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Cobra For Dinner

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By Robert Gary / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Eating Cobra in Viet Nam This story is featured for the month of February because of the legendary qualities of eating cobra. Outside of Hanoi is an area called Le Mat or Cobra   Village. In this area, you will find a number of restaurants   which specialize in live cobra dinners. The cobra is   supposedly the…

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By Robert Gary / January 1, 2019 / Comments Off on Travel Adventure with Bay Isles Resident Bob Gary

Cruise Ship Centaur Capetown, Dubai, Doha, Mumbai, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Barcelona, Venice, Muscat all have one thing in common – they are cruise ship destinations. In the last year or so, I have or am about to travel to all of these ports. However, my status is neither that of passenger or crew but somewhere…

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A Christmas Travel Tale

By Robert Gary / December 1, 2018 / Comments Off on A Christmas Travel Tale

My Christmas story has neither a Christmas tree and hardly any Christians, but I hope it captures the Christmas spirit. It is a story of making the most of what you have even though others may have more. It is about the joy of striving to excel under the most challenging of circumstances. It is…

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Iranian Woman Working At A Loom

Special Interest Travel with Bob Gary

By Robert Gary / November 1, 2018 / Comments Off on Special Interest Travel with Bob Gary

Mosques There are those who travel to see great cathedrals. I go for the Mosques. One of my interests as a non-Muslim is understanding Islam. This particular interest has inspired travel across the Islamic world including, Iran, Jordan, Egypt, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, Indonesia, and other countries. I always make a point of…

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By Robert Gary / October 1, 2018 / Comments Off on Adventure Travel With Bay Isles Resident Bob Gary

Travel as a Warning/Fascism: we are not immune from the fate that has fallen on other nations. Travel can be a reminder of how great our country is. It can also serve as a stark reminder that we are not immune from the dark fate that has befallen other nations.  My interest in the power…

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Travel And Adventure Metropole

Travel Adventure with Bay Isles Resident Bob Gary

By Robert Gary / September 1, 2018 / Comments Off on Travel Adventure with Bay Isles Resident Bob Gary

A Gentleman In Moscow | Dateline – the Hotel Metropole Every time we pick up a book we are transported to a new place and immersed in a life outside our own experience. What better way to enrich our travel experience than to go to those places we first visited in the pages of a…

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Islamic Art

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By Robert Gary / August 16, 2018 / 2 Comments

Time Travel Time travel has continued to elude the human race. However, I would argue that travel can provide the effect if not the reality of stopping time. A two-week trip can feel like you have been gone for two months because you have interrupted the daily pattern of your life. My ”scientific” premise is…

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