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Machu Machu Men

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

SSCN5939.JPG  ¿Quien es mas macho? 

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Fiji Time

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

Hi, everybody.  Remember me?  That guy who had at one time been maintaining a travel blog about his experiences in faraway places?  Well, I know it´s been a while, but, at long last, here´s an update.  As you read, I think you´ll understand why it´s been so long since my last entry.  [read on]

Bye-Bye Byron

Monday, January 14th, 2008
I've been living large with Kerry and Phil, splurging left and right.  They're gone now, so I'm back to my solo existence.  But for those of you who appreciate fine dining, you'll find some handy references below. We completed our two-day drive northward ... [Continue reading this entry]

Old Friends, New South Wales

Thursday, January 10th, 2008
There's a scene in the movie "Swingers" in which a group of Los Angelenos who had decided to go to a night spot proceeded to travel the very short distance by car, each one driving separately.  Somewhat comparably, in Sydney, my ... [Continue reading this entry]


Saturday, January 5th, 2008
My travels along the so-called Sunshine Coast in Queensland, the so-called Sunshine State, continue.  It was raining when I left Rainbow Beach on the morning of January 2.  It was raining when I arrived in Maroochydore ("place of the black swans" in the original ... [Continue reading this entry]

Swagman in Red

Saturday, January 5th, 2008
Last time I wrote about being blue.  This entry will be about a different color:  red.  There's been a lot of talk about red and blue in the news lately, as it pertains to states and American politics.  I'll be writing about ... [Continue reading this entry]

Blue on New Year’s Eve

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008
"Nice weather.  If you're a duck."  He said this loudly so his voice would carry over the fierce patter of the rain.  The Queensland license plates on the cars parked behind him fibbed, "The Sunshine State." I sat outside under a ... [Continue reading this entry]