Oh, for my companions, this title would be a horrible pun… This morning we spent some time at a Yemeni woman’s house for coffee. Well, with the 114ºF heat and the extreme load on the power grid, there were a few brown-outs today… cutting off the air-conditioning. Can we say, “the surface of the sun”…?
Countries in this part of the world rely on markets so much more than the average American can understand. I guess they can kind of grasp the idea of markets being like Wal-Mart in a way, but I would never want to degrade the market in such a way. (Wal-Mart is an evil of the
We changed time zones, we changed languages, we even changed overall color of the scenery around us – oh, and not to mention its 110ºF in the shade. With a quick late night flight and a stop-over in Dubai… …welcome to the Sultanate of Oman. If you think back a few pages to the sights