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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Tugboat tows our traditional Dahabiya out to the center of the Nile River in Egypt

A fat bumble bee lumbered across the stern of our boat. He circled a few times before realizing the yellow rope and orange life preserver weren’t flowers, then turned and headed...

Temples and Tombs of the Artisans in he ancient village of Deir el-Medina in what is present day Luxor, Egypt

I looked up from my yogurt and fresh fruit just as a wonderfully strange bird landed on the low wall around the rooftop of Beit Sabee Guest House. The Hoopoe is...

Tea on the rooftop of Kasbah Ait Ben Moro

The first clue that things might not go smoothly on my tour of Morocco was when no one from Best of Morocco Tours met me at the Casablanca airport. Since I...

The largest tannery in Fez, Morocco, seen from one of three surrounding terraces where finished leather goods are sold

An employee handed us each a sprig of mint as we filed into the door of the Chouara Tannery. “Oh, they’re going to make tea for us, how nice,” I thought....

Halfway through our camel ride the sandstorm climbed the dunes and hit us full force

Our 4×4 jeep was trouncing over hardpan sand at the edges of the Sahara Desert when I noticed an ominous black cloud rising behind the low hills over my left shoulder....

During my travels, some places capture my heart more than others. Zimbabwe was one of those places. I met so many wonderful people who were gracious and smiling despite suffering unbearable...