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reviewed Edit Great Himalayan National Park in August: how are the roads?
Jul
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revised Great Himalayan National Park in August: how are the roads?
don't ask us to decide for you; ask for the information you will use to decide
Jul
14
reviewed Close Can I submit a scanned copy of statement of account
Jul
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awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
14
answered Is it possible to avoid being sniffed by dogs at Heathrow airport and possibly other airports?
Jul
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awarded  Popular Question
Jul
11
revised How can we demonstrate a Swiss Visitor will go home? (appealing Visa refusal)
list formatting, title
Jul
11
revised What items can be taken to Australia
updated link - it was redirecting to site's home page
Jul
10
comment ETA Refused for Australia
you applied 4 days before your flight? They say to do it two weeks in advance. They might have refused just because of the short notice. I suggest you contact them (eg through border.gov.au/Trav/Visa/Immi/immiaccount-technical-support-form ) asap
Jul
10
answered Travelling with medicines
Jul
7
comment What are these “stone walls” in the sea on Cyprus?
@Tim I once worked in a gravel pit. Rip rap refers to a specific size of rock and yes, it's used to prevent erosion - not just on shorelines but in ditches, on riverbanks, hillsides etc
Jul
6
comment Left UK without passing through Immigration, why?
more details on who doesn't have exit stamps (and how large other stamps are) at travel.stackexchange.com/questions/27225/…
Jul
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comment What are these “stone walls” in the sea on Cyprus?
"Groynes are structures built across a beach, usually from dry land out into the water, while breakwaters are built parallel to the beach. Both of these structures interrupt the alongshore movement of sand. A groyne acts as a physical barrier across the beach and collects sand on the up drift side, in what is called a fillet. Small groynes are useful for raising beach levels on a small scale. " -- environment.sa.gov.au/our-places/coasts/…
Jul
5
comment Do you have to tip the delivery guy if you are already charged a delivery fee in Toronto?
Who gets the $8? Purely up to the business. They might not give any of it to the driver, instead paying a flat wage ($11/hr or so) and using the delivery charges to fund that. They might give all of it to the driver. We can't know. My guess is that either they keep most of it or they make the driver use their own car, or both. That's why I tip delivery people.
Jul
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answered Do you have to tip the delivery guy if you are already charged a delivery fee in Toronto?
Jun
29
reviewed Close Best travel path from Buenos Aires to Aysen Region, Chile
Jun
29
reviewed Close Organic Grocer in Tuscany?
Jun
28
comment Do ships sink nowadays?
You don't care if ships in general sink. You only care if a ship you're likely to take might sink. There's a world of difference between a cruise ship, a ferry, a private yacht, an oil tanker, a fishing boat, and a container vessel.
Jun
28
comment Taking wet things through airport security
I emailed TSA (using the form on their website) about wet bathing suits and damp towels and they have said that these items are generally allowed.
Jun
27
comment Taking wet things through airport security
edited to clarify that the US is essentially not relevant other than as a model set of rules that other countries' rules are likely to resemble.