Traveling in Tangier April 7th 2011 Just a quick disclaimer. My laptop died a quick and hopefully painless death last night. Blue screen of death and nothing I can do. At least there is a hotel computer tonight, but not really holding my breath for the rest of the trip.
Today was such a waste. I had arranged a taxi to meet me at the hotel at 6 so I could make my 7:30 ferry to Spain. True enough, he was there at 6, we were at t ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Tangier-Tétouan » Tangier In 788, about a century after the Arab conquest of North Africa, successive Moorish dynasties began to rule in Morocco. In the 16th century, the Sa'adi monarchy, particularly under Ahmad AL-MANSUR (1578-1603), repelled foreign invaders and inaugurate... ... read more
Well, the tickets have been purchased, tours arranged, hotels reserved and cooking class confirmed. It looks as though Vacation 2014 is all set and what remains is to pack and get myself to the airport. As organized (some may say obsessive) as I am, even I feel that it is too early to start that.
I looked at many different countries, towns and regions to visit on this trip, but have chosen to spend about half of my time in Bolivia and the remaining in Chile. My time in Bolivia will be filled with things to do, places to see. It will be the usual "power travel" that... full info