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Pat's Petra Pilgrimage Part III (A)

This is the third part of a four part series on Petra. Although this story can be read independently, it might make sense to read the first two parts first. 5,189 more words

Adventure Travel

Packing Guide to Qatar

How does one pack for a country they’ve never been to? Furthermore, how does one pack for a country who’s climate they’ve never experienced before? Even  309 more words


Pat's Petra Pilgrimage Part II

This is the second story of a four part Petra series.  Although this story is independent, it might make sense to read part I first.  You can find  part I by scrolling down to last week’s story. 4,217 more words

Adventure Travel

Quick Tour of Qatar

As time ticks down, my departure for Qatar draws closer and closer.6:05 pm, you’ll find me taking off from Washington Dulles International Airport, en route to Frankfurt, and later onto Doha. 486 more words


The Petra Pilgrimage Part I

The Petra Pilgrimage; Part I.

Wadi Musa, Jordan; February 2013

Imagine, if you will, two Middle Eastern men sitting around a smoldering fire drinking tea and chatting.   2,851 more words

Thinking About Risk and Vacations

Years ago, we wanted to see Machu Picchu. But at the time, Peru was convulsed with violence due to an insurgent group called Shining Path, or Sendero Luminoso. 455 more words


Tragedy Of Doha Article Featured In Latest J-Soccer Magazine

Despite an inadequate knowledge of the beautiful game in Japan, a certain Tokyo Fox has managed to once again contribute a couple of pieces to the latest copy of J-Soccer magazine (issue #15) which went on sale last week. 508 more words

Japan Life