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July 5th, 2010 | Africa

Tearing through Tunisia…!!

Asem and I went to a small coffee shop around the corner from his house and enjoyed an espresso, before we headed back and got the bike prepared for the day’s ride… Getting it back onto the street was a bit hairy, as I had to ride through narrow doors and down a few steps […]

July 4th, 2010 | Africa

Leptis Magna…

From the parking area, where there are a few curio stalls and a small cafeteria, I could see beyond the fence, the massive arch at the entrance to this amazing ancient city… The LDR 6.00 entrance fee (R36.00) is well worth the price to stand among the ruins of what was once the third largest […]

July 4th, 2010 | Africa

I’m Liking Libya…!!

Masoud and I had sat up until late, chatting about various topics that interested us both. Our beliefs, despite our differing religions were remarkably similar, our thoughts on Africa and the problems that existed on this great continent were also in agreement… He explained that North Africa is made up of many nations, and although […]

July 3rd, 2010 | Africa

Legging it through Libya…!!

On the Libyan side of the border, I was met by Masoud, who I had called earlier to advise that Egyptian formalities had gone far smoother than I had dared to hope, and that I would be in Libya a few hours sooner than he had expected. He had already been busy getting my number […]