A Turkish Bath

I’ve always wanted to try a Turkish bath. Call me crazy, but the idea of paying someone to throw cold water on me,and slap the crap out of me sounds like an experience I want to try. When the opportunity presented itself after a hot and dusty day exploring the ruins of Petra, in Jordan, I jumped at it. As much as I have seen the general idea on tv and in movies, it doesn’t really prepare you for the real thing.

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Essaouira is my kind of town

Essaouira, nestled on the west coast of Morocco has drawn writers and musicians for countless years. Hendrix spent a lot time here in the sixties enjoying the narrow alley ways of the medina and vibrant nightlife. It’s one of those cities that only gets better with age.

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Out of the Sahara

The Sahara is a harsh and desolate place. The sun bleaches the color from everything. Yet it holds a unique beauty all of its own. In some way it also makes you realize, and appreciate, just how much color there is in the rest of the world.

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