Many good writers jump right into the middle of their account with a vivid written “snapshot” of an important scene.
Then, having aroused their readers’ interest or curiosity, they fill in the story or background. So what if you saw things that were “incredible,” did things that were “amazing,” observed actions that you thought “weird”?
Out of the blue, a speed Then, again it happened, the local banana boat man came speeding around the corner with his engine on full throttle making the loudest racket that could be possibly made by an engine of that size.
It was like he was determined to wake the dead or something.
One early travel memoirist in Western literature was Pausanias, a Greek geographer of the 2nd century AD.
In the early modern period, James Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (1786) helped shape travel memoir as a genre.
Also, I noticed he had a grumpy, cranky look on his face, like he hated his job.
I wouldn't really mind it, cruising around the ' Med' on a speed boat in hot weather as a living. He picked up a group of six people, id say they looked about twenty or so and sped off back from where he'd just came.
The waiter behind the bar was watching me from the beach, right to the bottom of the steps leading up to the bar I noticed.
Then as soon as I sat down, there he was, right behind me with his little notepad and pen asking what I would like.