Morocco 2012- Le Jardin Majorelle

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Morocco 2012- Where we stayed

From what I have been told the best places to stay in Morocco are in the Riads – the traditional Moroccan houses and palaces which have interior gardens and courtyards. The Riads offer a full Moroccan experience with traditional home cooked food and beautiful surroundings.

We stayed somewhere completely different, somewhere tucked away from all the hustle and bustle of the city- the Pullman Hotel resort in Marrakesh.  As you will see from the pictures below, the hotel grounds provide a really relaxing retreat and the breakfast they offer is very good too. It’s a child-friendly establishment with a pool and there’s a spa as well. So if you are looking for a relaxing holiday then this is the place to be!

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You will find orange trees dotted around all over the place in Morocco, this one was at our hotel

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Paris 2015- La Grande Mosquée

I’ve visited Paris a couple of times now but I have never got round to visiting the beautiful Grande Mosquée de Paris so I was excited to be able to finally visit.

The first thing that struck me when I arrived were the armed police officers standing near the Mosque. Given the aftermath of the November 14th attacks I guess it was to be expected, but I really did not anticipate the amount of police presence there was going to be and in all honesty it was quite intimidating given the huge guns they were holding. But once I got over the initial shock, I found the police officers to be rather quite nice.

I arranged to have lunch with a friend in the restaurant next door before visiting the Mosque and once we had finished here’s what I got to see.

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London 2010

I love visiting London, I love the hustle and bustle, the energy, the atmosphere and the endless choices of good places to eat! Here’s some pictures of the city’s famous landmarks and places that I would recommend visiting. Enjoy!

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Perfect for picnicking
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London in Brick Form

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Parliament

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St Pauls Cathedral

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Buckingham Palace

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London’s financial district Close up

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We had a fun time here!
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You can never have too many pictures of the Tower Bridge 

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Last but not least shopping!

Trip to Bolton Abbey

My former work colleagues and I went out on a day trip to Bolton Abbey the other day before we all got busy with our uni work again.  Bolton Abbey is an estate in Wharfedale in North Yorkshire, England which sits within the landscape of the Yorkshire Dales, adjacent to the village of Bolton Abbey. The estate is open to visitors, and includes many miles of all-weather walking routes and a variety of attractions for people of all ages.

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