Adventures in Middle East Living: Visiting the Embassy

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I didn’t take photos of the embassies so I just have a photo of Amman traffic to share. So wanted to get another story and update on life, love, and study in the Middle east.  Or at least two of the previous three.  Besides regular classes, I've been working on trying to get my business visa to Saudi Arabia. On advice I woke up really … [Read more...]

Return to Amman Jordan – Middle East Living

Roman Theater in Amman Jordan

The lovely and ancient Roman Theater in Amman Jordan It is interesting to be finally back in the middle east and one of my now favorite places Amman Jordan.  Cities of the world are known for so many things, and I try to think about the distinctive thing that I think about when I imagine Amman and perhaps it is the city of hills.  If … [Read more...]

Wandering in the Jungle – Andhra Pradesh

Wandering in the Jungle - Andhra Pradesh

“Time spent in India has a extraordinary effect on one. ” – Tahir Shah He clearly never spent much time at an Indian bus station, or perhaps that effect might be anger, frustration, or confusion.  I jest…sort of. It’s 600am and we are wandering through the crowds of the city bus terminal in Hyderabad.  Buses, cars, rickshaws, carts and people … [Read more...]

Visiting the Bone Setter – India

Visiting the Bone Setter - India

An old city injury requires an old city solution. Or at least that sounds like justification enough. For those who don’t know, I’m pretty accident prone.  Ok I’m very accident prone as I’ve been known to fall down going up stairs, find mysterious wounds on me, or walk into the occasional wall.  I’ve even been told that I’m better on skis than … [Read more...]

2013 Year in Review – Life, Lessons, and Learning

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End of years make me think of new beginnings and lessons from endings as well.  It makes me take status of my life and start to learn from where I went wrong and where I also went right.  So to recap here is my 2013 year in review. 2013 was an interesting year…one of the most memorable to date. The beginning of 2013 found me in Qatar celebrating … [Read more...]