When I went to Egypt earlier this year I did not expect to see Queen Nefertiti. I had already seen her. In Berlin. The Neues Museum in Berlin houses Egyptian Art, Pre-Historic objects, and Classical Antiquities. The museum re-opened in 2009 after extensive renovation. I was there in 2011. Photographs are not allowed in theContinue reading “Berlin, Germany”
1992 The market in Dakar.
1985 Greetings from another lovely visit to what is becoming my favorite vacation land! See you soon, Renate
July 1979 Dear From Seychelles with Love. Unfortunately I only change planes here – but I did enjoy Sri Lanka very much. It is very much like Burma. Love, Bill
1977 Hi I’m back in Kenya en-route Lagos after a week in Tanzania. Managed to see lots of elephants and other wild animals while still getting my work done. Love, Bill The Elephant – A large bull may weigh 3-5 tons and the ivory tusks, which are enlarged incisors, may weigh 200 lbs.
1986 Dear I arrived on schedule and was met at airport. Got a couple hours sleep at hotel in London and have had a nap today. Will go to the World Bank, Res. Rep’s home tonight and have tomorrow to read and relax before starting schedule on Monday. Weather is just like Mpls. Very nice.Continue reading “Addis Ababa, Ethiopia”
December 1973 Dear T & J got here about 4 hours late but happy and not too tired. We are gradually hearing about their trip to Europe, their life in Australia. You can see Bill’s office at the top right of the photo. Hope you are well, Love, Dede
Dec 1973 We were really glad to have word before I left that Tom and Jenny had visited you. Now will want to know all about it. I am in Yaonde which is in the mountains and nice. On Wed. I go to Abidjan and then home on Sat. See you soon. Love, Bill
Feb 1992 Hi Another beautiful day!! I’m now even buying a weekly rag from England (like Inquirer) and get all the dirt from around the world! Bill is diligently working – loves his “notebook” computer. Produces pages and pages of written word on it daily. Saw olympics on French TV – loved Mrs Miterand’s brightContinue reading “Lilongwe, Malawi”
Oct 1989 Dear All goes well here, I will fly to Dire Dawa tomorrow to visit the Alemaya agricultural university and then return by car. A four day trip. Later a four day trip to the Southern part of the country. Love, Bill