Category Archives: Travel

A Bit of TX and NOLA – A Photo Tour

I’ve been working on setting up an Etsy shop for some of my photos. Who knew it would be so time-consuming? It’s almost ready to open, but in the meantime, a few photos from recent adventures in Texas and Louisiana. (Some … Continue reading

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Istanbul, 2 shots of whisky and 1 crazy taxi driver

As soon as the passenger next to me on our flight from Dubai to Istanbul popped open his big bottle of whisky he had just bought in duty-free, I knew the trip would be interesting and unpredictable. Johanna and I had bought a … Continue reading

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Istanbul – It’s All in the Details

News of a transatlantic move. Three weeks until blast off.  Husband suggests trip so no regrets later. To-do list with pressing matters examined. Guilt ensues. Friend agrees to go. Tickets booked. To-do list thrown out window for three days.  Istanbul… here … Continue reading

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Feeling Alive at the Dead Sea

The drive down from Petra via the winding King’s Highway was full of beautiful and varied scenery. I took most of these from the car as we drove.   After a few stops, we arrived at the Dead Sea a … Continue reading

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Petra: we came, we saw, we did not conquer

My travel motto lately is:  Start with low expectations; high expectations just ruin things. I thought Petra would be the highlight of our trip.  I’ve read so many descriptions that try to prepare you by saying nothing can prepare you for its … Continue reading

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