Monthly Archives: September 2015

Color me Turquoise

So we’ve been in Istanbul for ten days. Welcomed visitors on Day 2 of this stay.   We’ve been out and about since our feet hit the ground. By the way the word “turquoise” has its linguistic roots from Turkey. Our … Continue reading

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Kebab 4

The trip to Petra. As I mentioned, Rajai the innkeeper doesn’t travel in a straight line. We left for the 3 hour drive to Petra at 7:30AM and arrived in Petra at about 6PM. It’s about a 3 hour drive. … Continue reading

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Kebab 3

Eating in Amman has been a delight. But now I’m missing a pork chop. Before it was hamburger, now pork. I need to learn to be content. We had a fascinating few days last week. Our innkeeper, Rajai, gave us … Continue reading

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Dreidl

I’m a bit behind but I did want to remind you all with the dreidel title that there are officially less than four months until Christmas. The countdown begins… So off we went to Jerusalem for 3 days and 2 … Continue reading

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Kebab 2

We have been in Amman for exactly 1 week and what an education in Middle East history and culture. And every day we meet another with a story to tell. So here’s my story. I feel safe here in Amman. … Continue reading

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