Sylhet Bangladesh : TukTuks, Tea, Treks, and Treasured Friends

Attractive for many reasons, I’d put it on my list of must-sees, only after spotting stripes in the Sundarbans. 12 cups of tea later, this Northwestern city fought hard for spot #1 of must-sees in Bangladesh. Here’s why… Continue reading Sylhet Bangladesh : TukTuks, Tea, Treks, and Treasured Friends

Mongla Bangladesh – Part 2 : Stripes in the Sundarbans

This was my main reason for visiting Western Bangladesh : to attempt to catch a glimpse of a real, wild Bengali Tiger. Just as I thought I was to leave without ‘that prized moment’, I seized an opportunity and… Continue reading Mongla Bangladesh – Part 2 : Stripes in the Sundarbans

Passing by the Dead Sea and its salty flats near Ein Gedi, Israel - by Anika Mikkelson - Miss Maps - www.MissMaps.com

Red Sea to the Dead Sea: Our Last Days in Israel

When a border crossing forces you one kilometer north of the Red Sea, you’d better take advantage.
When a bus ride takes you along the coast of the Dead Sea, you’d better take advantage.
When both happen on the same journey, you’d better put on your swimsuit and shades, and get ready for some busy beach days! Continue reading Red Sea to the Dead Sea: Our Last Days in Israel