Singapore’s equatorial heat and humidity weren’t helping in our search for lunch in the Little India neighborhood. Nor was the traffic buzzing by on the noisy Serangoon Road.
I fell in love with Greece in Texas! Strange, but true. My first exposure to anything Greek was years ago at Little Gus’ Restaurant in Dallas. Its location on not-yet-trendy Lower Greenville guaranteed great food in a perfect hole in the wall cafe.
Terri and I always seem to have a “first laugh of the day,” and today’s laugh came really early. We have a small travel alarm, which has a very dim backlight. Somehow, the clock got turned upside down without either of us noticing. I was having a small bout of insomnia,
FLASHBACK 17 YEARS: Small-Town Ohio, USA … I began my love affair with the French language at age 14. For the previous two years I’d been languishing in Spanish class, taught by Mrs. Black, who never shaved her legs but wore nylons
We decided to get off the beaten path … I mean way off. In fact I think we were trespassing (if that fence we climbed over meant anything). We’d been hiking the Santorini Cliff Trail between Fira and Imerovigli, marveling at every sight, but it was time to do the backstreets. We’ve learned that you …
She is a study in concentration. Hands on the controls, tentatively shifting gears, pink sari flying in the breeze. This young woman is my hero! Why? She’s learning to drive a tuk-tuk in a country where few women dare to drive! I’m sitting on our balcony in Ella, watching the kids across the field play …
Petra is very isolated, just outside the small mountain town of Wadi Musa in the desert, south of Jordan’s capital, Amman.