Texas/Oklahoma/Louisiana Chapter Updates

Texas/Oklahoma Chapter Presentations Shed Light on Malta, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana

Member and presenter Sylvia-Hanna Russell at the entrance to Kaieteur National Park, Guyana.

Coordinator Jerry Allen reports that members Bob Young and Nathan White revved up the group about their past trips to Malta. Bob spoke about the a historical walk through Valetta, while Nathan spoke about his travel challenge of driving a manual transmission on the opposite side of the road from what he is used to.

Mark Russell and Sylvia-Hanna Russell gave an informative presentation on Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana. They highlighted the Guiana Space Centre and Kaieteur Falls in Guyana — the world’s largest single drop (741 feet) waterfall by volume. Surprisingly, it is four times higher than Niagara Falls and twice the height of Victoria Falls.

Texas/Oklahoma TCC Members Stay Connected via Zoom

The Texas/Oklahoma TCC Chapter met via Zoom on Jan. 16. Chuck Eisemann asked the group in what part of the world was there a large concentration of countries besides Caribbean and Europe. Jordan Hargrave mentioned Indonesia. After some research, I discovered that within Indonesia is Bali, Papua, Sulawesi, Sumatra, and Maluku. Inside Malaysia is Sabah,… Continue Reading

January 2020 Texas/Oklahoma Chapter Update

On Jan. 11, the Texas and Oklanhoma Chapter enjoyed a Mexican lunch in Colleyville, Texas. There were 25 of us, and we all truly missed Paul Clites who was the previous co-coordinator. He chose to resign as his in-laws are out of state and wanted and needed his talents and expertise. Understandably, family comes first.… Continue Reading