Monthly Archives: July 2011

Tap, tap, tap….. the sound of my foot on the hotel floor in Singapore, itching now as I am to rejoin the boat and set sail. Guess I’ll have to do with looking at photos…… Did you know that the

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Instant Failure!

Now there is a phrase to haunt the careless nuclear power plant operator or maybe a parachutist imagining pulling his parachute harness release instead of his rip-cord. Whatever its application, I thought when I first heard the phrase “instant failure”

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Sailing into Jakarta.

Something out of the corner of my eye caused me to look up from the book I was reading. Less than a half a mile ahead was a trampy looking Indonesian fishing craft. She was steaming a course to take

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Psst…wanna get rich….. quick?

Have we got a deal for you! Yes, it’s true folks, with one simple act, you too can be rich. We promise every one of you can become an instant Billionaire! You too will be able afford to have all

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I smell a rat

Irena: Upon arriving in Kumai, as we motored near the town a speedboat very quickly approached us with a man waving his arms in the air, signaling us. Mr. Bain introduced himself in excellent English and within minutes he was

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Gone to the Birds

Dennis– Upon arriving at Kumai in the mid-morning we noticed many freighters lined along the shoreline of the river with many concrete building about 6 stories high all along the water’s edge. They were many other buildings currently under construction

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