This is the August 2012 issue


Three tribal beauties
Encountering the unexpected in Ethiopia
Appears on Page 6
Jeffrey and Susan Zarit in the dining room of the Celebrity Equinox in February
Dialysis at Sea Cruises
Appears on Page 30

Travelers' Intercom


The Elephant Wall of the Ruvanwelisaya Dagoba — Mahavihara, Anuradhapura, Sri La
Jet ski rental scams in Thailand. Wildlife harassed in Sri Lanka. World's best airports.
Boarding Pass

By David Tykol
Appears on Page 2
Situated on the stern of the Noordam, the Toulmins’ cabin had a balcony and a 18
Islands as easy as ABC
The Cruising World

By Lew Toulmin
Appears on Page 55
Anecdotes from 65 years of travel
The Discerning Traveler

By Philip Wagenaar
Appears on Page 57
Avoiding lines — the long and short of it
Rick Steves' Europe

By Rick Steves
Appears on Page 59
Valda Poletti and her husband, David Clarkson, brought wild New Zealand to their
Te Kainga Marire, New Zealand’s ‘peaceful encampment’
The Garden Path

By Yvonne Horn
Appears on Page 61
An Aboriginal painting in the Australian Museum — Sydney. Photo: Skurdenis
Aborigines of Sydney
Focus on Archaeology

By Julie Skurdenis
Appears on Page 63

Funniest Thing

Challenging undertaking
Appears on Page 53

Where in the World? Correct Answers

Invercargill Water Tower
Appears on Page 77