Having worked in the UK reservations office for the last 4 months and from my training and research into this tour I thought that I knew all there was to know about the itinerary and what to expect. What I didn’t count on and what made my experience surprising and exceptional were the people I encountered.
No one expected it to be anything out of the ordinary; it was one of hundreds of Hollywood movies released in 1943. But its characters, dialogue and music became iconic, and Casablanca grew to be the black-&-white classic, often ranking near …
If ever there was an ‘Am I Still on Planet Earth?’ sort of a desert, it’s Wadi Rum. Mention Jordan to 20-to-30-something adventurers, and many will tell you that the country begins and ends right here.
Every adventurer dreams of a truly intrepid travel experience; foraging through dense rain forests, coming face-to-face with indigenous tribes, and living with the clear and present danger of horrible exotic creatures that lurk in the undergrowth.
It helps to remember that Tanzania’s name is two old African states spliced together. Back in the ’60s, Tanganyika and Zanzibar united to form the ‘United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar’.