Archive for ‘Italy’

Everyone was so nice in Turkey; several people wanted their picture taken with me because I was wearing a Turkish flag shirt. They loved that.

Turkey Rules and Sobek Lives

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

It’s hard to pack all the great memories from this trip into one 400-word blog; but it’s easier than packing 6-weeks’ worth of clothes into one suitcase.

Schlepping our bags through the Madrid airport, one of 12 airports we had the pleasure of visiting.

Go Figure: The Trip by the Numbers

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

Since we’ve been back we’ve been catching up on work here in Texas and adding up the costs of our expedition. I’ll spare you the financial details (yawn!), but wanted to share some other more intriguing numbers from the trip

Here I am up on a rock formation in Cappadocia in Central Turkey.

The Big Wrap Up

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Well we are home and have been readjusting and getting caught up on schoolwork. So now that I have let the trip sink in I want to tell you my favorite part.

This all looks pretty, but that's because this isn't a scratch and sniff photo.

The Problem With Venice That You Can’t See in Pictures

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Venice is supposedly the city of romance and so on. Well it could be except for one thing.

Gus and I do the Da Vinci pose. (Fire extinguisher optional.)

The Da Vinci Dude

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

Why the Da Vinci Museum in Florence was my favorite museum of the whole trip.