Category Archives: Travel

“I Forgive You” Song by Gilbert Dibaj, son of martyr Mehdi Dibaj

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Forgiveness – Iran: “When God Changes the Subject”

Watch this 5-minute CBN interview with Dan Baumann, “Imprisoned in Iran,” as overview, then listen to 25-minute VOM (Voice of the Martyrs) Radio interview with Dan on forgiveness below: https://www.vomradio.net/episodes/detail/iran-when-god-changes-the-subject Dan Baumann was living in Central Asia when he and … Continue reading

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BALI: Date with Terror, 1956

A True Story by Jessica Reynolds (Renshaw) Stars glinted over Bali like light off the polished horns of a water buffalo. Under the August night, our pony cart bounced us nonchalantly out of the city toward a date with dry … Continue reading

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BALI: cremation ceremony 60 years ago

(Continued from All in the Same Boat) Also thanks to Rai–and because it was an auspicious time on the Balinese lunar calendar for ceremonial occasions of any kind–we had the opportunity of viewing a cremation. The remains of a number … Continue reading

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BALI, coming-of-age ceremony 60 years ago

(All in the Same Boat, continued) This event, which took place in two days, turned out to be the coming-of-age ceremony for a young cousin, and Rai invited our whole family to attend. At the appointed time he took us … Continue reading

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BALI, 60 years ago: Worth all the trouble to get there

(From All in the Same Boat by Earle and Barbara Reynolds, continued) Our entrance into Bali was one of the most trying and difficult that we had yet experienced [in a year and a half of deep-sea sailing]. The currents … Continue reading

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BALI: By way of Timor, by yacht, 60 years ago

We arrived in Indonesia on the yacht Phoenix of Hiroshima–my older brother Ted and I, our parents and 3 Japanese yachtsmen.  The following is from All in the Same Boat (David McKay Company, Inc., 1962), the book our parents Earle … Continue reading

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