World Travel Sites

  • When the taxi driver offered Billy-Bob and Glenda a 50-year lease on Akbar's Gate, they concluded his right to lease may be backed by questionable provenance . . .

Questionable Provenance

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  • It had been billed as a free tour of a Belize Mayan ruin, Altun Ha, but quickly disintegrated into a pitch for a "time share of historical signicance," although  camping or overnight stays were not permitted . . .

Time Share

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  • When the snake charmer at the entrance to the park--who also claimed to be a real estate agent--offered to sell Tommy and Ruthie the cool stone building, they were dubious about whether he really had a listing . . .

Snake Charmer

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  • Andrea had been disappointed when her new husband said that, no, they did not have Disney World in Paris, where they would live after the wedding. Her disappointment quickly faded when she took her first walk around town and said to herself, "Yeah, it's not exactly Disney World, but maybe that's the good news . . ."

Not Exactly Disney World

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  • Michael had recently bought a ranch in south Texas and needed to build a fence . He used an Internet bidding service that not only provided pricing but photos of the contractor's work. One bidder from China looked quite promising . . .

New Fence

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Job Search

Mary had to find another job. The saddle sores were bad enough and winter was coming, but the carpal tunnel syndrome from holding that dumb ship up put her job loyalty at somewhere below zero. . .

By |October 24th, 2018|Categories: Urban scenes, World Travel Sites||Comments Off on Job Search