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Christmas in Uganda

Christmas in Uganda

This post is my reflection on the Christmas day I spend with new found friends and family in Uganda… My friend Amina, in the black dress below, was our safety guide while rafting the Nile river 2 days before.  She saw that I was traveling alone and asked where I would be on Christmas.  When … Continue reading

Kebab in Cairo!

Kebab in Cairo!

Take out in Gizah! Let’s see rib meat, steak tips, marinaded chicken, hummus, beans that I cannot describe nor eat, pickled vegies, and fresh greens.   All timed to be served with The Great Pyramids of Egypt’s amazing LASER LIGHT SHOW!  Sooo, so cheesy.  There will be some videos of the LASER LIGHT SHOW soon! … Continue reading

The Coffee Ceremony: An Ethiopian Tradition

The Coffee Ceremony: An Ethiopian Tradition

Ethiopia is the cradle of humanity, Rastafarianism, Queen of Sheba, the Land of Lucy, and most importantly, the place where coffee was first brewed. On any street in Ethiopia you can find “buna” (pronounced bun-ah). It’s not what you get at home or from the coffee shop. In the West you may only find it … Continue reading

Happy New Njeera!

Happy New Njeera!

I know that’s so corny but it’s published and can’t be undone.   I’ve waiting a long time for this.  Cheers from Ethiopia where the food and coffee are pretty perfect!

“I just call it chicken”

“I just call it chicken”

When I asked the cook what the delicious concoction he put on my chicken was, he shyly smiled.  After all it had to be some ancient Masai or family recipe or something.  “No”, he said with the Swahili English accent, “I just call it chicken”. The dish: This was definitely some of the best I … Continue reading

Comida típica (typical food): Colombia

Comida típica (typical food): Colombia

Here is some of what you can expect to find on the daily menu when traveling in Colombia.  Comida típica or typical food is the standard in much of central and south America.  As you can see here in Colombia you will get a bowl of soup or Sancocho (a Colombian stew). The plate comes … Continue reading

Five MUSTS when traveling in Colombia

Five MUSTS when traveling in Colombia

  1. Explore Cartagena- “Carti” is a gorgeous, Spanish colonial city on the shores of the Caribbean.  Spend a few days walking the bougainvillea cloaked streets of “old town” and lazing about in front of brilliant blue waters. The museums and the living history give a genuine sense or earlier times. There are plenty of … Continue reading