Berbers and nomads and camels, oh my March 25th 2012 Sunday
Wow, what a fantastic few days! I spent two nights in the Sahara; the first at a Bedouin camp and the second with a nomadic family 15km from the Algerian border! But, let's start with Friday morning. We broke camp around 8am and left with Rasheed who was organising the next few days for us. We followed him to M'hamid where we visited a 14th century Kasbah. Considering the ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Meknès-Tafilalet » Merzouga 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
An Australian who lived in the northern hemisphere for over 13 years then quit everything to travel through Africa in 2012.
Back in Melbourne now, I'm travelling from Istanbul to Beijing for four months from early April, 2014 with plans to then visit North Korea, South Korea and, if funds permit, Kamchatka (Russia).
The more I travel, the longer the lists of places to go grows, not shrinks.
Thanks to all those who read and wrote. it's the first time I've attempted blogging and feedback was definitely the motivation to keep me going!
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