Faris Misbaha June 1st 2013 Shorty and stocky, with a faultless white shirt and always with a smile ready, Faris drove his black sedan, a private taxi, through the streets of Baghdad along with his two companions, a perfect replica of the Tintin twin policemen, Thompson and Thomson. Sometimes stopped the car to allow us to take some pictures. Then Faris looked toward the horizon, above the river. Where one thousand years bef ... read more
Middle East » Iraq » East » Baghdad Formerly part of the Ottoman Empire, Iraq was occupied by Britain during the course of World War I; in 1920, it was declared a League of Nations mandate under UK administration. In stages over the next dozen years, Iraq attained its independence as a... ... read more
We start an Indian journey, from the lands of the island of Madagascar eastbound to the French Reunion, the ancient Bourbon Isle and the old pirates shelters. Then a break in paradise: the Maldives visited by Arab traders and travellers as Ibn Battûta; to finally dock in Sri Lanka, the old Serendib, the old Ceylon, blessed by the Gods and damned by the men. Hope enjoy the tales and histories that are going to come soon.
Before we made a quick glance from South to North America in just nine short stops. The first one going back to Argentina in 1987 where Tango was mixed up with an endless ... full info