Come on over: the sea stories resume!

1982-bahrain-pearlsLast week, the Freewheeling Freelancer reached Boston, Massachusetts, concluding the final long-distance adventure of Breaking Out 2021. I will be reporting that in this blog soon. 

This week, I invite you to read a sea story from 1982 on my author’s blog. Enjoy! 

Next week, I will bring you another installment of my ride along the great rivers of Europe in 2017. Do come back for it! 

Smooth roads and tailwinds, 

JT

 

Sea story: pearl in a power play (1982)

1982-bahrain-pearlsBahrain is an island country, half way up the Persian Gulf. It shines like a white pearl in the shimmering blue water, almost in sight of the Arabian coast. Before the discovery of oil, pearl- diving was its main industry, and pearls still figure prominently in its culture. Continue reading