GLOBAL ACCESS NEWS TRAVEL E-ZINE
VOLUME III, NUMBER 4, April 2002
Copyright © 2002, Global Access News

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Welcome to the April 2002 issue of the Global Access News Travel E-Zine. Thanks to everyone for taking the time to write us and share your travel experiences.

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CONTENTS

1. SPAIN: LA SONRISA
2. EGYPT FOR ALL
3. VICTORIA, B.C. VACATION SUITE
4. MEDICAL TRAVEL
5. AUSTRALIAN HOLIDAY
6. TERRIFIC TENERIFE

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1. SPAIN: LA SONRISA


La Sonrisa, located near Benidorm on the Costa Blanca in Spain, is a condominium resort consisting of four bungalows, three of which are fully adapted for wheelchair users. One of the units has two bedrooms. Each bungalow has its private terrace, fully adapted bathroom, and it is possible to install a hospital bed if necessary. If one needs personal assistance, their staff has experience in caring for disabled people. The swimming pool has a lift, which is accessible for wheelies. The resort is located about 5km from the beach and 2km from the Paramount recreation park, "Terra Mitica." There is also a view of the Mediterranean.

La Sonrisa’s owners, Jan and Marianne Niemeijerm, who dreamed of building a holiday resort for wheelchair users, have finally realized their dream. To learn more about La Sonrisa, visit http://www.lasonrisa.netfirms.com/index.htm

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2. EGYPT FOR ALL

Martin Gaballa wrote to announce that his organization Egypt for All is now offering accessible tours for wheelchair users wishing to explore the classical wonders of Egypt. Their group provides a full range of accessible tours, including traditional tours of Egypt’s famous sites in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan, along with adventure travel and holidays at top resorts. To view their various itineraries, visit http://www.egyptforall.com/

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3. VICTORIA, B.C. VACATION SUITE


Marian D-J, Director Access Victoria, sent Global Access News of her beautiful, new, fully wheelchair accessible, five-star vacation suite. The suite, which features level entrances throughout, provides a wheelchair accessible bedroom, bathroom (with roll-in shower), kitchen and private patio. There is also an additional adjoining bedroom for families/caretakers. All doorways are 36" wide. Other amenities include remote control lighting, TV & Stereo. Visit their excellent website to view photos of the suite and learn more about Victoria’s many world-famous accessible attractions at www.accessvictoria.com
 or contact Marian at 1-888-593-4247 or 1-250-744-0046
 

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4. MEDICAL TRAVEL


Michael Goldberg, of Medical Travel, Inc., which arranges worldwide oxygen vacations and scooter rentals, wrote to announce the addition of two new services to their program. They are now offering accessible home rentals in South Florida and Orlando, Florida as well accessible van rentals in the same regions. To learn more, visit their website at: http://www.medicaltravel.org

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5. AUSTRALIAN HOLIDAY


Diarmuid Corry and his wife, Orna, of Dublin, Ireland, share their trip “down under.” Travel with them to the Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay, the North Central Coast area, Melbourne, the Great Ocean Road, Dubbo, Brisbane and Lamington National Park, and the wine regions of Hunter Valley, Mudgee and Coonawarra.
http://www.globalaccessnews.com/australianholiday0102.htm


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6. TERRIFIC TENERIFE


Syd & June Burns escaped the wintry climes of Penrith, England, to bask in the warmth of Mar-y-Sol, Los Christianos in Tenerife. Share their two weeks of sunshine, pampering, scuba diving and fun at the accessible resort.
http://www.globalaccessnews.com/tenerife.htm

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Thanks for sharing!

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