Travel Home; Day 3

One of the things about long road trips, where you are in the car for 8+ hours is the need for a variety of activities for the passengers. In our car today, the kids watched 2 movies (Lion King and Zootopia), listened to parts of 2 audiobooks and played a rousing game of DnD withContinue reading “Travel Home; Day 3”

Marrakech, Morocco; Day 4

The 5 Adventurers had another day of commerce, cuisine and cultural assimilation in the Old Medina. Brian was determined to purchase a few items which caught his eye during earlier trips through the narrow alleyways of this neighborhood. He left shortly after breakfast to have time to wander the shops, try on items and notContinue reading “Marrakech, Morocco; Day 4”

Marrakech, Morocco; Day 3

This morning was spent hanging out at the Riad reading, doing laundry etc. For lunch we wandered around the corner to a 300 year old building that was once a Farouk or hotel. Today it is the home of a local restaurant Terrasse La Medersa. We chose a table on the roof terrace which wasContinue reading “Marrakech, Morocco; Day 3”

Marrakech, Morocco; Day 2

Today we enjoyed a wonderful lunch on the Jemaa El Fnaa square – the largest in the Medina. Two of us had traditional Moroccan dishes (Tagine Chicken & Lamb Couscous). The others had bolognese and cheeseburgers (not shown because, why bother?). The Jemaa El Fnaa is the famous Marrakech square which features snake charmers, musicians,Continue reading “Marrakech, Morocco; Day 2”

Luxor, Egypt; Day 2

Today was a rest day for the Adventures. After a cold night on the boat and a long touring/driving Sunday we took today off from the wonders of Ancient Egypt. Instead we enjoyed a slow day on the quiet West Bank of modern Luxor. We slept in. We had breakfast on the roof which seemsContinue reading “Luxor, Egypt; Day 2”

Aswan, Egypt; Day 3

We were back at full strength today with 5 Adventurers and headed out to see another amazing temple from Ancient Egypt. Today we headed 140 miles south of Aswan near the southern border with Sudan. Once we left Aswan, the scenery was desert for the entire 3 hour trip south with the same view comingContinue reading “Aswan, Egypt; Day 3”