Just a reminder: I am manipulating the times on these posts to keep them in chronological order. At the bottom of each page of posts, you'll need to keep clicking "Older Posts" to continue following along on the trip. If you want to see any photo larger, just click it. Remember, too, that you will be intermittently peppered with photos of doors and doorways, for no better reason than that I love them!
In late January, 2009, my trusty travel companion, Kit, and I set off for Tunisia, with a few days' stop in Marrakesh, Morocco on the way. Both of us had been there many years previously and were amazed to see how much it has grown. Some things never change, though, like the lovely Koutobia Mosque with its beautiful minaret, the twin of La Giralda in Seville, Spain: