According to the Chicago Tribune (22 August 1993, S12: 15) "a Baltic Rail Card, introduced in July 1993, allows for unlimited train travel through the three Baltic republics [Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania]. The passes are also good for free reserved sleeping accommodations and discounts on some Baltic ferries and on connecting routes to the Baltic republics from Sweden, Norway, Finland, eastern portions of Germany and sections of Poland. Cost: $50 for 8 days; $100 for 15 days, plus $15 handling fee for each card if bought in the U.S. Contact:
Specialized training for individuals ministering in Central Asia
Seven organizations are working in partnership in the Central Asia Study Center (CASC). The Zwemer Institute directs the Center. The curriculum focuses on language-training, Islam, Central Asia's peoples, history, culture, Muslim evangelization, and church planting. The next session is 19 September-25 November, 1994. Contact:
Phone adapter for computers, phones, and faxes in Russia
Russian Information Services, Inc. has a phone adapter suitable for connecting computer modems (e-mail), phones, and fax machines to Russian telephone wall jacks. Cost: $22.50, plus $3 shipping/handling (note item #A710). Contact:
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