Fabulous Food Tour, Marrakech – or – EATING THE SHEEP’S EYEBALL

Marrakech Food tour

I push my finger in to the gelatinous substance and dig down dig, trying to scoop it up.  It doesn’t come out and a dig around a little more.  It is off-putting, but I persist and manage to separate the eyeball from the skull it was attached to. Victorious, I raise it to my mouth, …

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Trekking Rwenzori Mountains National Park – or – THE MYSTICAL MOUNTAINS OF THE MOON, UGANDA

Rwenzori Mountains trekking

I feel like I am walking through an alien landscape.  Plants that look like enormous cabbages mounted on the tops of tall stalks tower overhead.  Giant lobelias – usually only 3-36 inches (10-90cm) tall – make me feel small.  Mist clings to these plants, adding to the atmosphere.  A dramatic mountain peak rises far above …

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