A Memoir of Love and Travel Van-Life Style

         Travel is my passion and my way of learning about the world. What was the most influential journey of your life? How has travel changed your perspective?         The first question is an easy one for me — it was my honeymoon!  Granted, my honeymoon was a bit different than most.  It lasted for two years in the early 1970s and featured four continents via Volkswagen microbus.  For years, I resisted writing about the experience.  When we were traveling, I took notes, thinking I would write a travelogue or a food essay for a cooking magazine when we returned home. However, by the time I was back in California, I realized that most of my notes, by then as much as two years old, were already out of date. I set the idea of writing about our trip aside and proceeded with my life [...]