#12: Visiting Dragons in the Year of the Dragon... April 11th 2012 Dragons in the Year of the Dragon….
For many years I’ve tried to plan a trip to Komodo National Park. After several attempts, I discovered that traveling in less developed parts of Indonesia means old style travel. I don’t mean horse-and-buggy-old-style, but I do mean the kind of old style where you can’t rely on the internet, trip advisor, or google searches. Somewhere, deep in my memory ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Komodo 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
A chain traveler that often will spend some time during each trip to book the next trip....
I have been roaming the planet for almost 30 years and finally gave up any hope of settling down and joined the expat community about 10 years ago. I have lived in England, Bahrain, Japan, and now Indonesia. Travels have included somewhere around 60 countries and counting....(except I don't count, I just GO!)
Since I'm more of a mathematician than writer, this blog will mostly be random musings - the things I think about during the long hours of travel. There will also be anecdotes and travel ... full info