GLOBAL ACCESS NEWS TRAVEL E-ZINE
VOLUME XII, NUMBER 1, Dec. 2010– Jan.  2011
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Please note: Any Internet links mentioned in this e-zine were verified as functioning as of the date listed at the top of this zine. However, web sites and e-mail addresses change frequently, so changes may have occurred after the above date.

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Welcome to the Dec.2010-Jan. 2011 Global Access News Travel E-Zine. Thanks to everyone for taking the time to write us and share your travel tips and experiences.

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CONTENTS

1. HOLIDAYS IN A WHEELCHAIR
2. ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL NETHERLANDS
3. ACCESS LONDON BLOG
4. BARCELONA: WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION
5. HONG KONG WHEELCHAIR TAXIS
6. REACHER & GRABBER REVIEWS

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1. HOLIDAYS IN A WHEELCHAIR

Britain-based Michael, Editor of Holidays in a Wheelchair, offers a new entry to the accessible travel network. His site focuses on disabled people sharing accessible and inaccessible travel experiences to help their peers. The six-month old web site offers wheelchair-friendly accommodation and services abroad. Learn more at http://www.holidaysinawheelchair.com

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2. ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL NETHERLANDS

Veroniek Maat MSc shared the news of her new web site, Accessible Travel Netherlands, now on-line at http://www.accessibletravelnl.com/ The site provides wheelchair accessible travel reports and information about access to hotels and museums. Currently on-line are excellent articles, including a report on visiting the Rembrandt Museum. Contact Veroniek Maat MSc at vmaat@accessibletravelNL.com

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3. ACCESS LONDON BLOG

While Claire Baber lives outside London, she visits the city frequently where she uses a blend of wheelchair, scooter and crutches to get around. She recently launched her new blog, Access London. There she features disabled access information, reviews and interviews designed to help disabled people successfully navigate the legendary, site-packed city. Learn more at http://www.accesslondon.blogspot.com/

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4. BARCELONA: WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION

Federico Angulo Director, of Mundo Accessible provides adapted transport in Barcelona, Spain. His service covers Barcelona Airport, Gerona and Reus, Costa Brava, Port Aventura, Andorra, city tours, etc. Visit www.mundoaccesible.net or Contact Angulo at sutaxiadaptado@hotmail.com

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5. HONG KONG WHEELCHAIR TAXIS

Hong Kong’s Diamond Cab is now providing point-to-point wheelchair accessible transportation service 24-hours a day. The taxis feature mechanical ramps designed for wheelchair users, Fares start at HK$70.  Learn more at http://diamondcab.com.hk/en/taking-diamond-cab.php While these services are geared toward Hong Kong residents, they may also be available for disabled visitors. Write enquiry@diamondcab.com.hk

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6. REACHER & GRABBER REVIEWS

If you need a reacher/grabber to assist you with daily living and travel, visit Dan Dorszynski’s Reacher Grabber reviews at http://reachergrabber.com/

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