Monthly Archives: October 2014

Turkish Rub-a-dub-dubs

After paying for the bath and massage I was presented with a cotton “pestemal” (towel) and a locker. I discreetly eyed the others to discover the ritual and degree of disrobing. The much larger, much older and fully clothed woman … Continue reading

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Bust out of Burma

Myanmar was amazing, hot, intensive and complex when I visited Yangon, Bagan, Mt. Popa, Mandalay and Lake Inle. It is one of the last frontiers proven by the locals who are still somewhat smitten by tourists.  The country and its … Continue reading

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Bye bye birdie

Doha, Qatar boasts a beautiful corniche with its iconic oyster shell, an incredible Museum of Islamic Art, more new buildings than I could count and a section of their large bazaar that features an entire block of shops selling impressive falcons … Continue reading

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A game worth playing….

As a retired baby boomer, I embraced the opportunity to see the World.  I followed the path flown by many a frequent flyer and collected both miles and countries with a goal of reaching the top-tier of my airline’s program … Continue reading

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