Reflections on Tahrir Square, Cairo

Reflections on Tahrir Square – Cairo, Egypt

In early May of 2013 I stood in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt taking the photo above. I was struck that the square was virtually empty. No protestors, flying flags, flashing green lasers, fireworks or honking horns. I then walked over and took a second photo of the burned-out National Democratic Party building which was…

Tour Israel with an excellent guide

Tour Israel with an excellent guide

My feet first touched the ground of Israel in 1973, when the purpose of my visit was to meet with officials regarding my duties as a Drug Enforcement Agent. I didn’t return to tour Israel for another 40 years. In May of 2013 I returned with my wife and some dear friends from Toronto. Prior…