Lazy days of simply going with the flow

Gislason, Kari (2012) Lazy days of simply going with the flow. Escape.

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A travel article about a river cruise from Amsterdam to Basel.

When Captain Plamen Veselinov invites me to join him on the bridge, I can at last put a question that’s been running through my mind for days. It’s about the locks. How does he manage to line up the vessel as it approaches? Is the ship guided in electronically?

He returns my questions with a boyish smile that does a good deal to veil his many years on the river. Crunching his way through a heavy Bulgarian accent, he says, “No, it’s all in the eyes and the hands. It’s magic. Don’t tell David Copperfield. He would get very jealous...

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ID Code: 76492
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Additional Information:

The article appeared in the Escape supplement of the following News Ltd print media:

"Lazy Days of Simply Going with the Flow," Sunday Mail (Adelaide) (27 May 2012): 10.
"Lazy Days of Simply Going with the Flow," The Sunday Mail (Brisbane) (27 May 2012): 24.
"Lazy Days of Simply Going with the Flow," Sunday Telegraph (27 May 2012): 28.
"Lazy Days of Simply Going with the Flow," Sunday Times (Perth) (27 May 2012): 22.

Keywords: Travel Writing, Creative Nonfiction, Landscape Writing, Tourism
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Copyright Owner: News Ltd
Deposited On: 06 Oct 2014 22:16
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2014 16:40

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