Africa

Gladiator road trip in Tunisia

  I went to El Jem, Tunisia, just because it was included in the programme, arranged by the travel agency. My departure point was city of Sousse (the third most populated city in Tunisia), where our group was originally accommodated for a week stay. I had no high expectations of the day trip to El
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Hunting for Argan oil in Morocco

Have you seen how the argan tree looks like? I have, in Morocco. You would probably say, it’s not a big deal. For me it is, because a time travel gate unlocked at the moment I caught a glimpse of that tree. I did not feel the same tickle when I saw my first Mango tree, neither
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Morocco - the land where goats live on trees

Usually people are incline to consider all the Arabs like Middle Easterners. So, when I am asked to share a story about the Middle East, can’t be sure what the real expectations are. How Morocco came up? The last time, I was asked about the Middle East, I tried to recall a funny story from Jordan, Lebanon, Dubai,
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A magnificent trip to Sun City, South Africa

  I knew it’s going to be a memorable adventure at the moment I’d found a 20 Rand bill at the parking lot. Generally, I was pretty excited of visiting Sun City, the exotic well hidden Paradise of South Africa. I was unable to see and hear anything. But stepping out of the car, right in
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Karnak, Egypt - a tale as old as time

  The very first time I saw Karnak, Egypt was in August, 2005. Then I had no idea August is a monstrous month for visiting the Egyptian desert. But upon my arrival, it was immediately revealed.  50 degree Celsius at 2 pm, dust everywhere, no shades available and the sand was burning under the feet. But
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Thousands of miles coffee journey

  If I ask you right now, where the best coffee ever could be found, what’s going to be your answer? Let’s bet, I’ll get at least 30 different options. Everyone would insist to know better where the best coffee in the world is. It’s kind of a tricky question, because what I asked actually
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By train to the end of the world

  That’s me, on a South African train, heading to the end of the world. Trying to be brave and confident in an environment that scares me. I heard so many horrifying stories about single women, traveling alone by train in South Africa. That’s why I already placed a smile on my face, hoping to
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Disappointing Akagera National Park, Rwanda

  It takes six hours by car to cross Akagera National Park, Rwanda. My first wild animal safari in Africa. As you can guess, I was totally excited. Sure, I have already seen all those animals at the zoo, but it’s a different thrill to observe them in the nature, freely running and following their
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