Mysteries of Djenne, Mali By James Dorsey An African jewel lies on a sun-baked plain of Mali near the banks of the Niger river, swathed in the haze of cooking fires and blowing sand; a city made of mud that defies all description. Djenne is a flyspeck on a map, overlooked by most travelers, a […]
Skating Through Intercourse: Pennsylvania’s Amish Country
Skating through Intercourse: in-line touring through Amish country. Many inline skating enthusiasts are taking group trips to skate with other skaters.
Saharan Soccer: Traveling with Children in Morocco
Cass Erikson travels to Morocco with her 10-year-old son, and the two travelers receive a warm welcome everywhere they go, surprising her friends.
Travel, Local Guide to Seattle
Seattle tourism guide, places to go and things to do in Seattle, Washington. Extensive information on visiting Seattle Washington.
A Local Guide to San Francisco’s Neighborhoods
San Francisco: A guide to San Francisco’s many neighborhoods, complete with where to stay, where to eat, where to shop and detailed information on the city.
The Most Exotic Outdoor Cafe in the World
Marrakech’s Jemaa el Fna: A Morrocan Outdoor Cafe Text and photo by Lauryn Axelrod “Lamb couscous, 40 dirham at stall number 5!” cries the turbaned barker. “Tagine for 30 at stall 12!” yells another. “Beautiful lady, come sit with me and taste the freshest fish in all of Africa,” well-trained boy coos as he leads […]
Egypt: The Mystery of the Great Sand Sea
Egypt: The mystery of the great sand sea and a place where you can find Libyan Silica glass, a geological oddity found there.
Slowing It Down in The Drâa River Valley
A guide to relaxing in Morocco’s Drâa River Valley: a bewitching place of burnished sand and scorching desert that was once a trade route.
Erg Chebbi Morocco: Cell Phones in the Sahara
Lara Caine goes driving in the Sahara, breaks down, and is rescued by friendly locals. She is charmed by them and amazed at the beauty of the stark desert.