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French Accessibility Phrases

French Accessibility Phrases

Ok, I’m ready for France, thanks to Sage Traveling’s page of French accessibility phrases: Is there a handicapped bathroom? – Y a-t-il une salle de bains handicapée ? (ee ah-teel ewn sahl duh baN awN-dee-kah-peh) Is there an entrance without…
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Context Travel Mobility Program

Context Travel is an agency that offers walking tours in a variety of European cities. We took one of their walks on our trip to Italy several years ago, and were favorably impressed, but considerable advance negotiation was required to…
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Delta Airlines vs the ACAA

This morning the DOT announced a record-breaking fine of $2 million levied against Delta Airlines for violations of the Air Carrier Access Act. Violations (which, as part of the settlement, Delta doesn’t actually admit to having committed) include leaving passengers…
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Refreshing my French

This entry is part 1 of 13 in the series 2011 Cycling the Dordogne

Happy news! We’re going to France in June for a week-long bicycle tour in Dordogne. So what does that mean? Training on the bike? Well, yes, but what else does it mean? Yes! Re-learning French! I studied French for a…
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Packing for Easier Travel

Via Scott Rains, MIUSA’s article Packing for Easier Travel with a Mobility Disability is stuffed with ideas and links for better packing. Take a look at the rest of their tipsheets for info on traveling with oxygen, medications, service animals…
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Taipei – Taipei Zoo

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series 2010 Taiwan

On a nice day, going to the Taipei Zoo, having a walk along the river, and riding the Maokong Gondola would be good things to do. Sadly, what we had was a very rainy day, so just a short, wet,…
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