GLOBAL ACCESS NEWS TRAVEL E-ZINE
VOLUME IV, NUMBER 8 , August 2003
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Welcome to the August 2003 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. ACCESS LONDON 2003
2. SCOTLAND: SEAGULL TRUST
3. VANCOUVER: JINGLE POT B&B
4. ORLANDO, FLORIDA RENTAL
5. BARONA, CA CASINO
6. UN MEETINGS ON DISABILITY


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1. ACCESS LONDON 2003

The Access Project
recently updated its Access London Guide. This group has been involved in producing these well- researched guides for over thirty years. The research is carried out by Pauline Hephaistos Survey Projects. The new edition includes the latest access information available for London transportation, accommodations, museums, sightseeing, and entertainment. This edition includes a Good Loo Guide, which is indispensable for anyone seeking an accessible bathroom in London.

Check out http://www.accessproject-phsp.org/london/about.htm for additional information.

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2. SCOTLAND: SEAGULL TRUST


Disabled boat lovers can now enjoy the calm tranquility of cruising the Scottish Canals on free cruises courtesy of Scotland’s Seagull Trust (founded in 1978). Cruises are now available on four branches of the Lowland Waterways located in Scotland on the Union, Caledonian and Forth & Clyde Canals at: Falkirk, Highland, Kirkintilloch and Ratho. Cruising takes place on a daily basis, including weekends, during the months of April to October. The cruise length is in accordance with local conditions and the wishes of the user group. To learn more, visit http://www.seagulltrust.org.uk

Thanks to Winfried, of Germany, for sending in the Seagull Trust link.

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3. VANCOUVER ISLAND: JINGLE POT B&B

The Jingle Pot Bed & Breakfast,
located on lushly landscaped property on Vancouver Island, offers a luxurious, 800-square foot wheelchair accessible suite and shower with access to the sundeck and barbecue. Additional amenities include a full kitchen, eiderdown quilts, a 32" TV with satellite service, VCR, movie library, and high speed Internet access. The Jingle Pot is close to shopping, parks, golf courses, lakes and beaches. To view the Jingle Pot accommodations, visit www.jinglepot.com

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 4. ORLANDO RENTAL

Sue Fisher wrote to share information about her accessible Orlando, Florida rental, 20 minutes from Disney World, MGM, and other attractions. The 3 bedroom, 2 bath (with bath lift installed)– sleeps six people. It is situated on an 18-hole golf course just 15 minutes from the airport. Additional features include custom furniture, patio & conservatory. Cable TV, and a 24-hour security system. To view photos of this holiday home, visit News
 or contact Sue Fisher in the UK at TEL/FAX: 0161 792 3029 or through her e-mail at rita.sue.fisher@ntlworld.com

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5. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: BARONA CASINO


Paula Rose shares her recent visit to Barona Casino, a wheelchair accessible resort in Southern California.
http://www.globalaccessnews.com/barona.htm

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6. U.N. MEETINGS ON DISABILITY

Recently disabled advocates from throughout the world gathered at the United Nations in New York City to discuss creating an International Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. Every country treats its disabled citizens differently--some nations are exemplary in their behavior toward disabled people and other nations are deplorable. To learn more about the meeting and how you can get involved, visit the UN Enable website at http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/

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