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Rundown for the Week of May 31, 2002

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Opening Of Show

»Featured Music: Les Nubiennes, "Makeda" from "Les Princesses Nubiennes"

Robin Hood and the Little Gullibility Pills
"This is Sherwood Forest. Every summer, we have a big Robin Hood festival here. It's actually very good -- merrymaking, children's archery lessons, a bit of swash and buckle, as Robin Hood beats the life out of the Sheriff's acolyte, Guy of Guisbourne -- hugely violent, but the crowd loves it."
--Martin Stott, on his adventures in Sherwood Forest.

»Featured Music: Karsh Kale, "Empty Hands" from "Realize"

Interview: What's New in Luggage
"Our cash register looks like a ticket counter. We have people coming in all the time asking if they can buy tickets, but we're not a travel agency -- we're just a store."
--Paul from Flight 001, on the interesting shopping decor of the Flight 001 store.

Traveler's Aid: Big Discounts on Small Airlines in the U.S.
Traveler's Aid: Big Discounts on Small Airlines in Europe

--Our Travel-Expert-in-Residence, Rudy Maxa, provides links to cheap airfares in the U.S. and Europe.

»Featured Music: Trio Electro, "Supa Max" from "Om Lounge v.5"

Local Station Break:

»Featured Music: Shantel, "In the Woods" from " Great Delay"

Travel By Design: Eric Owen Moss
"If one imagines an area of water, muck, ice, mud, colder than Chicago and Boston together...and to make a city, there is a Herculean act, and an act of enormous will."
--Eric Owen Moss, on the strong influence of St. Petersburg.

»Featured Music: Zigankov, "Tchastushka" from "Trio Voranezh"

Postcard: Sea of Troubles
"It`s like phantom pain -- when amputees feel sensation in missing limbs. It`s the haunting sound of what`s gone, and not ever coming back."
--Rachel Dornhelm, on the desolation of the Aral Sea.

»Featured Music: Soulstance, "Blue Grass Land" from "Hi Fidelity Lounge v.3"

Etiquette of Tipping Around the World
"As I`ve looked into the matter of tipping, I`ve become more and more conscious of how many people there are to tip, and I`ve gotten poorer and poorer -- but I think I`ve gotten more popular."
--Mary Lou Weisman, on tipping around the world.

»Featured Music: St. Germain, "Pont Des Arts" from "Tourist"

Deal Of The Week: Hidden Tuscany
--Our Travel-Expert-in-Residence, Rudy Maxa, unleashes his Deal of the Week: a jewel of a hotel with cheap rates in Tuscany.

The Mystery of Fufu
"It seems there are two important details that Rocky forgot to mention about Fufu: first, you eat it with your hands; second, you don`t chew."
--Matt Holzman, on eating the quintessentially West African food, fufu.

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