Another videoblog week?

In case everyone doesn't check the wiki as religiously as I do:

Peter Lawrence is proposing having another videoblog week with a theme of
"My day":

<http://www.me-tv.org/wakka.php?wakka=VideoBloggingWeek>

With me being on my way across the Atlantic right in the middle of the
week he has proposed I can't join in myself. Being without my only way to
make videos (my webcam) I'm out for the rest of the summer also. Unless of
course I can afford to buy a camera while in the USA.

Does anyone have recommendations? I want a normal camera, not a video
camera, but being able to record videos (with sound) would rock since I
would be able to experiment more with videoblogging instead of just
talking about it. I have been looking at a Canon A80 which I should be
able to get for $300. I'm looking for something that is easy to use for
'travel photos' but at the same time has a possibility for getting a bit
more into different settings (because I like to experiment and maybe even
learn a thing or two about photography).

– Andreas

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