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A Camel at Sunrise

No, this isn't about my longing for my former days as a smoker....

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Young Monk, Hanoi’s Temple of Literature

Seeing an image today of Barack Obama and Anthony Bourdain eating like –and with– locals in a small place in Hanoi reminded me...

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Mounted Police Patrol Souq Waqif in Doha, Qatar

A common scene in Doha's central market....

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Doha Sunset

It's never too busy to take a few moment to enjoy the sunset. ...

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95 Seconds in the Bird Department at Doha’s Souq Waqif

If exotic chirping is your thing, then today's 95-second mental health break is for you....

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Beirut Street Art: Four Portraits by Jean-Marc Nahas

A brief introduction to prolific Beirut artist Jean-Marc Nahas....

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Street Shave, Nghia Lo, Vietnam (Pic du Jour)

Scene of my first street shave, too....

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The Prince of Hàng Bè, Hanoi

The coolest motorbike taxi driver in Hanoi....

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Layover in Doha? Here’s the Only ‘Top Five Things To Do List’ You’ll Ever Need

How to spend a short layover in the Qatari capital....

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Intercontinental Doha The City Hotel: A 90-Second Review

My unlikely five-star home away from home....

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Sunrise Drive to Khor Al Adaid: Pre-dawn Dune Bashing Near Southern Qatar’s Inland Sea

An early morning excursion to Qatar's premiere natural attraction....

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Pic du Jour: Sand Dunes at Sunrise, Southern Qatar

I booked a 04:30 ride yesterday morning to catch the sunrise at the Khor al Adaid, or so-called Inland Sea, that sits at the edge of a...

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Pic du Jour: Seamstress and Clothes Vendor, Sapa, Vietnam

A portrait of a woman who sold me a pair of pants I'll never wear....

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Terraced Rice fields, Tu Le Valley, Vietnam

Has anyone worked or watched a rice harvest?...

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanon – a Notebook and Primer

An introduction and update on the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon, home to more than 1.2 million people who have fled the civil war in...

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The Ghost of Beirut

I’m not exactly sure what happened here. I remember a few of the details, but not how they conspired to produce this result, an...

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Beirut Cityscapes – Stock Image Gallery

A collection of cityscapes from the Lebanese capital....

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Runners From Palestine Journey to Beirut to Exercise Their Freedom to Move

Facing walls that are both physical and mental, marathoners run to tell a different story on Palestine while claiming their right to...

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Paula Radcliffe Visits With Syrian Refugees at Beirut School, Critical of European Response to Refugee Crisis

“The Syrian kids were just so happy to be there,” she said. “They were given something that they value probably more than our kids in...

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Fisherman, Beirut

Late this afternoon in Beirut’s Raouché district, on a rocky outcrop that juts into the Mediterranean by the Avenue General De Gaulle. ...

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