Dragon of Shandon 2011

Cork, Ireland Just a quick reminder to anyone who is lucky enough to be in Ireland this Halloween — the Dragon of Shandon is coming on Monday! A very toothy smile from the 2010 parade.[…]

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Mentioned on Frommers.com! :D

Cork, Ireland Yay!  TourAbsurd got mentioned on Frommers.com!  :D   How to Start a Travel Blog: 4 Easy Tips Read more: http://www.frommers.com/articles/7476.html   In celebration, I am sharing a picture of a gorgeous mama and baby[…]

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The awesome power of Haka.

Another travel blogger linked this video on Facebook today.  It's awesome and fantastic.  Seriously.  Gets the blood moving and makes you wish you were Māori.   Can't see it?  Watch it on YouTube: http://youtu.be/JuhcZX9rFRM  […]

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Spider Woman (Rock!)

Canyon de Chelly, AZ, USA Today's post is by Vera Marie Badertscher (pictures by Charnell Havens) and should probably have been titled something like "Amazing Navajo Art and Tradition" or "The Natural Beauty of the[…]

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A virtual day in Marrakech

Marrakech, Morocco Today's post is by Amanda of MarocMama.  She's been answering many of my questions about Morocco both in the comments of TourAbsurd and by email.  I am really grateful for all her help![…]

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Morocco prep: camel sketch

23 Feb. 2011 Cork, Ireland Looking forward to my trip to Morocco in March.  Fellow travel blogger, Phil (from www.philintheblank.net), has a thing for drawing camels — and for getting others to do likewise.  I[…]

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