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Uganda-Kampala Area and Ugandan Wildlife-Part 1

Uganda-Kampala area and the Ugandan Wildlife Part 1 Africa is a continent that always held intrigue for me. We had visited Morocco few years back but that is a different Africa. I have always been waiting to see Sub-Saharan Africa, and the opportunity came last Xmas holidays when we decided to visit my daughter who […]

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Singapore: The Lion City

Singapore: The Lion City Let me give you a brief history of Singapore before I begin my recent trip there. Singapore is a city-state that lies at the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula. Singapore is comprised of many little islands, about 63 in all. The written historical record of Singapore goes back to late […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

A Very Happy Thanksgiving to my family, friends and all. If you would like to try something new or add a new flair to your meal, try the recipes I have given below. The roast, stuffing, gravy or the dip can take you to new flavor heights for your Thanksgiving meal, with a touch of […]

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Happy Deepavali/ Diwali

A very happy Deepavali/Diwali to my family, friends and everyone!  Deepavali, known as the  ‘Festival of Lights,’ is celebrated around the world by Hindus. It falls anywhere from late October to mid November according to the Hindu calendar. On Deepavali day, families don new clothes, participate in prayers and share meals and sweets with family and friends. Below is a Deepavali family story and a […]

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Khmer Flavors, Siem Reap

Amok, national dish of Cambodia Like other Southeast Asian regions, Cambodian foods have the hot, sour and spicy flavors from chilies, limes, tamarind, palm sugar, fresh herbs and spices such as lemongrass, Kaffir lime leaves, cilantro, sweet basil, ginger and turmeric. Crusty baguettes spread with pate are sold all over by vendors. We tried many […]

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Cambodian BBQ

Cambodian BBQ Cambodian BBQ During our trip to Cambodia this summer, we spent a week in Siem Reap, exploring the archeological sites at Angkor and delving into Khmer cuisine at the local restaurants. On our last evening we walked around looking to try the local BBQ. It was a difficult decision as there were so many cafes and restaurants […]

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