Misc

Beggar or Magician standing in air

Beggar or Magician standing in air and collecting money from the street peoples....

Turkey Sinks An Airbus Jumbo Jet In Aegean Sea To Attract Fish – And Touri

It was designed to carry hundreds of travelers 30,000 feet up in the air. Now an Airbus jumbo jet lies inert some 75 feet under the surface of the Aegean Sea – not twisted into wreckage, but slowly and deliberately sunk by Turkish officials in the hopes of luring...

Haj Pictures in year 1953

Haj 1953, Mecca and hujjaj Karam Pictures...

Rare pictures of inside the Kaabah.

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Link between children and nature

When my daughters were aged nine and seven they came to me with a plan to set up a conservation group. They didn’t actually call it that: to them it was more like a club for them and their friends. It was to be called Keep the Country Nice;...

Himalayan changes

There can be little doubt that attitudes are changing in the Himalayas, and it would seem from recent events that Sherpa guides are no longer willing to be considered as subservient load carriers. The recent fisti cuffs between a team of high-altitude Sherpas and some well-known European mountaineers after...

How to get into sea kayaking

Sea kayaking can be the ideal complement to hillwalking allowing you to see the landscape from a different perspective and providing access to remote hills. Tom Livingstone from Plas y Brenin National Mountain Centre has some suggestions to get you started. The cliffs glow in a soft, orange light...

Tourist scams to Avoid on the Street, Traveling

On the Street The friendship Bracelet Someone will approach you and offer you a friendship bracelet. Regardless of what you say, they will try to take your wrist and begin making the bracelet on you and ask for payment. This scam can also be used as a distraction, while...

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