Travelogue blog

By Don Edmands
This item appears on page 53 of the December 2014 issue.

I found Florence Drake’s letter, “Keeping a Travelogue” (Oct. ’14, pg. 32), to be interesting. Traveling with a group to Romania in 2007, I used a borrowed laptop and dial-up Internet to send my first travelogue. It was a difficult process, at best.

Over the years, I improved as I went along, purchasing a laptop and building a database of 200 email addresses. It then got to the point where sending pictures and travelogues required three separate emails because of the length of the address list.

I now post to a travel blog website: MapQuest Travel Blogs ( My travel blog now shows my last four trips (

A friend once told me, “We travel through you!”