Bored of visiting the same UN-recognized countries? Ready to explore somewhere unique and perhaps a little wacky? Want to add some really rare stamps to your passport? Then let Lonely Planet's guide to home made nations take you to a bunch of places you've never heard of. Here are countries where the national anthem is the sound of a rock being dropped into water, where the currency is pegged to the value of Pillsbury's cookie dough; where the citizens vote in a poodle as president and where if you're lucky, the king will put on a pot of tea when you stop by.
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Review: MicronationsUser Review - Vy - Goodreads
What a fun little book! This unique "travel guide" is a little compendium of micronations: non-UN-sanctioned states with self-proclaimed rulers. I did a lot of head shaking, eye-rolling, chuckling ... Read full review
Review: MicronationsUser Review - Goodreads
A fun read on an interesting topic. although it's a cute and humorous way to present the information, i kept wishing that the book wasn't set up like a travel guide. really, most of these places none ...
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Kingdom of Elleore 42
Republic of Molossia 62
Empire of Atlantium 74
Grand Duchy of the Lagoan Isles 86
Republic of Saugeais 122
'Lonely Planet' Explores Micronations : NPR
Groups of people around the globe have created their own, unofficial countries. Some have their own flags, anthems, stamps and money... and some are right ...
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Simon Sellars: Writer/Editor » Micronations: An Introduction
Micronations: The Lonely Planet Guide to Home-Made Nations is a journey across ... And, finally, we’ve decided to exclude some micronations on the grounds ...
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BLDGBLOG: The Lonely Planet Guide to Micronations: An Interview ...
BLDGBLOG: What’s the origin of your own interest in micronations? .... BLDGBLOG: John's introduction suggests that many of these micronations have been run ...
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A nation of one's own - Yahoo! News
Micronations: The Lonely Planet Guide to Home-Made Nations, by John Ryan, ... John Ryan has documented the most flamboyant of these micronations in a book ...
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Lonely Planet | Press Room | Ever Wanted to Start Your Own Country ...
Micronations: The Lonely Planet Guide to Home-Made Nations ... Micronations is a journey through some of the most curious destinations on the planet, ...
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Micronations: Interesting Thing of the Day
It sounds like a dream come true: starting a tiny country of your own. Quite a few people have tried, but the results have been less than spectacular
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Micronations | The Australian
Micronations By John Ryan, Simon Sellars and George Dunford Lonely Planet Publications, 144pp, $24.95.
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Empire of Atlantium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Micronations: The Lonely Planet Guide to Home-Made Nations describes Atlantium as "a refreshing antidote to the reactionary self-aggrandisement of so many ...
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Big Ideas Need Small Places
“The Republic of Molossia is at number 226, just up on the right,” report the authors of Micronations: The Lonely Planet Guide to Home-Made Nations. ...
www.amconmag.com/ 2007/ 2007_11_19/ review1.html
spitse.nl - Lonely Planet Micronations (John Ryan)
In het boekje ‘Micronations’ wordt deze hele notie danig op de kop gezet. Frank Zappa zei eens dat je pas een echt land bent als je een voetbalteam, ...
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