Cycling south: Essaouira to Agadir February 8th 2008 After nearly a week off the bikes "on vacation" in Essaouira, we resumed our southward journey down the coast with a very short 25km leg to the beachside village of Sidi Kaouki. This tiny town - barely more than a bus stop, and not even rating its own mosque - has only recently appeared on tourists' radar screens, and the road to it - a 30km loop west of the main N1 coastal highway - was only fu ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Souss-Massa-Draâ » Agadir 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
Rented the house, left town, on the road until further notice!
We eased into the traveling lifestyle in 2006 by spending 3 months traversing the US in a VW Syncro Vanagon, followed by trips to New Zealand and Iceland, and sailing in Maine and the Bahamas.
Then in 2007 we boxed up the bikes and spent 9 months traveling through Spain, Morocco and Turkey by bicycle. In 2009 we were bicycling again, this time spending 5 months cycling through Rajasthan and South India.
For our current trip we've ditched the bikes for a short winter escape to Southern Thailand. Click the links in the gr... full info