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MEMORIES OF RANGIROA, sans touristes.

One of my most treasured travel memories is of a visit to the great atoll of Rangiroa in the Tuamotu Archipelago of French Polynesia. It was 1969. There were no tourists because there were no hotels. I stayed with Tahitian-French … Continue reading

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CRUISING SLOWLY UP THE HOOGHLY

The era of cruising is upon us with more and more retirees booking holidays on gargantuan ocean liners. Competition is stiff as cruise companies try to outdo each other with waterslides, bowling alleys and robotic baristas to mix your coffee and … Continue reading

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COLOR MY TRAVELS

When I think of the places I’ve been, I think not of the places I’ve seen, but of the colors of those places preserved in my photographs. BLUE:  A storm over the great lagoon of Rangiroa in the Tuamotu Archipelago. RED:  A man and his car in … Continue reading

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