Monthly Archives: December 2014

Tunisia, Tunis, 26 – 28 December 2014

I left my bike in Spain for the winter, too cold and wet to be riding around and am finishing my journey using more conventional transport. Tunis, capital of Tunisia, population 2.3 million and not a tourist destination. The Bardo Museum … Continue reading

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Spain, Cartagena, 9 – 11 December 2015

Cartagena is well know for its restored Roman theater and some other ruins, the old town looks quite new, a good place to wander around. I am now going to take a break to spend Christmas with friends in Holland. … Continue reading

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Morocco and Spain, Meknes, San Roque, Cartagena, 7 – 9 December 2014

After Merzouga my goal was to head back to Cartagena in Spain. First stop on the way was Meknes and the ride through the Atlas mountains was fine and cold with snow on the side of the road, altitude over … Continue reading

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Morocco, Merzouga, 5 – 6 December 2014

I booked a 4×4 and driver, 100 euro for 4.5 hours, cheaper if you have someone to share the cost with and went on a tour of the dunes and surrounding area and had lunch at a Berber camp. This … Continue reading

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Morocco, Taroudant, Zagora, Merzouga, 02 – 04 December 2014

Essaouira to Taroudant The coast road from Essaouira was closed due to a bridge being destroyed so I had to backtrack towards Marrakesh and get on the freeway south, 4 lanes all the way to Taroudant except for the last … Continue reading

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Morrocco, Essaouira, 29 Nov – 1 Dec 2014

Essaouira a smaller place on the coast, nicer than the cities, people are friendly and not as pushy but the Medinas and Souks are starting to blur, when all’s said and done they are much of a muchness. The ride … Continue reading

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