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What is this?!

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What is this?!

The Souks are a maze of gold, bronze and rich reds. Every lane is both too winding and narrow to see any distance, and yet wide enough for countless people, several speeding mopeds and the occasional cat seeking shade. A walk through the old town gives you the unusual experience of a comfortable and relaxed stroll through a bustling and chaotic medieval city. Oh and you’re constantly being hassled in the friendliest and easily forgivable manner.
“What is this?” asks a shop owner as he points to a heap of white scented powder that he’s selling.
“Well if YOU don’t know” I say, and I get a smile before the seller backs off. The whole time we were in Marrakech I don’t think we were hassled more than once at any one time by the same person. Read the rest of this entry

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Proposing in the Amazon

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Proposing in the Amazon

This is a very important blog for me so I want to make sure I use the right words… the correct words? No, the right words. That was better, definitely.

Actually I’m not sure that’s the best opening paragraph. I’ll try again…

As we stepped off our small (capacity of 12) Amazonas plane into the dense Amazon jungle, we looked at each other and smiled. It was just as we’d always imagined. There were trees to either side of us, the runway was dusty and the air was thick.

That was much better! I’ll roll with it… Read the rest of this entry