Digital Coordinates

Digital Coordinates
  On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek      13.813, -89.632 *** 11.638, -8.229 *** Other Adventures     If you look very closely at the satellite photograph taken at latitude N 13°48' 47.7" and longitude W 89°37'51", you may detect two...
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Underwater

Underwater
  Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Underwater   The very modern and accurate mapping capabilities found in Google Earth are a joy to manipulate and to have at the ready, anytime the Footloose Forester wants to check out the status of before-after photos...
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Adventures by the Numbers

Adventures by the Numbers
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Adventures by the Numbers   The time has come whereby adventure stories of the past will sport a new look.  A small change but a modern update will be made in the way their locales will be...
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Google Earth Gets Better and Better

Google Earth Gets Better and Better
Afghanistan to Zambia Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Google Earth Gets Better And Better   This chronicle is a revised version of an earlier story about how important Google Earth has been in not only finding things like a car in a driveway...
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The French Connection

The French Connection
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The French Connection   Just this morning as he arose from sleep and from a dream that would be the basis for a new chronicle entry, the Footloose Forester mentioned to his soulmate, the Bengal Tiger,...
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The Desperation of River Blindness

The Desperation of River Blindness
On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Desperation of River Blindness   Some chronicles of the Footloose Forester are brewed during dreams.  This one escaped from a daydream.  It will be a sad story, but one that should be shared.  It...
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A Half-Bar Of Soap

A Half-Bar Of Soap
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   A Half-Bar of Soap One haunting memory of Africa will always be the unexpected and personal one-on-one encounter with a villager in a remote part of Mali.  The line of five or six mud huts did...
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Show Your Friends The Trail With Google Earth

Show Your Friends The Trail With Google Earth
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Geography of the Past If it is true that a picture is worth 10,000 words, then the catalog of satellite photos in the archives of the Footloose Forester could develop into a longish travelogue. There is...
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Barbequed Wart Hog At Our Desert Camp

Barbequed Wart Hog At Our Desert Camp
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek        M is for Mali Going  to Timbuktu was perhaps the first reference that the Footloose Forester ever heard about an African city, when he was still in knee pants. That is because his mother kept repeating...
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