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 2: The New ‘Do

Cork, Ireland I let my hair get longer than usual because I was using it for insulation.  Despite the weather difference, more women in Ireland have short hair than women in Italy.  I prefer short,[…]

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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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Featured photo: Black Rhino

Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania This is one of my favorite photos of all time.  It had just started to rain in the crater (caldera, really) which added a nice, diffuse quality to the light.  Additionally, the[…]

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Our friend, Mena.

26 Nov. 2009 / 29 Jan. 2011 Aswan, Egypt / Cork, Ireland   Tonight I sent a text message to our friend, Mena, whom we met in Egypt.  Our trip to the land of the[…]

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