Congratulations to Cheryl Gochnauer of the the Kansas City Star! She moves ahead the trend toward mainstream coverage of inclusive travel.
Slowly this story of what Europeans have labelled "tourism-for-all" is percolating. Read on to hear about what sounds like a wonderful vacation -- and become familiar with the more common absurdities faced by travelers with disabilities such as:
"The cruise line required a letter from a doctor stating that they weren't a danger to themselves or others."
Or be reminded of the obvious:
“The resources don't come cheap,” Ron said. “It costs a disabled person more to travel, because there are a lot of things you have to think about: more luggage, more planning. You can't just throw yourself into one of these trips haphazardly.”
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Posted by rollingrains at August 8, 2004 04:36 PM