Saturday, February 6th, 2010
I did the impossible: culled my 500+ photos to only 25 that I think best represent my trip to Morocco in 2010.
Note – these aren’t necessarily the prettiest pictures, just the ones I think provide the flavor of my Moroccan adventure. For the full 25, see my GoErinGo Flickr photo stream.
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010
Innocently waiting to chow down
January 4, 2010 – Fez, Morocco
On a Monday night in January, I got married. Like most marriages, the blessed event took place before I even knew what hit me. I was innocently eating dinner, when some guy approached me and literally whisked me off … read more!
Sunday, January 31st, 2010
January 31, 2010 – Amman, Jordan
Me and the bus driver as we stopped at a roadside stand selling, nuts, seeds and dried fruit
Fun factoids provided (but not verified) by our Jordan guide Sam:
Saturday, January 30th, 2010
Tootsies soaking in the Dead Sea!
January 29, 2010 – Dead Sea, Jordan
We were in it to have fun: giggling, laughing, splashing (but just a little – no salt in the eyes!) Visiting the Dead Sea was the proverbial Day at the Beach.
First we did our floating bit, … read more!
Wednesday, January 27th, 2010
Petra’s famous “Treasury
January 27, 2010 - Petra, Jordan When I launched the GoErinGo.com site last June, y’all had a chance to vote on where I should go for an adventure on my next trip: Climbing Mt. Sinai, Diving the Red Sea, or Visiting Petra.
Well, I managed to do … read more!
Sunday, January 24th, 2010
January 24, 2010 – Aqaba, Jordan
I consider myself to be an open-minded person.
No, really. Very open-minded. So I’m a bit surprised that traveling around North Africa-the Middle East-Muslim nations for the past month has given me a new totally perspective. I wasn’t quite ready for the … read more!
Saturday, January 23rd, 2010
The anticipation was intense!
January 22, 2010 – Luxor, Egypt
We were expecting to see the famed Valley of the Kings during sunrise from the vantage of a hot air balloon. That was the plan anyway. As it turns out, the execution was a tad faulty. Five of us went … read more!
Wednesday, January 20th, 2010
The 4 faces of Rames II
January 20, 2010 – Luxor, Egypt
In Egyptian Arabic, “miya miya” means 100 x 100 or “perfect.” I think that’s a fair assessment of my life in general, but the last few days especially.
We woke at 4:00 am … read more!
Sunday, January 17th, 2010
That’s a whole lot of antiquity
January 17, 2010 – Giza, Cairo, Egypt
Seeing the Sphinx, the pyramids and more than 25 mummies in one day would leave anyone speechless. Even me.
Years ago I was prattling on about Efes’ amazing ruins in Turkey, when my friend, who had just returned … read more!
Saturday, January 16th, 2010
Me and the boys making shwarma
December 16, 2010 – Cairo, Egypt
Cairo is one crazy city – I like it! Some serious hustle and bustle. Just crossing the road is an adventure sport. To give you an idea of the scale of chaos we’re talking about: