Articles in Category: Gertrude's Story

Arriving In The United Arab Emirates In 1962

From Rome I flew to Beirut.

I met Edith Patterson, a teacher from Toronto, on the plane to Beirut.  We had never seen each other, but somehow we managed to meet up and we flew together to Bahrain, which was the closest international airport to Abu Dhabi.

And that was the end of the joy ride. Reality really hit.