Travel Blogs from Tripoli
... their weapon with them. The expression in those soldiers’ eyes are deep and cool, and of course, firm and persistent. The whole tribe gives you a depressed feeling that the war is approaching.
Wow! That’s the man of desert! They fear nothing… well, what can be much more frightened than the changeable and fierce desert ---- they even don’t care about the desert! Meanwhile, I also admire those wife in ...
The oasis is just near at my hand.
oasis that cite in front of me is quite different from what I have imagined
before ---- it’s not just a tiny area with a few water source wells clustered
by some palms. Actually, it’s a rich agricultural land with naughty children
staring at the strangers and a lively market where local ...
October 19, 2013
Silence,silence, and silence!
I used to think of that desert is a fun place: there are huge camels, wonderful sunset, different kinds of creatures that possess incredible ...
... now Libya that was making the headlines. The uprising had already started while I was in the airport and my flight back to London had been amongst the very last to leave. Only a few hours later and I'd have been in Libya for rather longer than a short break.
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... most is Colonel Gadaffi's old Volkswagen Beetle. They also display the army jeep that he triumphantly drove into Tripoli on in 1969, along with a number of ostentatiously large portraits of Libya's 'Brother Leader'.
Having walked through the walls of the old city, you find yourself in a typically bustling North African medina. It's actually remarkably similar to the medina in Tunis, and seems to sell almost identical goods. The only real difference was that ...