Two days in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

I have traveled to Sri Lanka six times, so clearly I am fond of it. Recently it was ranked the number one travel destination in the world. Unfortunately a terrible terrorist attack occurred shortly after. The terrorist attack occurred on Easter Sunday and killed almost 300 people. There were eight explosions. It is a countryContinue reading “Two days in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka”

Lopez Island, Washington State – Family Property

My dad, Robert Boyce (same name as my son), purchased 10 acres on L√≥pez Island in the San Juan Islands in the mid 1960s. I won’t mention the price but you will pay more for a used car now. It is a sort of pie shaped property, wide at the road and narrow at theContinue reading “Lopez Island, Washington State – Family Property”

Mauritius

This post is dedicated to my twins, Aisha Marie Boyce and Robert James Boyce, who are gifts that give every day. They are precious. The summer in Abu Dhabi is unbearably hot, sometimes remaining near 45 degrees C, even hitting 50 (over 120 F). So we were looking for a cooler place where our 15Continue reading “Mauritius”

Seychelles

I am dedicating this entry to my mother and father, who are 90 and 91 years old respectively. They made all this possible. Robert Dale Boyce and Margaret Evelyn Boyce. I had dreamed of going to the Seychelles since I was in my early 20s. That is almost 40 years. The scenery looked like itContinue reading “Seychelles”

Maldives

The Maldives is a one of a kind country. Paradise on earth one might say. The word ethereal comes to mind. Both times that I was there I felt as though I had left the earth. The rest of the world becomes a distant memory when there. Typically one flies into the big island, MaheContinue reading “Maldives”