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The Extraordinary Renewal Of Rwanda

The shaft of light from a somber stained glass window at the heart of the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre is said to symbolise hope.  Designed by Ardyn Halter, the son of Auschwitz survivor Roman Halter, it depicts the descent to genocide and is set atop a series of steps indicating the points where warnings could have been heeded, where turning back was still an option. But […]

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Joy Is……..

An alfresco meal….   ……..and an afternoon siesta! Happy travels……..no matter where life takes you!   Related articles: Kan Walk Will Travel – (Wk 12) Joy Is….  

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A Dreamy Afternoon At The Rock!

Accessed by boat at full tide and on foot over a narrow coral embankment when the tide is out, the setting of this picturesque shack perched on a rocky outcrop of the Michamwi Pingwe coast of Zanzibar, justifies its inclusion in many top restaurant lists And our 90 minute taxi ride from Stone Town!   Sipping on a chilled […]

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Back From Africa!

Jambo! I’m back. Here is a quick photo summary of our amazing two weeks in Rwanda and Tanzania.   Yes that is Rwanda. Yes, Rwanda is safe. No, they don’t walk around hacking each other to pieces with machetes. And the epicenter of the Ebola epidemic is closer to Spain than most of East and South Africa.   An enthusiastic […]

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Lessons in Humanity

“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” ~Mother Teresa – – “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” ~Mother Teresa – “There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread but there are many more dying […]

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Favourite Five To Return To

It must be quite apparent from my effusive travelogues that I leave a piece of my heart in most every place I visit. And given a chance I would return to every one of them……almost. Sadly, the inverse relationship between time and my ever lengthening bucket list makes return trips impractical. Compiling a hypothetical list for the ‘Top Destinations […]

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Colour My World – Orange

I love the colour orange. In any hue or shade ranging from amber to vermilion. Although I have a particular penchant for tawny rusts and burnt siennas, I do enjoy vivid orange accents. Not surprising then that I found many ‘orange’ shots in my travel albums. Here is a sample for this weeks FriFotos on Twitter. Click on the images […]


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