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Mar 31, 2010 - Carthage

@@@@@@@ KAPOORS ON THE ROAD When I visited North Africa in 1972, I stayed with a great couple, Dorothy and Ed Rucker, in Tripoli, Libya. Ed was working for a large oil company and Dorothy was a homemaker, attempting to live like an American far away from anything familiar. Their house was wired for 110v electricity so that they could use all the appliances they brought with them from the US, even though the rest of the country was on 220v power lines. Stepping into their home, in a prosperous, suburb was like stepping on to American soil....

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Oct 15, 2008 - Tunisia

I was headed back to Africa and really looking forward to it. When I began planning my trip not only was I very interested in seeing different aspects of the continent, but I also wanted to be able to practice my french and having spent some time in Paris and around France I thought it would be very interesting to see different french cultures. Tunisia was an obvious choice because it is so much safer than most of the other french speaking African countries. Sitting in the airport in Malta I spotted a friendly looking red head. Most of the...

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