Hello from Qatar! Starting August 2016 I’ll be living in Qatar for a time. If you want to know what I’ll be doing there and other details and see pictures, keep reading!
Tag Archives: Middle East
Do you know where this place is? Not everyone can get in. There is a laser beam on top of the minaret and a retractable roof that can be opened in 5 minutes. Take a look at these pictures and let me know if it isn’t a fascinating place.
I was overwhelmed with so much homework. I was in Jordan studying Arabic. But I needed a break. I went to the desert, saw the blessed tree (sahabi tree) and more.
Chefchaouen’s vivid homes boast a combination of white and blue everywhere in its narrow cobblestone alleys and stairs. See some pictures I took there.
The best and worst hike of my life so far. Can you guess where in the world that was? Continue reading to find out where and why.
Some of my pictures published in Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East book also required in some classes in some universities in the United States. I should mention that not all pictures in the book are mine. But read the story to find out more.
At the beginning of the year, Dr. Donna Lee Bowen, one of my former professors at BYU, asked me if I could send her some pictures to include in a new version of a book she is editing called Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East. I sent her some. These are images of people taken in some popular places in Egypt before the Revolution.
After a couple of hours our plane was flying above the pyramids. There was a vast desert, then some pollution and many houses. Few minutes after I noticed the Nile dividing Cairo and then the pyramids overwhelming every single structure around in size and height. Here it is just a glimpse of all what we saw from our plane. I had to retouch the image because of the pollution.