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Destination: Belgium

Established: Treaty of Verdun – August 843,  Republic – 22 September 1792 Population: 11,515,793 (2019) Religion: 62.8%% Christianity, 29.3% No religion, 6.8% Islam Language: Dutch, French, German Capital: Brussels Order of Visit: Eleventh First Visit: 04 May 2006 Last Visit: … Continue reading

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Destination: France 

Established: Treaty of Verdun – August 843, Republic – 22 September 1792 Population: 67,076,000 (2020 Estimate) Religion: 57.5% Roman Catholic, 35% Non-religious, 3.5% other faiths, 3% Protestant Language: French Capital: Paris Order of Visit: Tenth First Visit: 24 April 2006 Last … Continue reading

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Destination: Swaziland (now Eswatini)

Established: Kingdom of Eswatini 1968 Population: 1,093,238 (census 2017) Religion: Christianity  (83%), African Traditional Religions (15%) Language: Swazi, English Capital: Mbabane Order of Visit: Ninth First Visit: 8 April 2006 Last Visit: 8 April 2006 Duration: 1 Day Must Do: … Continue reading

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Top 100 Movie Review: No. 064 – The Deer Hunter (1978)

Ranked 064 on the IMDb Top 100 Movie List (as May 2017). Watched April 2020. Cast: Robert De Niro (Mike), Christopher Walken (Nick), John Savage (Steven), Meryl Streep (Linda), John Cazale (Stan), George Dzundza (John), Chuck Aspegren (Axel)  Director:  Michael … Continue reading

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Top 100 Movie Review: No. 066: Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Ranked 066 on the IMDb Top 100 Movie List (as May 2017). Watched April 2020. Cast: Warren Beatty (Clyde Barrow), Faye Dunaway (Bonnie Parker), Michael J. Pollard (C.W. Moss), Gene Hackman (Buck Barrow), Estelle Parsons (Blanche Barrow), Gene Wilder (Eugene … Continue reading

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Destination: South Africa

Established: Union of South Africa 1910, Republic 1961 Population: 58,775,022 (estimate 2019) Religion:  African Independent Church (25.4%), Pentecostal and Evangelical (15.2%), Roman Catholic (6.8%), Methodist (5.0%), Reformed (4.2%), Anglican (3.2%) Language: English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Northern Sotho, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Tsonga, … Continue reading

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