GLOBAL ACCESS NEWS TRAVEL E-ZINE
VOLUME V, NUMBER 10, October 2004
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Please note: Any Internet links mentioned in this E-Zine were verified as functioning as of the date on this E-Zine. Websites and e-mail addresses, however, change frequently, so changes may have occurred after that date.
 
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Welcome to the October 2004 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. NEW BARCELONA ACCESS SITE
2. PALM SPRINGS, CA ACCESS GUIDE
3. CRUISE SHIP ASSIST
4. BENIDORM BEACH ACCESS
6. GERMAN RAILWAY ACCESS
7. PALMA, MALLORCA CITY BREAK
 
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1. NEW BARCELONA ACCESS SITE


Craig Grimes, the founder of Accessible Barcelona at http://accessiblebarcelona.com/
Grimes became a T6 quad after a kayaking accident in 1997, and in 2002 moved to Barcelona, Spain. He finds that city ideal and wants to help other disabled people experience its beauty. Whether itís accommodation, transportation or things to do in the city, Grimes can help.

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2. PALM SPRINGS, CA ACCESS GUIDE


The desert community of Palm Springs, California now has a free mobility-impaired traveler's guide available. To order your copy, simply click on the following link and complete the form. http://www.palm-springs.org/guide1b.htm

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3. CRUISE SHIP ASSIST

 
Jan Phillips wrote to tell us of the great service she received from Cruise Ship Assist for her recent cruise. If you need a Hoyer lift, commode, power chair or oxygen delivered to assure a comfortable cruise, they can deliver the required medical equipment to worldwide ports. To learn more, visit http://www.cruiseshipassist.com/

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4. BENIDORM BEACH ACCESS

 

Janet Jenkins reports that Levante Beach in the Spanish resort of Benidorm includes a section that provides good access for wheelies. According to Jenkins, the beach promenade is easily accessible, and a beach wheelchair is available for free. Visitors can access a deck changing rooms via a ramp.

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5. GERMAN RAILWAY ACCESS

 

Overnight travel on German European trains is now available to wheelchairs users. German Rail offers an accessible compartment and bathroom providing disabled travelers the opportunity to arrive relaxed and refreshed at their destination. To view photos of their accommodations and learn more about which destinations they serve, click the following link:
http://www.bahn.de/pv/view/int_guest/services/nachtzug_handicap.shtml

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6. PALMA, MALLORCA CITY BREAK

 

Syd and June Burns, of Penrith, England, have just returned from a short September holiday trip to Palma, Mallorca. Share their fun and photos at http://www.globalaccessnews.com/palmamallorca04.htm

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