A Lifelong Journey: My Stamp Collecting Odyssey from Tripoli to the World

The Humble Beginnings Growing up in Tripoli during the 1960s was a unique experience. The world was a different place back then, and entertainment options were limited compared to today’s standards. Television was a luxury: only one family on our block had a television, and every night at 7:00 p.m. when cartoons started, all the … Read more

West Irian, Indonesia

As a collector of stamps, I enjoy looking at stamps with maps on them. The stamps shows a country’s borders, geography, and aspirations on a world stage. Sometimes, I am surprised and saddened by the lost of a culture or country. Other times, I marvel at the formation of a new nation out of colonial … Read more