The Journey Around the World

Katsjourney around the world: 13 October, 2002 Cusco, Peru

10/13/02 Greetings from Cusco, Peru. Keep in mind that I am at an internet cafe using hispanic hotmail. Spell check does not recognize English words, and the keyboard is slightly different. Things take twice as long. Patience, Kathleen. I am with my mom, Lucy, on the first leg of this journey. She is in the …

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Katsjourney Around the World: 21 October, 2002, Machu Picchu

10/21/02 The Peruvian odyssey continues…. Let me start by saying that you must really WANT to see Machu Picchu to get to Machu Picchu. It is not for the faint of heart or the elderly! It starts with a four hour train ride heading northwest from Cusco. Cusco is kind of in a valley with the …

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Katsjourney Around the World: 27 October, 2002 Puno, Peru

10/27/02 Greetings everyone! Okay, let me start by saying, you really have to want to see Lake Titicaca to get to Lake Titicaca (sound familiar?)!  The options from Cusco include a 12 hour train ride or an eight hour bus ride.  Flights?  There are none. Unless you want to fly back to Lima and then to Arequipa and …

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Katsjourney Around the World: 19 November, 2002 Cape Town, South Africa

November 19.2002 Greetings everyone, I am back on the road again.  I had a great visit to the States.  I was able to clear up the legal matters, refinance a rental property, get my downtown condo leased, saw the Texas Longhorns win in Nebraska, and best of all, see my wonderful niece, Rebecca, and her husband, Andrew, tie …

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Katsjourney Around the World, 7 December, 2002, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Date: 07 Dec 2002 06:57:58 -0600 Editors note: I had some frustrating formatting issues with this one. But the entire email is there…. I am back from an amazing safari and solar eclipse trip to Kruger National Park.  Let me start by saying that I was quite surprised at the lack of security at the here.  I flew …

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Katsjourney Around the World, 30 November, 2002, Cape Peninsula, South Africa

November 30, 2002 Subject:  Cape Peninsula Date:  Sat, 30 Nov 2002 03:35:34 -0600 Greetings everyone! I hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday.  They, of course, don’t celebrate it in South Africa, so it was a regular work day here.  No turkey for me.  But I have seen some of the most beautiful coast line in …

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Katsjourney Around the World, 19 December, 2002 Cape Town, South Africa

Thu, 19 Dec 2002 03:20:53 -0600 I just spent an hour on this newsletter and lost it.  Agggh, the internet in a foreign land!!!  I will try to reconstruct… Greetings All, I hope everyone is having a brilliant holiday season.  It has been interesting here in South Africa.  Christmas is not nearly as commercialized as in the States.  …

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Katsjourney Around the World: 27 December, 2002 Cape Flats, South Africa

: Fri, 27 Dec 2002 06:36:27 -0600 New Years Greetings to my dear family and friends! Can you believe it is almost 2003?  I’ll probably writing ‘02 for the next three months!  I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas.  Mine was the sad and enriching. On Monday I did a Township Tour in the Cape Flats.  You …

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Katsjourney Around the World: 3 January, 2003, Cape Town, South Africa

Fri, 03 Jan 2003 10:39:20 -0600 Hello and Happy New Year 2003.  I have expressed to some of you individually that I have great concerns for the state of our country and the world with the great possibility of war brewing on a couple of different fronts.  I pray for peace in my naïve way here in Cape …

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