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mosaic road
Morocco
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Theres nothing like the velvety muted light of early morn ! Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at mosaic road
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In my next bathroom renovation when ever that may be...and if ever ...I want one of these wonderful ceramic hand basins from Fes. I adore them ... if anyone wants one I can get them sent safely through the ceramics factory ...so let me know if you too want a... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at mosaic road
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What could be better than what’s happening right now....really nothing at all is happening but mint tea, cookies and a swimming pool ! Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at mosaic road
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I was up to see the soft and golden early morning light over Fes and as an added bonus I also got this perky early bird. It was quite large with a long tail. If anyone knows what type it is please share ! Continue reading
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How sublime this would be How many calories it would contain How delicious it would be How much havoc it would create in your arteries How to say no...but I did Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at mosaic road
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The life of a mummy street cat in Marrakech...I take food when I can to this adorable little family . I really want to take them all home with me and keep them safe and off the streets forever and ever ! Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at mosaic road
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Although we have cactus fruit literally by the barrow load on every street corner in Marrakech, I had not tried one till last week in Italy. The roads in Puglia were lined with the prickly pear plant, just like here in Morocco. They were laden with rosy coloured fruit...very alluring... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at mosaic road
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At the Hotel Astoria in Alberollo in Puglia...it was a last minute place, no frills but then came breakfast !! Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at mosaic road
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When you are in an Italian market in Puglia and you find they are selling macadamia nuts from Australia!!!! Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at mosaic road
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I can truly recommend this immaculate BnB in Castro run by a true nonna wearing a pinny and cleaning non stop ... B & B Enea is the name Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at mosaic road
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This is the time for a lot of adjectives and the time for a lot of vacillating as how does one choose. Best plan is to aim for a record in the Guiness book and eat/lick my way through the lot ! Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at mosaic road
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Till today I knew nothing about Trullis, which are dry stone huts with a conical rooves. The oldest trulli is here in this town and dates back to the 14th century. They are common to this area of Puglia and of course I want one very badly ! Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at mosaic road
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Hardly a soul to be seen and certainly no tourists in this little Italian town of 5000 inhabitants. It’s name is Calitri. It has been described very aptly as unspoiled Italy at its finest. What a privilege to see it ! Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at mosaic road
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Classic and simple...this is my Airbnb in Calitri called Les Strettole. It’s a leisurely ten minute countryside walk into town passing tangled old orchards on the way. My room was $54 AUD and came with the avocado green bathroom. Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at mosaic road
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My room is the one on the middle level where you see a balcony and washing. It’s my balcony but not my washing. Flywire screens on all the windows, loads of hot water and and rustic charm laid on ! Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at mosaic road
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This liqueur was offered to me yesterday to try...I only had a sip ...it was almost turquoise in colour and quite unusual in flavour. It’s made from a special species of plant related to camomile ! The makers are Italian monks in a monastery not far from Calitri. Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at mosaic road
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There’s was a wedding in town this morning....all the guests arrived at the church in the balloon decked mini train or on motor scooters. I lurked for nearly an hour waiting for the bride...she ran very late, too late sadly for me to see her grand entry into the village. Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at mosaic road
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From Melbourne pink, abstract and contemporary to Marrakech red, intricate and traditional ... but both with a definite color pop and wow factor . Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2018 at mosaic road
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I had a lovely breakfast rendezvous yesterday with delicious coffee and views of local architecture ! Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at mosaic road
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Polly has been missing for three days and I am getting very very anxious. Luckily she is streetwise but it scares me that she might have no water in this heat #heavyheart Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2018 at mosaic road
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Breakfast on a rooftop is the best way to start your day in Morocco. Join me and #moroccobespoke on tour for this delightful daily experience Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2018 at mosaic road