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Painting holiday cruise in Scotland

Painting holiday cruise in Scotland

Staffa, Iona, Tobermory & Ross of Mull. Art tutor available.
From £1,500 to £1,530 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 16 May, 2 Sep
2021: 25 Jul
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Mull circumnavigation cruise, Scotland

Mull circumnavigation cruise, Scotland

Staffa, Iona and Ross of Mull from our small cruise ships
From £990 to £2,000 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 18 Apr, 26 Apr, 28 Apr, 16 May, 16 Jun, 24 Jun, 14 Jul, 15 Jul
2021: 25 Apr, 28 Apr, 13 May, 16 May, 17 Jun, 19 Jun, 16 Jul, 24 Jul
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Self guided walking vacation in France

Self guided walking vacation in France

Idyllic walking in France with great food, wine and ambience
From €1,000 to €1,110 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: Self-guided walking holidays commence most Sunday afternoons from May to September
2020 Holidays at 2019 Prices, for holidays booked before 31 December 2019. No single supplement for first solo guest each week. Free train station transfers.
Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland

Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland

Extraordinary wildlife above and below the waves
From £750 to £3,600 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 18 Apr, 21 Apr, 26 Apr, 27 Apr, 28 Apr, 6 May, 16 May, 23 May, 24 May, 4 Jun, 5 Jun, 18 Jun, 24 Jun, 4 Jul, 14 Jul, 15 Jul, 8 Aug, 9 Aug, 13 Aug, 18 Aug, 19 Aug, 25 Aug, 28 Aug, 29 Aug, 2 Sep, 6 Sep, 10 Sep, 15 Sep, 16 Sep, 18 Sep, 23 Sep, 25 Sep, 26 Sep, 30 Sep, 2 Oct, 5 Oct, 9 Oct, 10 Oct, 13 Oct
2021: 18 Apr, 20 Apr, 25 Apr, 28 Apr, 3 May, 6 May, 13 May, 16 May, 21 May, 24 May, 2 Jun, 3 Jun, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 17 Jun ...
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
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Travel Team

If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Devon self catering cottage in England

Devon self catering cottage in England

Cottage with lake view & wood burner on Devon nature reserve
From £205 to £590 per week (sleeps 4)
Accommodation
£100 off 21-28 Dec or 28 Dec - 4 Jan in this cosy cottage, now £490. Use code xmasott when booking online. Woodburner, pond and lake views, owners on hand. Mince pie welcome. 100% renewable energy, excellent recycling, train pick up possible.
Photography cruise in Scotland

Photography cruise in Scotland

Scottish Island cruises perfect for relaxing & photography.
From £1,500 to £1,785 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 18 Apr, 26 Sep
2021: 12 Aug
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Outer Hebrides and Shiant Isles cruise, Scotland

Outer Hebrides and Shiant Isles cruise, Scotland

A magical cruise wandering through the Outer Hebrides
From £2,700 to £2,750 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 15 Jul
2021: 5 Jun
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Nouvelle Aquitaine self guided bicycling vacation, France

Nouvelle Aquitaine self guided bicycling vacation, France

Idyllic cycling in France with great food, wine and bonhomie
From €1,070 to €1,180 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 10 May, 24 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 26 Jul, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 11 Oct
2020 Holidays at 2019 Prices, for holidays booked before 31 December 2019. No single supplement for first solo guest each week. Free train station transfers.
Hebrides cruise, The Sounds of Mull, Luing, Shuna and Jura

Hebrides cruise, The Sounds of Mull, Luing, Shuna and Jura

Cruise the Sounds of the Hebrides: Mull, Luing, Jura, Shuna
From £960 to £1,650 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 27 Apr, 25 Aug, 15 Sep, 2 Oct, 5 Oct
2021: 20 Apr, 29 Jun, 20 Aug, 22 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 8 Oct, 9 Oct
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Whisky and wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland

Whisky and wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland

Malt Whisky and Wildlife Cruise to Mull, Jura and Islay
From £1,280 to £2,200 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 23 May, 8 Aug, 9 Aug
2021: 21 May, 8 Aug
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Volunteering with bears in Romania

Volunteering with bears in Romania

Volunteer at an inspiring bear sanctuary in Transylvania
From £925 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Flexible departures available throughout the year, minimum stay 1 week
Reduce your carbon emissions and save money - save £50 if you travel to by train rather than plane
Art cruise in Scotland

Art cruise in Scotland

Scottish Island cruises perfect for relaxing and painting.
From £1,500 to £1,530 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 16 May, 2 Sep
2021: 25 Jul
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Scotland tour and cruise

Scotland tour and cruise

A combined land and sea tour to the West coast of Scotland
From £3,600 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 13 Aug
2021: 16 Aug
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Wildlife cruise in Isle of Skye and Small Isles

Wildlife cruise in Isle of Skye and Small Isles

On this cruise you will be accompanied by a wildlife guide
From £1,750 to £2,805 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 26 Apr, 9 Aug
2021: 3 Jun
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Responsible Travel, Travel Team

Travel Team

If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Isle of Mull and Small Isles explorer

Isle of Mull and Small Isles explorer

An extraordinary voyage exploring Mull & the Small Isles.
From £960 to £2,040 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 26 Apr, 1 Aug, 28 Aug, 2 Sep, 6 Sep, 16 Sep, 26 Sep, 30 Sep
2021: 7 Jul, 2 Aug, 28 Aug, 13 Sep, 14 Sep, 23 Sep
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Wildlife tour of St Kilda and the Shiants, Scotland

Wildlife tour of St Kilda and the Shiants, Scotland

Cruise the Outer Hebrides & St Kilda with a wildlife guide
From £1,750 to £2,805 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 26 Apr, 9 Aug
2021: 3 Jun
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Lewis and Harris Outer Hebrides cruise, Scotland

Lewis and Harris Outer Hebrides cruise, Scotland

A cruise to the Outer Hebrides, the edge of the Atlantic.
From £2,700 to £2,750 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 24 May
2021: 27 Jul
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Caledonian Canal cruise, Scotland

Caledonian Canal cruise, Scotland

Cruise the Caledonian Canal in a wee ship
From £1,600 to £1,630 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 10 Sep, 18 Sep
2021: 7 Sep, 15 Sep
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Scottish cruise, castles and sea lochs

Scottish cruise, castles and sea lochs

A great introduction to the breath-taking Scottish Highlands
From £800 to £1,375 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 21 Apr, 18 Jun, 29 Aug, 23 Sep, 25 Sep, 9 Oct, 10 Oct, 13 Oct
2021: 18 Apr, 12 Jun, 3 Aug, 28 Aug, 6 Sep, 30 Sep, 1 Oct, 2 Oct
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Scotland family cruises vacations

Scotland family cruises vacations

Join a unique small ship cruise in Scotland
From £660 to £3,600 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 18 Apr, 21 Apr, 26 Apr, 27 Apr, 28 Apr, 6 May, 16 May, 23 May, 24 May, 4 Jun, 5 Jun, 18 Jun, 24 Jun, 4 Jul, 14 Jul, 15 Jul, 8 Aug, 9 Aug, 13 Aug, 18 Aug, 19 Aug, 25 Aug, 28 Aug, 29 Aug, 2 Sep, 6 Sep, 10 Sep, 15 Sep, 16 Sep, 18 Sep, 23 Sep, 25 Sep, 26 Sep, 30 Sep, 2 Oct, 5 Oct, 9 Oct, 10 Oct, 13 Oct
2021: 18 Apr, 20 Apr, 25 Apr, 28 Apr, 3 May, 6 May, 13 May, 16 May, 21 May, 24 May, 2 Jun, 3 Jun, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 17 Jun ...
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
New year Northern Lights & wildlife vacation, Swedish Lapland

New year Northern Lights & wildlife vacation, Swedish Lapland

Celebrate New Year with us under the Northern Lights!
From £1,999 6 days ex flights
Small group travel
If you choose to travel by night train rather than domestic flight from Stockholm or Arlanda airport to Lulea, which is where this tour begins, we give you a $50 discount.
Skye and the Small Isles sailing vacation

Skye and the Small Isles sailing vacation

Sail Scotland's Small Isles and visit spectacular Skye
From £1,280 to £2,200 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 6 May, 4 Jun, 4 Jul, 9 Aug, 18 Aug, 19 Aug, 6 Sep
2021: 3 May, 6 May, 2 Jun, 24 Jul, 10 Aug, 12 Aug, 18 Aug, 28 Aug, 4 Sep
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Scotland private charter sailing vacations

Scotland private charter sailing vacations

Private Charter a small ship around the Scottish Islands
From £7,188 to £16,410 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
St Kilda, Outer Hebrides Cruise, Scotland

St Kilda, Outer Hebrides Cruise, Scotland

Cruise to St Kilda, Monachs, Outer Hebrides and Small Isles
From £2,750 to £2,805 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 5 Jun
2021: 24 May, 3 Jun, 25 Jun, 7 Jul
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
North Devon ecolodge, England

North Devon ecolodge, England

Uniquely quirky Devon eco lodge with hot tub & great views
From £501 to £1,100 per week (sleeps 8)
Accommodation
£110 off Xmas 21-28 Dec, now £900 + free private hot tub use. Mince pies, lakes view, woodburner, 100% renewable energy, excellent recycling! Use code xmasbb when booking online, and claim hot tub in notes. Train pick up possible. Owners on hand.
France wellbeing vacation

France wellbeing vacation

An idyllic paradise where wellness develops naturally.
From €1,000 to €1,110 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 10 May, 24 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 26 Jul, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 11 Oct
2020 Holidays at 2019 Prices, for holidays booked before 31 December 2019. No single supplement for first solo guest each week. Free train station transfers.
Lapland Northern Lights and moose tracking short break

Lapland Northern Lights and moose tracking short break

Moose, reindeer, dog sledding and Northern Lights!
From €2,200 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 26 Dec
2020: 7 Jan
If you choose to travel by night train rather than domestic flight from Stockholm or Arlanda airport to Lulea, which is where this tour begins, we give you a $50 discount.
Birdwatching vacation in France

Birdwatching vacation in France

Great Bird Watching, Food, Wine and Bonhomie
From €1,000 to €1,110 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 10 May, 24 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 26 Jul, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 11 Oct
2020 Holidays at 2019 Prices, for holidays booked before 31 December 2019. No single supplement for first solo guest each week. Free train station transfers.
France self guided challenging cycling vacation

France self guided challenging cycling vacation

Brilliant cycling in France with great food, wine & bonhomie
From €1,000 to €1,110 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 10 May, 24 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 26 Jul, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 11 Oct
2020 Holidays at 2019 Prices, for holidays booked before 31 December 2019. No single supplement for first solo guest each week. Free train station transfers.
Horse riding vacation in France

Horse riding vacation in France

Calm, beautifully-behaved horses and idyllic surroundings
From €1,000 to €1,110 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 10 May, 24 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 26 Jul, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 11 Oct
2020 Holidays at 2019 Prices, for holidays booked before 31 December 2019. No single supplement for first solo guest each week. Free train station transfers.
Mull circumnavigation cruise, Scotland
From
£990
excluding flights
Puffin Day on Lunga was definitely the highlight of our trip. But just being on the boat and sharing an amazing trip with five strangers made the trip memorable. (more)Barbara Goldman
If you enjoy wonderful scenery, wildlife and some walking, this trip is an amazing experience. (more)Greta DAVIS
Watching 14 dolphins following the boat was a highlight. The scenery was fabulous. (more)Linda Young
Self guided walking vacation in France
From
€1,000
excluding flights
Just what I needed. Restful, easy, a real vacation. (more)Paul Johnson
The most memorable part of the vacation was the wonderful hosts and food (more)Ruth Anderson
Peter and Carolynn source as much as they could locally, especially the wine. (more)Dorothy Penny
Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland
From
£750
excluding flights
The most exciting part of this vacation was helping to winch in the anchor! (more)Virginia McCrae
The two trips were lovely, food very good on both. (more)Kim Freeman
Having a seal follow us whilst out zodiac went ashore was memorable. Watching an otter fishing was also good. So was the whisky tasting. (more)Jill Brasch
Devon self catering cottage in England
From
£205
per week (sleeps 4)
It's a wonderful place to relax and get away from it all. Lots of things for kids to do and a lovely "home away from home" setting. (more)Catherine Weston
Very good. given the time of year and consequent weather, we had a relaxing time, and will look forward to having the chance to go again later in the spring/summer (more)Mary Morris
Truly relaxing, very peaceful - we haven't slept so well in a very long time - great to slow down and soak up the beautiful countryside. Ian made us feel very welcome and the homemade cake was delicious. (more)Sue Cross-Bourton
Whisky and wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland
From
£1,280
excluding flights
This vacation forces one to totally relax. Bring great books and let the ocean, islands and surroundings fill your day. (more)KATHLEEN MICK
We loved Scotland and the operator. The crew was great and went out of their way to make sure we were happy, well feed and comfortable. (more)David Baker
It was a delight. I was hoping for something unique and it was! (more)Sue Ellen Christensen
Outer Hebrides and Shiant Isles cruise, Scotland
From
£2,700
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The variety and beauty of the Inner Hebrides islands and lochs. The light. The water. Tips? Each day is lovely. The walks are great Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Terrific vacation. We rate the staff particularly highly. Peter and his great captaincy: adjusting the trip to get the best out of each day. Leo for his cheery support of us all and his great competency. And Andrea for excellent food: better than most restaurants (more)Peter Croft
Photography cruise in Scotland
From
£1,500
excluding flights
Having a photography tutor was a bonus, and we had the opportunity to learn new things gradually over several days and with ever changing landscape as subject. (more)Kim Herring
The most memorable part of the trip was seeing a pack of dolphins swimming, jumping and fishing around the boat for a long time... (more)Mark Krashniak
Hebrides cruise, The Sounds of Mull, Luing, Shuna and Jura
From
£960
excluding flights
The most exciting part of the vacation was sitting on deck in an enchanted cove. (more)Siobhan Flanagan
The most memorable part of the vacation was spending time with my fellow travelers and the crew. (more)Angela Conway
The entire 6 days brilliant. Every aspect whether scenery, wild life, sailing or food was special (more)James Florance
Nouvelle Aquitaine self guided bicycling vacation, France
From
€1,070
excluding flights
Friendly place . Felt right at home. Comfortable lodging and excellent food. Great hosts. (more)Daniel Jacusiel
Carolyn's gourmet meals were a highlight of the evenings and the conviviality among the guests spawned deep conversations. Peter was so knowledgeable about European culture and history. He also provided great bikes along with suggestions for routes, both long and short, each day. (more)Janet and Dave Williams
The people were fabulous both the hosts and guests. Competent, kind, thoughtful hosts. Great food and lovely setting great cycling and walking. (more)Nicki Mazey
Volunteering with bears in Romania
From
£925
excluding flights
We saw a number of bears taking a dip in the water and I enjoyed seeing the pleasure on their faces as they enjoyed the therapeutic effects of the water (more)Suzanne Jones
Excellent. Exceeded my expectations, all very well organised, very good accommodation with lots of help from local rep. Brasov had plenty to offer and the bears were amazing! (more)Deborah Robson
The most memorable part of the vacation was...getting to spend time watching the bears play together, and seeing them all so happy. (more)Melinda Kerr
France wellbeing vacation
From
€1,000
excluding flights
relaxing and flexible enough to push yourself if you want to do a bit of exercise in between being fed delicious home cooked food and local wines. I can fully understand why many people return year after year. (more)Kathryn Gow
One of the best vacations I've ever had. (more)Tamsin Drew
There were so many highlights from the tranquillity, excellent hospitality, French cuisine & Wines to cycle rides & Wednesday's Posh Picnic (more)Karen Morgan
Wildlife cruise in Isle of Skye and Small Isles
From
£1,750
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Impossible to say. I loved it from the moment I got on-board to the day I had to leave. Tips? Take warm clothes as being on the water is much colder than being on land. Binoculars are a must too. Local benefits? Yes I think it probably did all of the above Overall rating? Oh at least 6 stars. Christophe was all one could want in a skipper esp. as I was rather nervous doing the big boat to little boat transfer.....calm as could be and so professional.... (more)Annabel Cope
New year Northern Lights & wildlife vacation, Swedish Lapland
From
£1,999
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The dog sledding was amazing and lots of fun. The dogs were beautiful and up for lots of cuddles. The time spent with the Sami people was awe inspiring. The Northern Lights are always something to behold. Tips? Take lots of warm clothes. The two nights in the Sami tents are very rustic - no electricity, running water, or flushing toilets - but still very comfortable and a unique experience. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Brilliant. Would recommend... (more)Alison Rogers
Scottish cruise, castles and sea lochs
From
£800
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Tips? Local benefits? Overall rating? Thanks to Christophe and Kerry for a wonderful time. It was fantastic (more)Michelle Combs
St Kilda, Outer Hebrides Cruise, Scotland
From
£2,750
excluding flights
The Crew and fellow travelers pulled together as members of an 'expedition'. None of the trip would be enjoyable without this fellowship !A well organised itinerary. Food amazing ! (more)David Schofield
Excellent - lovely crew, great food, comfortable cabins, stunning scenery and wildlife. (more)Elizabeth Glenn
I would rate my vacation an 8 out of 10. Crew excellent. Food fantastic. (more)Sandra Rhind
Skye and the Small Isles sailing vacation
From
£1,280
excluding flights
The most memorable part was... exploring the beautiful coastline around Mull, Loch Sunart and Loch Teacuis...Superb scenery and wildlife. (more)Christine Ansons
I was very happy that we found the puffins rock (Dún Mòr) on Sanday. With another traveler I surrounded the peninsula with the help of a map with only a few details like some walls, the church and the silhouette of the island - no paths! (more)Brigitte Horlitz
France self guided challenging cycling vacation
From
€1,000
excluding flights
If you are looking for a vacation where you can do different physical activities during the day, relax and have good meals with pleasant people in the evening, this is the place to go. (more)Eivind Thorp
Excellent. It gave me exactly what I wanted - great cycling, wonderful food and good company in tranquil, natural surroundings. Very good value for money. (more)Carol Gray
Birdwatching vacation in France
From
€1,000
excluding flights
Just what I needed! Plenty of wildlife around, the spotted flycatcher leaping through the garden was great, several species of dragonfly by the ford and several hummingbird hawkmoths feeding on the lavender by the pool, all to the tune of blackbirds, turtle doves and a Cetti's warbler! (more)Nigel Scott
Both my husband and myself loved our week. Lazing by and in the pool late afternoon was lovely and the weather was hot. Being able to walk littlle or miles or not at all, was good -there is no compulsion to be super active, though you can! If you want to be totally catered for and live in verdant peace for a week, but have company too-this is the place for you! (more)Clare McKee
Excellent. It was not a thrills and spills vacation, just a quiet retreat where you are looked after. And if that is what you need, this is a place for you. (more)Tina cook
North Devon ecolodge, England
From
£501
per week (sleeps 8)
Memorable parts? The large pond/small lake was perfect. Our children spent most of their waking time in the water, on the paddle board, in the boat or on the island. Some of us adults joined them ... but at the end of October, with no wetsuits, we mainly left it to them! It was heaven. We were able to sit nearby and talk, clutch hot drinks and laugh and take photos, without spoiling their fun. And all the while knowing there was a cosy house with woodburner lit, just a minute away. Tips? Book... (more)Helen Adshead
Vegetarian vacations in France
From
€110
excluding flights
The very friendly and helpful hosts were the most memorable part of the vacation...Both hiking and cycling were enjoyable activities. (more)Helga Hoffmann-Orton
The hospitality of our hosts was most memorable...Look forward to a great vacation in beautiful, secluded locations. (more)Hilary Wight
A wonderfully calming and tranquil vacation rather than an "exciting" one. Should also mention the great hospitality shown by our hosts, delicious home cooked food and generous introductions to local wines and brandies! A lovely relaxing time. (more)Mark McKenzie
Horse riding vacation in France
From
€1,000
excluding flights
A fantastic place which lived up to my expectations. (more)Katherine Amos
Excellent. This is a fine place to stay! With lovely people and surroundings. The best parts were riding in unknown rural France with horses up country tracks and beneath trees in occasional woodland. Meeting other riders and brushing up my French whilst the instructor brushed up my riding skills! (more)Liz Beaven
Tips for other travelers? Stay an extra week!...Ten out of ten. (more)Sue Evans
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