My Visit to Simi Valley

I was invited by the Barsaum couple of St. James’ Syriac Orthodox Church, Sunland, California, to visit the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, CA where a new set of displays have arrived from Vatican Museum. This was my second visit to the museum. But this time the speciality was the temporary display of items from Vatican Museum. This video has few of the displays.

Very Rev. Corepiscopo Dr. Joseph Tarzi, vicar of the Church, and his wife Mrs. Juliet Tarzi also joined us.

The Barsaum couple, Mr. Saliba and Hiam Barsaum, are senior members of the Church. Whenever I visit California they are particular that they took me to any one of the important locations of the state. We started the day with a coffee session at their residence.

A Walk on Queen Street of Niagara on the Lake

I spent the morning of June 6th, 2015 walking along the Queen Street of Niagara-on-the-Lake with my Uncle and Aunt, the parents of Tim who got married to Jennifer on that evening me conducting the wedding. Here is a video of that walk through my eyes and my ipad

The video is available in my Youtube channel along with my website and WordPress blog

My Visit to Getty Center

I was invited by Mr. Jacob Adam and Mr. Saleeba Barsaum and their wives to visit the Getty Center and Museum in Los Angles, CA.. Corepiscopo Dr. Joseph Tarzi vicar of St. James’ Syrian Orthodox Church of Los Angles wiht his wife Mrs. Juliet Tarzi joined us.Mr. Adam and Mr. Barsum are members of the St. James; parish. It was a wonderful experience.

My Visit to Miracle Garden DUBAI

I was in Shariah for few days on my way back from US with my brother and my cousins and their families. I had New Year service at St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral, Dubai and participated in OCYM UAE region meet at Ras-Al-Khaima. My brother took me to this wonderful garden in Dubai on the New Year day. Here is a non-professional’s videos and snaps from my day. The snaps are from my brother Mr. Santhosh Markose.
Miracle Garden, Dubai is located in Dubailand near the Arabian Ranches and opened on Valentine’s Day. This garden contains over 45 million flowers over a 72,000 square meter site Along with traditional flowerbeds; it features topiary-style displays with blooms fashioned into the shapes of hearts, stars, igloos, pyramids and so on. It is still in the making and many more to come. Floral displays will change according to season. Waste water is used to water the plants through drip irrigation. There are coffee and snack shops in the garden. The garden is open from 10 am till 10 pm. This will be closed to visitors from May to October. Entry fee is 20 Dhs for adults and children above 3.

The Nativity Show

I had the opportunity to watch the Living Nativity live show at Community Fellowship Church in Hainesport, Mount Laurel, NJ. Mr. Samuel Kuriakose (Nibu) took me to the show on 19th Dec. 2014. One of the chief organizers of the show was Mr. John Hearle and old friend of Mr. Nibu. Nibu’s wife Veena and daughter Nesa accompanied. The show was outside the Church in independent booths and it was very cold. I had hard time in holding my iPad to take the video. But it was a wonderful experience. Thanks to Nibu and family. A video is uploaded to my Youtube channel

A Visit to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

I visited Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum again a second time with my hosts in Sunland Parish on Dec. 5th 2-14. The Ronald W. Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, California, USA was dedicated by five former presidents of America on November 4, 1991. Ronald Reagan became the president of United States in January 1981. He brought several economic reforms that helped the country revive from the economic crisis that hit US in the 70s. Margret Thatcher, the then Prime Minister of UK joined him in this reform policy. The economic policy initiated by him controlled the world economy till 2008. The philosophy behind this policy is known as “Reagan Thatcher Thesis”. A Video of my tour is uploaded to my Youtube channel.

A Walk Along Marine Lake Shore

I had a lovely evening walking along the Cardiff Barry Marine Lake shore with Mr. Jacob George, Jinesh Pampady and Basil on Sept. 13, 2014. Jinesh was the photographer.

A video is uploaded to my Youtube channel

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