The Marvelous Middle East: Eight Key Facts about the Turkish Language

During the recent Covid-19 pandemic, I have had to spend a lot of time indoors. So during this time I have decided to attempt to learn the basics of the beautiful Middle Eastern Language: Turkish. I have always wanted to travel to Istanbul, especially since I learned about the Ottomans and their influence around theContinue reading “The Marvelous Middle East: Eight Key Facts about the Turkish Language”

Muscat: The beautiful Middle Eastern city that you should explore very soon!

I remeber chatting to a friend once in a coffee shop and she advised me that I should visit Oman. I listened to my friend’s advice and booked my flight to Muscat the country’s capital city. I ended up staying in Muscat for four days with friends of friends: what a wonderful experience it was!Continue reading “Muscat: The beautiful Middle Eastern city that you should explore very soon!”

The Secrets of the Wilderness – Hike with Dan

Flowers in the Desert That sounds like an oxymoron. They are two words that would not normally be seen together: two words that seem self contradicting.  However, it is true, flowers do grow in the desert. They do not grow for very long, but each spring, right after the few drops of rain that reachContinue reading “The Secrets of the Wilderness – Hike with Dan”

The Secrets of the Wilderness – Hike with Dan

Wadi Darga and the Caves of Bar Kochba This hike has it all. Adventure. Danger. Panorama. History. Spectacular views. Isolation.  On the Northwestern side of the Dead Sea is a canyon system called the Nahal Darga. The word ‘Nahal’ means dry riverbed. The Nahal Darga  is a very deep, rugged, dry riverbed that flows intoContinue reading “The Secrets of the Wilderness – Hike with Dan”