Travel Blogs from Asni
Dearest friends and family,
My annual ritual of getting lost somewhere on top of a mountain as far away from civilisation as possible, this year took me to the Atlas mountains in Toubkal National Park, Morocco. The summit to climb on this trip was Mt. Toubkal, which is the 4th highest mountain in Africa. Yes, you guessed it right, each year it seems that I take the first opportunity I get to travel back to Africa. Believe me, it is addictive. I am already looking at the ...
... young, checking out the pumpkins, potato, carrots, onions and a lot more growing opposite the balcony alongside the dining room. Then it was time to organise our bags, write the journal and get to bed by 11.30pm. I slept like a baby!
Tues 23rd Aug 2011
We breakfasted on bread, jam and tea before setting off at 8am that morning. My chest has gone thro' troubled times lately and it felt very heavy and hard to breathe ...
... and his family got out some maps and it quickly became apparent that he was going to give us the hard sell of a tour.
Max took the lead, asking questions about the possible routes, and the costs of each. The costs didn't make much sense to me, with wildly varying prices for seemingly no reason, but they were all a little too high for all three of us. Unfortunately, Max wasn't really into the whole bartering thing and got really angry with their prices and ...
In preparation for what will hopefully one of the biggest highlights of our travels when we plan to climb Mount Kilimanjaro it seemed a sensible idea to give our legs a little bit of a practice run going up a gradient.
Me being me however, simply trekking around the hills for a few hours hardly sufficed and being in Morocco and more importantly the High Atlas mountain range, this seemed to provide an ample amount of opportunities.
Once again, me being me, I ...
... same. And once they get over thirty - phew, that's it."
"Oh ?" thirty three year old female me enquired.
"Yeah. I've been on a couple of dating websites. Met a few, shagged a couple. But I always tell 'em, my kid comes first. No woman will ever come first with me, always gonna be my kid. If they can't hack that, then they can **** off. Gotta tell 'em straight."
"Mmmmm," I said, with raised eyebrows.
"Plus, they're all *****es. Especially the over ...