Tag Archives: travel

Travel to Lost Places

“Do you have any bombs on you?” I wasn’t sure of the purpose of the question.

Motorcycle Diaries Part XIV

We can peek at other galaxies with giant telescopes and google-earth our houses and backyards, but we still cannot locate Osama bin Laden’s hideout in the mountains of Terroristan.

Russia, My Russia: The Final Chapter

Russia is neither a mystery nor a riddle to me anymore.

Amman In Winter

…the threat of terrorism in Amman is a whispered threat…. You want to relegate it to the ghost-world, to the realm of the Chupacabra and the Abominable Snowman.

Russia, My Russia: Part V

Everyone knows the Hermitage is grand, not everyone realizes what “grand” truly means.

Russia, My Russia: Part IV

The sun graced Moscow with its presence on my fourth day in town…

Russia, My Russia: Part III

I had a slow start on the third day of my Russian adventures, but did finally make it to the Moscow History Museum.

Russia, My Russia: Part II

The second day in Russia started out gloomy too, yet it was significantly brightened up by my friend Dzera, who works in the fashion industry.

Russia, My Russia: Part I

”A riddle wrapped in mystery inside an enigma” – these are a few words that Churchill used to describe the many faces of that continent of a country called Russia. That riddle has always, always made me curious. The tickle became an itch that soon turned into an obsession to know more and experience what […]

Motorcycle Diaries Part VIII

Deeming part VII too local for our tastes, the Diaries nevertheless make a triumphant return as the hero takes a pit stop to dissect the psychological root of a certain malaise.