Samarkand’s Incredible Registan

Howdy all. One of the most ‘fabled’ cities on the old Silk Road is without a doubt Uzbekistan’s Samarkand. It has a number of sites worth seeing, and a great place to experience Islamic Architecture. It’s a beautiful city, with wide roads and then miles of little backstreets in the old parts. When I visited …

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Cities on Sunday – Cairo

Egypt. It’s been a heck of a long time since I visited there, but one things for sure, I still have good memories of the places I went. It’s the sort of place that is genuinely unforgettable with incredible history, the Nile River, the desert and the people. Its capital Cairo has seen its share …

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Little Places – Hill of Crosses, Lithuania

The Hill of Crosses is a pretty stirring sight in the mid-north of Lithuania. According to the occasionally accurate Wikipedia today there are over 100,000 crosses on this hill, and it has become quite the tourist attraction. I went and visited it in 2007, so it’s been ten years and it’s grown. At the time …

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