World Traveller 73

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Marrakech is full of surprises and today’s surprise led us to a pleasant walk around the square, followed by an discovery of the Secret Garden “Le Jardin Secret” in the middle of the walled city. The Secret Garden exists in the middle of the Marrakech walled city and is a neat experience just waiting to be discovered. City Visit: Finding the Secret Garden Outside the Jemma El Fnaa Square, Marrakech, Morocco. We… Read More

The Jemma El – Fnaa Square in Marrakech marks one of the key attractions in Marrakech. The square has been a trading ground for hundreds of years and has consequently, it has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status. We would end up walking through the walled city of Marrakech for our first exploration of this terrific square and a taste of Morocco. City Visit: Walking to Jemaa El Fnaa Square in… Read More

The costal region of Southern Iceland is truly a majestic and beautiful corner of the world. If you happen to visit it on a gorgeous day, you’ll be treated to awe inspiring scenery that is unrivalled through the world. We would spend today on a day of sightseeing between Nesjavillir to Dyronlaey in Southern Iceland. Region Visit: Waterfalls, Plane Wrecks and Glaciers. Nesjavillir to Dyrhólaey, Iceland. We woke up at about 8… Read More

The city of Stonetown, Zanzibar is a walled city of significant East African significance as a result of it’s involvement in the 19th Century Slave Trade throughout the region. It’s architecture offers a mix of Swahili, Arab, Indian and Persian elements. For this reason, it was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 2000. Our day would allow us to spend some time walking through the city to understand… Read More

The city of Stonetown, Zanzibar is a walled city of significant East African significance as a result of it’s involvement in the 19th Century Slave Trade throughout the region. It’s architecture offers a mix of Swahili, Arab, Indian and Persian elements. For this reason, it was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 2000. Our day would allow us to spend some time walking through the city to understand… Read More

Our last day of touring on Easter Island took us through the lessor known sights of the island. Today’s visits included the beach at Anakena, Puna Pau, a pass by the crater at Orongo, the lights at Ahu Akviki and a last return to Ahu Tahni. Despite not having the most internationally famous sights, there was still a lot worth seeing on the island in some of the lessor known attractions. Activity:… Read More

The most famous sights on Easter Island include the Rano Raraku quarry and Ahu Tonjariki. Both are world class archaeological tourist attractions that are worth the long distances to get there. Activity: Towering Under the Giants at the Rano Ranku Quarry and Tonjariki, Easter Island, Chile. Today’s activities were a continuation of the tour that we had started earlier in the day with Easter Island Travel. For the earlier part of the… Read More

Easter Island has a lot of acheological sights that are worth exploring. While it can be easy to do self exploration, the sites at Easter Island aren’t well marked in terms of informative travel. Our third day on the island would have us taking a tour to be fully informed about the sites. Our investment was well worth it. Activity: The Megaliths of the South Coast of Easter Island, Chile. We had… Read More

Our first full day on Easter Island would have us renting a car to do a little self exploration. We drove the fifty kilometre loop around Easter Island, taking in Ahu Vailhu, Akahanga, Ahu Tonariki and Anakena Beach. The self guided tourism was perfectly based, although a little lacking on information without a formal guide. Activity: Driving to Ahu Vailhu, Akahanga, Ahu Tonariki and Anakena Beach, Easter Island, Chile. We had booked… Read More

The primary city on Easter Island is the small town of Hanga Roa; population 3,304. Thanks to it’s remote location, and small foot print, it’s easily explored on foot. In addition to it’s rustic sea side nature, there happen to be some moai heads located very close to the town in the Ahu Tahni archeological site. Activity: Spotting the First Moai, Walking the Coastline of Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile. As the… Read More

Our exploration around Old Havana would have us exploring several of the cities four squares in this historic region. We’d explore these grand places with something to see around every turn. The surprise of such a European City in an island in the tropical Caribbean was a surprise to us all as we discovered something new. Activity: Tackling the Four Squares of Old Havana, Cuba. We then wandered down past Hotel Los Frailes… Read More

Our travel took us into one of Cuban’s most famous fortresses that was designed to keep enemies out. We would also get our first impressions into Old Havana. We would discover European styled public squares that are in the process of being restored to a world class squares and gathering spaces. Activity: Climbing on Castillo de Los Tres Santos Reyes Magnos del Morro and Stepping into Old Havana, Cuba. Our driver picked… Read More