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Since everyone on the planet has an opinion on what they’re best travel destinations are around the globe, and since I have seen a small piece of the globe, and since I (like everyone else) have my own opinions, It seemed appropriate to throw out what I consider to be my own Travel Top Five. Now I happily confess that this list is based upon my own travel experiences, so it is… Read More

With my normal day off and the Eid holiday giving me a five day break, it was time to head out on another quick adventure. This definitely falls into what I call the weekender category. With travel to-from-and-around the country I’ve really only got about 3 days of doing stuff. I decided on Jordan for one reason, Petra. Its an absolute must-see spot, if you’re on this side of the world. I… Read More

So, I typed this whole sweeping epic yesterday, and accidentally deleted it while I was fighting while photo uploads. Ugh. Technology’s great! Nevertheless, day 2 was fairly epic. I spent the whole day exploring the various temple complexes. The start of the day was at the central ticket building. Don’t worry about bringing passport photos with you, as many internet sites I looked at suggested. The whole place is digital these days…. Read More

So, I fell asleep, well kind of, on the way out of Oman. Woke up over Thailand. Muscat airport in Oman is really nice. I hope that bodes well for the rest of the country. Thailand airport was more used. In good shape, not super-easy to navigate. I had to ask for directions to get through transfers at customs. But, I made it from one end to the other. My transfer window… Read More