Monthly Archives: July 2013

Chapter 66 — What Nordic Visitor and Dollar/Thrifty Car Rental Don’t Tell You

          If you booked a tour of Iceland through Nordic Visitor, you were deliriously happy with the results, according to the tour operator’s website,  http://iceland.nordicvisitor.com/travel-stories-and-testimonials/ .   None of the thousands of tourists who have used Nordic Visitor reported experiencing even … Continue reading

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Chapter 65 Going to the Mattresses–Greta’s Way

          The Italians had the idea first.  “Going to the mattresses”  meant finding a safe place to hide out in time of battle.  The Italian Mafia used the term to refer to consolidating forces in fortified hideouts,  hauling in mattresses … Continue reading

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