10/14/13 at 3:39pm
Posts by oscarthewild
11/4/12 at 7:42am
10/30/12 at 1:06am
History is a factor. If in Arab lands, it is never the "Persian" gulf. "The gulf" or even the "the Arabian Gulf" is far superior. Note: Situation is reversed in the land of the Persians! Wearing the t-shirt with huge Hebrew characters/coca cola in Herbrew/Israeli football team etc. or IDF cap is not smart. GT is correct that Emiratis are few. They are proud of what they have been able to achieve. However, if in AD, please refrain from extolling the wonders of...
10/22/12 at 1:21am
Ins spite of the personal attack......I am halfway around the world. You know where. You are welcome to visit. I can and will eagerly arrange lectures. Just say the word. Food is good, tailoring is not bad.Exchanges with my friends back home in the States (of various ethnicities, religions, degree of observance etc.) indicate increasingly polarization. Less dialogue and less willingness to engage in any dialogue from the other side. My old neighborhood used to have...
10/20/12 at 4:59am
10/20/12 at 4:46am
9/10/12 at 10:15pm
Been a few years since I visited Munich but the spatenhaus is great.Germany has very decent Turkish food. One of my all time favority donner kebab places is in Dresden. Even the typical donner stands in Germany are very acceptable.The English Garden is a delight as long as the weather cooperates.Last time, Munich had a pretty good rental bicycle program. Great city for bikes. Can also rent bicycles at the main train station (like most german cities).Some of the student...
6/6/11 at 2:20pm
Back in Doha. GT suggestion about the islamic museum was excellent. thanks There is the royal kingly stuff but the everyday things are just as remarkable. War stuff too but a lot of simple things that echo an inner peace and harmony. Short drive (like < 10 mins ) from the airport. Not to be missed. -
5/9/11 at 5:25pm
Quote: Originally Posted by globetrotter am i the only one who caught this? it was reported that bin Laden has been dying his beard black for the videos he taped. Mohemed specifically said not to dye your beard black (you would think he would have better things to focus on, but he did address this specific issue). can't we get some milage out of this sin? The strictest of the islam, do not allow images. Why was his image all over the place? ...