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These are a few of our exciting and enlightening posts on travel and our progress... you should read them.

I’ll See you at the Finnish Line

August 17, 2015

The city smelled of coffee and the sea, and the streets were crowded with schools of tourists swimming through the sites and pleasures Helsinki had to offer. On many corners, local musicians added to the cacophony of the urban heartbeat that thumped to the steady sounds of the city.  Gulls cried overhead, riding the soft […]

The Caves of Khaybar

The Caves of Khaybar

February 25, 2015

The drive from Jeddah to Harrat Khaybar Lave Field, 160 kilometers north of city of Madinah, was long and started  just as the sun was coming up and I was grateful for the coffee I was slowly nursing as I rubbed the sleep out of my eyes.   We were a caravan of 7 cars headed […]

A Basic Anatomy of the Majlis

A Basic Anatomy of the Majlis

December 7, 2014

The Majlis looks pretty simple, a cube of clay walls with simple square windows, too basic almost. But there’s so much to the clay cube. Let’s start with the exterior chairs mounted on the walls of the Majlis facing east and facing west. These are not very clear in the photos (I explain it better in the […]


Valentini Kouvlaki

The Food and Cultural tour with Hessa went very well and I would recommend it. Hope to be back in Bahrain and use Localppl again!

Valentini Kouvlaki

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