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Wednesday 26 June 1996
Take a tour to Tours? Buy an pounds 89 return ticket from London Waterloo on Eurostar (0990 717273), with a change at Lille. Poitiers is available at the same price. The journey time is six hours or less.
Take a backwards plummeting ride in total darkness? Climb aboard X:/ No Way Out, the latest attraction at Thorpe Park (01932 562633). The rollercoaster opens next Monday, and daily until 27 October. You must be at least 1.4m tall to ride.
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