Where can you find world-class scuba diving, lush tropical rainforest, and friendly Masai warriors casually strolling along the beach? Why, Zanzibar, of course!
We came to Kenya so I could exorcise ghosts and drink Tusker beers. And also, because, well, it's Kenya. Land of the big five, golden beaches, and friendly local people. But this time it was mostly about the beer. And …
Timbuktu. Bora-Bora. Darjeeling. Balikpapan. Kathmandu. Zanzibar. I've been intrigued by these places my whole life, even though I didn't know anything about them beyond their melodious and exotic-sounding names.
A postcard to Wanda from Mombasa, Kenya. Beautiful beaches, beautiful people.
From one desert to another, I catch up with an old friend from Saudi Arabia while visiting Dubai.
I didn't know what to expect when I originally put the Musandam province of Oman on the itinerary, but it certainly wasn't fjords! Oh, how surprising the world can be.
Dolphins, dhows, and fresh scallops straight from the sea in Oman.
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I reflect on fifty years while hiking in Petra, Jordan.
Celebrating my 50th birthday in Petra, Jordan.