Our Adventures in Sri Lanka

Safaris to spot leopards and elephants, swimming in the Indian Ocean, sipping tea in the mountains, and several more!

Our Nile Cruise

Starting in Cairo, we sailed to Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Aswan.

Trouble at Sea: Our Red Sea Dive Trip in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

The Red Sea is one of the top diving destinations in the world, but Saudi Arabia is a very restrictive country to get into. That alone would have made the trip memorable...but then things went south and the Saudi Coast Guard and a hospital got involved.

Our Expedition to Jordan

Highlights included tracing the steps of Indiana Jones into Petra, following Lawrence of Arabia into Wadi Rum, and floating in the Dead Sea.

Discovering Turkey

We emersed ourselves in Istanbul, explored the white travertines of Pamukkale, and traced history through Laodikeia, Hierolopolis, and Cleopatra's Baths.

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Settling into my Korean surroundings

I've been here about a week and am still getting my bearings. This is the scene right outside the base gates

I'm sure I'll have these streets memorized by the time I leave one year from now. 

Friday, November 11, 2005

End of Tour Summary: RED HORSE

The Legendary 823 RED HORSE Squadron was my first assignment. RED HORSE is actually an acronym for "Rapid Engineer Deployable, Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer", and yes, engineer is in there twice because that's what we do.

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End Of Tour Summary: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

We spent two and a half years in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on our second tour in the Foreign Service with the US Department of State. As you migh...

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