Category Archives: Africa

A Good Year, 2015

Traffic is driving me insane. Just in and around Makati (Philippines) where I live, it has gone from bad to worse. Thank God I live in a condo where I can walk to the mall, drugstore, movie theater, beauty parlor, … Continue reading

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Essaouira: It Could Have Been More Than A Day Trip

From Marrakech, we drove more than a couple of hours to this coastal city but for a brief stop at this noveau tourist site where goats are perched on trees. Were they put there to feed off the barks of … Continue reading

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MARRAKECH: The Last Leg (Morocco)

Our 2 weeks in Maróc came to a close. Homebased in Marrakech for 5 days,  we found the time to do our laundry, hit the spa, shop for souvenirs and other stuff, and google search where best to dine within … Continue reading

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From The Gorges of Todra To Lawrence of Arabia

Emboldened by our Sahara Night Adventure, and fresh from our morning showers to wipe off all grime and dust, we set off midmorning for a really long and winding drive towards Skoura. The ride was not without interesting pitstops. From … Continue reading

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PRISCILLAS OF THE DESERT (Sahara, Morocco)

Many African countries share borders with this desert. SAHARA. In Arabic, it means desert. Covering a fourth of the entire African continent, it is even bigger than the US of A or China. From our Kasbah Le Touareg in Merzouga, … Continue reading

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On A Roadtrip To Sahara (Fes to Merzouga, Morocco)

One long day. All of 450 kilometers on a roadtrip taking us through Morocco’s “Switzerland”, a short stop to “meet and greet” Barbary Macaques in the cedar woods of Ifrane, then a picturesque break by the lake called Dayat Aqua, … Continue reading

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THE BEST OF FES (Morocco)

Another UNESCO World Heritage Site. We started the morning with a panoramic view of the city, the former capital of Morocco up until 1925 when it was moved to Rabat. From the hill in this late 16th century  Fort Borj … Continue reading

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