Africa Archives - Page 12 of 15 - My Family Travels
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Baghdad Interrupted

Hello…as some of you know, the bombings of October 25th in Baghdad were a close call for us. The 2nd, larger bomb went off across the street from the hotel where...

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Changing Party Scene: Baghdad Year 1

So what does one actually DO in Baghdad? It’s somewhat different for those who live in the International Zone (IZ), and those who live outside. For those in IZ, it is possible to take...

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Zambia – The REAL Africa

Surrounded by the orange colored sand roads, barefoot children run as fast as they can to simply hold my hand.  All at once...

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Wait where am I going?

Wait where am i going? Those were my thoughts as the plane left the runway of Dulles Airport, Virginia. I couldn't believe that I, Alyssa Girkins, would be traveling to Kigali, Rwanda with my church...

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Gandhi Quandary: Peace Leader’s Home Ignites Conflict

Last week, a number of news syndicates including BBC and UPI reported that Mahatma Gandhi’s home in Johannesburg, South Africa was sold to the French travel company, Voyageurs Du Monde. The house, which...

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South Africa’s Garden Route

Between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town, there's so much for your family to experience. Take your time and enjoy all the natural beauty, luxury accommodations and adventure that South Africa has in store.The...

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South Africa Tour Companies

If personalized service is a must for your family's South African tour, consider these three companies. Each offers flexibility and a different array of options for a more thoroughly unconventional...

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The Souks of Morocco

Find out what a souk is, and about the wonderful things that happen there, in this account of the author's visit to Morocco. The Arabic for Morocco is Al Maghrib, or, the furthest...

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The Great Wall of Isreal

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