Category Archives: Africa

Fez – Try not to get lost in the medina

May 2nd ~ The Medina of Fez In 2007 we took a ferry from Spain and spent a whirlwind day in Tangiers. I had been enchanted by the colorful bazar marketplace. Having an opportunity to return to Morocco and have … Continue reading

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On the way to Fez and an evening fit for a princess!

May 1st ~ Explore Volubilis & Meknes, Overland to Fez After breakfast, we drive inland toward Fez. We know ahead of time that it is going to be a long day on the road. One of the many benefits of traveling … Continue reading

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Rabat, Morocco ~ What do Eels, Cats and Hard Boiled Eggs Have in Common?

And just in case the fertility thing works, the next item seems to be a perfect match… Continue reading

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Morocco ~ Getting there

Thursday, April 29th ~ Rabat, Morocco We took our time getting here which was nice. A long flight from LAX to London where we were surprised to have someone meet us as we exited the airplane and personally escort us … Continue reading

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Morocco – our next destination

Please join us on our next adventure as we head off to Africa to explore the country of Morocco, or more accurately named “The Kingdom of Morocco”. We will explore Volubilis, which was once an outpost of the Roman Empire, … Continue reading

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Our travel plans for 2016 (so far)

January ~ Canoga Park and Arrowbear Lakes, California For 2016, we decided to travel on the odd months, and stay in So California on even months. We will see how that works out, but that was my starting point for mapping … Continue reading

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The Great Zimbabwe

Friday February 6th ~ Exploring the Great Zimbabwe Our tour was starting to come unraveled at the seams. A game drive scheduled for the previous afternoon at Mutirikwi National Park was cancelled. Evidently the company that was supposed to take … Continue reading

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Playing with little lions – ahhhh, a relief after the previous night…

Thursday February 5th ~ Antelope Park to Masvingo After only 2.5 short hours the alarm was going off on Tim’s iPhone. I struggled to get my bearings. That is often one of the challenges of frequent traveling – trying to … Continue reading

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MISSING – Two big lions

Wednesday February 4th (PM) ~ In the back of a pick-up, Antelope Park, Zimbabwe “If we can’t find them soon, perhaps we can try playing animal in distress sounds”, the lone female voice cracked through the night on the radio. … Continue reading

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Walking with the lions

Wednesday February 4th ~ Antelope Park, Zimbabwe Oh how I had been looking forward to this day. I mean, come on, an opportunity to walk with the lions! How does one possibly top this? I honestly can’t remember if the bus … Continue reading

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