Petra, JordanPetra, Jordan -- Dr. Dave Rizzo of Bellflower took The Log Newspaper all the way to Petra, Jordan in February. Its pretty hard to get there by boat, Rizzo said. But if you can sail up the Red Sea to Aqabah (of Lawrence of Arabia fame), its only another 60 nautical miles by land to the mouth of the canyon that leads to the famous Treasury Building (pictured here) -- which is actually a tomb for a royal -- in Petra, as made famous by the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.St. Petersburg, RussiaSt. Petersburg, Russia -- Just to let you know I am taking The Log with me -- even to Russia, reported Dr. Peter J. Beck of Newport Beach, who visited Russia just a few weeks ago. Behind me is the famous Church of the Saviour of the Blood ... and the waterway behind me is Kanal Griboyedova, named after a Russian diplomat who was assassinated in todays Iran.The Baths at Virgin Gorda, British Virgin IslandsThe Baths at Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands -- Tara Soderling, a broker at Newport Coast Yachts, recently took The Log Newspaper along on a visit to The Baths beach area on the island of Virgin Gorda, one of the most popular destinations in the British Virgin Islands.Hsinchu, TaiwanHsinchu, Taiwan -- Chang-Su-Chang Ruby Tsai loves to read about all the pretty boats she sees in a copy of The Log Newspaper brought to Hsinchu, Taiwan by Steven Choate of Orange, who is now residing in Hsinchu. Steven is the son of Colleen and Dennis Choate, owners of the yacht Recess in Long Beach. According to Steven, The children love to read The Log as a part of their daily English practice at Jordans International English School. As a side note, when the children wish to use the restroom they ask, Mr. Steven, may I please use the head?Kolkata, IndiaKolkata, India -- Tony Craig from Picante Sportfishing Yacht Sales in Cabo San Lucas recently took The Log Newspaper along with him on a visit to Mother Teresas House. Pictured at the entrance to the home where Mother Teresa wrote all of her letters and stayed during her lifetime are (from left) Jasmene and Chad Jarrett of Costa Mesa, with Craig. The visit was made on the way to Katihar, when 12 members of GO Team India from The Crossing Church in Costa Mesa traveled there to bring needed supplies and convert a shipping container into a classroom for Bethal Church Association, their church partner.Zadar, CroatiaZadar, Croatia -- The Lauro family -- Vince, Giovanna, Analiese, Vincent and Angelina, of Rancho Palos Verdes -- took a three-week vacation last July on the Croatian coast. They enjoyed cruising the Adriatic aboard their 24-foot Seaswirl Striper, eating fresh fish with homemade olive oil and snorkeling the spectacular reefs around the islands. This is the familys second trip to Croatia to visit relatives and enjoy the calm, clear waters of the Adriatic.Panama City, PanamaPanama City, Panama -- Garry and Shelly Overstreet of Laguna Niguel spent the holidays in Panama, and they brought along a copy of The Log Newspaper. They spent the week looking for a vacation home, checked out local boating facilities and visited Flamenco Yacht Club. Back home, the couple enjoys sailing their 2004 Catalina 320 out of Dana Point Harbor.MonacoMonaco -- Joya and Glen Baker of San Diego took The Log Newspaper along with them during a recent visit to Yacht Club de Monaco.