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Peru

Peru Cusco That’s Don next to me, in front of our hotel.This is Herman, explaining the historical significance of this alley.Herman is a retired, Peruvian history teacher. When Herman heard we had altitude sickness, he offered to cure us. He gathered up some herbs and brought them to our hotel. He had us lay down on our beds. Then he …

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Ghana

Around Ghana That’s me, in the hat and blue shirt, in the stern.From left to right, we have Bruce, Bill, Ellen and Jacque. This was taken on the Volta River.I got a bit warm and had to be watered down.That’s Bill on the left, Bruce at the tiller, and Ellen with the kids.That’s me being lifted up to the deck …

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Nepal

Nepal Annapurna Circuit I went trekking in Nepal with the same Sherpa Tribe that worked for Edmund Hillary. Little did I know that our guide, Tsering Sherpa, would lead me on an expedition to Mt. Everst many years later. I hired 4 Sherpas to take turns carrying me, one at a time, on their back. My friend Bill, who is …