Monthly Archives: December 2010

Istanbul

  Istanbul – Constantinople – Bysantium.  If a city has been around long enough, and occupied by enough different conquerers, it gets a variety of names.  Modern day Istanbul is a beautiful blend of its Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman past. … Continue reading

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Petra, Jordan or, “From the, Town of Bedrock”

What an INCREDIBLE place! Absolutely AMAZING! When we first were told that we HAD to see Petra, we knew nothing of the place and had no idea what the big deal was about. Well, it is up there with The … Continue reading

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Wadi Rum, or “Would you like a wadi rum?

Finding Mohamad, the owner of Sunset Camp and the person who would put us on camels for the ride to his Bedouin camp in the desert, was a major challenge on Day 2 of our trip to Jordan.  The drive … Continue reading

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