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Amtrak  
#141 Posted : Tuesday, July 26, 2011 11:24:41 AM(UTC)
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So here's the link to my photos, hot from the oven. Enjoy.
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#142 Posted : Tuesday, July 26, 2011 12:11:42 PM(UTC)
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Have a GPS camera
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#143 Posted : Tuesday, July 26, 2011 12:44:55 PM(UTC)
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Thanks for posting on photos and tips!
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#144 Posted : Tuesday, July 26, 2011 1:15:29 PM(UTC)
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When shmarglit comes back from akmino, and some refugees return from adolomitis, TMB Awad gets scratched meeting. I can hardly wait.
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#145 Posted : Tuesday, July 26, 2011 5:47:10 PM(UTC)
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The camera is not mine, but it has gps. Bad slave. Because it took me a few days to go through all the pictures and place them properly. She managed to sample some three times a day a new place and all photos in between have been placed on it. That's why most places there isn't very accurate. But the top bar or relatively easy to find on the map (plus the check for the book). Amnonl 41503.3474074074
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#146 Posted : Wednesday, July 27, 2011 1:01:40 AM(UTC)
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#147 Posted : Sunday, October 2, 2011 2:57:57 PM(UTC)
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Hello everyone, my name is Arthur Webb 2 night landed in Israel after having walked all along Corsica in the GR 20.
"My vision is to make this thread the most comprehensive database. And try to help a friend who want to explore this amazing place like the Forum helped me.


So first thing on Corsica and especially what it is to go there.



No big island in the Mediterranean Sea. The island belongs to France but the Corsicans management are very proud of his nation and strive that much time to a type of small island autonomy. They have their own language that many more similar to Latin than French food and traditions of their own.
Better to learn those things and because this may lead to very unpleasant some run-ins with locals.
It seems that the island's main income is tourism.

Cultural tour:
Get to know the local culture and customs is an important part of a trek for me.
Therefore I recommend a few places where you can taste a little Corsican culture – literally.
-Calvi seaside resort city. Not especially large but that has everything to make the tourist happy. The most interesting area is of course the beach and what that should be. Long central street where are all the restaurants and cafes. There is no need to explain where the street. It's just a very obvious.
The beach is very clean and there is the highest concentration of the fairer sex who is interested. In addition, a large number of restaurants and cafes on the beach itself.
If you choose to reach Calloway Ferry Road then surely notice the old town area. The Citadel of Calloway used to be a military hospital and now. Very hot walking around out there, especially at night when it is illuminated with a special light.

Bastia-city larger than Calloway. Of course the beach. The commercial center and its recreation center are much larger. Downtown is everything. Includes several ancient buildings worth visiting.

Vizzavone-small village in the Woods. The village represents the middle of the track. Very convenient to start and finish his Trek because there is a railway station in the village. Many people tend to do only half Trek where it start or end station.
The village is very beautiful and traditional. Ancient buildings that are inherited in the family (including the copy made of iron with the last name and the year the House was built). A very old church. Really good and not expensive restaurant adjacent to the train station. The station itself is almost always what blank and gives a sense of haunted train station.
I really enjoyed there.
And izovena is a good place for a day, I think that there are hostels and camping hotel. As well as a shop and a restaurant.

Conca-Conca can be called. Because it is the last village which actually ends the Trek.
Ancient village, some families still preserve the controversial custom of burying people in family burial before the House.
There are also several restaurants and cafes. Camping restaurant very good and nthont the opportunity to meet people just going to start the Trek or already finished and share tips.
Camping also runs shuttles service to the nearest village and where might a bus to Bastia.


How to get
So there are several ways to get to Corsica.
1 flight. There are 2 airports in Corsica but testing I made before I left for the price is significantly higher than a flight to France.
Don't let on that because the flight prices are constantly changing.

2. a ferry.
Ferries to Corsica from Italy and France, and from these 2 companies:

Beautiful ferry
SNCM
When the first is a headings where cheap.
There are several options as to the place of beginning. Is it possible to reach France from Nice, Marseille, Toulon, but there is also an option to get some Italian cities I remember just the Livorno.
Either way, I check the ferry from Nice is affordable.
Although it's expensive. I paid for 46 ferry ticket. And EUR 34.75. The night ferry back to Toulon. Both Corsica piiris.
Some facts that can save you money. There is a discount for those less than 25. It is very important to mention that at the box office because it's not something I tell you. A cheaper night ferry this morning because she is longer and less convenient in terms of the agenda.
There are several "levels". If you want to save money at the register you specify that you don't want in your seat and be on board or if this night ferry you don't want and enough sessions. The night ferry price jumps significantly if buyers. Most people pay for just opening a sleeping bag on the floor and go to sleep, it is acceptable and not look at it with the naked eye.

Arrival possibilities are to
Calvi
Ajacio
Bastia
Porto Vechio

It is better to reach Calloway who starts from North to South and Porto Vecchio or Bastia who starts in the South. Of course, Porto Vecchio is closest to the start point of the South but only SNCM operates there.

As Greece hiking:
So I certainly won't decide for you how to do a trek, but point out the pros and cons of each one and leave the decision in your hands. (This part some breathing lol because I remember the pros and hasorvent with time so watch for updates).

North-South Callenzana Conca.
Advantages.
* Greece most people walking
* Easy and cost to Calloway and klenzna
* This way in French-great guide TOPOGUIDE.
Disadvantages
* Walking Greece most people (like you put this advantage and disadvantage depending on how you look at it).
* Starts the day's hardest Trek and relaxes in the days to come.

South to North--CONCA-CALENZANA.
Advantages: * more forgiving at first and builds the shape gradually.




How to get to the beginning of the Trek:
I started from the North. From CALVI are going straight to the center of the tourist shuttle and ask where the bus. Tourist information center is not far from the port and everyone knows it so you can find.
The bus station is a little harder to find because it's a small page in the middle of pine's main street and almost nothing to show that bus.
Important: the card must be purchased on tour company across the street from the bus. And there's no way to know that. I hope the guy there took my tip and put a sign.
-Cost 8 euros.

L. Conca a little harder to get.
Need to take a bus from a small town called Bastia-updated-and Conca
Costs updated.

What is the quality mark?
Excellent. The best I've seen for any life.
If you haven't seen mark 60 seconds probably turned in the wrong turn.

What is the quality?
The trail itself is not good in many places. Without good guidance is sometimes not even path but across boulders fields and there's Bill is often filled with large stones of the poor.
Of course, that could be interpreted as an advantage for certain people.
Forests and valleys for quality.
If to compare it to so poor quality for prinas. See prinas going more and more people ו"כבשו time for the comfortable paths and much more.

What is the difficulty?
The Internet indicates the GR 20 most difficult Trek across Europe and the world.
He is in my opinion.
12,000 m cumulative increase spread across 180 miles only!
I'm in good shape, and sometimes the Trek was very difficult. Steep increases on conduct and both reveal and sometimes very hot sun.
Feel obligated to point out that I made the trek to much harder because I did all the mountain uriantim. Sometimes there are split and you can walk through the mountains or valleys. Almost everyone who went to him went through the uriantim lower and lighter and very often the only House on the ridge.

What does these days is very short, it makes perfect sense to finish the day 2 afternoon walks and even earlier. If walking pace.
An attractive thing to do what the Europeans call it double. I.e. 2 section 1. I did it once in one of the shortest days.
In my opinion there is no need to do this if a good reason (such as lack of time and must catch a flight or ferry). Short days for some reason. And give your body a rest.
Because the days are short and the average traveler takes approximately 14-15 days to complete the Trek. I tend to think (Yes I know I bring it upon myself now issues) that the GR 10 is a lot harder. How can I still request for Corsica with Nick and enough willpower. What is impossible to do because of the long length prinas to absurdity.

Wow, Arthur did not understand anything of what you wrote, you can shorten it?
Yes!
* Bill uncomfortable in many places
* Halves boulders
* Very steep ups
* Lots of acreage to Sun and wind.
* Very steep
* Limited number of places where you have to use your hands = skrembl.

However short days allowing rest and eat properly.
Still only 180 kilometres and with enough will power and in order to overcome it.

What I heard there is something called Via ferrata and really dangerous?
Yes, there are several sections which should cross with failure of mobergot iron chains into a mountainside.
Only 1 of them is long and worth mentioning. The cirque de solitutde. Circle of loneliness in French translation. Ascending and descending a cliff high using chains.
Not going to lie to you at first, but after a few minutes of practice. However it is quite dangerous and fooling around. Not go there if there is a strong wind or rain.
Please keep up to date with the weather at rpuse before you deal with via privatization. Sometimes the explicit instructions that a particular section is closed and not allowed to travel.
There is no need for strong hands, but effort is needed.
Don't know how to rate this difficulty level. Let's also not strong guys and older women.


The logistics centers

Water
Israeli travel to Israel in water problem will take time to get used to the idea, but the problem of water in Corsica does not exist.
As I already mentioned the days are short and always end in-rafiog ' where there is drinking water and has a way with drinkable water springs.
Shouldn't clear water or drink from streams ever during the Trek.
The amount of water I took with me was 2 liters as are 90 percent of the people who spoke them.
Take a small plastic cup that can be comfortable to drink from the springs.

Food
As you already understood this about every two weeks where you will be exclusively. But there's no way Vizzavone villages. Take the unit to buy food is at rafiog on the way. The food is very varied. But it is exactly what you need for a hard day's walk.
Carbohydrates
Rice and pasta.
The most common rice is the fastest bags with African American boy on the box.
At rafiog you can also find small cans of sauce per serving of pasta. So you can prepare a delicious meal.
Proteins
Cans tuna in all sorts of flavors.
Several types of pork sausage. That can be a harsh conditions without fail.
It is important to note No. I repeat this again-not sausages made of pork throughout the Trek. If you insist on. Maybe it's worth to get supply of jerky.

Goat cheese and sheep. Please do not buy beef cheese because of its tolerance to the Sun is low in many of the above.
The cheese sold in the rafiog is very hard not to spoil. And she is also very good.

Candy
The rafiog selection including Mars, Snickers, twix, Lion crackers and energy bars. Treat yourself.

Gas. Gas tanks can be found at rafiog (also from matberg) but it is very difficult to say where. Sometimes you will be in a position to have extra container and excess weight and depressed sometimes, be ready to pay 100 euros for a container but won't be.
A matter of luck.
Generally more difficult to obtain gas tank screws. Maybe you should invest in the correlation between the matberg puncture canister.

Trekking equipment
There are a few individual sellers רפיוג'ים equipment, but is of unknown companies and see quality. And the selection is very limited.
Car to take a day off from the Trek of days/and out of the mountains toward the major cities to find better equipment.


B
There is a ban on camping in Corsica – this is the area that will be here all the time.
The ban is even mean Bivouak camping night away at first light. It is the law.
There are 2 options for accommodation:
1. camping in the area defined by rafiog you for years. Payment for the construction of the tent and use the bathroom showers of rafiog is 6 euros.
Advantages: * privacy
* Saving money
* No bedbugs
* No one snoring.

Cons: need to carry a tent, sleeping musk deer
* Sometimes cold and windy
* Time setting up and folding tent

2. in the rafiog dormitori. Large bedroom two berths. In a place like that costs 11 euros.
Advantages: * warm and toasty
* No need to carry heavy bedroom tent launched
* New people

Cons: no privacy
* Sometimes too hot.
* It's hard to sleep because people making noise or snore
* Morning everyone make noise and wake you.
* More expensive

The rafiog themselves, the Refuge rpuse pronounced in French.
Is the cabin, walking in the mountains. Corsica is a very basic compound. (If for instance to compare to the Alps or prinas).
The cold shower.
WC-douchebag.
And in most cases there is only a shower, 1 WC and 1.
The rafiog snoring and clean them.

I slept in a tent near twice rpuse and actually broke the law.
The first time I left klenzna, the first village and it was already dark. I didn't know what to do so I just started in the first place we found.
The second time I tent to save my life and freeze to death. Long story.
What I'm trying to say is I didn't see inspectors in nature reserves. So I think there is a possibility to stay overnight with a tent and nobody will say anything just because they can't find you get up early enough and get away.
I will emphasize that I don't think it's necessary to do this because tertiary complex arranged even inexpensive and can shower, WC, full of drinking water and that it is important to talk to people at the end of the day and to share experiences.

Climate
The climate in Corsica really mention it. The hot and humid season ranging tmprotorot around 27-30 degrees and sunny.
But because it's an island planted in the middle of the sea, the weather is very unpredictable, too.
The first week I was there it was hot and humid and the second week overcast with strong winds and schonot.
Two days of rain when one of them was the end.

So the question of what garments and shoes to take to GR 20?
OK so I always recommend this method layers.
When not to give up rain shield layer as a layer.
I got it with MAMUT's with POLARTEC fleece. Measured I believe in 400TKA.
Not snow clothes or tmprotorot below.
At night, don't forget that you sleep all the time at an altitude above 1000 meters above sea level.
I was fine with km 5. But anyone who makes considerations. Very different people with sensitivity to cold.

No Gore-Tex shoes. No part of the water obstacle that no large boulders or bridges that will help you. The ground is not itzatit (see my post more guest on prinas) and the grass is damp and wet.
Light trekking shoes/medium should suffice. But I have to maintain high ankle in walks.
I saw many people running up the mountains with sneakers. But this is not for everyone but for those who know what he's doing as well as people who don't carry any weight whatsoever except water.

Wildlife
The wildlife encountered were the only kind of MOUFLON goat on the mountain. Harmless and probably run if you approach him. But understand that it lives in nature. And that is not expected. Please do not try wind weather. I believe the injury a mountain goat's horns can cause damage ranging from broken limbs or ribs.
No predators have been observed by or by anyone who talked to him and no warning of such things in all Corsica.
Type of predator attack my tent when I slept inside a small rupture in the ripped tent and our backs all of my tent.
Learn lessons in my experience to get sachets and good seal your food and put it in the bag in order to make as little smell and attract wildlife.
Also don't leave food and Irish food outside the tent to take the animals.





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#148 Posted : Sunday, October 2, 2011 7:40:58 PM(UTC)
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Arthur. Firstly thanks for the post. Secondly, cut 3-4 cloves of garlic into small cubes and drink them with a cup of lukewarm water on an empty stomach.
It will solve 99% of you those that came from the mountains.
Old solution against giardia, worms and more holirot of the stomach

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#149 Posted : Sunday, October 2, 2011 8:19:06 PM(UTC)
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Well, I updated the rpuse tent, food and water privatization.
I added several cities to visit and lots of logistics

What am I forgetting?
If it doesn't ask you guys develop. Arthur 40818.7599305556
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#150 Posted : Sunday, October 2, 2011 10:06:08 PM(UTC)
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There are several places where you should replace ** signs * prices in euros
Combining images would be great and recommendations about certain rpiogis and certain sections
Don't need to do anything today . Rest assured you will find more to add to the benefit of other travellers
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#151 Posted : Sunday, October 2, 2011 10:35:05 PM(UTC)
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Hello

Would love it if every day you give details of:

1. long walk

2.

3 UPS + downs

4. Description of each cabin + phones + if sites (see what a lion class a few weeks ago)

5. where road access points

Sincerely,

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#152 Posted : Monday, October 3, 2011 10:55:12 AM(UTC)
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Dede. Sorry but I don't have a digital memory in advance. What you need is a good guide that includes exactly what you requested.
I know 2.
GR 20-Trailblazer.
And TOPOGUIDE. When the latter includes topographic maps of the area. The only problem is in French but you can handle it.
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#153 Posted : Sunday, October 9, 2011 5:09:27 PM(UTC)
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Arthur – mentioned the option of sleeping in tents that each rafiog miners. The price is 10 euro (almost like sleep inside on berth), but has the itorvent of sleeping in a tent (warmer, more privacy) and sleep inside (no need to carry a tent and mattress, mainly).
We haven't tried it on any night, but saw a lot of people who did this throughout the trail and had a wonderful time.

The tents themselves are 2 seconds tents of kschwa.
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#154 Posted : Sunday, October 9, 2011 10:05:17 PM(UTC)
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Right, I forgot.

I've been trying to put an article on the GR 10 and just don't get.
He's so not an, I don't even know where to begin. Arthur 40825.7971990741
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#155 Posted : Monday, October 10, 2011 6:46:37 PM(UTC)
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Hi! My friend and I also returned a few weeks ago from the Trek. Describe the great arrival and everything but I have to add a few more tips from my perspective.

There are a lot of sections (you can tell all the northern part of the Trek) extremely dangerous to leave them in the rain. We didn't get any rain today but when we were there and we thought we knew about this situation it will be very difficult and dangerous. Take it into consideration!

About bag and weight savings-I carried about myself more or less pounds (it changes from day to day) and my girlfriend she weighed 45 pounds was carrying 15-18 pounds. In the first two days we had with the weight even though we're accustomed to from previous weights but it certainly saved us a lot of money and gave us peace of mind travel that we always had enough food, cooking utensils, tent and we knew that when we want to we can do double if or if it rained so we're safe. Most people we met made the trek with a much lower weights and paid a lot more money. To your own discretion.

-My recommendation-take this country saved tahini is excellent and it brings your body everything it needs! Another thing this bulgur and Couscous, pasta and rice vs no need to cook them just to boil water and you are sorted. (Gas saver)

About exit points from-there are several רפיוג'ים that are attached to the small dirt roads or highways that connect to small towns than a cabin like this can get a lift or a taxi, ask imzimano and get off. A map can see it ... Not a problem ...

About along the route and on the island, I would recommend getting a couple weeks have 20 weeks shbmatb. taking into account that you may have to cede the southern part. We made the Trek in 11 days but decided to cut it to 3 segments (after 9 days) because we felt already reached peak of the Trek and some exhausted the view (the northern part of the dantheno was much prettier and a little South of deluxe room)

-Don't give up-sunsets at the end of the day to climb/descend, go for some 15 minutes to a place to see the sunset!!!!! Psycho sunsets altogether!!!!

Most town list and I recommend everyone who comes to the island to go is great-a town built on a stunning cliff, where you've seen her pristine beaches (there are only about beaches an hour or an hour and a half on an unfamiliar path so you can get to them.)

By the way, thanks to whoever wrote tips about the Trek!!! We at all!!!

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#156 Posted : Tuesday, October 11, 2011 11:18:37 AM(UTC)
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About weight, I totally agree with you. Seen on the many people who carry too much (on the first day we met someone who withdrew after four days and was carrying 22 pounds on my back ...), and I carry a lot for food, cooking utensils, tent and treats it totally violates.
Take a stroll, especially such a request with a convenient bag weighing a total of about 10 kg whole different experience (and a lot more, in my opinion). Pampering is on foot, and after all that you do for most of the day anyway. Shoulders and legs don't hurt, and it's hard to get up every time a break and start walking.
Food, Cookware and in my opinion are totally unnecessary, totally beyond the minimum (sections were not carried anything except some snacks for the day and cooking utensils I carried two sporkim). About tent-tent rentals on rafiog, or carry a lightweight tent especially just for comfort and privacy.
Also do not need to save gas, especially because almost all rafiog have a stove fuel can be used. Typically they allow also free only sleeping in tents outside. And you can buy on the spot or pasta, ravioli or whatever. Therefore, the test is going to cost a little more, but I think the expense of ~ 30 Euro per day (incl. accommodation) is not that expensive.

In other words, the range of weight-saving, comfort for weight savings, mainly because it is created finally much more comfort. A little more than a tent, mattress, slightly heavier, favorite food and the convenience of cooking on a gas burner of yours look, and you can do fun without them for two weeks, and enjoy an easy hike and Backpack on my back. On 40831.9384027778
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#157 Posted : Tuesday, October 11, 2011 1:05:29 PM(UTC)
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Just put it as a reference. When I read about the trip was really scaring me reading comments can't do this route with a lot of weight and the price of more or less 50 euros per day seems a bit excessive. And now when I where I can advise and reassure the people looking for cheap trip but also know how to walk with weight on your back it's possible and it won't download the fun!! Again each and ... I travel with a friend and that's why we prefer to sleep in a tent and in Refugio, we prefer to cook and prepare nahala anytime without waiting in queues and stuff and we'd rather save the money for meals and tent rentals/rpachoyo bed. With or without weight weight all great and fun and it only depends on the preferences of the traveler.
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#158 Posted : Saturday, October 22, 2011 7:35:46 PM(UTC)
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I totally agree with you On.
Dory 25 pounds not carried alive to me. Besides navigation.
I believe if I was carrying that weight in GR 10 where Benny aimi walk + 10 hours was over.

Your comment really concerns me, your company such as carrying too much weight relative to body weight. I encourage you to reconsider your preference for relatively easy to save money.
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#159 Posted : Thursday, January 12, 2012 12:41:32 AM(UTC)
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Good evening

Two questions:

A. what may-June or September-October.

2. do I need to make reservations at rpog or is it subject to availability (I found conflicting resends in relay.)

In b.

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#160 Posted : Thursday, January 12, 2012 3:17:01 PM(UTC)
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What fun that anyone still reads this.

A. September on rafiog are starting to close and the weather is better in May than in September.
I can't remember when they open up June and July but don't remember for sure if open in May.

If you count on to sleep in IE's not a tent and sleeping bag and you walk in July and August. So you'd better make reservations.
May be a lot less people and remember that the Trek is just two weeks so if you do not log on to start a season in May. Amnonl 41503.4435532407
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