After the tight confines of town, both Jag and driver strain to be let loose. Shifting into fourth gear, we’re away with a throaty roar. Steering is light and responsive — the big yellow E-Type Jaguar has finally communed with its passengers and we’re now all having a blast.
It has been speculated that Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, England, may be the burial site of an Anglo-Saxon king, Raedwald. Regardless, this ancient site sheds light on a group of people who defined the future of England.
At the Kawaguchiko Monkey Performance Theater at the foot of Mount Fuji, visitors can see the Suou Monkey Show, which, according to one tourist guide, is “a traditional stage performance with 1,000 years’ history.”
When it comes to restaurants, some say location is everything. But having a great hamburger sure helps. The Seaside Drive-In along central Okinawa’s western coast is the place to go if you’re searching for both.
When the DOD determined last year that 659 overseas civilian employees, mainly in Europe and the Pacific, were receiving housing allowances in error — a contention refuted by the workers themselves — a one year LQA extension was provided to help employees plan for a future without the subsidy. That extension expires in early May.
Collective lamentation over the falling defense budget has been part of the Washington soundtrack for several years, but it’s not a tune you hear in the office of the new head of the Defense Department’s elementary and secondary schools.
After weathering a number of North Korean provocations during her first year on the job, South Korea’s president may be learning the same lesson as her predecessors: Her influence with North Korea is limited because so much depends on Pyongyang’s willingness to change and cooperate.
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