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A Slight Space by Saeed Taji Farouky
20 Jan 2003  thru  4 Feb 2003
Average Rating of 3 Viewers
Last Updated
26 Feb 2003
I'm in between two places, and in that time I make a mistake.
Africa Wild by Neil and Robin
18 Jul 2002  thru  25 Sep 2002
Average Rating of 3 Viewers
Last Updated
1 Jun 2003
The adventure continues with a short flight to Ethiopia from Cairo and an overland journey that takes us south of the equator....
African Eclipse Chaser by george willis
10 Jun 2001  thru  28 Jun 2001
Average Rating of 0 Viewers
Last Updated
25 Mar 2003
I'll be honest with you: Traveling today is much safer than it was 200 years ago. My adventures are nothing compared to the exploits and hardships faced by the likes of Lewis and Clark, Christopher Columbus, Marco Polo or Richard Francis Burton & John
After Jordan by Saeed Taji Farouky
25 May 2002
Average Rating of 3 Viewers
Last Updated
4 Jun 2002
I have seen the Holy Land (from a distance), and have later come to realise that Jordan is a much more organised place than Egypt (in some respects).
Editor's Choice Around the World in 180 days by Jolie Muren & Ned McDaniel
1 Aug 1998  thru  1 Feb 1999
Average Rating of 4 Viewers
Last Updated
25 May 1999
This is about a life long dream to circumnavigate the world on a surfing adventure. It has been modified to include some of Jolie's ambitions in travel. I would like for it to be something of a documentary of the event.
Arrival in Egypt by Charlotte Morris
2 Jan 2026
Average Rating of 3 Viewers
Last Updated
1 Mar 2002
This journal is so that my friends and family can share my experiences and journeys as I venture round Egypt on my quest to find all that Indiana Jones left behind! Please bare with me as it may take me a few weeks to get it all up and running. But I
Botswana by WhereAreJanetandRick
7 Nov 2004  thru  11 Nov 2004
Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
2 Dec 2004
Botswana is a vast country that includes the Okavango Delta and Kalahari Desert. Our journal covers only the Chobe National Park and a part of the vast Okavango Delta.
Botswana by Kirsten K. Kester

Average Rating of 0 Viewers
Last Updated
16 Oct 2004
We had to think twice before going to Botswana. We've heard that it would be terrible expensive, and not a place to go for buget travellers. But it's actually affordeble, even for the budget traveller. Allready before we left for this jorney, Dieter
Bud's Travels by Bud Tourist Mannequin

Average Rating of 2 Viewers
Last Updated
20 Dec 1999
I am a mannequin. I have been traveling all over the world since 1983. The pictures here are real, no stupid computer tricks. These photographs are a tribute to all USA Citizen/Tourists, wherever in the world they may be.
Bukima Overland Truck:The Big Red by WhereAreJanetandRick
7 Nov 2004  thru  27 Nov 2004
Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
7 Dec 2004
Bukima is one of many Overland Truck companies that offer affordable camping touring for the masses. "Our" truck had seating for 3 crew and 21 clients but we were 3 and 15. We carried tents, sleeping bags & mats, 2 spare tires, tarps, water, food,
Editor's Choice Cape Town by Wylie and Helene
26 Oct 1999  thru  29 Feb 2000
Average Rating of 9 Viewers
Last Updated
6 Feb 2001
Cape Town is a fantastic place. Located at the southern tip of Africa, it has long been a melting pot of African, Western and Eastern peoples. Today most religions and cultures are represented here. People of all races walk the streets and there is an
Closer, now by Saeed Taji Farouky
21 Feb 2002
Average Rating of 6 Viewers
Last Updated
6 May 2003
Perhaps I will begin a new chapter at this point. There is very little difference between this chapter and the preceeding one. Except to say that I have run out of space.
Coffee Bay / Coffee Shack by Wylie and Helene
1 Apr 2000  thru  10 Apr 2000
Average Rating of 19 Viewers
Last Updated
11 Oct 2004
Coffee Bay lies along the Wild Coast. An area named not only for its incredible scenery where nature prevails, but also for its way of life. This area is the former Transkei Homeland, which was an independent territory during the years of Apartheid.
Egypt by Kirsten K. Kester
16 Feb 2001
Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
14 Dec 2004
WOW!! What an amazing country. It feels like you have travelled to another time in another world - Egypt is like a giant museum, obviously loaded with great art, a thrilling history and fantastic scenery.
Egypte by Wylie and Helene
5 May 2000  thru  31 May 2000
Average Rating of 8 Viewers
Last Updated
18 Jul 2000
Je ne voulais pas sortir de l'Afrique. Meme l'Egypte ne me disait rien. Jusqu'a ce que j'y mette les pieds... I couldn't resign myself to leave Africa. Even Egypt seemed bleak in comparison. That was only until I set foot on its soil...
Frantic Pharoah's Flying Felucca's! by Charlotte Morris
2 Apr 2020
Average Rating of 2 Viewers
Last Updated
26 Jul 2002
Have been celebrating my achivement of surviving out here for a whole 3 months with a fire Engine cocktail! Yes beleive it or not i have been upgraded to the luxurious life of being a Maitre D'ete on the Amy Cruise Boat! I think after my last
G & D's Crazy Days by swazitraveller

Average Rating of 10 Viewers
Last Updated
6 Mar 2004
Well, hello boys and girls... if you've managed to navigate your way into this website, you're worthy of reading about our fantastical adventures! The countdown clock is at 8 days and counting... Check back then for more news! G & D
Having Returned by Saeed Taji Farouky
24 Aug 2002
Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
14 Nov 2002
I was in London, the original motherland. Now I've returned to the pre-original motherland, and I have this to say...
Hogsback / Away with the Fairies by Wylie and Helene
15 Mar 2000  thru  19 Mar 2000
Average Rating of 0 Viewers
Last Updated
11 Oct 2004
Hogsback is a village, a mountain and a misty paradise of exotic trees, birds, monkeys and countless waterfalls. J. R. R. Tolkein spent part of his childhood here and folks say the often misty mountain trails provided inspiration for the Hobbit and Lord
I take my time by Saeed Taji Farouky
10 Aug 2003
Average Rating of 15 Viewers
Last Updated
2 Oct 2003
This is summer in Morocco. Things must move at a slower pace. Mornings, there is the odd electrical storm, then we are hot again.
In and Around Nairobi by WhereAreJanetandRick
7 Oct 2004  thru  16 Oct 2004
Average Rating of 0 Viewers
Last Updated
29 Oct 2004
We pulled into the Nairobi Safari Club Hotel in dire need of a hot bath, which was wonderful. We also had to figure out how to fall gracefully from the lap of luxury back to 'a clean room with hot water and good security in what we're told is one of the
In Effect by Saeed Taji Farouky
6 Apr 2002
Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
4 May 2002
You could say, at his point, I have begun to work. I've led two of my own tour to date, with excellent results. That is, no deaths to speak of (but a few not to be spoken of)
Istanbul to Cairo Overland by Neil and Robin
13 May 2002  thru  18 Jul 2002
Average Rating of 5 Viewers
Last Updated
30 Jul 2004
A honeymoon in the Middle East is not everyone's idea of a picnic, especially these days. But, for the two of us, it has been a magical experience of an extremely foreign culture. We managed to pick up a dozen words in Turkish and Arabic, realized
Jazz Festival by Saeed Taji Farouky
19 May 2004
Average Rating of 2 Viewers
Last Updated
18 Nov 2007
I went to Tangiers for the Jazz festival. I found it. Sometimes... Wait...wait...let me explain what's going on here. I haven't written for two years. TWO YEARS! In fact, it's two years to the day. Sorry for the wait. I've been busy. Now I'm going
Kenya Safari by WhereAreJanetandRick
2 Oct 2004  thru  7 Oct 2004
Average Rating of 7 Viewers
Last Updated
3 Nov 2007
Our last entry had us catching the ferry to Tanzania's capital of Dar es Salaam. It was a beautiful day and we expected a fabulous trip on the Sea Bus, a high speed hydrofoil between Zanzibar & the mainland. That of course did not happen. What should
Lesotho by Kirsten K. Kester
24 Mar 2000  thru  28 Mar 2000
Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
8 Oct 2004
A couple of friends of mine told me to go to Lesotho, get married to King Letsie III and become Queen of Lesotho. King Letsie III recently got married so I was too late........ Anyway Dieter and I still wanted to see the country - And Dieter is pleased
Editor's Choice Lesotho - the Mountain Kingdom by Wylie and Helene
27 Mar 2000  thru  3 Apr 2000
Average Rating of 2 Viewers
Last Updated
8 May 2000
Known as the "Mountain Kingdom", Lesotho is a small country entirely surrounded by South Africa. It sits on a high plateau, with a dramatic escaprment forming its northeast border. This escaprment forms the Drakensberg (Dragon Mountains). From over
Let Loose by Charlotte Morris
2 Feb 2029
Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
10 Apr 2002
Have just got back from a 5 hour final grilling from the boss! Going through briefings, travel details and situations. However i am over the moon to say i have survived and am now fully fledged and able to take my own trips round Egypt. So will be out
Lost Time by Saeed Taji Farouky
15 Mar 2003  thru  17 Mar 2003
Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
15 Mar 2005
I had the idea to visit a place I had never heard of. Unofficially, you understand...
Madagascar Project Field Notes by Notes from the Field

Average Rating of 0 Viewers
Last Updated
27 Oct 2001
Located off the southeast coast of Africa, Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world, measuring almost 1,000 miles north to south. It is widely considered among the top ten wildlife conservation priorities in the world because of the high
Moroccan Madness by Jason and Dana Kunzman
1 May 2000
Average Rating of 6 Viewers
Last Updated
16 Jun 2000
Sally and Lisa put us on our bus to Seville for what we hoped would be a memorable adventure in Morocco. As we pulled away, my teary eyes blurred my excitement for one of our true first bits of world travel.
Namibia by WhereAreJanetandRick
12 Nov 2004  thru  25 Nov 2004
Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
7 Dec 2004
From Botswana, we travelled into northern Namibia and then south through Namibia to South Africa.
Namibia by Kirsten K. Kester
16 Jan 2004  thru  16 Apr 2004
Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
19 Apr 2004
In 2000, we were in South Africa, and we both enjoyed the diversity of the nature very much. So we decided to see some more of Africa. But, why Namibia? Hmmm. I don't really know. We've read some pretty neat things about the country and allthough
Namibia by Kirsten K. Kester

Average Rating of 0 Viewers
Last Updated
6 Mar 2005
Our jouney has almost come to an end. We're back in Namibia to enjoy the last two weeks of our trip. Even though it will be nice to see everybody back home, you get very sentimental every time you leave a country....... You don't really know when you'll
Namibia Elephant Trek by Penny Rance
2 Nov 2003  thru  11 Nov 2003
Average Rating of 2 Viewers
Last Updated
27 Sep 2004
My adventurer really started about 9 months before in March due to boredom and the internet at work! I had visited the Capital Radio website to look at something totally different when I came across details of the 2004 Namibian Elephant Trek. All I had
Northern Safari Circuit, Tanzania, Africa by WhereAreJanetandRick
10 Sep 2004  thru  17 Sep 2004
Average Rating of 3 Viewers
Last Updated
22 Sep 2004
We returned from a successful Kilimanjaro expedition on Sept 9, took much needed baths, recuperated at Le Jacaranda, and started planning for our safari in northern Tanzania.
On the way out by Saeed Taji Farouky
5 Nov 2003
Average Rating of 6 Viewers
Last Updated
5 Feb 2004
My contract here is almost over. As I run my last few tours in Morocco, I know I'm on my way out.
Out of Cairo by Saeed Taji Farouky
18 Nov 2002
Average Rating of 7 Viewers
Last Updated
11 Jan 2003
I have left Cairo. Only temporarily. Taken a vacation and I left for Spain. I begin in Barcelona, then make my way to Finestrat in the South for some rock-climbing. In the meantime, this happens...
Editor's Choice Parliament of the World's Religions by Wylie and Helene
1 Dec 1999  thru  8 Dec 1999
Average Rating of 8 Viewers
Last Updated
11 Oct 2004
The 1999 Parliament was one of the greatest gatherings of the world’s religious and spiritual traditions in history. Hundreds of leaders from around the world convened to explore the convictions, values, and concerns that they shared while still
Sometimes a great notion by Saeed Taji Farouky
27 May 2003
Average Rating of 11 Viewers
Last Updated
15 Jul 2003
Often, we wait years for changes. We are patient, and look forward to the day when we can finally look back and remember what things were like before the change. Other times the change is sudden, and we have no chance to consider it before it's over.
South Africa by Wylie and Helene
1 Mar 2000  thru  4 May 2000
Average Rating of 2 Viewers
Last Updated
28 Oct 2001
South Africa has captured our imaginations and curiosity. Its rich culture, people and geography has nothing to envy any country. Nous voila enfin de retour avec GypsyJournal avec plus de photos and histoires a raconter. L'Afrique du Sud nous a
South Africa by WhereAreJanetandRick
25 Nov 2004  thru  20 Dec 2004
Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
19 Dec 2004
The history of South Africa is a fascinating compilation of Native, Bantu, Boer, Colonisations, Diamond & Gold discoveries, independence, segregation, apartheid and finally, post-Mandela release, freedom & reconciliation in the New South Africa. We
South Africa by Kirsten K. Kester

Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
14 Apr 2004
Editor's Choice South Africa by Kirsten K. Kester
15 Jan 2000  thru  16 Apr 2000
Average Rating of 6 Viewers
Last Updated
22 Oct 2004
This is my, well our first trip to Africa, (except a trip I had to Tunesia many many years ago with a friend - And I've been told that Tunesia isn't really Africa). Anyway, I'm really excited! A few of my friends have lived in Zimbabwe and Tanzania
Split by Saeed Taji Farouky
4 Feb 2004
Average Rating of 6 Viewers
Last Updated
4 May 2004
In the middle of filming, I have to get back to Casablanca to work for two weeks.
Swaziland by Kirsten K. Kester
5 Apr 2000  thru  8 Apr 2000
Average Rating of 0 Viewers
Last Updated
1 Nov 2003
Swaziland is a small kingdom nestled in between South Africa and Mozambique. The king and the parliament rule the country although the king has appointed most of the members of the parliament. The country was promised independence in 1881, but because
The Baz Bus by Wylie and Helene
1 Mar 2000  thru  20 Apr 2000
Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
11 Oct 2004
The Baz Bus is a great way to get around Southern Africa. It has a "Hop On, Hop Off" policy that really works for those not on a fixed time schedule. Basically you buy one ticket that will cover the area you are interested in and get on or off the
The Beginning by Saeed Taji Farouky
21 Jan 2002
Average Rating of 4 Viewers
Last Updated
21 Feb 2002
This is something about my new life. A few details about the choices I've made that have led me to this point.
The Difference Between by Saeed Taji Farouky
20 Apr 2004
Average Rating of 4 Viewers
Last Updated
12 Jun 2004
I move out from my friends' flat, get a hotel room, start playing guitar and studying, reading, writing in my monkish cell.
The Film by Saeed Taji Farouky
18 Jan 2004
Average Rating of 13 Viewers
Last Updated
13 Apr 2004
I thought it would take months to start filming my documentary. By January 18 it had begun, but I was still utterly unprepared.
The moment you've all been waiting for by Saeed Taji Farouky
18 Mar 2003  thru  2 May 2003
Average Rating of 8 Viewers
Last Updated
7 May 2003
You have now entered a new phase of peace-keeping, diplomacy, and general global convenience.
The time comes by Saeed Taji Farouky
6 Jul 2002
Average Rating of 3 Viewers
Last Updated
11 Jun 2004
There has been little certainty these days. I was not surprised, therefore, when I learned that I would probably never see her again. This will be a self-obsessed story with only a few things to hide.
The time's gone by Saeed Taji Farouky
8 May 2004
Average Rating of 8 Viewers
Last Updated
11 Jan 2005
I decide to travel some more around the country. I'm sure I'm waiting for something else to happen, but I don't yet know what it is. I pick up my camera in Casablanca and think about going back to London to get a job, start paying rent and taxes again.
These are my questions and complications by Saeed Taji Farouky
22 Mar 2004
Average Rating of 3 Viewers
Last Updated
15 May 2004
Associating with this world of wine, expensive accents, decorating, selling the loft flat in Paris, buying another hotel in Marrakesh, partners and lovers but never husband and wife.
TOURING A COUNTRY WITHOUT KNOWING LOCAL LANGUAGES by Hafeez Malik
25 Jun 2004  thru  6 Aug 2004
Average Rating of 0 Viewers
Last Updated
6 Sep 2004
“Forty days in Morocco!!! Are you mad?” screamed my neighbor, Riaz. His perplexity was natural. English is rarely spoken in Morocco and the language barrier may create problems. Being determined, I boarded Emirate Airlines Boeing 777 on June 26, 04
Uganda and the Gorillas by WhereAreJanetandRick
17 Oct 2004  thru  22 Oct 2004
Average Rating of 2 Viewers
Last Updated
1 Nov 2004
While we were in Nairobi we were planning our next stop before heading down to Victoria Falls. We narrowed it down to Malawi or Uganda to see the rare Mountain Gorillas and were waiting for an Internet Cafe to open at 11am to look into options. The cafe
Victoria Falls by WhereAreJanetandRick
23 Oct 2004  thru  5 Nov 2004
Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
5 Nov 2004
We flew into Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe via the infamous Johannesburg airport, and true to reputation, Rick's checked duffle bag did not make it. We were the last to leave the airport between trying to arrange some accommodation and filling out lost
What Then..? by Saeed Taji Farouky
26 May 2004
Average Rating of 0 Viewers
Last Updated
23 Aug 2010
There's more music to come, more time to kill: I learn to play the 'oud, I try to sing, I look for the town farthest from the sea.
Zanzibar Island by WhereAreJanetandRick
21 Sep 2004  thru  30 Sep 2004
Average Rating of 2 Viewers
Last Updated
8 Oct 2004
Zanzibar is an island in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Tanzania. After climbing Kilimanjaro and safari in northern Tanzania, we travelled to Zanzibar for some African history and R&R.
Zimbabwe by Wylie and Helene
20 Apr 2000  thru  1 May 2000
Average Rating of 1 Viewers
Last Updated
2 May 2000
Un pays en presque guerre civile, une population qui s'appauvrit continuellement, un passe entache de colonialisme et un futur plutot obscure. Les vendeurs de souvenirs preferent echanger leurs produits contre des denrees plus rares comme du papier, des


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