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Luxor, Egypt, October 2015 – Valley of The Kings, Temples, Tombs and Hot Air Balloons.
Sometimes called the “greatest outdoor museum in the world”, Luxor is a pleasant town on the East Bank of the […]
Cairo, Egypt, October 2015: Bucket List Item Number One
When the kind Thai neurologist at Bumrungrad Hospital in Bangkok gave me the depressing diagnosis, her last piece of advice […]
Philippines, February 2011 – Last Night I Saw Imelda Marcos…A Story of Three Widows.
February 28, 2011 Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines I saw Imelda Marcos last night, she is the first of three widows […]
Cook Islands 1986: My Gauguin Moment in a Poor Man’s Tahiti
I found an interesting ticket on Air New Zealand. The routing was LAX, Papeete, Tahiti, Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, […]
Cambodia: The Good, the Bad and the Horrific
My experience in Cambodia was the most difficult to write about. The trauma and the wounds of one of the […]
Buenos Aires, Argentina 2002: Churrasco, Tango and Devaluation
I love this country. It’s a piece of Europe stuck on the tip of South America, at least proud […]
Travel to Every Single Country in the World? It’s Been Done.
My friend Ray Johnson did it. He’s been to 319 countries and territories. I’ve only managed to get to 102 […]
Nairobi, Kenya 2003: Masai Mara Safari
I rented an apartment in Nairobi for the month of September. My friend Will, a retired insurance executive, was staying […]
Sri Lanka, June 1998: War Weary Paradise
Taking a direct flight on Air Lanka from Bangkok, we landed at Bandaranaike Airport. Colombo is only 35 km to […]