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Colombo

days he was writing home complaining of "other passengers whispering about me" and of hearing voices, including that of his recent BBC interlocutor Stephen Black. He left the ship in Egypt and flew on to Colombo but, he wrote to Laura, the voices followed him. Patey, p. 325 Alarmed, Laura sought help from her friend Frances Donaldson, whose husband agreed to fly out to Ceylon and bring Waugh home. In fact Waugh made his own way back, by now believing that he was being possessed by devils. A brief medical examination indicated that Waugh was suffering from bromide poisoning (Bromism) from his drugs regime. When his medication was changed the voices and other hallucinations quickly disappeared. Donaldson, pp. 56–61 Waugh was delighted, informing all of his friends that he had been mad: "Clean off my onion!". The experience was semi-fictionalised a few years later in ''The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold'' (1957). Patey, pp. 326, 338–41 In March 1942 she took part in the battle of the Java Sea and attacked Allied shipping at Tjilatjep (Cilacap Regency) and Christmas Island. On March 5th it sank the Dutch freighter ''Poelau Bras'' with approximately 340 people on deck, many of them died. Commons:Category:Colombo Dmoz:Regional Asia Sri Lanka Western Colombo Wikipedia:Colombo


Algiers

is signed, ending the War of Mantuan Succession. * June 20 – Algerian (Algiers) pirates sack (Sack of Baltimore) Baltimore, County Cork in Ireland. It was in Algiers that the beginning of Powell's dislike of the United States was planted. After talking with some senior American officials, he became convinced that one of America's main war aims was to destroy the British Empire. Writing home on 16 February 1943, Powell stated: "I see growing on the horizon


Beijing

, the airline began updating its fleet by introducing its first Boeing 737-500 (Boeing 737) into service. It thus became the only operator of the -500 type in South Africa. Airliner World, April 2005 Gemelli Careri started his world trip in 1693, with a visit to Egypt, Constantinople, and the Holy Land. At the time, this Middle Eastern route was already becoming a standard ingredient of any excursion into foreign lands, a hike that was almost not worth writing

home about. However, from there the Italian 'tourist' would take less traveled paths. After crossing Armenia and Persia, he visited Southern India and entered China, where the Jesuit missionaries assumed that such an unusual Italian visitor could be a spy working for the pope. This fortuitous misunderstanding opened for Gemelli many of the most tightly closed doors of the country. He got to visit the emperor at Beijing, attended the Lantern Festival celebrations


Sri Lanka

-121 Warning Star . Soviet Union Early in 1954 Waugh's doctors, concerned by his physical deterioration, advised a change of scene. On 29 January he took a ship bound for Ceylon (Sri Lanka), hoping that he would be able to finish his novel. Within a few days he was writing home complaining of "other passengers whispering about me" and of hearing voices, including that of his recent BBC interlocutor Stephen Black. He left the ship in Egypt and flew on to Colombo but, he wrote to Laura, the voices followed him. Patey, p. 325 Alarmed, Laura sought help from her friend Frances Donaldson, whose husband agreed to fly out to Ceylon and bring Waugh home. In fact Waugh made his own way back, by now believing that he was being possessed by devils. A brief medical examination indicated that Waugh was suffering from bromide poisoning (Bromism) from his drugs regime. When his medication was changed the voices and other hallucinations quickly disappeared. Donaldson, pp. 56–61 Waugh was delighted, informing all of his friends that he had been mad: "Clean off my onion!". The experience was semi-fictionalised a few years later in ''The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold'' (1957). Patey, pp. 326, 338–41 WikiPedia:Sri Lanka Dmoz:Regional Asia Sri Lanka commons:Sri Lanka


India

, with a visit to Egypt, Constantinople, and the Holy Land. At the time, this Middle Eastern route was already becoming a standard ingredient of any excursion into foreign lands, a hike that was almost not worth writing home about. However, from there the Italian 'tourist' would take less traveled paths. After crossing Armenia and Persia, he visited Southern India and entered China, where the Jesuit missionaries assumed that such an unusual Italian visitor could be a spy working


Japan

, but it is perfect for checking the next day's train schedule, downloading pictures from your digital camera, writing home, and resting a bit. Often, you may be surrounded by snoring locals who have missed the last train home. Karaoke bar This is only an emergency option if you cannot find anything else and you are freezing outside. Karaoke bars offer entertainment rooms until 05:00 ("free time") for ¥1,500-2,500. Works only with at least 3 people. Public baths Some onsen


Canada

, and having learnt of the Fenian plot against Canada (the Fenian raids), he mentioned the designs when writing home to his father in England. Beach's father told his local M.P. (Member of Parliament), who in turn told the Home Secretary, and the latter asked Beach to arrange for further information. '''Thomas Patrick Kelley''' (1910 1982)


United States

talking with some senior American officials, he became convinced that one of America's main war aims was to destroy the British Empire. Writing home on 16 February 1943, Powell stated: "I see growing on the horizon the greater peril than Germany or Japan ever were... our terrible enemy, America...." Powell's conviction of the anti-British attitude of the Americans continued during the war. Powell cut out and retained all his life


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