We visit this site on our 2024 small group tour Bodrum is located on the southwestern coast of Turkey, known for its rich history and picturesque setting. Here’s an overview of the history of Bodrum: Ancient Halicarnassus: Bodrum was originally known as Halicarnassus in ancient times. It was founded by the Dorians in the 11th… Continue reading Bodrum – Ancient Wonder and Medieval Fortress
Since we would be in Mumbai for a week, we decided we should use local transportation. We were staying near the airport, so the best choice was the Mumbai trains. If you thought college students of the 50’s were tightly crammed into telephone booths, you haven’t experienced the Mumbai commuter trains. The first time we… Continue reading Experience the Mumbai Trains System
These are recipes I’ve developed based on my experiences traveling in India over many years.
Coriander Curry Chicken is a spicy addition to your poultry recipes, yet very different from the usual curries. Ingredients •8 chicken, leg pieces•2 leeks, or 1 medium onion•1 stalk celery 1 – tomato, chopped•1/2 cup – white wine•1 cup – chicken stock•1 cup – yogurt Curry:•1/4 t – cayenne•1 t – turmeric•1 t – paprika•1… Continue reading Coriander Curry Chicken Recipe
India is a land of diversity
with people worshiping hundreds of Hindu deities as well as including the 3rd largest population in the world as well as Jain, Buddhist and Christian enclaves.
We’d arrive at out hotel about 5 pm, dripping sweat, but the room had a cooling fan and nominal AC. We had a typical dinner — prawn tandoori and mushroom masala, both excellent ( Wildgrass Restaurant). In an India known for spicy food, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh pride themselves on the hotness of their food. … Continue reading On Tuesday Visit the Shaman
Here are my subjective general rules and advice for travelers in foreign markets and bazaars gleaned from many years of bargaining in Turkey, Nepal, India, South America, China and North Africa.
The sacred hill crescendos in a terrace of wonderful temples. In all 863 intricately and exquisitely carved shrines and temples climb in marble brilliance to the top of the hill.