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I’m probably unique in that I visited Jordan twice before I saw Petra. My only excuse is that, on the two previous occasions, I was there on business. But, this time, I was on holiday, and determined to see this ancient city, which features high on everybody’s ‘must see’…Continue
Posted on April 6, 2013 at 6:51pm — 2 Comments
In April 1982, Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, became the ‘Sister City’ of Himeji, an ancient city in Japan, now a port and a major industrial centre, most importantly the home of the headquarters of Nissan Steel.
When Colonel William Light laid out the city of Adelaide in 1836, he said…Continue
Posted on January 22, 2013 at 8:18am
From Hora, on Patmos, we could see the island of Lipsi on the horizon. It’s called the Island of Churches, because there are 42 churches serving barely 700 souls. That’s one for every 16.6 (recurring) people on the island … although some of them are too small to hold even…Continue
Posted on November 26, 2012 at 5:00pm