‘Now voyager...

sail you forth to seek and find.’

(Whitman)

July 21, 2018

March 2 & 4, 2018*

*When there is a gap, that means I was at sea getting from Point A to Point B

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

So, as I learned four+ months ago, Malaysia comes in two parts: Malaysian Borneo is on Borneo, the third largest island in the world. The other half, Peninsular Malaysia, lies across the South China Sea and shares land and/or...

July 20, 2018

Let’s try that again. One respondent loved the photos. The other respondent got a gobbledigooked presentation due to the mammoth size of the link.

This should work! 

https://www.ippawards.com/

July 20, 2018

To those of you who pooh-pooh phones as cameras, I submit the following:

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/iphone-photography-awards_us_5b50a3d0e4b0de86f48a9702?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=__TheMorningEmail__072018&utm_content=__TheMorningEmail__072018+CID_d258672e3c9c8599c0a1e247deb8a4af&utm_source=Email%20marketing%20software&utm_term=iPhone%...

July 17, 2018

March 1, 2018

At the Water Village...

Traveling East, © 2018:

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, 29th sultan of Brunei, owns five thousand cars, including around 20 Lamborghinis, 160 Porsches, 130 Rolls Royces, 360 Ferraris, 170 Jaguars, 180 BMWs, 360 Bentleys, and 530 Mercedes-Benzes.

Once upon a time, in the 1990s, Brunei’s sultan was heralded as the richest...

July 16, 2018

February 23-26, 2018

Javanese market vendors in a village outside Semarang, on the way up the mountain to Gedong Songo.

I confess, I’ve never been sure where the ‘East Indies’ begin and end. No wonder: Britannica describes them as ‘the islands that extend in a wide belt along both sides of the Equator for more than 3,800 miles (6,100 km) between the...

July 9, 2018

February 8-21, 2018

​Onward to Australia, the land of Oz, across the  ‘Roaring Forties’ of the Tasman Sea — so rough one passenger needed 6 stitches when his TV fell off the wall and hit him on the head.

Survey: Which says ‘Oz’ more?

OR

First Oz stop, Melbourne, ‘has been called the world’s most livable city.’ I don't know by whom, but it is a nice c...

July 9, 2018

January 28-February 4, 2018

Have you ever met anyone who’s visited New Zealand who didn’t absolutely love it?

Me neither. ​

​Aside from the country’s beauty, I think many love it because it’s far far away. Getting there is a real voyage to the other side of the world yet, once there, it’s comfortable, because English is the native tongue. Also, let’s...

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