I’ve already mentioned a few times that we had a few American friends along for the ride adventure in the Far East, and that I’d be ‘getting to them’ later on. Well that later on has arrived!… So who were these folks from the U. S. of A. (and a few other countries), who traveled […]
Hi folks! Regular readers of my blog will know how I occasionally write about some of our less noticeable – but no less important – business successes: those related to our patents and how they help us fight – incredibly – not just cyber-evil, but also patent trolls who do nothing but hinder technological progress. […]
Hi folks! Back to the Kurils for the next installment on our far-eastern archipelago adventure… Island: Simushir, uninhabited; Location on island: Brouton Bay; Place of interest: Abandoned Soviet naval base. The naval base existed from the late-70s up until 1994. In its heyday around 3000 folks lived here. Now the place is deserted, has been […]
Perhaps the first question that comes to mind for anyone who visits Baalbek is: who placed all these massive stones here, when, why, and how? Ok, ok: the first four questions ). The stones are gigantic: almost too big to fit in a photo!
مرحبا (marhabaan) folks! Baalbek, Lebanon: it’s likely you’ve heard of it; maybe you’ve been, maybe not. If not – here’s your primer. If been – as it’s such a special place, you’ll probably enjoy revisiting it, albeit virtually. All righty. First things first – when planning a half-day (that should be sufficient) at Baalbek, make […]
Lebanon: the photos – and a few videos – have been sifted, edited, spruced, and are ready. My tales from the country are ripe and also ready – to be blogged. But first – a photographic introduction: this post is made up of a few dozen pics of the country’s monumental historic places of interest. […]