Sleeping while sitting up, guarding your belongings, and traveling at speeds of 200 kilometers per hour is not the easiest task. But if you allow yourself to relax into the train’s tempo, you’ll find the adjustment quite simple. The constant … Continue reading The Greats of Giza: Pyramids, The Nile River, and Beyond
As the afternoon wound down, we made our way back to the city of Luxor and found ourselves seated in a small cafe promising to offer us ‘Local prices. No big prices for tourists” Sold. Three orders of Koshari, please. … Continue reading Learning in Luxor
…As I stepped inside the buried tombs of Great Egyptian Kings and Queens, my eyes and heart grew colossally. The colors were fascinatingly bright, as if they had been painted just days prior… Continue reading A Modern Kind of Ancient Egypt
Has the time really come when this clichéd word proves to be the only one worth using? A word more overworked and overused, more cringe-worthy than the loathed adjective ‘moist’ is to some?
Yes the time has come.
This trip is going to be….
Epic. Continue reading Epicness
Her hair was pulled back in an up-do that clearly took hours; Her makeup was painted into a perfection that easily took just as long. The butterfly tattoo on her right shoulder was exposed, underlined with a white sash below which was a identically colored dress fit for Cinderella herself.
She looked like a princess in every way but one: The ring on her finger…. Continue reading Butterfly Tattoo: Kuwait’s Airport Bride