Month: February 2017

Mashhad, My First Destination in Exotic Iran

Arriving to this exotic and unknown country, I felt a strange mix of excitement, intimidation, disorientation, and adventure.

In Review: 21 Days of Traveling in UAE, Qatar, And Kuwait

My impressions of traveling in the Arabian Peninsula, plus expense summary, places I went to, and my favorite pictures.

In Review: 7 Days of Traveling in Eritrea

Why I went there, places I visited, summary of expenses, favorite pictures, and how it is to travel in this exotic country in the Horn of Africa.

Riding a Historic Train in Asmara

We saved the best activity for last when, on our last full day in Eritrea, we got to ride the Eritrean Railway, a vintage Italian steam train from the 1930s.

Caves, Canyons, And Ruins of Qohaito

A fun day trip to an area with lots of interesting archeological stuff, as traveling with the tour group started to become more enjoyable for me.