Atlas Mountains and one night in the desert

October 24, 2017 seenplaces 0

If you arrive in Morocco try to plan your time so you can just take a 2 day / one night trip in the desert to see more of this exciting country. We had homework lessons, so after Fes and Casablanca, the day after we arrived in Marrakech, we went […]

Robben Island Ferry

January 19, 2017 seenplaces 0

Roben Island- South Africa Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is the departure point for one of the city’s essential activities – the 12-km (7.5-mi) ferry trip to Robben Island, for centuries a safe dumping ground for those deemed undesirable by the authorities, from Muslim leaders and Dutch colonial dissenters […]

Rif Road Trip

January 19, 2017 seenplaces 0

Rif Mountains   The highly scenic Rif Mountains stretch across northern Morocco, from Tangiers to Oujda on the Algerian border. Entirely separate geologically from the Atlas Mountains, they were originally part of Europe. With the highest of the craggy, limestone peaks rising to some 2,500 m (8,250 ft), this is Morocco’s […]

Journey from Tozeur to Douz across the Chott el-Djerid

January 19, 2017 seenplaces 0

Journey across  Chott el-Djerid- Tunisia   The Chott el-Djerid is the largest saltpan in the Sahara, covering an area of over 5,000 sq km (1,900 sq mi) and separating the steppes of northern Tunisia from the Grand Erg Oriental desert in the south. In the summer, when the Chott is […]

Lake Manyara National Park

January 18, 2017 seenplaces 0

Lake Manyara National Park- Tanzania Impressions Lake Manyara, a large, shallow, soda lake, is dramatically situated at the foot of the western escarpment of the Rift Valley. The National Park, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, occupies its northwest corner; though one of the smaller parks – the road through it […]

20 lesser known sights of Holland-Part 1

January 10, 2017 seenplaces 0

1.Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot The Most beautiful and best kept medieval castle of Holland is only 20 minutes away from Amsterdam. Built by Floris V in 1285 and in the Golden Age the official residnce of Hooft, the Dutch Shakespeare. A tour through the redecorated 17 th century museum rooms is […]