A brief glimpse of the streets and European influences in Algeria’s second largest cityRead More
Essaouira, Morocco: Sun’s out
After more than a week of snow with sub-zero°C temperatures, I was grateful when it got warmer and the sun stuck around for a few days. Then, as is typical in Brussels, the grey clouds took over the skies again, bringing with it a constant morning drizzle, and back on came the gloves and hat.…Read More
Joyeuse Saint Valentin!
July 2010: Djemaa el Fna, Marrakech When I think of Marrakech, the following adjectives come to mind: heady, intoxicating and eclectic. I also remember it being rather chaotic, especially the traffic in the city centre and the crowd in the souks; yet you can easily find a tranquil spot in the city – be it…Read More