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US-936997

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US-936997
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The "French Quarter" in the fabulous Safari Hotel, Scottsdale, Arizona.

Scottsdale's liveliest spot with a touch of Old New Orleans, Cabaret entertainment, floor shows and dancing nightly.

Color Photography by Norman A. Pederson
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Pub. by Petley Studios, Inc., 4051 E. Van Buren, Phoenix, Arizona

1999 Travelogue

In 1999, shortly after the first Portland NOTOCON, I quit my job and headed on an extended roadtrip. My route took me to the Oregon coast, down Highway 101 all the way to L.A., then to Tucson, AZ via Joshua Tree. Today I rediscovered my travelogue of this road trip, and thought to post it here. I greatly enjoyed reading it again, and did not even cringe that many times.

Tuesday, 10 August I left Portland reasonably early, and drove south along the coast. I took with me a few clothes, a couple of books, basic magickal implements (which it turned out that I didn’t use), my Bast deity, and basic odds and ends like plates, etc. I had originally planned to be gone for about a month, but after examining my check book, realized that my funds were not equal to the purpose. Especially since I would not be coming back to a job. So, I left it open, thinking that perhaps I would be gone for about three weeks.Realizing about two hours into the journey that I had forgotten to take my sleeping bag, I…

Babalon

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Babalon
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Moon over Astoria

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Moon over Astoria
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Came out rather well, I thought.

Fairy Friend and Stele

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Fairy Friend and Stele
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I rather like this one. I think that perhaps I'll take a few more shots of the apartment and the various deities that live with me.

US-621319 - MacMasters Beach

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US-621319
Originally uploaded by AlhazredPostcard sent to a Postcrossing chum in Chicago, IL.
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Aerial view of Captain Cook Lookout on Tudibaring Head - Copacabana, looking towards MacMasters Beach and Cockrone Lake.

"Penis Enlargement, Reduce of Vagina" - handouts of Cape Town

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Step off the bus or taxi and enter into the hustle and bustle of the Parade in Cape Town, and you will most likely be offered a good many handouts by dejected and weary looking hustlers. These offer the prospective client a variety of medical and magical help which usually includes such services as penis enlargement, vagina reduction, weight loss, lifting of curses, exorcism of tokoloshes, help for premature ejaculation, help finding a marriage partner, getting beyond bad luck in gambling, and many other fine offerings.
I began collecting these, and have finally gotten around to scanning them. They are presented here both for your entertainment and as a kind of archive lest they be lost to history. You can click on each image for a larger version.


Chief Kanoin (and his associates) offer a limited number of services compared with those below, but has a pretty aesthetically pleasing flyer. And Sexy Queen sounds like a fine product.

Dr Adams, on the other hand, offers a very large range of …