Margaret O'ConnorOct 8, 20121 Comment
Imagine escaping for a few hours by yourself to wander the coastline of the Great Ocean Road. Margaret O'Connor walked 15 kilometres and didn't lay eyes on another human being...
Margaret O'ConnorOct 13, 20112 Comments
It’s that combination of history that got me, and the people, so unexpectedly warm and full of generous ways -- from sharing their sweets with you on a bus trip from Damascus to Palmrya to searching up and down the street for someone with sufficient English to guide you back to the Ummayad Mosque, after you have become hopelessly lost in the myriad labyrinthine ways of the Old City of Damascus.
Margaret O'ConnorApr 4, 20116 Comments
Sure, it's not the calmest or safest country right now, and we're not suggesting you hop on a plane tomorrow. But file this away for when things have se