Our Fabulous Day in Banda Aceh February 5th 2015 Banda Aceh, and the nearby coastal town of Muedula, were at the epicentre of the Tsunami that hit this part of the world on December 26, 2014, just over ten years ago. As such, we made a point of spending a half day touring a number of key areas in the city. In addition to the Tsunami Museum, we visited the fishing boat that had been launched on to the top of a house about 4 kilometres from the se ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra » Banda Aceh 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
My soulmate husband Stan and I have always been captivated by foreign cultures, and what we can learn from them. This passion has fuelled our global travels, as well as my study of foreign languages - French, Spanish, Indonesian, Thai, and soon possibly Balinese. We continue to chase lifelong dreams, taking adventurous risks while learning and doing as much as possible.
Whether I am at home, or elsewhere in the world, my guitar is always with me, as I use music to connect with people of all cultures and am repeatedly convinced that music is indeed a universal language. I have been very ... full info