Scenery Sunday :- Humans of Palestine

Palestine is fragile.

Palestinians are resilient.

I cherished the moments I had spent inside West Bank in October 2014.

(The title of this post was inspired by the infamous Humans of New York – Thanks Brandon!)

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Scenery Sunday :- Humans of Turkey

Turkey – a country filled with diverse citizens. They are Curious, Friendly, Unique.

(The title of this post was inspired by the infamous Humans of New York – Thanks Brandon!)

Turkish children in Rize Turkey having fun

Turkish children in Rize, Turkey having fun

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Travel Thought Thursday :- Connection

Today its very common to see people of any nation holding a cell phone or a smart phone. Head lowered. Eyes on the glowing screen. Thumbs and/or fingers tapping furiously on the device. Sore necks ensues. Eye contact lost. Face-to-face connection is a thing of the past.

Nevertheless, technology has made connection across continents much easier.

Human connection often times requires an electronic device as a mediator. However, sometimes the electronic device has caused mixed messages and led to misunderstandings.

Yet when friends and family gather, the true human connection is often neglected. It’s no uncommon to see a table of 4 people seated at a table in the restaurant and all 4 are busy with their own electronic device. Children and babies are often given a tablet to play with to provide the parents and guardians free time.

What is this world coming to??
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