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Becoming familiar with the Moscow Metro

I managed to get the airport train, and metro with two changes to arrive at my accommodation only to discover I didn’t have my wallet; just a minor issue!  All I could think was that when I was flustered trying … Continue reading

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Memories made in Marrakech…

Arriving into Marrakech, the red city (so named for the Medina’s pink walls) was quite an experience. Our driver was having a little trouble finding the right spot but came through, dropping us in a car park and pointing. Thankfully … Continue reading

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Saucy souqs in search of sardines!

This was it – the day we were to face Tizi Tichka!  When planning this section of our trip we had contemplated the options of either hiring a car and driving ourselves or hiring a car and driver. We had … Continue reading

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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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