Nuku’alofa: Tonga and My Grandparents

◼︎WM. GEIL & THE GREAT WALL◼︎GUEST AUTHOR:◻︎JOHN E. LAYCOCK Wikipedia My brother John, an occasional Guest Author here, posted the following a week ago on Facebook. I thought it would be interesting to share here. He talks about our maternal grandparents and particularly our grandfather, Dr. William Edgar Geil (1865-1925). Our grandfather was the first … Continue reading Nuku’alofa: Tonga and My Grandparents

Drone Flight Over the Great Wall

◼︎REPRINT FROM JUST SAYIN' 1.0◻︎ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2017◼︎WM. GEIL & THE GREAT WALL If you haven't checked out my website section on William Edgar Geil & the Great Wall of China, I hope you will. It's an astounding story. In that section of the website I talk about William Lindesay, a British native now … Continue reading Drone Flight Over the Great Wall

My Grandfather & The Great Wall of China

◼︎WM. GEIL & THE GREAT WALL My grandfather, Dr. William Edgar Geil, was a missionary and explorer throughout the Middle East, Africa, Asia and elsewhere. In 1908 he walked the entire length of the Great Wall of China, roughly 1500 miles. He is the first person ever documented to have done so. Read for free … Continue reading My Grandfather & The Great Wall of China