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Sep-2007

Once again the early morning was bracing and dark. Leaving home at 5am is not pleasant, least of all because I never usually sleep the night before flying, for fear of oversleeping and missing my flight. I made the exception this time and caught two hours kip before loading up my Jeep and setting off […]

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Just returned from a wonderful trip to Rome. Having visited many European cities and more worldwide, I was beginning to think that all urban metropoles where pretty much the same, but Rome is different from anywhere I have been before. It’s splendor, magnificance, history and art make it one to remember but you need some […]

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Where did day three go? Our fourth day in Morocco saw us venture to the coastal town of Essaouira. From Marrakech it had been a three and half hour drive along relatively quiet roads through the desert, passing through 3-4 large towns on the way. This did include stops at an Argan Community Co-op, and […]

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This was so very funny a day for completely banal reasons. Our second day began once we had eaten our petite dejeuner. We sauntered out to Mohammed V Avenue in search of the Marrakech Tour bus, but was approached by a taxi driver who offered to tour us for 200 dirhams (again is this the […]

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Blery eyed, my Nokia alarm woke me at around 4am so that I could roll off my suitcases and finish zipping the last of what I need to take with me into the case. I couldn’t really think, my hair was a mess, I didn’t get a chance to wash it so I tied it […]

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