Bazaar Vakil … Shiraz, Iran …

_MG_1967-1So after our wandering around the VAKIL MOSQUE & BATHS … we headed into the Bazaar Vakil next door … first off on our way to the Bazaar we walked past what used to be the city prison …

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Lunch At The Family Bagh … Shiraz, Iran …

_MG_1421-1After our trip to PERSEPOLIS in the morning we were all pretty knackered and hungry … we headed back towards Shiraz and met up with the rest of the family at one of my Great Uncle’s Bagh’s … their own little plot of land / garden … this one has a small room, an outdoor seating area / kitchen and lots of different fruit trees …

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Citywalk Jumeirah … Dubai …

On Saturday Perry and I checked out the relatively new Citywalk shopping/restaurant arcade on the corner of Al Wasl and Al Safa road in Jumeirah … I’m actually really glad that there are more developments popping up around town with more of a focus on being outside than trying to get people inside malls … Continue reading

Hong Kong … Tsim Sha Tsui … The Avenue Of Stars & Dim Sum …

Hey everyone … so this is the first of my posts from our trip to Hong Kong … I already posted about our trip to see the PANDAS in Macau … it was the highlight of our trip but in reality it was all great fun … This first post will be mostly pictures from the morning of our first full day there …

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Istanbul, Turkey … Part 6 … Around Galata On Our Last Day …

Hello and welcome to the second to last update from Istanbul … only one more to go after this one … Promise … this is Part 6 and if you missed any of the others you can follow the links here … PART 1PART 2PART 3PART 4 & PART 5 … (also there was an special CATURDAY post from Istanbul this last week too) …

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Homemade Pitta Bread … Recipe …

Hello Everyone … So last weekend I made some homemade Pitta bread to go with the Hummus I had made a couple days before … it turned out to be really quite easy and very yummy in the end … in all honesty at first I thought I had completely messed it up … the dough wasn’t rising like it should have … I thought I killed the yeast … and the mixture wasn’t as smooth as I thought it should have been …but in the end I just needed to give it a bit longer to rise and it was all fine in the end …

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Last Afternoon In Shiraz … Lunch With My Family …

In the afternoon of my last day in Shiraz we all had lunch together at my Grandparents … I helped my grandmother get the food ready and listened as my grandparents talked to each other … it was rather amusing actually listening to their conversation … talking with each other in a way that only two people who have spent so much time together can …

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