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Posted by on Oct 28, 2012 in Europe, Photo of the Week, Photos, Spain

Photo of the Week: Colourful Map of Spain

Segovia Spain- Map of Region

Spain came as a pleasant surprise to me. I was landing in Madrid but wouldn’t venture far; but two day trips to Toledo and Segovia. For all the adventurer in me – I realize as time passes how pleased I am to stay still for longer. To know the streets around me, to have the store owners greet me with each daily return, and to go to bed in the same bed again. To look through my photos, spot a map, and realize I forgot many a story to share, makes me smirk for all my secrets are not yet bared.

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Posted by on Apr 15, 2012 in Africa, Morocco, Photo of the Week, Photos

Photo of the Week: Overlooking Fes, Morocco

Photo of the Week: Overlooking Fes, Morocco

Fes is the oldest imperial city in Morocco and became the city as it is seen now in 789. The city was founded by Idris I on a bank of the Jawhar river. Fes also is home to the first University in the World founded in 859 ; The University of Al-Karaouine. The city is painted with green which is the colour of Islam; its tiles, doors, walls, and decorations.

 

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Posted by on Feb 12, 2012 in Europe, Italy, Photo of the Week, Photos

Photo of the Week: Burano, Italy

Photo of the Week: Burano, Italy

All the houses in Burano, Italy are painted different colours. The island inhabitants are all fisherman and the females are lace-makers. The myth goes that the houses are painted multi-coloured since the fisherman spent so long at sea they would forget where they lived. The colour-coding helped them remember which house was theirs. It also helped the men to see their houses while out on their boats.

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