Bars

Nomade MicroPub, Lyon, France

I’d arrived in Lyon early afteroon for my last stop...

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Fitzpatrick’s Irish Pub, Montpellier, France

About a 200m walk from The Beehive is Fitzpatrick’s Irish...

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The Beehive, Montpellier, France

After Bar Palace I retired to a bar closeby called...

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Bar Palace, Montpellier, France

After Chez Ouam I started on a little bit of...

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La FaBRiK, Montpellier, France

The area around Place de la Comédie has some really...

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Les BerThoM Montpellier, Montpellier, France

After my disappointing crepe I went looking for a beer...

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The Black Lion, Toulouse, France

This morning I walked around Toulouse through the Grand Rond...

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The Frog & Rosbif, Toulouse, France

For Sunday evening I wanted to try a nearby pub...

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Tchin, Toulouse, France

After a walk around the area near Basilique Saint-Sernin de...

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Le Péry, Toulouse, France

After my drink at La Mécanique des Fluides I wandered...

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La Mécanique des Fluides, Toulouse, France

After Bordeaux I jumped on the train for the two...

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The Frog & Rosbif, Bordeaux, France

It was time for a pre dinner drink and maybe...

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The Charles Dickens, Bordeaux, France

After getting back into central Bordeaux from the Cité du...

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London House, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

I think I’ve been here several years when the bar...

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Melbourne Whisky Room, Melbourne, Australia

After our disappointing laksas we walked to Russell Street and...

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Good Heavens, Melbourne, Australia

Good Heavens is a roof top bar on top of...

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Bomba Rooftop, Melbourne, Australia

I’ve been to Bomba rooftop a number of times now...

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Retro Rooftop, Melbourne, Australia

I have a mission to try to find all the...

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Cookie Rooftop, Melbourne, Australia

Cookie Rooftop has been through a refurb of late which...

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Whitehart Bar, Melbourne, Australia

Whitehart Bar is on Whitehart Lane in the centre of...

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Section 8, Melbourne, Australia

Section 8 in Tattersalls Lane is the original container bar....

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Loop Roof, Melbourne, Australia

Loop Roof is another great little laneway, rooftop bar in...

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Beneath Driver Lane, Melbourne, Australia

Beneath Driver Lane is a funky little bar with a...

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Lane’s Edge, Melbourne Australia

Lane’s Edge is a small bar at the top of...

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Penny Blue, Melbourne, Australia

Down a little laneway called Driver Lane off Little Bourke...

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Japan 2018 trip – a retrospective

My fourth trip to Japan took place in the northern...

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The Lower Right, Hamamatsucho, Tokyo, Japan

After Barley Wheat I wandered over to the Hamarikyu Gardens for...

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Barley Wheat, Hamamatsucho, Tokyo, Japan

My final full day in Tokyo became a bit of...

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Craft Beer Bar iBrew, Shimbashi Station, Tokyo, Japan

On the ground floor of the building immediately outside the...

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Craft Meat, Tokyo, Japan

There’s two things I like when I travel – beer...

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82 Ale House, Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan

In the early evening I headed back into Akasaka looking...

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Yona Yona Beer Kitchen, Akasaka-Mitsuke, Tokyo, Japan

After exploring some more of Akasaka in the morning with...

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Sansa, Minato, Tokyo, Japan

I was now back in Tokyo for the tail end...

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Craft Beer Base, Osaka, Japan

I’d decided to head to the observatory at the top...

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Beer Belly Tosabori, Osaka, Japan

After a 13 minute Sunday afternoon shinkansen trip from Shin-Kobe...

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HOPSTAND, Kobe, Japan

After a quick subway ride from Shin-Kobe to Sannomiya station...

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Crowne Plaza ANA Kobe, Kobe, Japan

I’d gotten to the shinkansen platform at Himeji station early...

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Public House Hosanna, Himeji, Japan

Another hidden gem! A 10 minute walk south of Himeji...

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Kokoromi, Himeji, Japan

First thing I want to say is that this is...

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2018 travel retrospective

My how 2018 has flown by. I was lucky enough...

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BEER PUB Takumiya, Kyoto, Japan

BEER PUB Takumiya is a place you MUST go to....

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Hub British Pub, Kyoto, Japan

I’d spent the morning doing a bit of sightseeing. First...

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Beer Komachi, Kyoto, Japan

This was my third visit to Beer Komachi and it...

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Nagahama Roman Beer, Nagahama, Japan

I headed a little bit out of Kyoto to Nagahama...

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Craft Man, Kyoto, Japan

To finish off my Saturday evening I knew of another...

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BeerBar MIYAMA162, Kyoto, Japan

Early Saturday afternoon I’d jumped on the Shinkansen at Toyama...

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Oeuf, Toyama, Japan

The review sites and the map of Japanese craft beer...

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Craft Beer Market, Toranomon, Tokyo, Japan

I’d arrived in Tokyo the previous evening for my 4th...

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Mingle Mush, Den Haag, The Netherlands

I’d jumped on the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den...

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Café Mooy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

I was originally heading to the Beer Tasting Room In...

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Café ‘t Monumentje, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

For Sunday brunch I headed into the western part of...

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Cafe De Sluyswacht, Amsterdam, The Netherland

A magnificent building built in 1695 as the home for...

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Bar Langendijk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

After walking around East Amsterdam for a couple of hours...

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Beer Temple, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

After my morning walking tour of Amsterdam conducted by Free...

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Cafe Gollem Amstelstraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Gollem is a chain of 4 beer cafes in Amsterdam...

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Three Sisters Pub, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Another pub looking out on Rembrandt Square is Three Sisters...

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The Old Bell, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

I was still getting my bearings around Rembrandt Square when...

Read MoreJuly 29, 2018

Corcoran’s Irish Pub, Saint Michel, Paris, France

In Saint Michel there’s an Irish bar called Corcoran’s Irish Pub....

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Frog XVI, Trocadero, Paris, France

Frog is a chain of English Pub-like bars in France....

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The Bombardier, Paris, France

In the morning I’d gone on a Hemingway’s Paris walking...

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Bull’s Brothers Pub, Saint-Michel, Paris, France

After a day out being a tourist you need somewhere...

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Fatt’s Place, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Just down the road from The Hart hotel is Fatt’s Place,...

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Ji Biru, Singapore

A search for Craft Beer in Singapore bought up Ji...

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Fremantle Seafood Market, Singapore

Fremantle Seafood Market is a restaurant at Clarke Quay on...

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REDDOT Brewhouse, Singapore

After visiting Little Island Brewing I got off the train...

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Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, Australia

I’d attended a seminar at the Sydney Shangri-La before but...

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Little Island Brewing, Singapore

Out by the northern end of the western runway for...

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Alchemist Beer Lab, Singapore

Close to the Swissotel Stamford and across the road from...

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TAP Craft Beer Bar, Singapore

If you like pints of unique beers, at a price...

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Beer Deluxe, Sydney, Australia

At 7:30pm on a balmy Wednesday evening Beer Deluxe was...

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Opera Kitchen, Sydney, Australia

As the name suggest Opera Kitchen is a restaurant at...

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Customs House Bar, Sydney, Australia

I’ve been doing a bit of travel to Sydney every...

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Rigoletto Bar and Grill, Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan

During my 3 trips to Tokyo I still had not...

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Craft Tap Beer, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan

For my 2nd lunch after the yakitori at Kanoya I...

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Craft Beer Market, Toramonom, Tokyo, Japan

During my previous stays at the Tokyo InterContinental I’d not...

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Yona Yona Beer Garden, Ark Hills, Tokyo, Japan

For the second year running I was in Tokyo in...

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Craft Beer Market, Kanda, Tokyo, Japan

After TAP x TAP I proceeded to the Kanda outlet...

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TAP x TAP, Kanda, Tokyo, Japan

After the 90 minute Shinkansen trip from Nagano I was...

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James Nagano Beer Market, Nagano, Japan

Central Nagano is relatively small and easily walkable as I...

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Torisyoumaru, Kanazawa, Japan

My last night in Kanazawa after a busy day out...

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Hyatt Regency, Sydney, Australia

I’ve stayed at a lot of hotels, and I mean...

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Beer Komachi, Kyoto, Japan

I visited Beer Komachi on my first visit to Kyoto...

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Garden State Hotel, Melbourne, Australia

I don’t normally walk along Flinders Lane but have now...

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The Elysian Whisky Bar, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia

Are you a Whisky fan? Do you like tasting gems...

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TAP Craft Beer Bar, Singapore

TAP Craft Beer Bar in the Capitol Theatre in Singapore...

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The Mint, Melbourne, Australia

The Mint is a reasonable bar and restaurant situated in...

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Eastside Tavern, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

It seems that this bar has changed hands since I...

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Aux Bacchanales, Ark Hills, Tokyo, Japan

Ark Hills in Tokyo has a good selection of restaurants...

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Craft Beer Tap, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan

It was my penultimate day in Tokyo and had decided...

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Bier Central, Antwerp, Belgium

This is a very interesting place for beer lovers. It’s...

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Le Brosella, Brussels, Belgium

What’s the one thing you need to do if you...

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Alt. Pizza, Suntec City, Singapore

Another revisit for a restaurant I tried last time I...

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O’Conway’s Pub, Gare Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon, France

With the week at the chalet in Villard Reculas over...

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Harry’s, Chjimes, Singapore

Harry’s is a chain of bars in Singapore. One is...

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L’Alaska, L’Alpe-d’Huez, France

L’Alaska is a very relaxed restaurant / bar with a...

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SQUE Rottisserie & Alehouse, Clarke Quay, Singapore

I’ve been to SQUE a number of times during my...

Read MoreNovember 30, 2016

The Hair of the Dog, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Just around the corner from Fatt’s Place is another small...

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Fatt’s Place, Kowloon, Hong Kong

We were in Hong Kong for our last evening and went...

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Caffe Leffe, Grenoble, France

About an hours drive from Villard Reculas is Grenoble at...

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Danish Tavern, Brussels, Belgium

On Sunday morning, my first full day in Belgium, I’d...

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Molly Malone’s, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Yes, I know its sacrilege to go all the way...

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TAP Craft Beer Bar, Singapore

I’ve been to TAP Craft Beer Bar before and managed to...

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Wurst & Schnitzelhaus, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

As the name suggests Wurst & Schnitzelhaus is sausage and...

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La Terrasse De Pomone, Paris, France

You can’t fault the location of this cafe under the...

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Lavinia, La Defense, Paris, France

After spending the morning at The Eiffel Tower I’d headed...

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ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Grand Court Nagoya, Nagoya, Japan

After landing at Haneda Airport around 5am and finding I...

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DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The last stop on my European adventure was Amsterdam. For...

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Crowne Plaza Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp is about 70 minutes north of Brussels by intercity...

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Hilton Brussels City, Brussels, Belgium

After the train trip from Lyon to Brussels Central station...

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Hilton Paris La Défense, Paris, France

Landing in Paris at around 7am I was heading to...

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Magic Mountain Saloon, Melbourne, Australia

I didn’t even know that place existed until a friend...

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Cornish Arms, Brunswick, Melbourne, Australia

I have a mate living up in Brunswick, and rather...

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TAP Craft Beer Bar, Singapore

For many years the Capitol Piazza in Singapore was being...

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JC Cafe and Bar, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

I was looking for Fatt’s Place on Hart Avenue in...

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Eastside Tavern, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Another good little bar that’s close to the InterContinental Grand...

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Brotzeit, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

I’ve been to Brotzeit in Singapore a number of times here and here....

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Alt. Pizza, Suntec City, Singapore

After deciding that the service at Brotzeit was in decline...

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Harry’s @ Chijmes, Singapore

After the less than average Nachos at Paprika and Cumin...

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Paprika and Cumin, Chijmes, Singapore

It was a Friday evening and my sales training event...

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Octapas, Clarke Quay, Singapore

It was a hot and humid Singapore Saturday afternoon (lol,...

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SQUE Rotisserie & Alehouse, Singapore

I stumbled upon the SQUE Rotisserie & Alehouse a couple of...

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Bridge, Singapore

I’d just gotten off the plane and thrown my bags...

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Brotzeit, Raffles City, Singapore

Another year, another trip to Singapore which means I need...

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Mody’s Bar, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

After the pretty crap service at Roccos Pizzeria I decided...

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Hairy Canary, Melbourne, Australia

I’d planned to head off to the Melbourne Comedy Festival...

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