Turkey Redux

I had written several blogs about Turkey earlier this year, including both political commentary and highlighting some of its fascinating treasures such as Ephesus and Cappadocia. Because of the government’s continued spiral downward toward religious fascism, I am reiterating some of that information, but always tempered with art, culture, history. Life requires diversity or we […]

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Finding the Next Wave: The Exceptional Navigation Skills of the Polynesians

Excerpts from Voice of a Voyage: Rediscovering the World During a Ten-year Circumnavigation. “Polynesian culture has been called “a culture of mobility” in academic papers. Polynesia means many islands, and the Polynesians were able to inhabit a large area of the South Pacific because of their extraordinary long-distance, open-water sailing and navigation skills.” “The early […]

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