Libya, December 2010-January 2011
Jjust over a week for a first visit to this huge country, so stayed relatively close to Tripoli. Saw some of the sights along the coast, and also traveled south past the Western Mountains to the old caravan city of Ghadames on the edge of the Sahara. Then returned to Tripoli and east to Khums to see the huge, ruined city of Leptis Magna. There is plenty left to see for future visits.Read More
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Gazelle, Tripoli. Enterprising people have set up plush benches and carriages, each supplied with an unfortunate, tethered gazelle. The idea is to encourage sweethearts to pose for photos at $3 a pop, but I saw no takers.