Category Archives: Travel

Travel stories from Rosa and Richard.

Drove to Nova Scotia

I spent this past weekend helping move my mom from St. Thomas, Ontario back to Halifax, Nova Scotia. The major task was to drive her car down; she had hired a moving company to move the rest of her belongings. We agreed that the … Continue reading

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Viva Las Vegas

My good friend Don and his fiancé Ke invited Rosa and me to their wedding in Las Vegas. Rosa was not able to go due to work commitments. I almost did not go either. Three days before my flight, I hurt … Continue reading

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Six Weeks in Jakarta

In mid-January, I was asked to plan a 4-week stay in Jakarta for a project for a special customer. I would be assisted again by the Head of Sales and Ashish, a verification prime from India. As I had previous … Continue reading

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I am the zoo

I am the zoo. I’ve been working at the Museum Transportasi at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah in Jakarta, Indonesia for the last week. Every day there are scores of people visiting the museum, and every day someone wants to take a … Continue reading

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St. Thomas

I visited St. Thomas this weekend. It was to be a visit with my mom, my youngest sister and one of my nieces. However my sister was called away to Nova Scotia at the last moment and my niece went … Continue reading

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Bandung Indonesia

On the second day of my new job, Yanick, a Wi-Fi teammate, came into my office and said we were going to Bandung, Indonesia next week. Wow! Even though I expected a lot of travel, I just didn’t think that … Continue reading

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2012 Oshkosh Air Venture show

Over time, my father and I have been more and more distant from each other. Of course, the physical distance plays a role in our emotional distance. Over the last year, I have desired to reconnect with him (and my … Continue reading

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Memorial Day in Kansas City

Today was Memorial Day in the US. Along with three co-workers, I went to downtown Kansas City to listen to the free concert (“Celebration at the Station“) and watch the fireworks. The concert was at Union Station and was presented by the … Continue reading

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Beijing trip details posted

I have posted the story and photos from my business trip to Beijing, China. I was there for 10 days to provide training and knowledge transfer. I also met some of Rosa’s extended family. The trip story is here http://myredbmw.net/travel/beijing-dec-2011/. The … Continue reading

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Benelux Trip details posted

I have finally posted the story and photos from our trip to Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. The trip story is here http://myredbmw.net/travel/benelux-jun-2011/. The photo gallery is here: http://gallery.myredbmw.net/v/Travel/Benelux2011/.

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