Day 63 - Leptis Magna December 9th 2006 It's hard these days to get excited about seeing yet another site of ruins, we've seen so many so far on the trip. But they say Leptis is the be all and end all of Phoenician/Roman ruins and after being there, I'd probably agree.
It's massive - the usual array of bathouses, amphitheatres, markets, forums, etc. You're apparently not allowed in without a guide (which I think is silly and another mo ... read more
Africa » Libya From the earliest days of his rule following his 1969 military coup, Col. Muammar Abu Minyar al-QADHAFI has espoused his own political system, the Third Universal Theory. The system is a combination of socialism and Islam derived in part from tribal ... ... read more
A year away from the rat race... the routine, the monotony... a year full of adventure... the thrills, the excitement... it's like maternity leave, except without the whole human head passing through the birth canal thing...... full info