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All Destinations Info:-

Wikipedia ..........This site is one of my favourites for all destination & attraction information

Lonely Planet .......Of course another favourite

i-escape ........ This website lists good and bad points on hip hideaways boutique hotels and general information

Country/City Specific Info:-

Paris ......Official website

France in Photos ...... Photographs of Paris and other areas of France photo tips and a directory

Paris Info ....... Tours, accommodation, museums etc. asthetically well designed website

Discover France ........ Not a pretty site but I found the landmark information very interesting and informative


Camel Trekking .........I have not used this company but it looks like they arrange some interesting tours into the Sahara

Moroccan Photo Safari's .........I can thoroughly recommend this trip with David Waterman I went to Imilchil with David he has a wealth of knowledge on Morocco where and when to get the best light ....although he tried curing me of taking photos of everything that moved ...but don't think he succeded as I returned with 6000 images oooops

i-escape ........ This website lists good and bad points on hotels and riads and general information

Morocco.Com .......Okay if you can weed through all the advertisements I found it a bit annoying but also found some useful info


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These are places I have experienced myself and can recommend ( at the time that I visited ) I cannot know if a change of management etc. has affected the quality of accommodation and service to tourists


Auberge Baddou ...Tamtattouchte ...18km to Gorges du Todra ........a very welcoming, friendly and tranquil place. The rooms are spacious and nicely furnished there are two tented areas one where our food was served which was some of the best on the whole trip. We were treated to live music in the evening ....I certainly would love to return

Ait Oudinar .......This hotel is situated in the Gorges Dades quite spectacular landscape and rock formations here.The interior had a nice ambience and traditional moorish details. The rooms had balconies and there was a nice terrace to take meals on



Auberge Telouet .........I loved this place so much history with the Glaoui Kasbah which is a hidden treasure. We were guided by Ali a very well educated man the rooms opened out onto a huge terrace with lovely views. The restaurant was cosy and the hospitality superb


Kasbah Du Toubkal ........If you want fresh air and breathtaking views in a mountain retreat look no further. This Kasbah has a wonderfully touching story how a Berber and European partnership came together with vision and determination to create something unique The Kasbah du Toubkal is not a hotel in the traditional sense, it is more an extension of the hospitality that stems from the home of the Berbers who run it. Unfortunately I just spent a few hours here on a trip to Toubkal base camp on my next trip to Morocco this has to be one place I stay 1 night at least and when the snow is icing the highest Atlas peaks ......beware if you visit the website you will be captivated

Kasbah Tamadot

Richard Branson's Moroccan retreat has the hallmark attention to the finest details . Although this project was initiated by Richard's mother Eve ...It took from 1998 when he was preparing for his round the world balloon launch. That the Kasbah ( then in the hands of an Italian antiques dealer was discovered ) up until 2005 .......7 long years to create the lavish vision that Eve had invisiged all those years previously. I had the opportunity to visit a friend staying there. I felt it had an intimacy which is a testament to the delicate balance of design, even the public areas gave a feeling of privacy. The setting is stunning and with a convenient location just 1hr from Marrakesh it really is the ideal vacation.



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Hotel Familiar ........This 30 roomed hotel has a lot of charm and located in the heart of the Latin Quarter is within easy walking distance of Notre Dame and other attractions. I booked a top floor room with balcony facing the gothic cathedral the decor was blue French chintz ...although they are not all in this style most rooms have murals frescoes (painted by an artist of the ecole des Beaux Arts) and representing historical places of the capital and monuments of Paris. Here are a few images of my balcony view

Hotel Tamaris .....I would definately return to Tamaris Hotel it was exellent value for money and in very good location for Metro line 1 and buses. Most Parisien hotels do not have tea making facilities but Tamaris provided pot of tea or coffee on request for €3 very useful when returning to the hotel late cold & tired I was there in February at Valentines see the Paris gallery.The reception and breakfast room were delightful & the small courtyard is available in warmer weather. The decor in my room was dated but it was clean and comfortable and reflected in the price. Only 1 minus that I found was rooms at the front of the hotel would experience buses idle engine noise that seemed almost constant as it was an end stop for the bus route.

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Photography:- Browse These Other Travel Photography Websites & General Photographic Communities & Associations


Profotos - All Photography. All The Time.   

Travel Photography Webring




Browse The Photography Network
Photography Directory by PhotoLinks  

Association Of Photographers .....UK based organisation with members worldwide, promotes photography, protects the rights of professional photographers, offers legal and business services, education and events, awards, exhibitions and publication

France in Photos ...... Photographs of Paris and other areas of France photo tips and a directory

Digital Camera Magazine ....... Skills and Downloads / Reader Portfolios / Forums / Competitions

Royal Photographic Society ( R P S ) ........ Membership is open to everyone interested in photography: be they amateur or professional, artist or scientist, young or old. As well as becoming a member of The Society itself, many members also Join one or more of the specialist Groups which concentrate more closely upon their chosen interests within the medium.


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Web Design :-

Web Design Services ..........Clare & Lynne ...designed my first website and supported me when handing over the maintenance. And so I've kept as much as possible to the very usuable outlay and graphic design they created when I was designing and creating this new asp. database driven site. They have a friendly yet professional approach and work closely with clients to acheive the best possible web and design solutions


GPI Solutions .....Doug Landers ... Doug came to my rescue and I am eternally grateful for the help he gave me. He provided me the asp. code to be able to change the header image on my galleries without this feature Shining Image Gallery would be like many other template based websites. The philosophy from the company is not to oversell and work with their clients


Web Hosting:-


I have found this company to be very efficient with a fast response time and they provide good value packages

Web Browsing:-


My Favourite Browser Fast with great add ons open multiple tabs easily I work sometimes with 20 sites open at the same time "Save & quit" so you can open them all again next time ....Perfect if you are researching ..I Love it !!

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