Sintra – Portugal

When I mentioned to a friend in Australia that we were going to be spending a few days in Lisbon the immediate reaction was “Mate, go to Sintra”. So with a little endorsement and very little research, we clambered into a local train for the hour long ride to this iconic ancient town. History Sintra […]

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Lisbon Portugal

Leaving behind Marrakesh and its wonderful Mint tea, we got our fist taste of Portugal. Sitting and waiting for a short 1 hour flight that for some reason took 5 hours to depart. While Marakesh was moderate with its temperature the Airpot waiting area was akin to Antarctica. Finally we arrived in darkness. So much […]

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Morocco – Marrakech

When someone mentions Africa you think of poverty, despair, hunger and Bob Geldof. When you mention North Africa, you think of countries like Syria and the current conflict. But if someone said let’s go to Morocco what would you think? My initial thoughts were, here’s a country perched on the edge of the desert, I […]

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