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Touring historic Jordan..Part 1

After arriving in Amman I searched around the internet for a tour company in the area. I knew I would be here for a few days prior to heading off to Cyprus. At that time I thought that arrangements were … Continue reading

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Bahrain to Amman, Jordan 4 Jan 2011

First a word or twelve about the hospitality of the DHL Air Cargo folks at the Bahrain airport. As briefly mentioned previously, they had extended the invitation to hangar the aircraft due to high winds on the day of arrival … Continue reading

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Welcoming in 2011 in the desert of Bahrain

As I left off in the last blog post, I was being entertained by a local Bahrainian lady and one of her friends from Oman, thanks to a great chap back in Muscat who organized the meeting. The Omanian chap … Continue reading

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Muscat to Bahrain 27 Dec 2010

After a lovely Christmas and wonderful hospitality with old friends in Muscat described earlier, it was time to move on. The senior Koscos were leaving their daughter Hollis on 28 Dec and it seemed right to give them at least … Continue reading

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India to Muscat, Oman just prior to Christmas

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and will have a Happy New Year. The flight from Ahmedabad, India to Muscat was a long one…6.5 hours. The usual fueling delays and problems with leaky hose nozzles, etc.  I was … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai to Kolkata, India to Nagpur, India to Ahmedabad, India

Yeah, I know that’s a long title but it’s been too long since I’ve updated this blog.  And now it’s late in the evening here in Ahmedabad and I have an early call for the flight on Monday, 20 Dec … Continue reading

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Chaing Mai to Kolkata–at least it’s a start

It’s Friday, 10 Oct 2010 here in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The alarm rang at 0500, a shower, and another delightful breakfast served by Apple, the Thai wife of Tony Waddoup of the UK. They’re the operators of the countryside Baan … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai and Thai Taste Treats

Still out in the country about 10 miles southeast of Chiang Mai.  After a great deal of drama with the Thai flight clearance folks a few days back after arriving from Cambodia, I finally was released to fly the 10 … Continue reading

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Cambodia back to Thailand

Sorry this has taken so long to get posted. Operator error. Huge disappointment last week as Vietnam denied entry with the Staggerwing.  The final reason was “You fly too low.” They are accustomed to jets that fly above 20,000 feet … Continue reading

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The Bay of Bangkok

It’s 0100 (that’s military for 1am), I’ve just made my first connection to the internet in Thailand, and I’m watching a fantastic lightning show out the front window over the bay of Bangkok.  I’m still stoked after the flight from … Continue reading

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