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Leptis Magna was a small place until the development of Carthage during the 4th century BC and became part of the Roman Empire in 146 BC.
A major point in the history of the town came in 193 AD, when one of its own people became Emperor of the Roman Empire. Septimius Severus ensured that plenty of money was spent... Read all »
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The plateau is home to the three main Pyramids of the region. These pyramids are the tombs of three pharaohs, but there are several other must see attractions here too. You can enter the pyramids, but you may find it very warm in there and anyone with mobility issues might want to give this experience a miss. It... Read all »
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Museums are one of the biggest attractions in Cairo, the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Egyptian Antiquities being the most popular. There are currently over 120,000 pieces of Egyptian artwork and relics on display with thousands more in storage. The Egyptian Museum includes the treasures of King Tutankhamen or... Read all »
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Karnak is an ancient site at Luxor in Egypt. This is the East Bank of the region and here you will find both the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. In this region, the tourists will find everything that they need from hotels to restaurants as well as the ancient ruins, which draw thousands of tourists here... Read all »
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Being such a vast region, the Sahara covers eleven African Nations, one of which is Tunisia. Tunisia is a peaceful country with friendly French and Arabic speaking people. They practice Sunni Islam which is a very liberal form of the religion. The Sahara desert occupies one third of Tunisian land. The Sabria oasis... Read all »
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The Azores were ranked second in a 2007 National Geographic Traveller ranking of more than 100 international island travel destinations. The islands in the archipelago are widely dispersed covering a total area of 363,000 square miles. As such, they are grouped into three regions based on proximity – the Eastern... Read all »
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The weather for instance is moderate thanks to the cool ocean currents. It also has a fairly stable economic and political system (compared to West Africa) that has made it one of Africa’s highest GDPs per capita.
The Portuguese used the island as a slave posit and as such, Cape Verde’s population and culture... Read all »
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When you are in Morocco a visit to a Traditional Moroccan Hamam is a must. There are however certain etiquettes to adhere to. If you follow these guidelines, you will have and fun and an relaxing experience.
Firstly, men and women take their Hamam separately. There may be different rooms to go to, or men and... Read all »
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Agadir has some beautiful beaches which are perhaps one of its biggest attractions. It also enjoys all year round glorious sunshine. Life thus, revolves around the beach and the activities available surrounding it. The beaches are very clean and safe.
Sunbathers can generally relax in peace, with plenty of little... Read all »
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The city is served by the Marrakech-Menara International Airport, which receives thousands of European flights everyday as well as more local flights from the likes of Casablanca and the Arab World in Northern Africa and the Middle East. The airport serves over 3.1 million passengers, the majority of which are... Read all »
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The exciting city of Casablanca has the ultimate fusion of old and new and is one of the few cities to get the balance of old world and modern vibe just right. That said, it is not hard to see why the city is so popular because there is something to suit everyone and of all ages. The city has a great amount of culture... Read all »
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There are also many things to do in Rabat. There are amazing cafes to visit, where you can drink mint tea, eat sugary treats and people watch. Everyone is very friendly and there never feels like there is any rush to be off and out, so you can sit back, relax and soak up the atmosphere. There are many sporting... Read all »