Cochin India on $2.80 a day April 25th 2012 Nautica reached Cochin, India early this morning. I was up at dawn as usual to take my hour walk around the exercise deck. I really believe that the most memorable moments from this voyage may be experiencing the beauty of the sun coming up over exotic new lands. This morning was no exception. There had been rain during the night so the air was very humid, but there was a slight breeze and calmer ... read more
Asia » India » Kerala » Kochi The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
I am a 65 year old retired lawyer. I live in Seattle, Washington. I love reading, travel, biking and gardening. I have three grown sons and two grandsons. I work part-time as an usher at Benaroya Music Center and as a check in agent for Norwegian, Oceania and Celebrity Cruise Lines in the summer.
That's me in 1963 standing by my first set of wheels, a 1948 Pontiac 2 door sedan. My first adventure traveling was in 1961 when my grandfather and I rode a Greyhound bus from Glendive, Montana to Lima, Ohio. From then on I was hooked on travel. ... full info