Saudi Arabian Airlines and Beautiful Mauritius!

As I said in last blog, never travel with Saudi Arabian Airlines!! I somehow ended up in Riyadh, in transit to Mauritius, very old plane, crew had no idea what they were doing and didn't care. When we arrived at the airport, some man who was a official, starting yelling at me as I got into the transit area, I... Continue Reading →

Leaving Athens

Well, here I am eating breakfast and reading International New York Times in Syntagma Square (centre of Athens) and thinking about what I would say on my blog about 2 months in Greece!! SO, HERE IT GOES! Parts of Athens are beautiful and some parts are very tough; there is lots of unemployment, lots of African Immigration (mostly Nigerian) and why the Government is allowing this, I... Continue Reading →

Four Days in Israel

My trip didn't start off too well… I arrived at Athens airport, flying EL AL and I am second in line when some big Israeli guy with gold chains and shirt open to waist, steps in front of me and stands in line. I said “this is a line” and he turned and told me to F –OFF! Called me “stupid woman” and all I could think was this is why I haven't been... Continue Reading →

Betty’s Mountain Top

Many years ago, I was working in Jamaica and had a very good friend who was a Diplomat by the name of Kay Baxter (she sadly passed away at very young age) but as we traveled Jamaica, we would talk about growing old and how we wanted an interesting life with interesting people as we... Continue Reading →

European Union Observation’s‏

Since I am an old Political Junkie, I am going to make some points about the state of Health of the European Union. Some of the following I have read, some come from the people on the street and some are my own observations. The Euro currency is Blamed somewhat, but I’m not sure that... Continue Reading →

More Athens

Well, I am entering my 3rd week in Athens and I am learning how to operate in this city! Not an easy place, but beautiful in many ways. As I said everyone smokes and has a dog, they love to scream about anything; but I have found a way to handle that, I put my... Continue Reading →

Athens, Quick initial observation’s!!

I don't even know where to start, so much has happened and so many impressions!! (Feel like I have been here for year instead of week) This city, so full of History, is very tough! Lots of stores are closed, the joy has left, that I remember, the infrastructure has crumbled, security is everywhere, even... Continue Reading →

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