journey

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Surviving the heaviest flood in Petra, Jordan

  I was one of the closest witnesses of the heaviest flood for the last 60 years in Petra, Jordan. It was a smashing event, which left breathless even the native locals who are generally used to the floods in the area and experience two or three per year in the Valley of Moses (Wadi
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My wonder trip to Petra, Jordan

  That’s one of the most remarkable and surprising sights I have ever traveled to. The ancient city of Petra, Jordan, known as Nabataeans’ Kingdom capital is a 2000 year old habitat, a mystical place, full of secrets, meant to fascinate, enchant and hypnotise. Yes, I am biased, but you would become biased too, just stepping
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10 reasons to holiday in Paphos, Cyprus

   If I should describe the typical colour of Paphos, Cyprus, I would define it as “tired green”.  It’s the association, which pops up in my mind when I look around. Lots of green, indeed, but mixed with dark yellow and brownish. The spot seems like a weird mixture of pre-desert environment and a tropical
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Chrissi island - a secret travel sanctuary

  I bet most of you have never heard of Chrissi island. This small Greek island could be hardly found on the map and stands a bit away from the popular Mediterranean insular routes. I believe, it’s purposely done and is related to the Greek government’s aim to protect and preserve the island in its
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"Be positive" life journey

  As new 2018 began, I learned what is the most modern wish for the year’s kick off – Be positive. It seems to me, everyone is turning to positivity now and, undoubtedly, it’s a promising start. I wasn’t an exception and received lots of “be positive” instructions. But they are definitely not relevant to
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Day trip TO DO list in Segovia

  I am not sure what impressed me most in Segovia. The Medieval atmosphere, the splendid architecture, the cozy cafes, the narrow paved streets, the marvellous castles, the huge aqueduct, the craft studios, the breathtaking views, the colourful multilingual crowd, the archaic firefighting tracks, the perfectly maintained gardens, the sense of chivalry…To explore all of
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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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