Of the 20-plus books I’ve read over the past year, four have had the biggest impact. Three of these were written by women.
On the morning of Friday, January 13, I witnessed one of the most profound and memorable sunrises of my life over the Buddhist temple of Borobudur, near Yogyakarta, Indonesia. As you’ll see in the photos that follow, it’s difficult for me to put the morning into words, for I simply have none. I only have a feeling, which days later still brings tears to my eyes to recall.
Here in Part 3 of my “How I Pack Series”, I’ll illustrate how my choice of backpacks and gear combine on the daily to make me compact, prepared, and most of all, organized.
Travel offers an opportunity to read material that everyday life can render too challenging. The first few books I read on the road reflect the theme of “men and women on a journey.”