Added by joseph sylvester on July 29, 2011 at 10:14am — No Comments
I have been drinking Yaqona (pronounced: Yon-gona) for the past 30 years. To say that it is an acquired taste is accurate, and I just cannot wait until I acquire it. Yaqona, as it is called in Fiji, or Kava as it is called in Hawaii and other Polynesian cultures is harvested from the plant, Piper methysticum. It…Continue
I have been spoiled. While on a nearly one month exploration of Turkey I discovered the art of Grooming. No, not some mundane ritual of scraping my face each morning half asleep and caffeine deprived. But the time honored art practiced by Turkish barbers.
Recently I found myself in the small town of Kirazli, a farming community approximately 45 minutes from Ephesus. Known for their wonderful cherry and apricots, their slightly alkaline soils and abundance of water make their fruit…Continue
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One of the best things to do on Kauai in mid July is to attend the annual Koloa Plantation Days celebration. I am biased I'll admit, its a time when a great number of former sugarcane plantation workers are gathered in one place and between great events and shows we can share a few stories about 'the good old days'. With this being the 26th annual event our stories are becoming as tall as the…Continue
Added by joseph sylvester on July 16, 2011 at 5:54pm — No Comments