Mauritania has definitely been the most interesting as well as the strangest traveling experience so far. Stunning views, beautiful landscape, enormous heat and an interesting, to me a bit strange culture. Info: Languages: Hassanyia arabic, french Religion: Islam Visa: Available on arrival, one month visa costs 52€ for european citizens Currency: Ouguiya (MRO) Exchange rate: … Continue reading Mauritania
Having arrived from Dakar, where things were not so great, I was totally blown away by the colonial beauty and friendly atmosphere of the former Senegalese capital city. But let's follow the course of events as they happened & get you some useful information if you ever plan to visit this stunning west african country. … Continue reading I love you Saint Louis aka Senegal
We only spent one week in The Gambia, so I can't make any judgements about it. But let me give you the impressions that this tiny African country left in me. Info: Visa: See the picture below. Most EU citizens don't require one, but there are exceptions. Americans do require a visa. Languages: English (spoken … Continue reading The Gambia
So, our next trip is up, finally. This time we are heading to western Africa; the itinerary is: Gambia – Senegal – Mauritania – Senegal (all on buses) – Togo (fly) – Burkina Faso – Benin. After one year of being only in Czech/Germany, I can´t express how much I look forward to this. Yes, … Continue reading Our next trip…
I wrote this right after I came back from Coldplay concert in Vienna in the beginning of June. I was overwhelmed with emotions, excitement and pure, genuine joy. This post is not that much about Coldplay though. So even if you hate Chris Martin, continue reading. Seeing Coldplay live reminded me of the beauty of … Continue reading In the search of happiness…
I recently read an article in the news about Germany and its “Marshall plan for Africa.” Marshall plan for Africa. Seriously? Sounds like white supremacy at its best. This article made me put together my thoughts about the problems of black and white, racism, marginalization, supremacy, curiosity, diversity, equality and so on. What is racism … Continue reading Black & white
Do I crave seeing some unusual natural beauty? Meeting new people and seeing their lifestyle? Or do I just need to escape from the everyday reality? ... As you can see I love traveling. I really do. Mostly because of the two first reasons mentioned above. But as it’s been more than 6 months since I … Continue reading Do I travel to travel? Or do I travel to escape?