S: England, Italy and The Middle East
BC: Next Stop: RUSSIA....
FC: England, Italy and The Middle East | The First Overseas Adventure
1: LONDON | Summer 2009
2: with Mohammad Kassem and Mohammad O
3: For | rrrrFor | foreign license plates look so much cooler
4: British Museum | British Opera
5: BIG BEN
7: Other side of Parliament Building on the River Thames
8: Fish & Chips !
9: A Odeh, Mohammad Kassem and Mohammad O
12: Inside joke memories :) | Ahhhh.... Europe | Double-decker bus !!!! | ijio
13: Trafalgar Square
14: Public Transpo ftw | Underground = UK Subway | London Subway Station.... reminds me of Harry Potter
16: Simply Perfect .... PORRIDGE?
18: The house I stayed in for part of my time in the 8th circle of Amman, Jordan | View from roof towards central Amman
19: View from kitchen overlooking backyard orchard | Cats are everywhere over there, and they are starving. It's actually pretty sad. Seeing one there is about 10 times more likely than seeing a squirrel or deer in Ohio
20: Downtown Amman, "Beled"
21: Ministry Building | Ancient Roman ruins are all over Jordan, this one is smack in the middle of downtown
22: 50 Jordanian Dinar, the circle symbol means "5" and the "." period-like symbol means "0"; hence "50"
23: On our way to another wedding | The Boss | The girls in the party van! | Mohammad Kassem | Sara Kassem
24: Rice + Chicken + Arabic serving sizes = Amazing | ZETUN = Olives Olives there are totally different and the definition of amazing | Pepsi is everywhere, even more than the U.S. They don't have "p's" in Arabic, so to them, it's "Bibsi"
25: Falafel there is soooo good | SCHWARMA!!!! The best food on earth, end of discussion.... sigh, only Arabs understand what I mean | Mountain Dew!
27: The Dead Sea - looking across, the other side you see is occupied Palestine
32: My new ride. Just like my Jeep.... topless, rugged and meant to off road
33: EGYPT | Summer 2009
35: Me, Moody and the Pyramids
36: I climbed on the pyramid behind me | Looking up the side of the pyramid
38: Tourist Police | Random truck full of guards with AK-47's, a common sight
40: A hotel I stayed at....The Siag....and yes it really is like living in 3rd world poverty....but at least it gave us a lifetime of inside jokes
41: On the bridge going over the Nile at night, there is a constant breeze
42: The true picture to describe Cairo....this is a normal sidewalk....trash, pollution, haze, that weird 24/7 smell and poverty / crowding....welcome to Cairo
43: PUERTO RICO | Spring Break 2010
44: Looking out from the beaches of Culebras
46: View from our Culebras coastal island villa
50: Dive knife woot. woot. | Chris is a little dive knife trigger happy
52: Waterfall in the rainforest!
53: Epic! Kayaking at night into a lake where the water is bioluminescent, in other words, when you touch the water with your paddle, it glows blue!
54: Pina Coladas of awesome deliciousness
55: Mmmm...good times | Eating a coconut we found on the beach | This stuff rocks my socks
56: Ya...that's my knife calligraphy, I've got skills :)
57: ITALY | Summer 2010
58: Coast of Genova Pictures don't do it justice
60: Castle entrance near Christopher Columbus' house in Genova
61: Duomo in the city of Milan
62: Duomo in the city of Milan, with Moody
63: Political graffiti is ALL over Italy | Pigeons: Italy's most abundant resource. :)
64: From a wall in the city of Verona, where the Shakespeare play "Romeo and Juliet" is from
65: The wall near Juliet's balcony from Romeo and Juliet in the city of Verona. And yes, this is the same place from the movie "Letters to Juliet"
66: The beautiful "streets" of Venice
68: Basillica di San Marco | Carabinieri are the military police that patrol all Italian city streets along side normal police | The subway in Rome is usually somewhat "packed" :)
69: River through Pisa
70: The Leaning Tower of Pisa