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Loving the art festival

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | By katja | Views [11]

The Grahamstown Art Festival is enchanting. The wind whips up my hair and throws it enthusiastically into my face, coaxing the dust into the air to hug us firmly with a thin coating.   I have worked here for a few days with the merchants -... Read more >

Tags: art festival, festival, grahamstown, travel job

Day 97 - 30th July 2014 To Carnarvon

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | By wendyandkevin | Views [21]

Day 97 30 th July 2014 Wednesday. Packed and left by 8.15am and headed to Carnarvon. Stopped at a rest area at 9.30am for a cuppa and crossed the Tropic of Capricorn on the way. Arrived at Wintersun Caravan Park by 11.30. Set up and did a load ... Read more >

Day 96 - 29th July 2014 Big Fish

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | By wendyandkevin | Views [17]

Day 96 29 th July 2014 Tuesday. Decided to call Camec re my broken door lock. They gave me a big run around and I had to ring Crusader in Melbourne. Stella helped me out but I had to make many calls to finally get it organised to have the replacement ... Read more >

Slumming it at Trestles

USA | Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | By vickey84 | Views [14]

Well it´s 5.30am and my first concern is to crawl out of the back undetected, pretty tough as the streets are already getting busy. By 5.50 I´m parked up on the main road running over the Interstate highway running between Marine Camp ... Read more >

Saying Goodbye

MOROCCO | Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | By kakimono | Views [17]

When I got back to my house, I gathered up the presents I'd previously gotten for my host family and went upstairs. These presents had been purchased back in Chicago, and I'd meant to give them to my host family when I first arrived. But then Saida was ... Read more >

Tags: endings, gifts, river, speeches


GERMANY | Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | By joanimil | Views [9]

I have written about the journey Argegno to Goettingen just now. I am gradually catching up the backlog. Too busy! Also I have lost 3 or 4 long stories when the internet crashed just before I saved them! Aargh! Will let you know which ones to revisit ... Read more >

Bach's Wedding at Dornheim

GERMANY | Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | By joanimil | Views [19]

In 1707 aged 22 Bach married Maria Barbara at the tiny village of Dornheim in the church of St Bartholomew where his friend was the pastor. The couple walked the 4 kilometres from Arnstadt at the head of a procession. The local warden opened the charming ... Read more >

1 off the Bucket List of Travel: Africa (Nairobi, Kenya)

PAPUA NEW GUINEA | Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | By carolepng | Views [15]

Even today 2 weeks later, I still can not believe that I have travelled to the other side of the world from where I am typing from.  I never thought I'd ever see the other side, let alone a continent that is so close to heart as it is also known ... Read more >

Tags: africa, fin4ag14, kenya, matatu, transit

Bachhaus Museum Eisenach

GERMANY | Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | By joanimil | Views [20]

This museum is set up in the house where Bach lived until he was 10 when his parents died in quick succession, and he went to live with his father's identical twin brother's family in Ohrdruf. We saw the tiny rooms and kitchen with furniture from the ... Read more >

Photos: Ladys from Berlin

GERMANY | Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | By someofmeforyou | Photo Gallery

The day Persephone introduced me to Hecate and Demeter.
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Tags: #berlin #oldladys #advice #gifts