Category Archives: Photos

Jaipur – Rajasthan

From the last posting – about the Taj Mahal – did you notice something?  Especially at the second set of pictures after the Interior tour?  The banner picture (above) is from the Taj Mahal’s Guest House and / or the … Continue reading

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Back to Cairo

And we have a disaster of an international proportion – Amy left her favorite blanket on the sleeping car train!      Instant devastation when she opened her backpack at 9 am, and couldn’t find “blankie,” remembering that she’d left … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts – Osaka and Japan

[NOTE: This is one of my first write-ups that didn’t publish.  I’m sorry I don’t have the original pictures for it as those are now archived on an external Hard Drive that’s not with me anymore.]*****************************Change in trip tickets!There’s nothing … Continue reading

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Kangaroo-Ville

Victor Harbor has one of the most fun places on earth!  Urimmburah Wildlife Park just 10 minutes northeast of Vic Harbor’s CBD (Aussies fondly call their “downtown” Central Business Districts, CBDs).  For a mere AU$6 (about the same in US$ … Continue reading

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India, the Internet at the Mumbai Airport, and Good CS

“FREE wifi” offered at the airport is just a joke.  It SOUNDS good, but only if you have an Indian mobile phone number.  Internet access has been dodgy at best, for “tech savvy” India.  OK, maybe Mumbai isn’t the Tech … Continue reading

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West Bank, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut, Karnak, and Luxor Temples – what a half a day!

6 am pickup – and met Atef, our driver, who spoke little English but enough to tell us to ask in ten minutes when he picked up the guide.  Adam Atito, our host, knows Atef and setup with his cousin … Continue reading

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Can anyone identify this rock?

I found a number of these kinds of shaped rocks in the fields of Adam’s farm, along with some seashells.  Pretty much in the middle of nowhere near the river.  Anyway, I’d really like to learn more about this rock, … Continue reading

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