#14: The Continuing Quest for "Paradise"... May 23rd 2012 The continuing quest for paradise…
I have this vision of an unspoiled, tropical paradise – swaying palm trees, perfect blue skies and gentle ocean breezes, powdery white sand, and clear turquoise water. I’ve seen pictures of it on calendars, travel web sites, and airline posters. Therefore, it must exist. I will find it….
I’ve come close a few times. Hawaii is a paradise by any def ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Lombok » Gili Air 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