June 23, 2017

Look at all the chapters

 What’s Ahead for You in These Pages?

Look  over this list of chapters and you’ll see.

Remember, I’ve put in dozens of photos for youl

I’m especially proud of the BackPack section near the end. It’s loaded with original tips and advice. They’ll  help you travel safely, economically, and with maximum reward.

Map of Where I Went…… ,……  Pages 10-11

This Book Has Been “Self-Published.”….. Page. 12

Dedication & Acknowledgment…… 13

Why ‘Dammit!’?…… 14

1/  Oops!………… 15

There are a few things you should know.

2/  Around We Go!…… 19

We take off. I am excited. And worried.

3/  Tokyo…… 25

They’re big car-makers, but, the bike is in.

4/  Beijing………… 33

What a powerhouse.

5/  Hong Kong………… 42

“I told you!” Keith said. Then, bad news.

6/  Singapore…… 52

I’m despondent. Can-I really go on alone?

7/  Siem Reap…… 60

I’m here to see Angkor Wat. But…!

8/ Bangkok……. 72

I came for the Palace.But others?

9/ Kolkata…….. 80

I need help. Kabul and Taki step forward.

10/ Delhi…….. 89

It’s my second visit. Again R.P. squires me.

11/ Varanasi…….. 98

India’s most holy city. I get a good look.

12/ Mumbai…….. 108

A new name but little else has changed.

 13/ Beirut…….. 115

Adventures aplenty here.

14/ Cairo………….. 126

Mohammed steers me straight.

15 / Nairobi…….. 138

But no safari for me!

16/ Johannesburg…….. 148

Derick takes me off the beaten path.

I7/ Durban…….. 155

Great beaches. I find far more.

20/ Cape Town…….. 164

Table Mountain! I meet the only Ellick.

19/ Buenos Aires…….. 172

Another Paris. But it has the tango.

20/ Montevideo…….. 180

A bad start. Then a bad encounter.

21/ Rio di Janeiro…….. 189

Good news this time. Rio seems safer.

22/ Iguassu Falls…….. 199

I am awed. Two weird creatures attack.

23/ Sao Paulo…….. 205

Great City. I’m here to see Margarete.

24/ Asuncion…….. 210

Paraguay refuses to let me in!

25/ Santiago…….. 214

I’m worried. I’ve arrived so early.

26/ Valparaiso…….. 223

Chile’s greatest city. So glad I came.

27/ Bariloche…….. 231

Everyone insists I go, so off I traipse.

28/ Lima…….. 242

I’ve been warned. Still I come.

29/ Cuzco…….. 251

Sky-high, but what charm.

30/ Machu Picchu…….. 261

Fabulous! I sense the ghost of Hiram.

31/ Panama City…….. 273

The Canal. Rod makes sure I see more.

32/ San Jose…….. 284

Costa Rica, my final stop. What wonders!

33/ Amen!…….. 297

Flying home, I ask: was it all worth it?

My BackPack…… 302

My BackPack INDEX…… 355

My Do’s…… 356

MyDon’ts…… 360

Some Research Suggestions…… 361

What Our Dollar is Worth Abroad…… 365