Africa

A Moroccan time travel gate

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 though, because my Moroccan 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
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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 tried to recall a funny story from Jordan, Lebanon, Dubai, Bahrain or Qatar. But my friends impatiently
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A magnificent Christmas 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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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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TOP 20 things TO DO in Egypt

  Not sure how many times I have been to Egypt – six or seven. After the second time, I stopped acting like a crazy enthusiastic tourist and started looking mostly for extraordinary, specific experience. Except all the remarkable sightseeing, Egypt is providing lots of lifetime memories. I have collected all mine in TOP 20 TO
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Johannesburg again? No, thank you!

  The arrival at Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport was a real thrill. This trip was postponed so many times, that finally landing in South Africa, after 10 hour direct flight, made me feel over excited. I was supposed to start that journey three years ago, but lots of circumstances were changed ever since. Eventually, an opportunity, popping up at
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Cape Town, South Africa – the windiest place on Earth

  If you plan a trip to Cape Town, South Africa, you should be aware of the wind. That’s not a joke. The most recognizable characteristic of Cape Town is the all year round blowing, non-stop flushing and just time-to-time calming down wind. When I heard the stories for the first time, I thought those
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