My eyes grew so wide with childlike wonder the first time I saw a desert in real life. Deserts are the one type of landscape that always amazes me. I initially thought they were only found in places like Africa or Asia. As I’ve been traversing the globe, I’ve visited a few […]
Often times, people don’t venture beyond visiting the largest city of a country. In the case of Turkey, this would be a devastating mistake to make. With both Asian and European influence, Turkey is climbing the ranks as a popular destination for travelers and it’s no surprise why. But Turkey’s […]
The five pillars of Islam differ slightly between the major sects, but can be basically summarized as: (1) profess monotheism and accept Muhammad as God’s messenger, (2) do the five prayers daily, (3) alms to the poor, (4) make the pilgrimage of the hajj, and the one that is relevant […]
This was at dawn in Cappadocia, Turkey, which is simply a wonderful city. Very touristic, but a wonderful place to see. The scenery is dominated by some incredibly unique landscape. And the Turkish people are wonderful.
I’d better write this while its all still on my mind, because I’d prefer to just purge it as soon as possible. I’ve written before that all is not wine and roses when on the road this long – though many travel writers paint such an overwhelming positive picture about […]