Monthly Archives: December 2010

Walk like an Egyptian (Day 810)

What?  Has somebody used that line already? I’m about to squeeze almost 4 weeks of Egyptian experiences into one blog post.  Are you sitting down?  Good. An obligatory stop is those little pyramids Egypt is so famous for.  They are mostly … Continue reading

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An unreligious man in The Holy Land (Day 806)

I went to church a few times in the 80s, as I recall, but nothing more.  So, I am no religion buff, but you don’t have to be to enjoy this part of the world.  Jerusalem is a sacred place for three … Continue reading

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A place where grown men giggle like children (Day 796)

The Dead Sea.  I’m reading with my feet up.  Try this move in your pool back home.  (pic from AL) This is The Dead Sea (Jordan side).  It’s true, you really do float!  It’s awesome-weird!  I know it looks like I’m … Continue reading

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Getting into Syria, persistence is key (Day 794)

The first time I tried to get into Syria was from Turkey.  I walked across the Turkish border then hitchiked through the no-man’s land to the Syrian immigration office.  I politely asked the officer for a visa into his fine … Continue reading

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I need a witty title for this post about Lebanon (Day 788)

Sometimes I really struggle for a title.  This is one of them.  Maybe it will come to me later and I can update this post before you read it :) I know this blog is behind the times when I … Continue reading

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