Carolyn Travel Stories

Short Stories

This is a collection of fun stories from over 272 countries and territories that Carolyn has visited in her lifetime.

Read her stories below

A Chance Meeting on an Airplane

A Unique Thanksgiving Day in Iran Story and Photos by June Landrum, my wonderful traveling companion on this trip to Iran. Carolyn August 2013: I was traveling to Amsterdam, on my way to Africa. When we changed planes in Atlanta, I sat beside a young woman who was asleep. She slept for an additional hour…

Two Lady Tourists Travel To Conflict Stricken Countries

When June Landrum and I arrived at the last police check point into Damascus, Syria February 10, 2020, we had to show our passports one more time. And when we did, we politely showed approval and happiness for what we saw because we did not expect to ever see anything like this in a war-torn…

Jingle Trucking Machos in Pakistan

As we went down the roads of Pakistan, they kept passing us on the other side and we just had to concentrate on them because we had never seen anything like them. And they kept passing us one after the other from Islamabad to Karachi. When we saw each one, our joyous screams of amazement…


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