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A Brief Tour of Al Balad, the Historic Center of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Although I was quite looking forward to visiting Al Balad, the historic section of Jeddah, Saudia Arabia, I was already slightly disappointed before my first visit.  Due to various reasons which I will not delve into here  (for starters, check … Continue reading

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Look at the Geology: Pamukkale, Turkey

For most of my traveling life, I’ve been an urbanite.  Not quite a dazzling urbanite, but clean (-er) air, unbelievable terrain, visible stars in the night sky, or even human-made sites further afield were never my çaydanlık (link thanks to … Continue reading

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