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Chefchaouen: the Blue Town in Morocco that's a Delight to Photograph, Even in the Rain | Gallop Around The Globe

Chefchaouen: The Blue Town in Morocco that’s a Delight to Photograph, Even in the Rain | Gallop Around The Globe

When you visit somewhere in the off-season, you know that there’s always the chance of bad weather.  But you’re prepared to take that risk, because there are the guaranteed benefits of lower prices and fewer tourists. The average temperatures in northern Morocco at the end of February and into the beginning of March were around […]

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A Two-day Hike to the Maragua Crater, Bolivia

Wherever you are in Bolivia, you’re never far from incredible natural wonders and awe-inspiring landscapes.  And just 46 kilometres from the country’s charming capital city is one of Bolivia’s most visually striking natural formations – the Ombligo de Chuquisaca (Chuquisaca’s Belly Button).  Otherwise known as Maragua Crater. After months of travelling I’d decided to plant […]

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Discovering the Beauty of Brasov – Gallop Around The Globe

Brasov was the second stop on our six-night independently-organised trip around Romania.  Although it’s one of the country’s largest cities, the pace of life here is noticeably slower than the buzzing streets of the country’s capital, Bucharest.  The buildings are more colourful and well looked after, and there are wide pedestrianised boulevards and spacious plazas. […]

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An Awesome Two-Week Thailand Itinerary

In 2002 I visited Thailand for the first time. I vividly remember the moment that I walked out of the airport in Bangkok. The suffocating heat engulfed me in a way that I’d never experienced before in my life. It was the first time I’d travelled outside Europe, the first time I’d visited a temple, […]

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