Tag Archives: Africa

Riding a Camel near the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt

Everyone needs to have one tacky tourist photo in one’s collection.  As hard as I tried to resist, I caved in and allowed a guide to take this ridiculous photo of me in an arab headdress.  It does bring back … Continue reading

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La Maison Bleu – Hotel in Fez, Morocco

La Maison Bleu is a spectacular hotel located in Fez, Morocco.  I stayed at this unique hotel while traveling through Morocco in 2001.  The hotel is a converted 19th century mansion. I stayed in a suite overlooking the interior courtyard. One … Continue reading

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Homes in Bo-Kaap – Cape Town, South Africa

In 2006, I spent nearly a week in Cape Town, South Africa, one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  I took the above photo while walking through the colorful neighborhood of Bo Kaap.  Malaysian and other immigrant groups … Continue reading

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Waterbuck at the Mala Mala Game Reserve, South Africa

I took this shot of a waterbuck chomping on grass near the hotel pool at Mala Mala, our game reserve in South Africa.  I spent three days at this spectacular game reserve/hotel near Krueger National Park.  Learn more about my … Continue reading

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Sampling Pinotage And Other Wines in South Africa

While traveling about South Africa in October 2006, I visited Cellars Hohenort – a gorgeous, historic, dutch style hotel and vineyard located near Cape Town in the lush, rolling hills of the Cape Peninsula. The wine tasting was held out … Continue reading

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The Tanneries – Fez, Morocco

The Tanneries as seen from a gift shop overlook in Fez – the most medieval looking city I have visited (it’s amazing!).  I snapped this pic while visiting Morocco with friends in October 2003.  You can find more photos of … Continue reading

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Biltong, Braai & Cricket in Cape Town

Never having seen a live Cricket match, I told myself I had to see such a game while traveling in South Africa in October 2006.  The Concierge at the Vineyard Hotel, my hotel in the suburbs of Cape Town, suggested … Continue reading

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