middle east

Finding Hippie Heaven on Egypt’s Coast

When traveling, there are some places with which you feel an immediate connection. As soon as you arrive (well, as soon as you check into your hostel, take off your huge backpack, and stop sweating), you feel at peace. It just fits. To be honest, I didn’t expect to find that in the Middle East; […]


That Time I Fed Pork To A Bedouin

I peel back the heavy woven door to my tent and stumble outside, into the still night of the Wadi Rum desert. Wait, night? It is SO bright outside. My watch has to be wrong; it can’t be 2:30 am. But, if it’s day, then where is the sun? I can see my shadow, so […]