A week of leisure and hiking on the island of La Gomera. Arriving and leaving with a ferry from Tenerife and staying in a rural house in the beautiful village of Alojera on the forgotten western coast of the island.
A short spontaneous family Christmas trip to Mauritius, the neighbour island to La Réunion in the Indian Ocean.
A much too short trip to Namibia, limited to the central western part of the country.
The upper Nile, between Aswan and Luxor is one of the classical tourist destinations. We made it in style, on board of The Oberoi Philae Nile cruise ship.
Disappearing for the Christmas time, Lanzarote first, then moving to Fuerteventura. December 2016.
Three weeks on the Island of La Réunion, France of the Indian Ocean. September/October 2016.
Enjoying the Christmas week on La Palma, re-visited after a break of twenty years. December 2015.
The windy town of Essaouira on Morocco’s Atlantic coasts just opposite the Canary Islands, but how different. February 2015.
Visiting the second-largest of the Canary Islands, just for a few walks and sightseeing. December 2014.
Gomera visited a few months after a big forest fire. The smell was still present there in December 2012, but it definitely didn’t prevent us from exploring this specific island. December 2012.
A classical round trip in the central Ethiopia, by plane, by jeep and by foot: Addis Ababa, Lalibela, Axum and walking in Tigre, a trek in the Simien Mountains, Gondar, the Lake Tana and the Blue Nile. October/November 2010.
Following the classical route of the trek around the Jebel Toubkal, finalised with climbing the very top of the mount. In addition a road trip from Marrakech over the Atlas passes to Ait Benhaddou and towards Sahara — and a day and a night in Marrakech. April/May 2008.