Author Archives: Varya

Cape Town

The most beautiful cities in the world seem to share some common characteristics:  mountains sloping down toward natural water, ocean or harbor:  Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, Vancouver, Hong Kong,… Read more »


Johannesburg:  A Tale of Two Cities Johannesburg has been a surprise.  After a 40 hour flight due to a delayed plane and missed connection, my taxi in Johannesburg immediately encountered… Read more »