1. Morocco: Marrakech, Fes, and Ouzoud August 4th 2016 Holding the enviable position of No.3 in Tripadvisor's “Top 25 Destinations for 2016”, Marrakech had been high on our list to visit. We decided to take advantage of some cheap (Ryanair) flights from London Stansted to travel first to Morocco, then via Spain, to our final destination of Latin America.
Our journey began in style, with an all-nighter in the 24-hour cafe at Liverpool Street, afte ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz » Marrakech 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
We are Kate and Rob; we quit our jobs as building surveyors in London and have been travelling since 4th August 2016. At the time of leaving we were both 27 and had spent five years working full-time.
Before starting this journey, we used our annual leave as carefully as we possibly could to explore cities in Europe on mini-breaks and also to travel to far away places we had never been to before. We often dashed out of the office to catch the first Friday evening flight and returned home in the early hours on the Monday. We saw it as a challenge to maximise our days off and visit as many ne... full info