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mosaic road
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I passed this tree whilst hiking in Nova Scotia....it's clearly old and come to grief in a storm. It was literally teetering on the cliff edge and after the next gale force winds I think it will hit the beach. Just some recycling from Mother Nature ! Continue reading
Posted 14 minutes ago at mosaic road
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As I trudged to yoga today I passed a man connected to something. I did a bit of a double take, shocked at what I saw. As I trudged home I investigated further. Here, on the main road of Mohamed VI was a seat attached to a pole with a... Continue reading
Posted 16 minutes ago at mosaic road
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Iced tea is not big in Australia. Consumption might be on the rise as I know it can be purchased in bottles (? Liptons) but I don't know many who buy it. The commercial bottled variety could never hope to match the beautiful homemade iced tea that I experienced recently... Continue reading
Posted 19 minutes ago at mosaic road
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I bet it's not quite like this ? I came out through the double doors into the afternoon heat to see this lovely trio catnapping ! Continue reading
Posted 21 minutes ago at mosaic road
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Don't miss a daytrip out here if you can help it. It's easily found and only 9 kms out of Marrakech. This is a small and perfectly formed resort farm with pool and cafe and gardens and animals . The French country style food was so delicious that I wished... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at mosaic road
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I became Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm for a short and happy while at the weekend with a mini farm to wander . Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at mosaic road
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Inventing the Cowboy Boot According and thanks to Kansapedia .....Tradition credits Charles Hyer as one of the first to invent the cowboy boot. Company promotional materials state that a Colorado cowboy stopped by the Hyer shop on his way home from the Kansas City stockyards in 1875, requesting a new... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at mosaic road
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Yesterday was a lot about patting dogs, but there were gorgeous donkeys too that needed a few pats ! Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at mosaic road
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It's not so often here in Morocco that I get to spend time with pet dogs. Today I did and what old sweeties they were ! Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at mosaic road
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The owner of this wonderful shop in Nashville has a link somehow to Australia and my sister knew of this store. She asked me to go on her behalf as she would never get to travel to the USA to see it. So I put it at the top of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at mosaic road
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The apple trees are laden in the Imlil region of the Atlas Mountains.....lots and lots of crispy green and red apples are hanging like baubles in the foliage. So different to February when the blossom was just starting and the trees looked as if dusted by floral snow. Now the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at mosaic road
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A beautiful Mosque like this one is funded by the village community, built from scratch on donations. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at mosaic road
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After my Atlas Mountain lunch in Imlil, we came down the mountain to a market town called Asni where there are many orchards. Fruit sellers sit by the side of the road every few meters selling freshly picked seasonal fruit. At this time of year it is apples and peaches.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at mosaic road
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This amazing traditional home cooked lunch experience is not to be missed if you are visiting Morocco. Forget the touristy stuff and choose authentic. Mount a trusty mule or don your hike boots and visit a Berber village for lunch with a mountain view , relax in peace with only... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at mosaic road
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After my Atlas Mountain lunch in Imlil, we came down the mountain to a market town called Asni where there are many orchards. Fruit sellers sit by the side of the road every few meters selling freshly picked seasonal fruit. At this time of year it is apples and peaches.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at mosaic road
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A beautiful Mosque like this one is funded by the village community, built from scratch on donations. Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at mosaic road
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Oh the choices....where should I prop myself for the afternoon ? When you visit Kasbah Bab Ourika, decisions need to be made. Full sun, part sun, part shade or full shade, terrace, garden, patio ?? All are beautiful, there is no wrong decision so try them all and soak up... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at mosaic road
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This 30 meter stone wall frieze in Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia "Monument to Fisherman" was never finished sadly. It is a granite carving of 32 fisherman and their families under the protection of the angel St Elmo. The sculptor died before it's completion. He was a well known Finnish artist... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at mosaic road
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This is the cat among the onions story, not among the pigeons !! I was in the little shop under my building buying water when a very old man wearing a very tropical tee shirt came into the shop with a cat in a colander. These colanders are used for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at mosaic road
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We went uphill and down dale heading to a homestay for lunch in the Atlas Mountains. The route was lengthy and very dicey at times. We just had to try to keep our balance and put complete trust in our mounts and hope those four hooves did not slide in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at mosaic road
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Snoozing and sleeping away the Marrakech morning ! Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at mosaic road
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Very touristy but for those who like to ride ( I prefer to walk ) there are many carriages pulled by horses ( in great condition I might add) around Downtown Nashville. They will take you at a cruisy clip clop past all the honkytonk venues and along the river.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2017 at mosaic road
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The brilliant midday sunlight causes incredible reflections to surface....the aqua swimming pool at Jnane Tamsna was awash today with reflected palm trees and other tropical plants. The light in this country is like no other I have experienced. Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2017 at mosaic road
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I passed a cat in a box....as you do ! A sweet little street cat had come into the courtyard of my residence, found an old wooden box that I think is used for cigarette butts and nestled in for a nap. I took care not to startle her and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2017 at mosaic road
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Polly made a very unpleasant face at her mother today when I nicely asked her to sunbake on another part of the terrace and not on my freshly laundered linen. In true feline form she ignored me completely. Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2017 at mosaic road