By the time the Ashwan-Luxor train spit me out, the sky was a breath away from dusk. By the time I made it from the station to the promenade along the Nile, the lights were shining off the water and the warmth of the day was seeping away.
Let me tell you about baby elephants. The obvious is that they are adorable, no question. They are spirited and mischievous and the minute the new baby at the Elephant Nature Park in Thailand looked into my eyes and touched my face with his trunk I was a goner.
One of my guiding saying is “It is better to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission”. It’s how I roll whether I am travelling or not.
A casual day running an errand and exploring the downtown triangle of Jerusalem leads to musings on Israel.
I was trundling along a street in Jerusalem, dripping with sweat from the fierce Israel sun. Gross. It was a rough neighborhood, no charm here. Lots of garages and other things like garages… light industry kind of stuff but all old and grungy. I was looking for an art gallery I noticed on google maps and as with almost all grass-roots galleries, it would be in gungville for the low rents.
Sometimes you connect with a place so well you actually here the *click*. It doesn’t happen often with me but it did with Hermanus, South Africa.