Operation Desert Service June 18th 2008 How I find myself at a 1,500+ year old Christian monastery in the Middle of Nowhere Desert, Syria for 3 nights I’m not sure. I was planning on finally getting to Beirut after the football game, but somewhere between Howie’s portrayal of a word-of-mouth secluded mountain hideaway and Victor’s description of ‘not in the Lonely Planet’ desert adventure, I decided to push Lebanon back a coup ... read more
Middle East » Syria Following the breakup of the Ottoman Empire during World War I, Syria was administered by the French until independence in 1946. In the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, Syria lost the Golan Heights to Israel. Syrian troops - stationed in Lebanon since 1976 in ... ... read more
After two years of the expat finance bubble in Hong Kong, I am ready to explore the world outside of Bloomberg and AmEx cards and mix things up a bit.
I hope to meet some extraordinary people, have some ridiculous adventures, learn some new languages, and basically to be pretty confused every other day.
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
- Mark Twain
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