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Good bye Iran!

Yes touring is hard work and for the past ten weeks we have been under the watchful eye of one guide or another. In fact, since we left home twenty-three guides have looked after us with varying degrees of commitment … Continue reading

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What value is travel?

We spend a lot of money and precious time away from the life we know, to put a pack on our back and travel to places we are not familiar with. Where sanitary conditions are different, showers leak, hot water … Continue reading

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What you can’t say in China

We have just spent an amazing 4 weeks in China.  Most of the time we followed the main tourist route on the East Coast, and there we have seen the main sights of China: Beautiful Guilin and its waterways and … Continue reading

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Is Egypt really safe?

The short answer is “yes”. There are armed guards everywhere, both in uniform and in civilian clothes. They are at the tombs and monuments, at the museums, in front of strategic buildings and religious centres, all around airports and hotels … Continue reading

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The Colours of Isis

Most tour groups are led by a knowledgeable person with an umbrella or some little quirky thing on a stick to keep the troops in line. On our Egyptian adventure our tour guide, the gorgeous Isis, used colour to help … Continue reading

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