Our Traveling Rotarian
March 2, 2015
Since his retirement, Doug and his
wife, Marnie have spent a lot of
time traveling. They have gone to
South America, Africa, Europe and
all of the continents. Along the
way, Doug has been taking
pictures of the Rotary signs he
sees. As he says, no matter where
you go, there is Rotary.
Doug says his wife likes to come
up with a travel plan so that they
spend five days in each city. They
often go with an organization
called OATS, Oversees Adventure
Travel. These are groups of sixteen
to twenty people. Such a group is
useful for traveling in a place such
as New Zealand where it is
difficult getting around the
mountains to go from place to
In most of the countries people
speak English. It is instructive to
see how the rest of the world lives.
Often in places such as Cambodia,
it helps you appreciate what you
have. They like to visit schools on
their trips and see the kids.
Having been to Africa, Doug says
that he can never go to a zoo and
see elephants chained and in a cage
having seen them in their natural
Besides their trips, Doug and
Marnie have time shares in St.
Lucia, St. Thomas and Nantucket.
Author: Sally Sugarman (Club Member & Windmill Editor)
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