Around the World 8/8/94 to 5/3/95My around-the-world sabbatical took me to Tahiti, Fiji, Cook Islands, New Zealand, Australia, Bali, Tailand, Nepal, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, France, and England. Here is a summary of the trip.
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1 - One of the most beautiful places I saw on the trip, near the airport in Bali
2 - The sabbatical began with some consulting for Westinghouse. I rented a room in this house in Baltimore for 40 nights
3 - I worked out of this Westinghouse office building near BWI
4 - My first international stop was Tahiti. It sucked, so I moved here, Moorea, a beautiful Island a ferry boat ride away.
5 - Next stop, the Cook Islands, here is a parade
6 - Volcano shaft at the center of Rarotunga, the main Cook Island
7 - Fiji was next. I did a day sail on this boat.
8 - Diving in Fiji. The water was much cleared in the Cook Islands.
9 - Toured New Zealand for three months. This is a view from my Auckland room, 35 days here.
10 - University lab that offered me some space to do some consulting
11 - New Zealand coast
12 - Sailing in the Bay of Islands
13 - Bay of Islands
14 - Horse back riding in New Zealand, down a mountain, swam across a river, cantered on the beach
15 - New Zealand coast
16 - New Zealand alps
17 - New Zealand, Fox Glacier
18 - Jet boat ride up this river, bungy jump and raft back near Queenstown
19 - Yep, that's me. 300 ft drop, gentle, did it with my sunglasses on
20 - Some New Zealand geothermal activity near Rotorura
21 - New Zealand coast
22 - New Zealand coast. I could have bought acrage here for less tan $100,000
23 - Australia
24 - Australia
25 - Australia
26 - Australia
27 - Bali
28 - Bangkok, Tailand
29 - Katmandu, Nepal
30 - Nepal, Mt. Everest in the background
31 - Nepal
32 - Nepal
33 - Greece
34 - Pub in England
35 - Back in the US. View from the world trade center
36 - And I got paid on the sabbatical!
37 - And here is the ugliest place I saw, less than a mile from the beautiful Bali statue on the first slide.
38 - Travel log 1/4
39 - Travel log 2/4
40 - Travel log 3/4
41 - Travel log 4/4
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