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TRAVEL WATCH: NOVEMBER 22, 1999 VOL. 154 NO. 20

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Go Wild in the Heart of Borneo
If you think Borneo is all pith helmets, knee socks and headhunters, think again

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The streets of Macau will be filled with Formula Three race cars

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This weekend the streets of Macau will be filled with Formula Three race cars and top-end motorcycles competing in the 46th Macau Grand Prix. Future F1 racers use the British F3 circuit as a springboard into the top level, so there's no shortage of quality racing to be seen. (Current F1 champ Mika Hakkinen got his start in the small race cars, which reach speeds of up to 265 km/h.) Tickets for both Saturday (the motorcycle finals) and Sunday (the car finals) start at $50. Get into the mood with the Mandarin Oriental Macau's weekend package. It includes two nights (Nov. 19 and 20), breakfasts and a bottle of bubbly, all for $643. Tel: (853) 567-888.

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