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Trip: At the end of my year off

There are [5] stories from my trip: At the end of my year off

Easter in Mystras

GREECE | Sunday, 27 Apr 2008 | Views [872]

A day of lamb, rain, smells of jasmin, rose and orange blossom, family and friends. Ping-Pong, Rummicube, tea, laughs, fire in the fireplace. Happy. In the little house, mum and dad sleep in their own bedroom at the back of the house. My brother in ... Read more >

Crossing the river Jordan

JORDAN | Saturday, 19 Apr 2008 | Views [538]

"Why are you going to Jordan" seemed to be a recurring question when I told people that I was heading here. Clearly none of them had ever been. I now find this question very easy to answer. There is much to fascinate here. From the Roman ... Read more >

Under the dessert sky

JORDAN | Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | Views [1062]

To the East of Aqaba, in the South of Jordan, not far from the Saudi Arabian border is the dessert of Wadi Rum. It is Bedouin and camel land, a real dessert but surprisingly full of life and riches. Sandy but with big rocks, endless horizons, gorges and ... Read more >

Gallery: Athens - my city

GREECE | Tuesday, 15 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Picking olives in Mystras

GREECE | Tuesday, 15 Jan 2008 | Views [2983] | Comments [14]

On the outskirts of Sparta is a gem that few people know exist. It is called Mystras. Mystras is a medieval castle, what used to be a very important kingdom in Byzantine times. It is hard to convey how perfect this place is. Nestled against the mountain ... Read more >