I read Heer.Prof.Dr. van der Zwaan's recent account open mouthed. I am in
awe. My flabber completely gasted. This surely is the moment of significance
in the Gross Corporal Happiness of our humble club of travellers' tales.
Raising the bar on raising a glass.
Taking into account also other recent posts, and given that a century is now
approaching the fearfully common place, perhaps we are on the cusp of a new
- dare I say elite - sub-category of
negades'? The annual polka-dot 'king of the mountains' jersey perhaps, of
our Tour du Monde caravan.
Cheers and to your good health from Beirut, ma'bruk to Bob,
P.S. My own recent additions I then duly submit as only a footnote: Antigua,
Nevis and Kitts, Lebanon.
The ballistics of his stratospheric achievements stretch the imagination.