March, 1989 Sending you our love from Taichung! The weather is lovely. We had a nice visit in Hong Kong with a niece and her family. Our friends are here also, though haven’t had a chance to meet them yet. J Yangmingshan Park is 16 kilometers north of Taipei at an altitude of 443 meters.ItContinue reading “Taipei, Taiwan”
Jakarta – August, 1988 Dear We hope you are having a nice birthday! We are weekending in Jakarta in a lovely hotel, have been shopping in a wonderful dept. store – more than a whole floor of batiks. I could spend a week just looking! The guesthouse is full of Australians at the moment –Continue reading “Indonesia”
November, 1971 Today went past hospital where you were born. Love I was born in the Seventh-day Adventist hospital, Rangoon, Burma (now Myanmar). It opened in 1947. The hospital was transferred to the government in 1965.
View of Victoria about 1860 from the Collection of the City Hall Art Gallery, Hong Kong. Postcard courtesy of the Peninsula Hotel, Hong Kong (1950’s?)
February, 1970 Dear Greetings to you on my birthday. We are at airport waiting for plane to Singapore. I have found Bangkok and the people to be great as I expected. See you next month. Love
Emperor Humayun’s tomb built by his wife in 1555. In this tomb sleep many princes and Emporor of Delhi. This building is next to Taj. Actually postcard is not correct. Building was completed in 1572 and is not next to the Taj.
January, 1970 Yesterday we drove the Khyber Pass to the Afghanistan border. It was a real thrill! This was the route Marco Polo took, in fact, all trade and armies from Europe to Asia. It is still much the same. This part of the world is fabulous! Love
Postcard from the 1950’s. Shan Market, Burma.
November, 1966 So far I choose India, tho I admired the Japanese, stood in awe of those Hong Kong merchants and loved the Thai. Hope you had – are having – a good trip. Yours
January 1970 Remember the 3-wheelers in Rangoon? These are highly decorated ones. We came up to Islamabad today, the all new city which is now capitol of Pakistan. It is a very beautiful area – not far from the Khyber pass into Afghanistan. We got lots of mail that had been forwarded to us theContinue reading “Karachi, Pakistan”