1908 Flashbacks

In 1908, there was a New York to Paris automobile race.  The 2009 New York to Paris “Great Race” will begin on April 25, 2009, according to their web site:

http://www.greatrace.com/newsite/

The 1908 White Fleet trip around the world celebrated its 100 annivsary in 2008, but we didn’t hear about it until we were in Australia.

http://www.historicalbany.com.au/whitefleet.htm

The USS John McCain visited Sydney and Melbourne as part of the centenial clebration.

http://perth.usconsulate.gov/perth/programs/2008.html

Better late than never, we say:  “Bully!”

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