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I like monkeys

We just got back from Zanzibar and I posted a couple of photos on my facebook page. Those monkeys crack me up.

The Long Way Home

( Travel andbeer )

Tickets have been purchased. Tentative routing: Cairo->Bangkok Bangkok -> Chiang Mai Chiang Mai->Hanoi Hanoi->Hoi An Hoi An->Nha Trang Nha Trang->Saigon Saigon->Mekong Delta Delta->Phnom Penh Phnom Penh->Siem Reap Siem Reap->Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpir->Manila Manila->Seattle Man, I got tired just typing that out.

Some Bangkok photos

A small page with a handful of our photos from Bangkok. We did something different on this trip. Normally we each have an SLR. This trip we shared one SLR. So some of these are mine, some of these are Kaddee’s. The Wat Arun photos are definitely Kaddee’s photos. The rest, who knows.

Photos from Paris

Yeah, it has only been a month and a half. It is hard to find time to process the photos. Here are a dozen or so of my favorites.

Merry Christmas from Kuala Lumpur

( Travel )

We are having a great time. The food is fabulous and our hotel *very* nice. We have no computer with us, so we have sporadic access. This is just a quick note to let you know we are alive.

Mafeesh Convoy?

( Travel )

This article claims that the Egyptian government has lifted the restrictions on tourist travel. For those of you that don’t know, traveling almost anywhere outside Cairo by car or bus involves a convoy. The 2 places where most people encounter this is on the Nile between Luxor and Aswan. There are many temples there, and [...]

Veni, vidi, vomiti

( Travel )

Super short post. We live in Cairo. We are used to the heat We go to Rome. We go to Coliseum. I get heat stroke, get dizzy, puke in the Coliseum, and collapse. WTF?!? I live in Egypt and the heat in *ROME* knocks me on my ass? All is fine now. More about (other, [...]

It is going to be your turn, sometime soon. Insha’allah

( Travel )

We just had 2 couples staying with us. Before that was another set of friends. Before that was some family. Tomorrow another set of good friends arrive. 4 sets of visitors in just over a month. It was lots of fun but it got me to thinking. And I say: “It is now your responsibility [...]

The Temple of Edfu.

We hit this temple just after sunset. It is fairly well lit. I have a couple of photos I like here.

The Locks at Esna

On our trip down the Nile from Luxor to Aswan we sailed through the locks at Esna. I think the locks are cool. Here are just a very small handful of photos. [And by overwhelming demand of my loyal readers, we are back to using Picasa for photo webpages]

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