When I saw this week's Photo Challenge, I mistakenly believed that it'd be difficult to find an appropriate photo. I mean, who takes pictures of letters? One pass through my photo library however, and I was quickly overwhelmed by choices.
Posts from the ‘Middle East’ Category
For this week’s Photo Challenge, we were spoiled with choice. The Eiffel Tower? Petra? Cristo Redentor?? What to choose? What to choose?
When hubby and I traveled around the world in 2012, one of the things he wanted to try, was to meditate once a day...
As I get older, the wish to feel a sense of wonder hasn't diminished. And in 2012, without realizing it, Agri and I were lucky enough to visit 5 of the 7 New Wonders of the World, as well as the Honorary candidate - and only surviving Ancient World Wonder - the Pyramid of Giza.
"He spent 2 years in jail for that drawing," E tells us, as I snap a picture of some graffiti on the wall. In graphic black paint, it depicts 2 small children picking up stones to throw, and a mother in her hijab with head covered, picking up more stones to hand to them.
Our border crossing from Aqaba in Jordan to Eilat in Israel goes smoothly, but as Canadians, it's still the most challenging one we've endured. I sail through pretty easily, but Agri is pulled aside and subjected to 20 minutes of questioning about our relationship, our travel plans, how we finance them and where his family lives.