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About Teesh

Out and about, living life to its fullest.

Getting our rocks on…

From the Sahara we made our way to Todra Gorge – the narrowest in Morocco. We got to enjoy the amazing rock formations but declined the option of rock climbing and a motorbike ride from some local guys hanging around … Continue reading

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From the souqs to the Sahara…

It became apparent very quickly that we were about to eat our way to the desert.  We had hired a 4WD and driver for the next six days to take us through the Middle Atlas, Sahara desert and High Atlas … Continue reading

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Fatima joins the group…

Today we ventured across to Fes with plans to stop in Volubilis, Moulay Idriss and Meknes along the way. The walk around the 168 AD ruins of Volubulis was really interesting. The 42 hectare site included some wonderful mosaic tile … Continue reading

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The souqs get saucier…

Akhmed’s joviality soon disappeared once he realised that our arrival in Chefchaouen was going to be the end of the line for our trips with him. The upside of this for us was the elimination of his desire to continue … Continue reading

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The saucy souks – hugging the coast…

  We were all very excited (you might even read as relieved) to land in Casablanca. Despite my former protestations I am seriously thinking it might be time I moved to business class for these long haul flights! We managed … Continue reading

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La Aussie Gringa en Colombia – Hasta la vista … it’s been a hoot!

Back to Cali to pick up Lilia with just enough time to explore some more in Cali. Omaira shouted me lunch so I didn’t leave without having some typical Cali fare. It was lovely. Valentina was kind enough to take … Continue reading

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La Aussie Gringa en Colombia – road trippin’ with Lilia

We were on our way to Cali. Lilia was great in pointing out all the major points of interest along the way – names of the rivers, the departments we were passing through and the types of crops growing along … Continue reading

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La Aussie Gringa en Colombia – party time!

I arrived home to give my last English classes. The kids were very cute giving me hugs with sad faces. Their numbers had dwindled over the months with the girls staying the keenest, which I was really pleased about. My … Continue reading

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La Aussie Gringa en Colombia – getting to the point of it!

Off I went on my trip to La Guajira Peninsula. I thought I’d opt for the AUD$8 option of the bus to the airport rather than the $40 option. A bit of a mistake as I cut it a bit … Continue reading

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La Aussie gringa en Colombia – flower power!

Off to Medellin for the Feria de Flores. For those old enough, think a combination of Warana and the Ekka! Yep, even timed with the Ekka! I had a chuckle as my cab passed a guy on a bicycle with a … Continue reading

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