January, 1966 I miss you and wish you were here. Love
La Bresse is in northeastern France and is known for its ski resorts and outdoor activities. Below is a photo I took of the town when I was there in 1999.
This is a Panagra, Jet Sky Postcard from the 1960’s. Below is a shot of the obelisk I took when I was there in 2019.
July, 1991 My dears, Abidjan is as glitzy as ever, and after 5 days of rain and mud up to here in Bamako, it’s ok for a little R & R! This has been a hard working but heavily nostalgic trip. I’ve been wined and dined by old friends in Dakar, Bamako and here. WhatContinue reading “Abidjan, Ivory Coast”
June, 1973 You can imagine the beautiful view our room has. It is delightful weather – the Mediterranean is so blue today. Walked across the road and down to the beach this morning – we all got a little sunburned, I’m afraid. Have been resting and washing our clothes this afternoon. We looked through someContinue reading “Saint-Raphael, France”
June, 1968 Had a nice time at Treetops – saw lots of wild game. It is beautiful here (Mt Kenya)- and chilly. Have a fireplace in my room which I use. Meetings going well but saddened by death of R. Kennedy. (McGeorge) Bundy leaving tonight for funeral. Love Here I am hiking in to TreetopsContinue reading “Nyeri, Kenya”
I cruised by Staffa in a boat in 1980 or there abouts. Staffa has been uninhabited since about 1800. We couldn’t stop on this isle but stopped on the nearby isle of Iona, known for its abbey. Population is less than 200. I snapped the photo below.
Postcard from the 1950’s. Shan Market, Burma.
Imposing ancient Pyramid of the Sun, Almost seven hundred feet at the base, rises to a height of over two hundred feet. This postcard is from the 1960’s. It looks much different today with a lot more excavations. I climbed this several times. Below a friend of mine is climbing it in the late 1970’s.
Villa Carlotta, Lake Como In June, 2014, I spent a week on Lake Como and took the photo below. We didn’t go in but had a lovely dinner at a place down the street.