I’ve put together my first batch of travel themed wallpapers for the iPhone. All of these photos were taken by myself during my travels over the last two years. Just click on the image to view the 320×480 wallpaper and then save the image to your computer.
The dog fence is the longest fence in the world. It stretches (3,306 mi) from South Australia to Queensland and separates the country into two parts: one where dingos can roam freely and one where you can do sheep ranching safely. It was originally designed to keep out rabbits but it was more successful at [...]
The last contest had a pretty good response considering it was just a cheap necklace. I put it through Random.org and the winner was Sherry from Malaysia, who ironically enough runs the website ILuvContest.com. I’ll be sending it out in about a week, Sherry. This week’s contest is something I picked up in Jordan. All [...]
UNESCO World Heritage Site #57: Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur”
From the World Heritage inscription: The capital of the Old Kingdom of Egypt has some extraordinary funerary monuments, including rock tombs, ornate mastabas, temples and pyramids. In ancient times, the site was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World. There isn’t much I can say about the pyramids because everyone has seen at [...]
I have arrived Israel. 40 years ago, Apollo 8 took the famous photo of the Earth rising over the surface of the Moon. After that photo, many people ooohed and aaaahed about how when you look at the Earth from space, there are no borders or countries and everyone is really just part of one [...]
From the World Heritage inscription: Tucked away amid the modern urban area of Cairo lies one of the world’s oldest Islamic cities, with its famous mosques, madrasas, hammams and fountains. Founded in the 10th century, it became the new centre of the Islamic world, reaching its golden age in the 14th century. The highlight of [...]