Welcome to travelingarmchair.com,
a collection of stories and images from the seat of our around
the world traveling armchair. This site was updated on June
5, 2002 from Paris. 282 days
on the go....
Our three weeks in Egypt are over and we have departed relatively
unscathed (physically, anyway). Our short foray into the Arab
world has yielded loads of wonderful pictures (if we may say so
ourselves), a few funny stories and one or two off-the-radar conspiracy
theories about the September 11 "accident". The conspiracy
theories related to us cannot be related to you here. I have a
Green Card renewal coming up and I don't want to spoil my chances
by upsetting the Mossad, the CIA and the Zionist shadow government
of the USA.
new Egypt pictures are here
in the gallery while the stories are under the
notes category. The Egyptians are friendly and chatty on the
whole, so we have new conversations from Mohammed
in Cairo and another Mohammed
So, anyhoo . . . we are settling down in Paris where we will be
conducting in depth research over the next two months. Our suffering
will be your gain for we intend to put to rest once and for all
the question on everyone's lips,
"Do the health benefits of drinking copious amounts of red
wine really counteract the detriments of eating large quantities
of cheese, croissants and steak tartar?"
Our first research trip took us to Normandy. You'll find some
pictures here on the France
page. To support this admirable and important project, you
can make your checks payable to ...
Julie and Nigel Snow
Thanks for visiting!
P.S. We've started the task of updating the gallery pages to the
new format. If you haven't looked through our China,
USA Galleries yet, they
have all new powerful caption action (with flavor crystals!) so
there's no time like the present.
What have we done since our last update?
May 1 - Struck poses in front of
the pyramids ~ as required by Egyptian law.
5 - Subjected Julie to unwanted flirtation ~ as required by Egyptian
May 15 - Frolicked atop sand dunes in
the Western desert ~ as required
by the Egyptian ministry of amazing fun