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Kingston, Jamaica

From Montego Bay I spent a day driving down to Kingston with an afternoon visit to Ocho Rios. The route south on the new highway was a breeze and took just under two hours. I was headed to the country’s largest and capital city. Arriving in the evening, I checked into the Courtyard Marriott Kingston. … Continue reading Kingston, Jamaica

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Paradises of Sao Tome and Cape Verde

This week on Wandering West Africa, Sightseeing Sao Tome, Flight to Cape Verde, Sightseeing Cape Verde, and Flight to Lagos via Casablanca. Sao Tome Sightseeing Stepping off the plane in Sao Tome by feeling the wind and air, I knew I was near the sea. The immigration process was a breeze. They must be used … Continue reading Paradises of Sao Tome and Cape Verde

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Bahrain in a Day

Touring Bahrain in a day to see the top sights of the country including Manama, the National Museum, the Grand Mosque, the Souk, Bahrain Fort, Bahrain Grand Prix, the Tree of Life and the Burial Mounds on the Perusing the Persian Gulf tour. Journey Coming from Oman, I arrived in Bahrain in the evening. The … Continue reading Bahrain in a Day

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The Sultanate of Oman in Two Days

Touring Oman in two days focusing on Muscat and the historic forts on the first stop of the trip, Perusing the Persian Gulf. The Journey Oman was the start of my Perusing the Persian Gulf tour which would bring me around the Persian Gulf towards Iran and finally Azerbaijan. Coming from New York I had … Continue reading The Sultanate of Oman in Two Days

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A Day in Maputo the Capital of Mozambique

On The South of Africa Tour where I visit 13 countries in Africa, I take an overnight road trip to Maputo, Mozambique to explore the main sights! Maputo is a city with a turbulent past. During its Portuguese rule, it was very stable, had sufficient infrastructure and saw many tourists from around the area visiting … Continue reading A Day in Maputo the Capital of Mozambique

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Havana, Cuba

The start of a weeklong journey through Cuba spending two days visiting the best sights in Havana on the trip Grand Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Havana The capital and largest city of Cuba was founded in the 16th century by Spanish conquistadors. It is now a major tourist city with over a … Continue reading Havana, Cuba



Atlas North: A Tour through Portugal, Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria Continuing the trip from Marrakech to Fez by train. Visiting the Mellah, Ibn Danan Synagogue, Dar el-Makhzen, Karaouine Mosque and University, Al-Attarine Madrasa, Nejjarine Museum, Chouwara Tanneries, Merenid Tombs, Borj Nord, and staying at two different riad accommodations. To get to Fez, we were recommended … Continue reading Fez

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Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda: A weekend getaway to Antigua and Barbuda at Blue Waters and a visit to Fort James and the capital St. John. The weekend before the start of my Atlas North trip, I somehow ended up taking a spontaneous trip to Antigua. The opportunity was there and I couldn’t help but grab it. … Continue reading Antigua and Barbuda

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Delhi the Capital of India

Four Countries in 2 Weeks: Turkey, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and India India Day 12 – Exploring Delhi in a day starting with the Red Fort then taking a walking tour through Old Delhi and seeing Jama Masjid and Masjid Fatehpuri. Ending the day with a tour of The Imperial. Then a departure home the next day! … Continue reading Delhi the Capital of India