Ireland is a place where the weather really doesn’t impact your ability to enjoy your holiday. Maybe it’s because the weather is so often not beautiful that the Irish have managed to create a land that isn’t dependent on sunshine and warmth to have a nice time.
The greatest adventurer of all time for me is the Moroccan vagabond, Ibn Battuta. He not only traveled everywhere in his known world, but he wrote about it in ways that no one before him had. Ibn Battuta’s journey lasted 29 years, so by Moroccan standards, my wife should be understanding of this current journey I’m on.
My trip to the Balkans was a last minute decision and since I had to fly back to Morocco, then back to Istanbul and then onward to South Korea – it was more rushed than I would have preferred.
Without at least a bit of uncertainty, I find that life and travel don’t hold much interest.I’m still not certain about the ladies hats displayed like flowers….
Much to my surprise, what I had thought would be a sort of never ending, round the world holiday, had suddenly become mired down in love –
When you are in Rome, whether it’s for a day or a week, one thing you have to do is visit the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel.
In 2008, I left Hawaii and took a train across the USA from Portland to New York City. Along the way, I stopped and explored.