We found ourselves back near Marrakech, about half an hour away in the Ourika Valley. Somehow finding ourselves staying in the luxurious Bab Ourika, thanks again to Untraveled Paths. The Kasba extends in to the beauty of the valley itself. The mountains in the background, the falls and the sunsets make time spent there relaxing […]Read more "The Doorway to Heaven, the Ourika Valley"
At this point, the journey had been quite long, but we had made it! With Untraveled Paths The Sahara Desert Experience we were now in the desert staring at camels (dromedary actually)! We had a few minutes to put our bags down and right away it was time to hop on! Being in the desert is […]Read more "Camel Riding In The Sahara Desert, Morocco"
This church, like so many others, has an incredible story. However, this story is more morbid than most. It all starts with a young girl who would not give up her religion. At a time when catholics were not in a very good position in the city, being tortured and murdered. A 13 year old […]Read more "Witches, Giant Goldfish and an Astounding Church: Barcelona, Spain"
This very plain looking church, is actually one of the most important in Lisbon. Only plain from the outside, the Chapel of St. John the Baptist contains probably the most expensive alter in the world. Estimated at three trillion euros (if it were built today), this church contains 6 different alters, all coated in gold, one of […]Read more "The Three TRILLION Dollar alter and the city of Lisbon"
Some lazy weekends, we get up on Sunday with nothing specific to do and have a look around the internet and go from there. This time we were looking for a breakfast/ brunch, what we found did not disappoint. We headed out to Stratford, to find the Counter cafe in Hackney Wick. In something of […]Read more "Olympic Park, The Counter Cafe, London England"
Bruges is a cursed city, they must keep a minimum of fifty-eight swans here at all times! Right now they are safe as they have over 100 but they treat this curse very seriously. All the swans have tracking devices on their legs and the city even has a law about the Swans! It is said […]Read more "Bruges, Belgium"
Arriving in Munich, we were greeted by a heavy “homelike” snowfall. Munich is an interesting remodelling of a city, Munich is 60-80% concrete, rebuilt after the war. When Hitler started to understand the damage the war would eventually cause, (again thinking he was going to win), he thought it would be a shame to come […]Read more "Munich, Germany"