The border crossing by land from Egypt to Sudan is done either by boat once a week, or now by bus that also has about an hour ferry ride across the Nasser lake, which is beautiful. Buses leave very early in the morning 5 or 6am from Aswan (Egypt), to the border and crosses into... Continue Reading →
I arrived in Egypt by crossing the Israeli border by land into the eastern part of Egypt called the Sinaí peninsula. I first went to a place called Ras Al Shaitan which is a string of hotels and guesthouses and restaurants along a stretch of beach on the Red Sea. It is a VERY calm... Continue Reading →
The 26th month of my round the world trip was spent in Jordan, and here are the stories and pictures!
I left Istanbul (Turkey) on the cheapest flight I found to Lebanon which arrived in Beirut (the capital) that used to be called the "Paris of the Middle East" at the inconvenient hour of 2 am. I was extremely lucky that I have very good family friends in Lebanon, and I was even picked up... Continue Reading →
Months 18, 19, and 20 of the trip were amazing in beautiful and friendly Nepal. Trekking, national parks, spirituality and meditation and friendly people.
"Why would a guy who hates spiders choose to keep 11 in his bungalow bathroom? Did I make it to an Indian wedding? Did I not get woken up at my stop on the bus and find myself wandering a new city in the dark at 4am? For the answer to these, and more questions... Continue Reading →