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'Sailor Talk' lecture highlights trans-Atlantic trip by local couple

...whirlwind adventure will take attendees to Greece, through the Corinth Canal, then onto Rome, Venice, Florence, Spain, Gibraltar, and the Canary Islands. From there, follow a trans-Atlantic crossing to the Caribbean, up the U.S. East Coast to...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-02-08/sailor-talk-lecture-highlights-trans
Outdoors
Another century, another crusade

...convert. Their general, Tariq ibn-Ziyad, crossed into Spain from North Africa in 711. It's from him that the Rock of Gibraltar gets its name: "Jabal Tariq" ("Mount of Tariq"). The Muslims overran Spain and then invaded France; they were defeated...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120803/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
Running recognition

...including two world championship events, the IAU 100 km World Championships in Belgium and the IAU 50km World Championships in Gibraltar. She was also the winner of three of North America's most competitive events, the Miwok 100 km race and the American River...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011210/spo_545885333.shtml
Sports
Creaky Navy relic arrives in United States with aging crew

...problems and left for home, dying after he arrived in the United States. The crew was at sea continuously after leaving Gibraltar on Dec. 12. LST-325 crew member Jack Carter of Rancho Palo Verdes, Calif., throws Mardi Gras beads towards the outstretched...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011401/Ins_bamaentrance.html
Inside
When Britannia ruled the waves

...the world they sailed. "On the Channel and Irish stations" The "Downs and North Sea Stations." "Spain, Portugal and Gibraltar" "Mediterranean and Egypt" "America and Newfoundland" "At the West Indies and on the Passage" "On the Jamaica Station...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070607/nei_waterfront001.shtml
Neighbors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...problems and left for home, dying after he arrived in the United States. The crew was at sea continuously after leaving Gibraltar on Dec. 12. photo: Inside The Coast Guard had warned the crew against trying to cross the Atlantic during the stormy winter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011401/Ins_bamaentrance.shtml
Rainier climbers find deep snow, amazing beauty

...above Paradise, and may camp on the way up. From Muir, the party makes its summit attempt over the Ingraham Direct or the Gibraltar Ledge routes. But sometimes, tired climbers reach Muir only to find it buried in 10 feet of snow. Then they have to dig...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122902/out_rainier.shtml
Outdoors
A tunnel to peace?

...the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark, the Trans-Siberian Railway, the Chunnel under the English Channel and the planned Gibraltar, Bosphorus and Sakhalin tunnels. Incidental, playing on the name Chunnel, the Bering Strait tunnel is already referred...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060307/opi_20070603017.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...Marines landed in Nicaragua to protect U.S. citizens in the wake of a revolution. In 1969, John Lennon married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar. In 1995, in Tokyo, 12 people were killed, more than 5,500 others sickened when packages containing the poisonous gas...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032006/sta_20060320051.shtml
News
This Day in History

...to Paris after escaping his exile on Elba, beginning his "Hundred Days" rule. In 1969, John Lennon married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar. In 1977, voters in Paris chose former French Prime Minister Jacques Chirac to be the French capital's first mayor in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032007/sta_20070320004.shtml
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