Daily prompt: Sudden Downpour
It was sunny when you left home, so you didn’t take an umbrella. An hour later, you’re caught in a torrential downpour. 367 more words
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“God willing, it is still standing” – Anonymous Jordanian over a cup of coffee.
The omnipresent gigantic Jordanian and Arab Revolt flags remind the obvious fact in this part of the world- Jordan is still standing strong. 84 more words
Ouagadougou airport in Burkina Faso, where the Air Algérie plane took off. Photograph: Ahmed Ouoba/AFP/Getty Images
The wreckage of Air Algérie flight AH5017 from Burkina Faso to Algeria, which disappeared from radar with 116 people on board, has been discovered in Tilemsi, Mali. 448 more words
‘No,’ I repeatedly shook my head at the onslaught of taxis that were speeding on the B1 highway. It was a Saturday morning, 07:30, a slight chill in the air as blue skies became bluer with the rising heat of the sun (years ago I was in New York City and didn’t see so many taxis). 1,241 more words