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Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, Morocco

From the blog in October 2011

  • Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, Morocco

    Morocco: Something For All Ages

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    Sara Brough and her family travelled to Morocco with Audley in May and June 2011. Here, she recounts her adventure and explains why Morocco is such a great family destination.

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  • Game drive in Kwandwe

    Affordable South Africa

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    With plenty of sunshine, fabulous wine and food, great safaris and spectacular landscapes, South Africa has long been a popular destination for Audley travellers. Whilst there are plenty of opulent safari lodges throughout the country, we have worked hard to seek out quality accommodation and trips for all budgets so you don’t have to spend a fortune to enjoy your time in South Africa.

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  • Junagarh, Fort, Bikaner, India

    Rajputs and Rural Rajasthan

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    Ever fancied owning a fort or a castle? Well this fantasy is becoming a reality for many people in the western Indian state of Rajasthan where in recent months the government has been putting some fascinating state properties up for sale. North India specialist, Ben Whitaker, talks to the owner of Chhatra Sager about his family's decision to turn their land over to tourism in order to ensure that the local community continues to thrive.

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  • Gauchos at work at Estancia Santa Cecilia

    The Gaucho

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    The vast pampas, or grasslands, that sweep north from the rugged mountains and barren lands of Patagonia through Argentina, southern Chile, Uruguay and southern Brazil are home to one of South America's most iconic figures - the gaucho.

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  • Meenakshi Temple, Madurai

    Digital Dispatches: India

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    South India specialist and keen photographer, Lucinda Paxton, shares three of her favourite photographs of people from her travels around India.

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  • Weddell seals, Antarctica

    People and the Poles

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    It is fascinating how the uninhabited parts of this planet have managed to produce some of the most astounding stories of human endeavour. When it comes to the lure of the polar regions, history reveals some catastrophic failures, often triggered by the repeated triumph of nature over the arrogance of man, but it also gives us truly inspirational stories of survival.

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  • Temple of the Foliated Cross, Palenque, Chiapas

    Mexico Unlocked

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    In Mexico, the past features very conspicuously in the present. Remnants of the sophisticated ancient civilisations that shaped the country litter its lush green fields; imposing colonial palaces and cathedrals adorn its cities and a rich tapestry of deeply-rooted beliefs are evident in its colourful festivals and traditions.

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  • Monk gathering thoughts, Angkor Wat

    Vietnam or Cambodia

    My husband and I are visiting Hong Kong to see friends in mid January and cannot decide whether to travel on to Vietnam or Cambodia? I would really appreciate some advice on which has the most to offer?

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