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Ruins – Marrakech

January 4, 2015


The order for the day was historical sites. We headed off towards the pedestrian rue of Bab Agnaou passing the high, foreboding and very pink Palace walls. The Gate of Gnawa as it is known locally was named after the black slaves brought from sub-Saharan Africa. It is beautiful. The piece has been weatherbeaten to […]

The Cultural Triangle – Anuradhapura – Day 2

May 7, 2014


Anuradhapura is one of three points of an imaginary triangle that lies in three Sinhalese capitals and where I stayed over night. The other places are Kandy in the south and Polonnaruwa in the east. The sun broke through the curtains of my room early and I awoke to sit in the garden of my […]