UNITED ARAB EMIRATES & OMAN April 8th 2008 The United Arab Emirates are said to be moving ahead as they are attempting to stand still. That is Dubai in a nutshell. This Las Vegas on steroids has the biggest, newest, flashiest of everything except for the dancing showgirls. As we approached Port Rashid we could see the tall buildings glowing in the early light of sunrise. The iconic Burj Al Arab, which is modeled after the sail of a dho ... read more
Middle East » Oman » Muscat In 1970, QABOOS bin Said Al Said ousted his father and has ruled as sultan ever since. His extensive modernization program has opened the country to the outside world and has preserved a long-standing political and military relationship with the UK. ... ... read more
2019 marks the 50 year anniversary of our meeting in Tokyo. Susan, a Braniiff stewardess flying military charters, and Kevin, a Naval aviator with orders to Vietnam. That meeting was lucky for us as it was the beginning of a love affair with travel and each other.
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