Safari in Kenya

I woke up at 5:45 and at 6:30 we left for the morning safari. I like the sunrise at Amboseli. Fortunately I was not sleepy, so I could photograph elephants, gazelles, buffalo, zebras and baboons. I never imagined how interesting the life of animals was. Locals are the best people to describe it. Steve, who belongs to the Kikuyu tribe…

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Barbara Athanassiadis
Bermuda, North Atlantic Ocean

The cruise-ship had anchored and the passengers were strolling along Hamilton’s Front Street. Many had invaded the shops and were happy with their purchases. “I bought a splendid Irish sweater,” said a plump American lady coming out of Trimingham's, was about…

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Barbara Athanassiadis
Salvador di Bahia, Brazil

In Salvador di Bahia, surrounded by forests of palm trees, dunes of white sand that reach even the airport, people smile and have no stress. Women, the shubby Baianas, wear lacy white dresses, colourful turbans and many necklaces in gaudy colours. . Τhey are so dressed in the shops to attract…

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Barbara Athanassiadis
An Amazing Sensation in Aswan, Egypt

Everything was quiet. It was early morning and the streets of Aswan were empty. Two feluccas were sailing on the Nile, which at that point offered a picturesque site.  We left the city and entered into the desert to reach the airport. "We will fly!" I said with joy!

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Barbara Athanassiadis
The Caravanserai, Middle East

These were the hotels of the desert, where the caravans arrived after a long, slow-paced journey under a scorching sun. Pilgrims, merchants, cultured travellers, sitting uncomfortably on the backs of the camels, all following a precise path…

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Barbara Athanassiadis