CATEGORY: ‘Travel & Leisure’

Street Food for Tourists on Muslim Street, Xi’an…

17 Apr, 2016

Our apartment was a five minute walk away from the Drum Tower and Muslim Street in Xi’an.

Lamb Kebabs or Skewers on Muslim Street, Xi’an

08 Apr, 2016

The lure of freshly grilled or grilling meat is almost always irresistible.

Freshly Squeezed Pomegranate Juice

07 Apr, 2016

Glistening like edible rubies in the evening light, pomegranates on display in street stalls in the muslim quarter of Xian made me stop in my tracks.

First Nibbles in Xi’an…

06 Apr, 2016

After settling into our apartment at the Citadines Central just a stone’s throw from the Drum Tower, we checked email (can get incoming, can’t send any outgoing?! on gmail), hit the local 7-11 equivalent for water and sodas, unpacked a bit, and checked out a map of the area.

Where in the World…

05 Apr, 2016

We just arrived. And it’s colder and wetter than we had expected at this time of year. We don’t understand a word that’s spoken. And our gmail doesn’t work, nor can you google anything. But we ventured out of our hotel on foot for a quick look around the neighborhood. While the…

Getting “The Photo”…

14 Mar, 2016

When we got to the marker at the Cape of Good Hope (the most South-Western point on the African continent, and NOT the most Southern point as it is often mistakenly thought of), of course the Daughter wanted a good photo.

South Africa 27 – Scenery on the Drive Down to the Cape of Good Hope…

12 Mar, 2016

On a cold foggy morning, we started a day long excursion from Cape Town to the Cape of Good Hope (near, but not at, the southern most tip of Africa).

South Africa 26 — Proteas

11 Mar, 2016

So I realized that my series on posts in South Africa nearly 2 years ago ended with #25, a chocolate and wine tasting at the Waterford Estate, here.


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