Patagonia 2018

Patagonia 2018

Highlights from Day One at the Patagonia Fly Fishing Lodge near San Martin de los Andes, Argentina. Day One By Numbers: 27 fish caught. 20” the largest. 1000 near misses. 50 casts into the trees. 18 guests this year. A different experience from six guests during my...
Red Knee, Red Tango

Red Knee, Red Tango

We’d had some very busy weeks at The Annex leading up to my departure from Dallas on a recent Tuesday. While tending to finish details on a large construction project, I caught my foot as I stepped over a plastic construction fence and fell forward wrist and knee...
More from Koh Phangan Island

More from Koh Phangan Island

I departed Koh Samui to the smaller quiet island Koh Phangan with its reputation for the “FULL MOON” party. I was at the north end of the island on a quiet secluded beach, staying at the Anantara Rasananda Hotel. Happily, they had upgraded me to a ocean suite with...
Eight Days of Absolute Bliss (and Bootleg!)

Eight Days of Absolute Bliss (and Bootleg!)

I spent my first three nights on Thailand’s Samui Island, staying at beachfront hotel The Library, reading and recovering from jet lag. Then I moved over to the fitness/wellness resort Absolute Sanctuary, where I stayed eight days for a round of healthy living. The...
Transfer to Le Méridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa

Transfer to Le Méridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa

This photo shows a flooded street on Ko Pha Ngan. Next is the speed boat I took over to Koh Samui. My accommodations at Le Méridien Resort in Koh Samui were upgraded to a suite overlooking its own courtyard and private pool and outdoor bathtub. Very...