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7-11-2020-My adventure with a donkey

My parents were not perfect. They were busy with running a few restaurants and had little time for my misadventures. However, their obvious lack of interest in my activities made for some interesting times....

June 24, 2020-Summer is here.

Well, I have been a bad boy. I have been working very hard to make some progress with the promotion of my novels and have been neglecting my travel blog. I will get back...

Sunday, June 21, 2020 – Happy Father’s Day

I want to wish a Happy Father’s Day to all of you who meet the criteria. It is more than just being a part of making a child, much more. I have many more...

June 13, 2020 – R.C. Hand is now on Facebook at R.C. Hand

Hello to all my readers in the State of Kuwait. Thank you for taking the time to come to my site. My wife and I have not been to see you yet, but we...

June, 12, 2020 – R.C. Hand is now on facebook

This photo is from a trip we took to Tahiti a few years ago. I was working six days a week then and had little time for R and R. I am on Facebook...

6-09-2020 -Hola mis amigos en Columbia

Ven a leer mis suenos noveles de Costa Rica. Es la historia de vida ficticia de la vide de mi tio en Costa Rica antes y despue’s de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, icluyendo la...

6-09-2020 – “Atlanta”

We’ve had to make some changes in our travels schedule due to the virus. We lost our trip to London to visit relatives and to promote my novels, sadly. We have also have had...

June 1, 2020 – My novel “Sailing Away” is up on Amazon

“Sailing Away” is the follow up novel to “The Adventures of the Smith Family.” This novel is an adventure story filled many interesting characters, lots of adventures, a little romance and some history. If...

My novels -2020

This is R. C. Hand. Please take a look at my novels on this site before you leave. They are very different due to who I am and my background. Thankfully we are all...

St. Kitts-Nevis adventure

If you are looking for adventure and excitement, I suppose you might find them on these two beautiful islands. However, we came her to relax, snorkel and put on a few pounds. We were...

May 26, 2020 – Our trip to St. Kitts-Nevis – Some History

The Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis is located in the West Indies. The islands were discovered by Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to the “New World” on November the 11th and 13th...

St. Kitts – Nevis – Fri. 22, May 2020

I will be putting up our 2014 photos of St. Kitts – Nevis today. It is a dual island nation on the border of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Many veterinarian students come...

May 16, 2020 – To my friends in Indonesia!

I want to thank all of you reading this in Indonesia. We have not had the pleasure of traveling there yet, but we will get there. We hope you are coping with this crisis...

Day 6 – Lanai – 2006

Sadly, this vacation must come to an end. We had a wonderful time and are renewed. We can go back to our life of work and living in reality knowing that someday if all...

Day 5 – Lanai -2006

We love to snorkel. We have done it all over the world. The water doesn’t have to be too deep or too warm. Just clear enough to see the wild life and any danger...

Day 4 – Lanai -2006

Time is standing still now. There are no phones to answer or work to do. I hope this is what our retirement will look like. Lying in a large soft bed with my wife...

Day 3 – Lanai – 2006

We decided after a nice evening of rest and dinning to go out to Shipwreck Beach the next day. It is a pleasant drive along a straight road lined with Star Pines as far...

Day 2 – 2006 – Lanai

We stayed at the Four Seasons at the beach when we went to Lanai. We live at the beach, but it is a soothing place to relax and recreate. Think about that word for...

The Adventures of the Smith Family by R. C. Hand

This novel was six years in the making. This historical fiction novel about 18th century England and a serf named Lawrence Smith. It is recently edited by Robert Cooper in San Anselmo, Ca. He...

Day 1 – Lana’i – 2006

I was still working in 2006, as was my wife. I was always self employed and lead a hectic work life. I did small repair on buildings. Most of my jobs took 55 minutes...

The El Camino Real

Do you know the story of the El Camino Real? Do you know about the bells along the way? It’s a very interesting story about a woman’s group in 1906 here in California and...

2018 -Boston and Eastern Canada – Sailing Boston harbor

We are off on another adventure through the North East and Eastern Canada. It is some of the most beautiful country in the world. The area is full of history and beauty. We had...

Back in Vancouver – 1996

We have arrived back in Vancouver after a wonderful trip. We were fortunate to see a sign somewhere that mentioned a large Indian Pow Wow. We decided to go. That was a great choice....

May 2, 2020 – Indonesia

I want to thank all of my friends from Indonesia for looking at my website. We haven’t made it there yet, but we will in due time. Please be safe and careful with this...

brian@ briantellsstories.com

I did an interview with a travel blogger from London a few weeks ago. He had seen my travel blog and website and found it interesting. The interview is about an our long or...

Ketchikan Alaska-1996

Ketchikan is at the south end of the Inside Passage. It is Alaskas first city. The area is home to the Tlingit, Haida and Tshimsian people. They each share some of their culture but...

Juneau, Alaska -1996

There is risk to everything. Marriage, most certainly is a risk. I have tried it twice, and the second has worked out quite well. Life, without risks, would be pointless. Let me say here...

Tracy Arm Fjord – 1996

The peaks in the distance are over 7,000 feet tall. The glacier has pressed and carved out its lonely resting place of millennia. As you cruise up the passage, watch out for large waterfalls...

Skagway Alaska – 1996

Skagway is the home of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. The population in 2019 was around 1,183 people. The density of Skagway is 2.1 person per square mile. The population doubles in...

Sitka Alaska

Sitka is the second oldest city in Alaska. It Was founded as a fur-trading post in 1799. Sitka, from the Tingit, can be a females name and means “people on the outside of Shee....