Experience Life As A “Sea Gypsy!” Can you imagine living your entire life on the water? Well, for a number of nomadic tribes, that is their entire world! Look at this “small town”: This fascinates me – and an amazing… Read More ›
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Check Into The Iconic Fogo Island Inn – “The Hotel At The End Of The World!”
Welcome To Fogo Island! Not familiar with the place? It’s OK – Fogo Island is a bucolic getaway off the coast of Newfoundland on the eastern end of Canada…far far away from most of us – and it is known… Read More ›
Could You Live “Faraway?” Lucy Irvine’s South Seas Adventures As A “Castaway!”
“The sun is spread, hot and arched, above the reef like a woman in abandon, sky shimmering like glistening skin…” Yes, it is paradise: this picture of a resort in the Solomon Islands…a gorgeous escape, the adventure of a lifetime…but… Read More ›
“Surviving Paradise!” Living A Year On A South Pacific Island! Blue Lagoons! Swaying Coconut Trees – And Millions Of Flies!
Time For A South Seas Adventure! Imagine that this was your view of home – a south seas island paradise – thousands of miles from anywhere…well, for one adventurous young Teacher, it was home – and he wrote a book… Read More ›
The Life Of A Sea Gypsy! An Entire World Lived On Water 24/7!
Experience Life As A “Sea Gypsy!” Can you imagine living your entire life on the water? As in “24 /7?” Well, for a number of nomadic tribes, that is their entire world! Look at this “small town”: First of all,… Read More ›
The Gorgeous Sri Lanka Has An “Elephant Complex!” Fascinating Book Is A Cautionary Tale For America!
“One day I went to the Vijitha Yapa store for a book on the conflict. ‘I’m sorry’, said the salesman, ‘but they’re still being written.’” Those words sum up the story of Sri Lanka, a proud country recovering from a… Read More ›
Palau’s Pandemic Crisis! This Slice Of Paradise Is Under Siege – Not From The Virus, But The Quarantine!
Want To Visit Paradise? As we get 2021 underway, we are all hopeful that we can overcome our current worldwide medical catastrophe and open the world up again to travel and explore. As the picture above shows, it’s an incredible… Read More ›
Terrific “Theater Of Fish!” This “Wednesday Bookmobile” Baits The Hook Of Newfoundland, Labrador And The Collapse Of Cod!
Welcome To Newfoundland! Yes, it’s a country that many people don’t know much about, and yes, it has icebergs that drop in all the time, providing amazing pics like these! this “Wednesday Bookmobile” takes you to the northeastern edge of… Read More ›
Seven Books That Influenced Me! My “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has Classics New And Old!
Time To Read! During these times of “sheltering at home”, many of us have had the chance to catch up on books we’ve not had the time until now to read. My blogging friend Robbie Cheadle inspired me to share… Read More ›
“Castaway!” Wednesday’s Bookmobile Follows Lucy Irvine To A Deserted Tropical Island – For A Year!
Looking For The Ultimate Escape? For one determined young woman, that “ultimate escape” involved a year on a deserted island! For this “Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile”, I want to focus on Author Lucy Irvine’s incredible life and the books she wrote… Read More ›