Category Archives: Grand Tour

Madaba, Kerak, Wadi Dana, and Shoubak/Montreal

All of these things officially happened more than a year ago… Can’t say I’ve been busy up to my ears all of this time, but it certainly takes a certain threshold of leisure/free time/relaxation/guilt to work my way through one … Continue reading

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Israel, as seen from Jordan

After breakfast at the deserted eco-lodge I retraced my steps and climbed away from the Dead Sea basin and up to the highlands towards an official viewpoint/informational museum. It was a pretty modern conservation center/office complex that had quite a … Continue reading

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SE Asia (W)rap(-up)

As I sit here procrastinating and writing about the traveling I did months and months ago, it struck me that I never finished writing about the traveling I did months and months and months ago. IE Thailand. The last thing … Continue reading

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Jerusalem

(click on it) Ok, I’ve been procrastinating long enough and should probably contribute a few words to the overwhelming amount of ink (and blood, but that’s outta my scope today) that has been spilt on Jerusalem. It’s been more than … Continue reading

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Beersheva, Masada, Ein Gedi, and the Dead Sea

After Tel Aviv, Dan and I took the train to¬†Beersheva in the south of the country. It’s the capital of Negev Province, i.e. the fucking desert. It’ pretty dusty provincial city with not much to offer for the typical tourist. … Continue reading

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Back to Thailand

No, I didn’t actually go back to Thailand (yet/maybe never, it’s way too hot) but I figured it might be good to finish up telling ya’ll about my East Asia trip before I continued with my Middle East/Southern Europe one. … Continue reading

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