Our Surfing Adventure To Morocco

Our Surfing Adventure To Morocco

Time to look back and compare my trip to Morocco with my family in 2005 and my recent trip to Taghazout to go surfing with friends in early May. The two holidays could not have been any more different. Family Trip To Agadir, January 2015 In January 2005 I travelled to Morocco with my parents for a … [Read more...]

A Rocky Adventure From Kenya To Sudan

A Rocky Adventure From Kenya To Sudan

This post is an extract from my travel diary, which was written 9 years ago! The musings of a somewhat naive 20 year old backpacker, with big dreams of someday being a travel writer. Enjoy. :-) Imagine a small cowboy town in northern Kenya, ten hours away from any form of civilization. The … [Read more...]

Sand, Smiles and Sore Feet

Sand, Smiles and Sore Feet

Sorry I have been missing in action from my blog for a few months now, but I have been VERY busy and still am. I am working full-time for an amazing organization called 'The Hope Foundation" and have also been working hard to get my Masters thesis finished. I also managed to fit in a weekend away in … [Read more...]

Dear Diary – Merkato Mayhem

Dear Diary – Merkato Mayhem

Phil emailed me today. Bad news. He made in from Uganda to Kenya but missed the only bus to Ethiopia. He is now planning on hitching a ride with some Somali truckers he met at a camp in Nairobi...sounds seriously dodgy! So I guess I will have to wait here in Addis Ababa until he at least makes it … [Read more...]

Dear Diary- Ethiopian Time Travel

Dear Diary- Ethiopian Time Travel

So I have been in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, two days now and I'm happy to say I'm alive and well! It is the 12th August 2007 Western Time, but the 1st of December 1999 Ethiopian time. Confused? Yea, me too! Ethiopia uses the older Coptic Calendar which is 7-8 years behind the Gregorian … [Read more...]

Bungee cord snaps at Victoria Falls

Okay I just saw a video on the RTE News that made me catch my breath, and not in a good way. The exact bungee jumping experience I blogged about a few days ago, the Victoria Falls Bungee on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, caused mayhem today when the cord snapped and an aussie girl plunged … [Read more...]

Victoria Falls- Adrenaline Junkie Paradise

Victoria Falls- Adrenaline Junkie Paradise

Hidden away in central Africa, on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe lies one of, if not the greatest, natural woders of the world. Known locally as "Mosai O Tunya" or The Smoke That Thunders, Victoria Falls is the most awe inspiring sight that I have ever seen. However, it was one hell of a … [Read more...]