Category Archives: Travel

Adapt And Overcome

Usually, after humility and  S.T.O.P. have been applied, A.A.O. which stands for Adapt And Overcome comes in real handy.  In other words, stop beating your head against a wall.  Look up, look right or left. Say, look at that, the … Continue reading

Posted in desert, Desert Travel, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Tips for Desert Gardening & Traveling, Travel | Leave a comment

Learn from my mistakes

Learn from my mistakes! A scientist once told me he learns as much from an experiment that goes wrong as one that goes well.  I have dwelt on this for some time and I think now I realize how this … Continue reading

Posted in desert, Desert Travel, Middle East Travel, Tips for Desert Gardening & Traveling, Travel | Leave a comment

STOP-Stop, Think, Observe, Plan

The rescue acronym S.T.O.P., which stands for Stop, Think, Observe, Plan is invaluable.  If you are web savvy, type this in and you will find thousands of websites dealing with this.  Here is what the website, “Equipped To Survive, a … Continue reading

Posted in desert, Desert Travel, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Tips for Desert Gardening & Traveling, Travel | Leave a comment

Pride goes before the fall

“Pride goes before the fall.”  I have found out, the bigger the pride, the bigger the fall!  Ouch.  So, I try to keep a humble attitude here.  “Ok, any suggestions anyone?”  is usually a great start here for me when … Continue reading

Posted in desert, Desert Travel, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Tips for Desert Gardening & Traveling, Travel, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Gardening and Traveling in the Desert

Marhaba (welcome in Arabic) to this blog which is about my experiences gardening in a desert climate and traveling desert locations.  I have traveled many deserts in the American Southwest and now I travel and garden in a Middle Eastern desert.  I … Continue reading

Posted in desert, Desert Travel, Middle East Travel, Tips for Desert Gardening & Traveling, Travel, Uncategorized | 6 Comments