Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/03/23

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Subject: Re: [Leica]Cheap Travel
From: "Bruce R. Slomovitz" <>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 1998 20:56:41 -0500


Tell me about Honduras.  Not just the cheap places, but what it's like.  The
people, scenery, food, culture, ambience, etc.

Bruce S.

ps.  You may have missed your calling.  You have great writing ability.

- -----Original Message-----
From: Tina Manley <images@InfoAve.Net>
To: <>
Date: Monday, March 23, 1998 8:57 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica]Cheap Travel

>At 05:50 PM 3/23/98 -0500, you wrote:
>>However!  If I had to pay $120 a night for a hotel, the chances are good
>>that I'd still think that Chef Boyardee was italian food.  My idea of a
>>reasonable price for a night's lodging is more like $50.
>Even cheaper is to arrange for a house swap or find an apartment to rent in
>an old castle or farm.  We rented a three-bedroom apartment with a kitchen
>in a 16th century castle 20 miles from Venice for $700 a month and since it
>was also a winery we got all of the wine we could drink for free.  It's a
>wonderful way to meet local people.  I've found all of the places we've
>rented all over the world on the internet.  Italy was terribly expensive so
>we did our shopping in markets and cooked on our little three-burner stove.
> It's a great adventure and can actually be cheaper than staying home
>(except for the film!)  If you are interested in Honduras, I can tell you
>about some even cheaper places!  What a wonderful world - Best,  Tina
>Tina Manley, ASMP