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Exotic sights in the Middle East (photo essay)

January 20, 2012

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TweetExotic sights in the Middle East are at every turn when you come from the West. For this reason, to celebrate this week’s FriFotos theme “Exotic,” I wanted to present you a photo essay, including some of the exotic sights you can find in the Middle East. These were captured as I lived and traveled [...]

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Petra Monastery: How I Climbed it with a Bedouin (photo essay)

August 19, 2011

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Petra Monastery

TweetClimbing the Petra Monastery is one of the most vivid adventures of my 2009 solo female Middle East road trip, which took me through 3 different countries in 5 weeks. Also read: The Treasury, Petra: A tear-jerking Kodak moment I climbed the Petra Monastery on my second day hiking there with a Bedouin and some travelers [...]

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The Treasury, Petra: A tear-jerking Kodak moment

July 17, 2011

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The Treasury, Petra: A tear-jerking Kodak moment

TweetWhile my 3 visits to the Pyramids of Giza were sandstorms of disappointments, my experience at Petra actually surpassed my expectations: It was magical, sublime. As I first thought of it, “a perfect Kodak moment” Prior to my visit in June 2009, Petra had only been in my bucket list for about a year or [...]

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Bedouin encounter in Petra, Jordan

July 16, 2011

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