INTRODUCTION BY THE GM, ORIENTAL HOTEL
Our guest speaker, author Harold Stephens, takes the road less traveled in exotic foreign lands. He has lived his dream of exploring the world’s most remote corners––in search of adventure, experiencing life on his own terms, and writing about it. He shares his exciting experiences with his readers in three-dozen travel and adventure books, novels, biographies and in other media as television and video scripts.
Stephens served as a machine gunner with the 29th Marine at the Battle of Okinawa, spent the next three years as a China Marine followed by another two years with the Naval Attaché in Paris. He graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in Foreign Service after three years with the top secret National Security Agency he gave up government work for adventure and writing. He has authored 35 books.
In the mid-sixties, Stephens motored around the world by Land Crusier for a…Continue Reading »