Our trip this October took us back to South Asia to visit old friends in both India and Nepal and to make new friends in Bhutan, a country we had never visited before. We found Delhi and Kathmandu as chaotic, bustling, polluted and wonderful as ever, and this made our stay in bucolic and unique… Read more »
The New “Great Game” on the Silk Road
The 19th century “Great Game”, the subject of Kipling’s classic book “Kim,” referred to the geopolitical jousting between Czarist Russia, busy expanding into Central Asia, and Great Britain, long established on the Indian subcontinent. The two great powers almost came to blows along their common border in the high Pamir Mountains. They finally agreed… Read more »
Hungary and American Football !
Our last stop in Middle Europe was beautiful Budapest.
Krakow, a Showcase of Culture
Krakow is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.
The Fairy Tale City of Prague
The streets of Prague are full of fairy castles and Art Nouveau!
Middle Europe (New Name for Old Place)
We traveled by train to Prague, Krakow, Warsaw and Budapest.
Pakistan! You’re going where?
The trip to Hunza that never was!
Jimi Hendrix’s Favorite Beach Town
This last blog of our Morocco trip is about Essaouira!
Tangier–Close to Spain
Tangier is the closest Africa gets to Europe.
Morocco–Exotic Gateway to Africa
We traveled with four friends from Whidbey Island to northern Africa.