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The Camel Chasers

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Off in the distance, just a few hundred feet from Nacho two camels wandered through the desert. They appeared to be wild and definitely uninterested in developing a friendship with Brad despite his desperate attempts to hand feed them a…

Dark Star Safari

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It’s amazing how quickly you can get from Europe to Africa. All it takes is 45 minutes by ferry—a quick jaunt across the Strait of Gibraltar and you’re almost in Morocco. I say almost because the arrival port on the…

From Morocco’s Sun to Serpa’s Heat

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There’s nothing about the ferry from Tangier to Tarifa that seems complicated. Exiting Morocco is, by far, the easiest border we’ve dealt with. There’s the usual lines and, when the gate opens, a crush of people swarming towards the booths.…

A Souk, a Riad and the Road North

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Almost overnight, something changes for us in Morocco. Perhaps it’s the energy that envelops Meknes, perhaps it’s the massive injection of B12 back into our diets. Maybe, it’s just me letting go of trying to push through things and easing…

Mauritania (video)

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Την πρόπερασμένη Δευτέρα μπήκαμε στη Μαυριτανία. Η διαδικασία που έπρεπε ν’ακολουθήσουμε στα σύνορα ήταν πολύ πιο απλή απ’όσο φανταζόμασταν και διαβάζαμε. Μας πήρε λιγότερο από 2,5 ώρες και αυτό πιο πολύ γιατί ήμασταν αναγκασμένοι να οδηγήσουμε πολύ αργά στη no…

Finding Meaning in Luxor

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The sun beat down as temperatures reached the upper 90′s. Sweat dripped off us as we hurried from shady spot to shady spot long the nearly empty streets. The heat even sapped the energy from the few, endlessly persistent touts…

The Crossing

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Day: 232 KLMS: 35,820 Lake Nasser, the largest man-made lake in the world, some 550 km long and 35 km across at its widest point, it forms the watery divide between Sudan and Egypt and is the setting for our next adventure.…

Out of Africa

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Day: 242 KLMS: 37,597 Egypt was the first country we’d been rather sceptical about visiting. With the ousting of Morsi only a few months previously and violent protests still occurring across Egypt the instability and unpredictability of the situation had…

Southern Morocco & West Sahara (video)

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Ευθεία, ευθεία, ευθεία! Η πρώτη ευθεία στην οποία χαίρομαι να οδηγάω! Από δεξιά μας ο Ατλαντικός, να σκάνε τα στριφογυριστά κύματα και να έχουμε κι ένα ελαφρύ αεράκι για air condition, και από αριστερά μας το απόλυτο τίποτα, να κοιτάς…

Egypt and a plan B

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The latest information on the situation in Egypt concerning importing a 4×4 into the country is disturbing. A plan B (and C and D…) is essential   “Very recently the Egyptian Government has decided not to allow any 4×4 vehicles…

Marrakesh & southern Morocco

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Καλησπέρα σας και καλό μήνα, καλό χειμώνα και γενικά ότι άλλο καλό επιθυμείτε! Μην περιμένετε και πολλά νεότερα από εμάς αυτές τις μέρες. Ειδικά έπειτα από το ξεσάλωμα σε Άτλαντα και Σαχάρα, ότι και να γράψουμε και να μοιραστούμε από…

Atlas mountain & Sahara desert

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Καλύτερη επιλογή απ’το κάμπινγκ Diamand Vert στη Fes δεν θα μπορούσαμε να είχαμε κάνει! Εντάξει, εκτός κι αν βρίσκαμε πάλι κανέναν couchsurfer βασιλιά με λιμουζίνα να μας κυκλοφορεί στην πόλη και σπίτι με πισίνα. Γιατί μόνο η πισίνα έλειπε από…

Sudan

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Day: 229 KLMS: 35,820 Crossing from Ethiopia into Sudan is like stepping out of a packed, noisy bar into a quiet, empty side-street. As you cross the border line, the throng of people seem to just disappear and the noise…

Kenitra, Rabat & Fes και ο τουρισμός συνεχίζεται! (video)

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10 μέρες πλέον στο Μαρόκο και μπορώ να πω πως νιώθουμε πλέον σαν στο σπίτι μας! Οι εικόνες που αντικρίζουμε γύρω μας, σκουπίδια, κελεμπίες, παλιά αυτοκίνητα, φωνές, ο γενικότερος χαμός που σχεδόν παντού επικρατεί, δεν μας κάνει πλέον τόση εντύπωση,…

Η 1η μας βδομάδα στο Μαρόκο (video)

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Στο δρόμο προς Chefchaouen  Σήμερα το πρωί (05/11/13) 10:30 τοπική ώρα, κατεβήκαμε επιτέλους απ’το καράβι! Ακόμα τα συναισθήματά μου είναι ανάμεικτα. Ούτε περισσεύει ο ενθουσιασμός, ούτε όμως ξεπροβάλλουν φόβοι! Νιώθω σαν τον Robocop σε εκείνη τη σκηνή που είχε πάθει…

“The world is a book….

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My book box with room for more titles. …and those who do not travel read only one page” (Saint Augustine). Non-exisiting hotels, a recommended restaurant with a cockroach infested kitchen, or an undiscovered and unspoilt paradise with busloads of noisy…

Μερικές φωτογραφίες απ’την Ιταλία (Senegallia)

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Ύπνος στα όρθια στο πλοίο Ηγουμενίτσα Ετοιμάζοντας το μηχανάκι για την “απόβαση” στην Ιταλία! Στοπ στο σουπερμάρκετ για τα απαραίτητα ψώνια. Στέργιος, Θάνος, Nico (θα μας φιλοξενήσει μερικές μέρες) Ο γκατζετάκιας πλέον Θάνος στο υπνοδωμάτιο αγκαλιά με το laptop! Η…

Shakedown trip Morocco

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The ultimate dress rehearsal. Nearly two months in Morocco. From Ceuta through the Rif Mountains to the far North-East, down along the Algerian border to the Figuig oasis and South to the Moroccan Sahara. Testing everything possible on rough, stony pistes…

Welcome to…

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Once we had docked in Nuweiba, the fun started. Welcome to Egypt… or to Hell. Firstly the ferry called Queen Nefertiti was delayed about 3 hours and secondly when we finally had arrived to the harbor, for some reasons we…

Sinai Peninsula – Sharm and Dahab

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Sinai is a beautiful region of stunning desert and rich marine environments, wedged between Africa and Asia. It is called an intercontinental crossroads – prophets, nomads, exiles and conquerors have all left their footprints here. Due to unique location, Sinai…