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January 15, 2013 |
Gourmantic & Best Kept Travel Secrets Campaign Bring Fresh Water to Ethiopian Village

In December 2009, Gourmantic was asked to participate in a global project which originally started as a meme by Tripbase. Travel bloggers were asked to write their Three Best Travel Secrets which Tripbase turned into a series of eBooks. These were subsequently made available for free download, and for every person who downloaded an eBook, [...]

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Interviews, Travel

November 9, 2010 |
Interview with a Volunteer in Zambia

In August 2010, Athena travelled to Zambia to participate in a volunteer program of the United Church of Zambia Mission Partners, a project that provides shelter, food, education and health care to the most disadvantaged people in the community. The program, run by Paula and Dan Van Zyl has been serving the people of Mwandi [...]

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Travel

August 25, 2009 |
Tangiers: A City of Contrasts

Standing at Cap Spartel, the spot that marks the official convergence of the Mediterranean and Atlantic, I realised that at some point in time, the Mediterranean must have flowed through my veins. How else could I explain my strong attachment to its temperate waters, its distinctive blue hue and the melting pot of civilisations that [...]

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Travel

August 12, 2009 |
Tangiers: Time Travel in the Medina

Walking through the narrow and winding streets of the Medina, the tour guide strictly calls out “No photos!” unless he grants permission, usually involving an opportunity for a sale, a tip or some gratuity. After all, the ancient part of Tangiers is the home of generations of Moroccans before it is a wondrous place of [...]

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