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Travel with Tessa

Many years of traveling to far off destinations have enriched my life, broadened my horizons and kept me dreaming of sights yet to be uncovered.

Come join me on my journey around the world to meet the people, to taste the food, to hear the music, to experience the sounds, to smell the scents, to feel the vibe, and to immerse yourself in the magic of travel and adventure.


The blue town. Chefchaouen – Morocco.

Old town Chefchaouen - 'The Blue Town' - is one of the most atmospheric towns we have visited. It's small and intimate....

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Chamula woman in the marketplace. Chiapas – Mexico.

I arrived at the airport in Tuxtla Gutiérrez at the break of dawn....

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Tepoztlan- Mexico

Mexico has a treasure trove of seductive Spanish Colonial towns, where an amalgam of Spanish, Mexican, and pre Hispanic cultures, harmonize to create a magical, magnetic allure....

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Early morning. The Taj Mahal. Agra-India.

A sight of such extraordinary grandeur, grace and beauty, that it stops one dead in one's tracks and renders one speechless....

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A fruit vendor’s sunshine smile. Hoi-An - Vietnam.

Hoi An rests on the banks of the Song Thu Bon River, in Central Vietnam. For centuries it was a vibrant port of call for...

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Top Ten Amazing Hikes and Treks

Estancia Cristina. Horse riding beneath the snow covered Andes along rocky narrow paths, past waterfalls and through streams. ...

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The Stone City – Sassi di Matera

Matera – a city where ancient sassi (caves) and stone dwellings cling to each other in a haphazard jumble that is so utterly beguiling that it’s guaranteed to be ‘love at first sight.’ ...

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Salar de Uyuni- Bolivia.

A tiny plane delivered us to Uyuni, a small dusty adobe town at 14,500 feet above sea level. We were greeted by a beautiful young Bolivian guide and our driver with...

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Top Ten Most Spectacular Drives.

From Lhasa, we zigzagged up the Kampala pass. A narrow pass with sheer drops and spectacular views. We stopped at emerald blue Yamdrok Lake, and...

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