In Search of a Beautiful Toilet

I survived my first overnight train in Egypt without a hitch. The ride from Cairo to Aswan was long but uneventful and the toilet at the end of our car was nowhere near as bad […]

From Cairo to Aswan

Philae Island, Egypt

After four days in Cairo, it was time to move on to bigger and better things. Actually no, it was time to move on to smaller cities and hopefully better weather! We took the overnight […]

A Midnight Train in Georgia

I cringed when a young, skinny Georgian guy popped into my four-person compartment and set down a plastic bag with a bottle of liquor peeking out the top. I was still mentally exhausted from my […]