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Solo Trip to Marrakech Morocco – Flashback Friday

Solo Trip to Marrakech Morocco – Flashback Friday

I booked my solo trip to Marrakech Morocco in early 2010. It was travel therapy. Some people go shopping when they feel unhappy. I make travel arrangements. I love visiting places with a rich history – Istanbul and Barcelona are two of my favorite cities due to the intoxicating mix of ancient and modern within […]

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Museums of Marrakech Morocco

Museums of Marrakech Morocco

Visiting Marrakech for the first time I enjoyed learning about the local culture through art and history. I visited modern art galleries as well as the historical museums. I stayed in the walled city (the medina) of Marrakech so I could explore the city on foot and get lost in the maze of narrow walkways. Many of the museums of […]

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Nigeria – Notes to North America in 1996 – Part Two

Nigeria – Notes to North America in 1996 – Part Two

The following is an excerpt from the second newsletter I sent to friends and family in the US and Canada when I lived in Port Harcourt Nigeria with my (now-ex) husband back in 1996. Read Part One here. Saturday 16th November 1996 Greetings people who have phones that usually work!!! Hello again!  Sorry I didn’t […]

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Nigeria – Notes to North America in 1996

Nigeria – Notes to North America in 1996

In 1996 I was living in Port Harcourt Nigeria with my (now ex) husband who worked in the oilfield services business. I only agreed to go live there if I could have something to do. There was a volunteer position at one of the schools so I agreed and off we went to Port Harcourt […]

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