Category Archives: Family

Ireland and Irelands

  It would seem that we are having too much fun for me to keep up with my blogging! Guess that isn’t a terrible state of affairs. Megan and Colin arrived on Saturday, May 18, afternoon.  Their plane was delayed … Continue reading

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Bangkok: City of Food

It’s April 11th and I’m sitting at SFO waiting for our flight that will take us back to Oregon and normalcy. I decided that I needed to write this post before the glow of our last day in Bangkok begins … Continue reading

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Wednesday, March 3, we cruised into Port Klang (Kuala Lumpur) shortly after sunrise.  Turns out the port is pretty far away from the city itself; and, although we met the guide for our private tour a bit past 09:00, we … Continue reading

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Surabaya

  Today is Thursday, March 28th.  We’ve been voyagers upon the good ship Viking Orion for two full days and we are two happy campers . . . if by “camping” one means having extraordinarily comfortable quarters and an obscene … Continue reading

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The Gang’s All Here

March 22nd, Friday:  The rest of our party arrived yesterday afternoon and evening after varying lengths of agonizing travel to get here.  It’s good to be together. After drinks, visiting and dinner here at the villa, we all headed to … Continue reading

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Miscellany

Today, Monday, March 18, Michael and I went on an eight hour tour of the north of Bali.  The tour was arranged by our airport picker-upper Dewa.  However, I am too tired to blog about the tour except in the … Continue reading

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All Good Things Come To An End

  It’s 9:16 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, Cindy and Paul have just left to catch a taxi to the bus station to get their bus to Guantajuato (?).   We are pulling the last couple of things together before … Continue reading

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Final Georgia Impressions

Yesterday, as we were driving back to Tbilisi, Claire posed a question from her position near the rear of the bus:  What would be our most memorable impression of Georgia?  Only one person replied and I don’t remember his answer … Continue reading

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A Day in Batumi

I can’t believe that I am writing a post on the very day about which I am posting.  I like having free time! We didn’t rendezvous until 10 a.m. and, so, it was a very leisurely and pleasant morning. I … Continue reading

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Borjomi to Batumi

June 10th, another long day of driving.  Georgia is not a large country but the state of its highways means that a drive of even a few hundred kms. takes quite a long time. We were headed to Batumi, which … Continue reading

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