Bilqis, the Queen of Sheba-vignettes from Yemen II

Bilqis, the Queen of Sheba-vignettes from Yemen II

Bilqis Here's a, sadly blurry, picture of a painting that hung in my hotel room in San'a.  Now, this may ...
Caravanserai – vignettes from Yemen

Caravanserai – vignettes from Yemen

Tower of Peace Trying to organize my generally messy life, I was working my way through some old boxes and ...
Come to my Paradise

Come to my Paradise

I was born in a little hospital located at the tallest point in Anguilla overlooking a dazzling blue sea. I ...
The Ferry

The Ferry

Whenever the brothers, Tim and Matthew got together, reminiscences from their childhood 50 to 60 years ago usually surfaced. The ...
Sinai, the Bedouin Way

Sinai, the Bedouin Way

It is unusual for Indians, especially two Indian women, to go backpacking to the Sinai. Most Indians who do visit ...
Life on the Nile

Life on the Nile

Egypt sits proudly on its 5000-year history, straddling the ancient and the modern with élan.  Eight years after the Arab Spring ...
A Journey in Various Moods

A Journey in Various Moods

A day-long journey along the Black Sea from Russia to Georgia can be quite an experience for anybody. The journey ...
C’est La Vie! II

C’est La Vie! II

The is the second part of  the story about Joan's travel to Lyon After two or three days of complete ...
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