Outside the door of my grass hut the Caribbean Sea shimmered beyond two hammocks in the shade where the local iguana hung out begging for fruit.
Autumn Memories of an Italian Afternoon
The following story is excerpted from my Italian Lessons dispatches, and published (in Italian) in the Moto Guzzi Mandello newsletter where I have a section called Carla King’s Corner:
Marcello Moltini raced ahead of me on his Guzzi Centauro but I rode slowly to enjoy the sunlight bouncing between the blue water of Lake Como and the rocky mountains, to our destination, a lakeside restaurant.
The Economist Magazine for Travel Stories
The Economist Magazine is one of my favorite travel magazines because it covers countries and issues that one never hears about in the US-based media, and it provides a clear idea of how the US is viewed by other earth dwellers.
The Degree Confluence Project
Travelers at loose ends about the goal or destination of their trip might like to become a “confluence hunter” to document in photographs and words each of the latitude and longitude integer degree intersections in the world. Pictures and stories will be posted at this site. In Japan, one determined confluence hunter reported the following […]
A fish story
I was so surprised I forgot to put my foot down to steady the motorcycle and both the Kawasaki KLR 650 and I flopped on our sides in the water…A 30-40 pound King salmon swimming rapidly upstream towards its spawning ground had run into my motorcycle.