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October 2002

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Global Getaways

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Bruising horse
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dervishes. Get
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Omay's list of
favorite national
pastimes and
touristic must-dos.

October 2002 Features

Death on the Nile
Tokyo Bay
Saving Places
New Zealand
The West Bank
Istanbul on Edge
Hibbing, MN
Sights and Sounds of Hotspot: New Zealand
Sights and Sounds of Hotspot: New Zealand
Invading species leave New Zealand's strange flightless birds and other unique creatures with nowhere to run.

Uncovering Saqqara Uncovering Saqqara
Probe ancient Egyptian intrigue with
author A. R. Williams. Then download a map of Saqqara, browse photos
and links, and share your thoughts.

Tokyo Bay Boat races and beauty-fests. These videos take you into the heart of...
Tokyo Bay
Name that Bird
Listen to
the unique
calls of New
winged wonders.
Name that Bird

Deadly Times in the West Bank and Gaza
Get author Andrew Cockburn's update
on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Then
download a regional map, view a photo
, and join the discussion.
Deadly Times in the West Bank and Gaza

Istanbul on Edge Meet
the people
and browse photos of ...Istanbul on Edge
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