In Retrospect April 24th 2011 I woke up this morning in my magnificent Balinese suite overlooking the ocean, and realized something terrible.
This was the last day of my "voyage".
Truly. Tomorrow, I spend the day travelling back to Hong Kong and arrive late in the evening. The next morning, I leave for what will be the beginning of a hellishly long journey home (Hong Kong to New Delhi to Chicago to Toronto!!!) and so wh ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Nusa Dua The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
I'm 51 and enjoying a one-year sabbatical after 24 years of teaching. I'm about to embark on many adventures and want to share everything (well, almost everything) with my family and friends. ... full info