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Bilqis, the Queen of Sheba-vignettes from Yemen II

Bilqis, the Queen of Sheba-vignettes from Yemen II

Bilqis “I found there a woman ruling over them and provided with every requisite; and she has a magnificent throne.” ...
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Caravanserai – vignettes from Yemen

Caravanserai – vignettes from Yemen

Tower of Peace The term Burj al Salam could be translated as Tower of Peace, which seems painfully ironic at ...
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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 ...
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The Ferry

The Ferry

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