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Arizona Visit: 2009-10
2012-08-13 - Hiking in beautiful Sedona for 5 days..


Cambodia Visit: 2006-7
2010-05-15 - Visit Anchor Wat - like Luxor - in the Jungle .... before overrun with tourists and access blocked - See the setting for the Lara croft film...


Egypt (non-Sinai) Visit: 2008-10
2010-01-21 - Road from Sharm airport to Dahab now a perfect, divided highway. Sharm El Shiekh and Luxor now have world class small airports, Cairo Terminal Building 3 not yet open, scheduled for the end of 2008. All domestic tickets are e-tickets. you must re-confirm all flights! Call 1717 from any mobile phone in Egypt to reach Egypt-Air. Sorry to hear about the recent bombing in the Khan-Al-Khalili bazaar ... in March 2008 ......


Florida Visit: 2008-1
2008-12-22 - Naples beach, on the west coast ... fun place to dig in the sand and and find shark teeth. Along the shore, in calf deep water, just scoop handfuls of wend stony sand and sift...


Iraq Visit: 2006-5
2009-08-17 - Worked at USAID HQ in the International zone. Great experience. Hash House Harriers in the Green Zone - did 6 Hashes.

Never got to ride the rhino, choppered into and out of green zone/airport.


Jamaica Visit: 1980-8
2008-11-06 - Great tourist train ride - we derailed in the mountains. The first "rescuers" who showed up were the people selling necklaces - stranded for hours.




Maine Visit: 1998-6
2009-03-18 - A gem: the north Maine Woods. The top of the Appalachian trail and great 'get away from everyone' drive on remote logging trails, short portages and great fishing and wildlife.


Mongolia Visit: 2007-2
2008-05-01 - Highly recommend Chinggis Khan hotel, negotiate with Ms. Tuya. Excellent Internet available $1/hour, maybe best hotel breakfast in UB ....


Nevada Visit: 2009-3
2009-08-17 - Hoover dam - traffic of people just trying to cross over to Arizona made the wait to see the dam > 90 minutes in early afternoon on the weekend.

We gave up and friends had short wait by going < 9 am on Sunday.

Ontario Visit: -


Pennsylvania Visit: 2008-6
2008-12-08 - I grew up in Johnstown Pennsylvania, while the steel mills were in their heyday. Now the town has shrunk and the hulking steel mills loom as a reminder of a failed city.


Rwanda Visit: 2014-2
2009-08-22 - 2005: Spending 2 months in Des Milles Collines (\\\"Hotel Rwanda\\\") as a volunteer helping an NGO assist Small and Medium sized Enterprizes (SMEs) business, Also having tennis lessons and a French tutor every day....
Kigali is booming, still safe, green and now .. cleaner than ever - plastic bags have been banned for the entire country. Also, since 2009, there has been a switch in emphasis of French language - now everyone wants to learn and use English.


Sinai Peninsula Visit: 2008-10
2009-02-19 - Sinai airport is now a nice, modern airport - organized. You can find a van driver already there taking someone to Dahab and offer 200-250 LE to get a ride.


Zambia Visit: 1999-6
2007-04-13 - A bush safari camp for 4 days with the world's leading expert on Thorncraft giraffes, highly recommended.
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