nobody could guess the dark secret of Swedish pilot Thomas Salme: He had…

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Added by Traveling Erik on August 22, 2012 at 10:36am — No Comments

Southern Spain: On Narrow Roads from Alicante to Málaga

FROM ALICANTE TO MALAGA. The journey starts with a heavy walk. I am in Alicante, the south Spanish city along the Mediterranean, which has an old fortress looming on a hilltop, which I attempt to climb. The fortress is called Castillo Santa Bárbara. And the air is hot.

Being May, summer is already well under way in this part of Europe. But the wind is blowing nicely and the view up here on the hill over sea, city and the mountains beyond is incredible. Down below,…

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Added by Traveling Erik on August 17, 2012 at 5:29pm — No Comments

The Adventurists: Epic Adventures for the Daring – and Millions for Charity

The Mongol Run. Photo: The Adventurists

INTERVIEWThe Adventurists' press chief on adventures, 

risks, attitudes – and how to make the world less boring

ADVENTURE TRAVELS. A 15,000…

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Added by Traveling Erik on August 12, 2012 at 4:48pm — 1 Comment

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