Monthly Archives: April 2016

Truck Cats

This blog is especially for all the people, like me (prior to Mar Azul), who could never understand the internet’s obsession with cats. I’ve bundled up all the kitten stories and cyoot pics together so they can scoot right over this … Continue reading

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Romance in Casamance

In the late 80s, one of the characters in the Harry Enfield and Chums sketch show, Waynetta Slob, would respond to a request to open the door or answer the phone with “I am Smoking a Faaaag”. It was always … Continue reading

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Carnaval Consolation Prize!

Flashback to Bissau At the Senegalese Embassy, the day after Carnaval, we were delighted to discover that their tourist visas are FREE! When the lovely bilingual Mohamed told us, Sampson and I threw our arms in the air and shouted … Continue reading

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Marvellous Mar Azul

With the expanse of whitewashed walls, cheery blue paint and splashes of hot pink bougainvillea, at the Mar Azul resort Italians Anna and Giuseppe Maggio have created a southern Mediterranean vibe in the midst of Africa – just 50km from … Continue reading

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