Travel Portrait 04: Haircut, Dar al Islam,
and White Places
March 14, 2007 [listen]
Wednesday, March 14, 2007, 11:15:26 AM
This vacation, I was determined to give myself a decent
The only problem was that, in my haste to get to the
airport and catch the plane, I forgot to pack my tiny
mirror that allows me to see the back of my head.
Good thing my phone
has a camera!
Get a haircut!
Uh, missed a spot...
Wednesday, March 14, 2007, 3:11:18 PM
I was recommended to see the adobe mosque [designed]
by Egyptian architect Hassan
I was told that he only used
materials that came from a ten mile radius to build
Some food activists hold a similar belief that the meat
and produce eaten by a community should come from local
The White Places
Wednesday, March 14, 2007, 3:53:28 PM
This is 'The White Places' aka 'Plaza Blanca.' The canyon
is about a half mile down from the mosque.
O'Keeffe has painted this canyon.
I took a stroll down into the canyon, but the rocky desert
terrain made me turn back promptly.
In my haste to get to the airport and catch the plane,
I neglected to pack my