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Placemarkers: October 8

From Whereabouts Press: Japan, A Traveler’s Literary Companion. Hear an interview with editor Jeffrey Angles on NPR.

Possible tours of nuclear plants

Slovenia: Honeymoon in Triglav, the 1970’s travelogue Life in Europe Today and Know your Tolars from The Glory of Carniola.

Paris, France:
Plans are underway to create the Louis Vuitton Foundation for Creation. The Frank Gehry designed building is on target for completion by 2010.

Elciego, Spain:
Another Gehry creation, the Rioja City of Wine opened last month at the Marques de Riscal winery, located only an hour from south of Bilbao.

Barcelona, Spain:
Artistic tests for human statues on Las Ramblas

Brindisi, Italy:
The hijaked Turkish Air jet had four Miss Globe International 2006 contestants aboard: Miss India, Miss Singapore, Miss Malaysia and Miss Philippines. The contest took place in Albania on October 1. The winner was Miss Venezuela.

Random Celebrity Roundup:
Madonna in Malawi and Angelina in India, not Pakistan

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