As we wrap up 2013, I'm enjoying travel-thrill memories of a very special year, and beginning to dream about the next.
This has been a year of broadening my horizons: A horse cart took me through a grove of Egyptian reeds and into a time-passed Nile village, where I drank tea with a proud old hadji who had just returned from Mecca. In nearby Israel, I celebrated that country's 65th birthday with Jewish friends at a city park BBQ, complete with pork-free bacon. Across the wall in Palestine...Read more
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