Forums


Go Back   The TrekEarth Forums >

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools

Great mkamionka 2021-06-21 3:11

Hi Jorge,
I suppose we should take as many photos with people wearing masks as possible because hopefully they will soon be the matter of the past. Although there was a voice in British government that people should wear masks forever now. Where do they get these people from?
Anyway nice capture, her glasses are quite big which makes a funny effect.
Very well spotted,
M

  #1  
Old 06-21-2021, 02:15 PM
PaulVDV's Avatar
PaulVDV PaulVDV is offline
TE Expert
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,196
Default To Royaldevon: The consequences of not taking notes while travelling

Thank you Beverley,


I have never kept a diary during my travels like Gert for example. Also I never noted what I saw and where.

However, after my four-and-a-half-month journey, I have sadly found that my memory may be able to keep track of the locations of an ordinary journey, but not one of such duration. Or is it old age?
I should have written down one and the other, but never bothered to do it on the way.

As for the important monuments or attractions, it is easy to find information about them.
I still have my various guidebooks, although I planned to sell them in a second-hand bookstore in Bangkok at the end of my trip. Due to the pandemic I have not made it to Bangkok anymore.
You can also find a lot of information on the internet.
Just a Google search for 'Important Mosques in Brunei' would help with this photo.

But if someone asks me in the street tomorrow if I know the names of both of Brunei's great mosques, I would not be able to answer 'Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque' and 'Jame' Asr Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque'
If that person tells me the names himself, I would know if it's right or not.

As long as I can still remember 'Herculaneum', 'Pompei', etc., I won't take it too seriously.
Besides the long-term memory lasts much longer

Kind regards,
Paul
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 06:12 AM.



Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.
explore TREKEARTH