Xmas 2014 - Paris: Day 2 December 19th 2014 I slept in a little later today and waited for my friends to set a meeting time. And waited. I decided to walk around the neighborhood a bit to grab a bite to eat and see if I could find the Christmas market here. I wound up getting turned around a few times and headed back; I also did not like my ham and cheese panini thing. I only ate a third, but it was enough to satisfy me for now.
I finally ... read more
Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
I was an engineer on a long term assignment, first in Dubai and then in Qatar. During this time, I took advantage of my nice paycheck and proximity to other places to start seeing the world. After three years, I decided to take a much earned break and traveled for a year. After working about two years in New York State, I am on my way back to Dubai.... full info