The Sahara Desert …I Speak No Italiano & Leave Mauritania!

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Rate our ReviewsThe Sahara was the next leg of my journey from Nouakchott and it was beautiful in parts. It had been mostly rock and scrub, but now there were sand dunes rolling down to the sea especially around Parc National Du Ban D’Arguin. Unfortunately, I was only able to take a few photos, when […]

Chamarel, Mauritius – Land of seven colors & natural art

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Rate our ReviewsLife is so much better when it is painted in vivid and bright colours, don’t you agree? There are places on this planet where you don’t need to put on pink glasses to be amazed or rendered speechless. There are many locations so colourful that they make you think that they are simply […]

Marrakech, Morocco – lost in the medina & history

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Rate our ReviewsThe Marrakech Medina is a walled city, within a city, the home of the ancients. The streets go dizzy in all directions with seemingly no rhyme or reason. They twist and turn and stop abruptly and one’s head experiences mass confusion, immediately. It is a simple truth that only an inhabitant can comprehend, […]

Zanzibar – Archipelago Paradise or Waning Magic?

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Rate our ReviewsThe inhabitants of Zanzibar are fond of greeting visitors – often seasick from the bumpy boat ride over from Dar es Salaam – with the phrase ‘welcome to paradise’. For it is a place very well-known worldwide, perhaps the single best-known place in Tanzania. With its pristine beaches, jungle-clad hillsides and Indo-Arabian architecture, […]

Uganda – Why Volunteer ? – Report # 4

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Rate our Reviews  The time has come for me to conclude these posts reporting on my Ugandan volunteering. I hope that I’ve managed to give a taste of what a (cliché alert!) profound, rewarding and life-changing experience it was, which is all you can do within the confines of a blog post. Nothing can replicate […]