Posts tagged ‘travel’

January 18, 2019

DNA Discounts

by duncanr

more Americans than realize it have Mexican blood

To persuade more U.S. residents to visit Mexico, AeroMexico offers “DNA discounts” on the airline for Americans with Mexican heritage. Travelers are awarded percentage discounts equal to the percentage of their Mexican ancestry

January 17, 2019

Earth and Moon

by duncanr

If you traveled at the speed of light, it would take you about 1.3 seconds to get from Earth to the Moon . . . Planetary expert James O’Donoghue animates the distance using NASA imagery ( )

June 9, 2018

Take the Bus

by duncanr

March 3, 2015

Ain’t Never Coming Back

by duncanr

never coming back1some men go to the pub or potter in their shed at the foot of the garden when they want to get away from the wife and kids for a while – Peter Degen-Portnoy, on the other hand, is going to Mars (he hopes)

I expect to have a full life, a rich life – [something he didn’t have with his wife and 5 kids?] – and I’m very excited by the prospects,” he said

according to Degen-Portnoy, only one of his kids is . . .

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October 28, 2014

Ticket to Ride

by duncanr

ju pengthey must be . . .

a. good looking
b. under 30
c. taller than 1.75 metres and
d. rich

hhmmm, wonder if she fancies a wee visit to Brum?

if she was prepared to waive conditions ‘b’ and ‘d’ above – oh, alright (sigh)

if she was prepared to waive conditions ‘a’, ‘b’, and ‘d’ above, I could promise to show her a ‘good time’ 😆