Petra, Jordan – Part VI – The Treasury (Al Khazna)

There was SO much happening here, that I will break this blog down into sections. The Treasury  I was overwhelmed, so I took many pictures to be able to go back and take a closer look to then take it all in! Our guide told us that the Treasury seems to be an ancient calendar…

Petra, Jordan – Part V – The Moment You See The Treasury!

Happiness flooded me. I started to cry, tears of joy. This same happiness flooded me, with tears of joy as my eyes first spotted the silhouetted Giza pyramids at sunset, during our taxi ride from the Cairo International Airport to our hotel in Giza. While walking long the Siq, you take a turn and suddenly…

Riding Bareback on LuLu the Elephant, Phuket, Thailand

This was a moral dilemma. It was so, SO exciting to ride an elephant – bareback at that!!!! An experience I will never forget because it was a teenager dream Indiana Jones inspired adventure come true…. BUT…. Only if the elephants are treated ethically. Most of the Tripadvisor feedback of elephant safaris in Thailand are…