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Sylvia Gadea de Beer (sylvia13)

Joined 11 years ago from Shoal Bay, NSW, Australia

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  • Rare and unique postage stamps!
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    Rare and unique postage stamps!

    2 years ago

    People use the post and stamps less now, yet the postal service is still designing original stamps, made of crystal, chocolate, embroidery, cork, wood, coffee scented, featuring The Simpsons, the Gibraltar Rock or meteorite dust!

  • Multiple Sclerosis / Ciguatera (fish poisoning)
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    Multiple Sclerosis / Ciguatera (fish poisoning)

    3 years ago

    Ciguatera (fish poisoning), is caused by eating fish that have consumed toxins coming from marine micro-algae. Those fish live in tropics and while those toxins are harmless to fish, they do affect humans. I lived in Caribbean for long and it affected me neurologically. I left Caribbean but then...

  • Austrian baking and cooking frustrations
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    Austrian baking and cooking frustrations

    2 years ago

    I tried Sacher Torte the first time I was in Vienna and loved it. When I moved to Austria bought recipe books, but it was a frustrating experience, as they don't measure ingredients with cups and spoons, but weigh them! I also had problems with baking pans and with ingredients like brown sugar,...

  • Longing for Peru and the sapo game!
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    Longing for Peru and the sapo game!

    2 years ago

    Peruvian homesick for her home country Peru reminisces about typical drinks, fruit, ice cream and biscuits, as well as the sea and traditions like the game of Sapo.

  • The Llama, a symbol of the Andes and Peru!
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    The Llama, a symbol of the Andes and Peru!

    2 years ago

    Author is Peruvian, so llamas are a symbol of her country and the Andean region. Covers llama as food, their milk and their food, as well as trekking and general llama trivia (stamps, jewelry, pottery, stuffed animals).

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