At this point, the journey had been quite long, but we had made it! With Untraveled Paths The Sahara Desert Experience we were now in the desert staring at camels (dromedary actually)! We had a few minutes to put our bags down and right away it was time to hop on! Being in the desert is […]Read more "Camel Riding In The Sahara Desert, Morocco"
Ait Benhaddou, is a world heritage site, a great example of Moroccan architecture, many buildings in the country take after this fortified city. The city is on the former caravan route from the Sahara desert to Marrakech. It is in a great location, right near its own Oasis, and of course water. Like many other places […]Read more "Ait Benhaddou, Morocco"
Le Maroc est un pays arabe grandement influencé par l’Europe, notamment la France, l’Espagne et le Portugal. Peuplé premièrement par des commerçants libanais environ 1000 ans av. J-C. Mille ans plus tard, les parties nordiques du Maroc sont réglées par les Romains, les autres étant en mains de tribus indépendants. Tout dit, le Maroc reste […]Read more "Les Palais du Marrakech"
“Marrakesh is simply the nicest place on Earth to spend an afternoon” -Winston Churchill The way to Marrakech! The “Paris of the Sahara” foreshadowing the delicious food to come, this mountain of tagine dishes was just the start of our journey in Morocco. Marrakech is famous for its souks! Normally souks are saved for Sundays, they are the […]Read more "Marrakech, Morrocco"
This church, like so many others, has an incredible story. However, this story is more morbid than most. It all starts with a young girl who would not give up her religion. At a time when catholics were not in a very good position in the city, being tortured and murdered. A 13 year old […]Read more "Witches, Giant Goldfish and an Astounding Church: Barcelona, Spain"
Being one of the most western points of the European continent, Sintra, about an hour away from Lisbon, is a magical part of Portugal. A beautiful place, that seems to have been left alone since the time the Portuguese royalty went there to spend their vacations. “To see the world and leave out Sintra is to […]Read more "Sintra Portugal, The Royal Getaway"
This very plain looking church, is actually one of the most important in Lisbon. Only plain from the outside, the Chapel of St. John the Baptist contains probably the most expensive alter in the world. Estimated at three trillion euros (if it were built today), this church contains 6 different alters, all coated in gold, one of […]Read more "The Three TRILLION Dollar alter and the city of Lisbon"
The Lisbon Castle, can be seen from everywhere in the city. Lisbon is a city of hills and the castle is on one of the highest. This makes it very easy to find by sight, not always easy to walk to thanks to the winding roads though. Our first day in Lisbon we started on […]Read more "Lisbon, Portugal and the great Lisbon Earthquake"
I have written in previous posts, about limits and how they may or may not exist. As far as where we live, there is really only one choice. Earth is a limit as far as where humans may choose to live… for now. From here, the ultimate next step, the ultimate adventure, for those who may […]Read more "The ultimate destination! (For humankind)"
On our way to the Museum of London, we stopped by The Wall. There are always things being dug up from under London’s Streets. After the Fire of London, these walls were uncovered, revealing the fortifications of an ancient city. The Romans, around 200 A.D. were settling in London and had built these fortifications. The […]Read more "Museum of London"