Several months ago we embarked on a massive adventure touring trip from London to Morocco by motorcycle. That trip changed us. We realised we wanted to do more motorcycle traveling and of all the other ways to travel (plane, boat, train), traveling by bike was our new preferred method of transport. Read more
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The site of Volubilis or Walili (in Arabic) in northern Morocco is home to some of the best preserved Roman ruins in northern Africa. On our way north to Chefchaoun we stopped to admire the view and snapped some pictures of this picturesque piece of Moroccan Rome.
Cats. There’s something about them that often forces me to stop mid conversation and announce to whoever is present; whether they’re interested or not, that I’ve just discovered the cutest cat in the entire world. Of course this can’t possibly be true as I can often be found making this declaration several times a day.
It’s hot, it’s crowded and like most of Istanbul, it’s ancient. I hold tight to my handbag whilst trying to navigate the narrow winding streets, crammed with tourists, touts and busy Turkish housewives.
Whilst looking for motorcycle-friendly accommodation options in Morocco I stumbled across Hostelbookers 7 Super Shots post. The budding photographer in me squealed with excitement and then proceeded to spend hours wading through thousands of images on my hard-drive reminiscing over travels past.
The 16th century Sultan Ahmet Mosque (or Blue Mosque) is an awe-inspiring culmination of two different centuries, the Ottoman and the Byzantine Empires and is believed to be the last great mosque of the classical period. Despite there being more than three thousand mosques in Istanbul, the Blue Mosque dominates the cities skyline with it’s six spires (or minarets).