Category Archives: Adventure​

A Christmas Eve Adventure

Yes, the holidays are upon us and another year is coming to an end. The time to think of past holidays, the year in review, and reminisce is here. So, let me share with you a Christmas Eve Adventure some ten years ago in Turkey. The Cast of this Adventure I was traveling with three…
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The Divine Physical Feat – Boston Marathon Adventure

As most weekends, I take the opportunity to sleep a little late and then take a morning jog for roughly 3 miles. Although used to working out quite regularly, it always surprises me how difficult it is to run (hmmm...that maybe because I am not a gazelle-like the Kenyan superstar marathoners). However, today I was…
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Arranged Marriage at Three and a Half-Year-Old

I hope the title was enough to grab your attention. Although common in past times and still very prominent in many cultures, you wouldn’t expect a 30-something American woman to write of a true life experience of an arranged marriage. In the early 80’s, there were various programs to help the refugees of Laos that…
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Scaling the Coliseum Walls – Rome Adventure

When you go to Rome there are certain sights that just cannot be missed: the Sistine Chapel, Vatican, Spanish steps, many of the gelato stores, and of course the Coliseum. First Time to Rome My first time to Rome was on a very quick 2-day visit in late December about ten years ago. I remember…
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Riding a Camel in Morocco

There are certain things that you just don’t forget how to do like tying your shoe or riding a bike. Well, I have to say that riding a camel is certainly not one of those skills, but it is definitely unforgettable. My First Camel Riding Experience I rode my first and only camel while on…
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