Quest for the Church of Bone April 23rd 2008 “A church made of bone!?” I exclaimed. “Yes, and tastefully done too,” came Ralph’s reply. The bus taking both of us from the city of Palmyra in Syria continued to rumble along the dusty, desert highway as visions of a bone church unfurled in my mind. I again questioned, “Human bone?” and the answer, though expected, was still a surprising “Yes”. I contemplated such a church ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Alentejo » Évora Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more
Passionate about travelling and discovering the world, especially destinations that many consider to be dangerous. With redundancy payout in hand and with no itinerary and no destination - I wonder where the road will lead.
Current Location: Crossing the Atlantic
In collaboration with the The World Explorers Bureau I'm delivering three presentations aboard a Celebrity Cruises Transatlantic Voyage... full info