Top 14 best cities to visit in the Middle East 2020 — Delusional Bubble (Reblog)

Not a lot of people think of the Middle East as a travel destination while the Middle Eastern countries are becoming popular travel hot spots. With the United Arab Emirates hosting more than 21.3 million visitors in 2019 alone, followed by 16.48 million tourists who visited Saudi Arabia, Egypt with 13.6 million, and Iran with about 9 million tourists just […]Top … Continue reading Top 14 best cities to visit in the Middle East 2020 — Delusional Bubble (Reblog)

Influential Women: Enheduanna – High-Priestess, Astronomer, First Known Author — Under the influence! (Reblog)

he world’s first known author is widely attributed to have been the daughter of Sargon (1) of Akkad in the 23rd century BC. We know her today as Enheduanna, which may have been a title of office, in which case her real name is unknown. She was the High Priestess of Nanna-Suen, a moon deity … Continue reading Influential Women: Enheduanna – High-Priestess, Astronomer, First Known Author — Under the influence! (Reblog)

Leo’s Book Review: ‘From the Holy Mountain’

'A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium'. By William Dalrymple. I can't tell how inspirational I found this book when I first read it. At the time, around 1997, I was virtually reading nothing new beyond a few books on astrology or Buddhism, two subjects I was heavily into at the time. Then one chance … Continue reading Leo’s Book Review: ‘From the Holy Mountain’