My weak video of my attempt to Great White Shark dive in South Africa. An effort that failed, alas. Will have to try again soon.
One of the many great things about travel is putting yourself partly at the whims of kindness of strangers. Sometimes that is good. . . sometimes bad, but it is always a good fodder for entertainment. On my trip, I’ve had a large dose of good fortune and a small […]
• Perhaps the strangest thing to be about it is that it doesn’t feel that much different to plane travel at its core: both are monotonous. Neither provide much excitement or scenery, unlike trains and cars and buses. • The title of my blog is One Lap, No Jetlag (I […]
While sitting on my third freighter ride of the trip, I thought I’d do a quick summary of what I’ve learned and experienced from my ship travel so far. To review, the first of my ships was from a port near Rio in Brasil to Cape Town, South Africa. Getting […]
From Boat in Norway for those not on Facebook, one of my recent pics. You can follow the link to my picasweb photo page. trying to upload photos and video from Mongolia, China and Vietnam, but with computer screw-ups currently, it’s proving difficult. Thanks for your patience. Michael
When I got to Oslo on a bus from Malmo, Sweden, I asked at the bus station about buying a ticket for the next day on that bus. Turns out that bus doesn’t exist anymore. Apparently, you can only go about half way up Norway via buses. This was a major problem. Getting this close and not making one of my (revised) travel goals was going to be really annoying.