Saint Thomas

After our mini-vacation in Puerto Rico, we flew to Saint Thomas. I have never been to such a small airplane before, and I have never done island hopping either. Saint Thomas is an island of the US Virgin Islands. The capital is Charlotte Amalie, with 52,000 inhabitants (similar to Hoogeveen where we live in the Netherlands), …

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Morocco, Aït-Ben-Haddou

Atlas Mountain Our second day trip took us to Aït-Ben-Haddou through the Atlas Mountains. It was a three hours epic journey, we went through the highest mountain pass in Morocco and the views were just phenomenal. On the way, we stopped several times to take pictures and surprisingly we met berber vendors selling minerals and …

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Morocco, Essaouira

In four days, Marrakech can be conveniently explored, so in our last two days, we decided to book excursions outside of the town. Our hosts in the riad helped us to book two organized tours, one to Essaouira and one to the Atlas Mountains. I will be honest; when we decided to travel to Essaouira, …

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