Month: November 2014

November 21, 2014 Phil Meadows

Along the Southeastern coastline of Cuba, the port city of Santiago de Cuba greets the Caribbean each day with the hustle and bustle of a cultural capital full of Afro-Caribbean culture. A city rivaled only in population and size by the capital city of Havana, today Santiago de Cuba enjoys a culturally rich and exquisitely intriguing society…

November 10, 2014 Phil Meadows

In the city of Yazd, Iran burns a mighty flame. An Atash Behram (Fire of Victory) to be exact. Contained within the Zoroastrian Fire Temple is a flame said to be burning for over 1,500 years- since around 470 A.D. And not just any flame, but the highest grade of fire that can be placed inside the temple of…

November 10, 2014 Phil Meadows

A photograph has the ability to capture a single moment, yet is attached to infinite memories. Each year, Cross Cultural Journeys holds a photo contest titled “Share Your Journey”. Not only do we want to honor our travelers and the countries they visit, we also want to ignite others to seek out the people and…