Africa

Tales, adventures and photography from Africa.
the broad downtown los angeles

LOS ANGELES | The Broad is a contemporary art museum in Downtown Los Angeles that opened in September 2015. Financed by philanthropist Eli Broad, the museum houses Broad’s art collection. The collection feeatures over 2,000 pieces of contemporary art by over 200 artists, and includes works from artists like Cindy

The last full day in Morocco, and we decided to take a trip out to the Ouzoud Falls. They are located in the Grand Atlas village of Tanaghmeilt, and the name Ouzoud comes from the Berber word for olive, as olive trees surround the area. As was the case for

The Majorelle Garden (Jardin du Majorelle) is a beautiful landscaped botanical garden in Marrakech that was designed by French artist Jaques Majorelle in the 1920s and 1930s. Over the years, the garden had become quite run down and in 1980, Yves St Laurent and Pierre Bergé bought the gardens and restored

Beyond the borders of the historical old town in Marrakech is the modern “new town” of Gueliz. Β It was designed and built by the French in the early 1900s and the French influences are obvious in stark difference in the design of the area. The streets are planned, with wide

After spending the past few days in landlocked cities, we decided to head out to Essaouira, which is one of the coastal towns in Morocco. The trip there was rather uneventful, apart from the sighting of goats in trees! My friends and I had heard people mention that in Morocco,

Ouarzazate is home to film studios, and films such as Laurence of Arabia, The Mummy and Gladiator have been filmed there. If you were going to head on to the Sahara desert, this is the last city of note that you’d encounter and is a gateway to the Sahara. As

Morocco is by far the most “different” country that I have been to compared to what I am used to. I went during Ramadan, which as a non-Muslim was a very interesting experience. The locals would not be doing much during the days, they you would see everyone come out