Part II: “Welcome to the planet Mars”

After an hour of finding enjoyment in Ahmed’s attempts in speaking English, I decided it was time to finally confess that I spoke a bit of French!

His happiness knew no bounds and soon I regretted confessing as Ahmed was tattling on Djibouti, it’s politics and local tribes while energetically overtaking a never ending flow of trucks of different colors, sizes and condition (Ahmed said that around 500 trucks arrive every day from Ethiopia and cross Djibouti on their way to the port of

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Part I: “On the way to another planet”

Part I: “On the way to another planet”

I don’t even remember now how I came across a photo of lake Abbé, but I have done so much research about Djibouti, that could easy became its honored citizen! For almost a year I was annoying my friends and colleagues asking if they wanted to come with me on my new adventure and stay overnight in a camp at lake Abbé — I was even in touch with a local guide and a driver — and all I needed was just a company to share it with me! Autumn passed a baton on to winter, which was giving way to

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In search of lost pyramids of Meroë..

In search of lost pyramids of Meroë..

-Pyramids? Is it Egypt? Or Mexico? Wait, but they do look a bit different? Where is it?- asked my flatmate when I was showing her the photos from my last weekend adventure. -Yes, no and no — these are the pyramids of Meroë in Sudan. -Sudan?! Few people know about Sudan and around 200 pyramids that are there. Luckily last December when traveling in Saudi Arabia, I met Jenny and over the dinner, while listening to other tourists adventures, we decided we had to get to Sudan together. Decided,

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Get on a bus with your headd on.

Note to self. When trying out an unfamiliar transportation route/system, be sure to ground yourself in logic and general bearings.
I was in Cape Town today using myCity bus service and in stead of heading to Waterfront from Thibalt Square I headed right out of town because I followed the crowd and not my head.
Luckily I was in the system so it didn't cost me too much to turn back to the right direction.

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Trip to the Venice Carnival

This year we have been very lucky and went to the Venice Carnival. Sadly, after our return home, the city became quarantined with the outbreak of COVID-19. Nonetheless, the trip was amazing, I have never seen so many beautiful suits in one place. The highlight of the trip was the small island San Giorgio where we witnessed a beautiful sunset from the church tower.
Enclosed are a few of the most beautiful costumes we have seen.
Beauty and the beast
Musical duet
Beautiful mask
Picnic
Arlequino
Oriental suits

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Немного обо мне...

Не знаю в кого я такая пошла, и какая муха меня укусила, но сколько себя помню, я всегда любила путешествовать, и чем больше адреналина, тем интересней. Изучив все укромные уголки своего двора, я стала делать «вылазки» в магазин через дорогу (а дорогу нам было категорически запрещено переходить без взрослых из-за грузовых машин постоянно выезжающих из ворот нашей фабрики. Поймают — недельного рациона эскимо не видать как Америки!)

Вот и влюбилась я в атлас — сначала разглядывала непонятные

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