The Somali Deception Episode III Virtual Tour

Whether you have already read THE SOMALI DECEPTION or are beginning the adventure now – this Virtual Tour will show you many of the exciting places visited during the adventure.  Do not worry about spoilers.  The images and descriptions contained in this Virtual Tour mention moments from the story that do not necessarily give away the plot.  This Virtual Tour is intended to enhance your reading experience so follow the Tour while reading THE SOMALI DECEPTION for added fun.

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CHAPTER FORTY-SIX – The Palm Beach Casino Club is the most exclusive Casino in Mayfair, where customers can game in unsurpassed luxury.  Located in The May Fair’s former Grand Art Deco Ballroom, The Palm Beach Casino features one of the largest gaming rooms in London with a wide variety of games including American Roulette, Blackjack, Punto Banco and Three Card Poker available to play 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Palms Beach CasinoThe Palm Beach Casino Gold Room – If privacy is important The Palm Beach Casino offers the exclusive Gold Room VIP gaming area which, as well as offering attentive service and a range of games, also features a private entrance separate from the casino and hotel.

Palm Beach Gold Room

CHAPTER FORTY-SEVEN – The Eurostar is a high-speed railway service connecting London with Paris and Brussels.  All Eurostar trains traverse the Channel Tunnel between the United Kingdom and France, owned and operated separately by Eurotunnel.

chunnel train CHAPTER FORTY-EIGHT – Place Dauphine is a public square located near the western end of the Île de la Cité in the first arrondissement of Paris.  The square was initiated by Henry IV in 1607.  He named Place Dauphin for his son, the Dauphin of France and future Louis XIII, who had been born in 1601.  From the “square”, actually triangular in shape, one can access the middle of the Pont Neuf, a bridge which connects the left and right banks of the Seine by passing over the Île de la Cité.  A street called, since 1948, Rue Henri-Robert, forty meters long, connects the Place Dauphine and the bridge. Where they meet, there are two other named places, the Place du Pont Neuf and the Square du Vert Galent. Paris Le Caveau du Palais, with a retro setting on the beautiful Place Dauphine, is a very Parisian place where the fashionable customers take over the large terrace during the summer period. Caveau du Palais CHAPTER FIFTY-TWO – Notre-Dame de Paris, French for “Our Lady of Paris”, is a historic Catholic cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France.  The cathedral is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and among the largest and most well-known church buildings in the world.  The naturalism of its sculptures and stained glass are in contrast with earlier Romanesque architecture. Notre Dame de Paris CathedralCharlemagne et ses Leudes – Bronze equestrian statue of Charlemagne and two of his leudes (Olivier and Roland with his sword Durendal).  Sculpted by Charles Rochet. Statue de Charlemagne devant Notre Dame CHAPTER FIFTY-FOUR – Hôtel Le Bristol is a five star hotel located in Paris, France, in the heart of the fashion design, and art district.  Hôtel Le Bristol opened in 1925 and is famous for its historic architecture and luxurious interior. Hotel Bristol Paris

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