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To the desert I go…

I have visited Morocco for 10 over times but I have yet to travel east to the Sahara desert.

I’m very excited to be on the back of the camel and scale this vast landscape even if it’s for an hour or so.

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While I’m away for a fortnight, let me know what you will be reading. I have scheduled some posts but I won’t be able to reply to your comments.

Hope you have a good time for the rest of October and see you in November! 🙂

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About JoV

A bookaholic that went out of control.... I eat, sleep and breathe books. Well, lately I do other stuff.

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11 thoughts on “To the desert I go…

  1. How exciting! How fun Jo. I’ve never been in Morocco – it must be fascinating. What books are you taking with you? Or is that another post? See you in November – with lots of pictures, please.

    Posted by Leeswammes | October 18, 2011, 3:51 pm
  2. To tell the truth, I need a lot of catching up with the library department.
    I’ve never been to a desert before. Have fun!

    Posted by Marvin | October 18, 2011, 4:05 pm
  3. I have never been to Morocco or actually anywhere in Africa-hope you have a great trip-post a pic of yourself on a camel while reading a book!

    Posted by Mel u | October 18, 2011, 10:03 pm
  4. oh have fun Jov ,all the best stu

    Posted by winstonsdad | October 19, 2011, 9:54 am
  5. Woah .. you are so adventurous!

    Enjoy your holiday. Let’s “catch up” when you are back 🙂

    I am excited to read your travel journal.

    Posted by Wilfrid | October 20, 2011, 12:31 am
  6. Have a lovely time! How exciting, the Sahara 🙂

    Posted by Chinoiseries (@Chinoiseries) | October 20, 2011, 6:35 pm
  7. Wow…

    That is all 🙂

    Posted by Tony | October 21, 2011, 11:24 am
  8. Wow ! My friend Alicia leaves for Morocco first thing in the morning. Maybe you two will meet up !

    Posted by maphead | October 24, 2011, 2:22 am
  9. Wow I’ve never been to Morocco, I am rather jealous!

    Posted by jessicabookworm | October 25, 2011, 7:07 am
  10. How fantastic, have a great time, Jo! I’ve only been to Tunisia (which was great) and so am as jealous as everyone else here 🙂

    Posted by Bina | November 6, 2011, 12:32 am

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1 = Waste of paper, we will see what the environmentalist say about this!

2 = Skip it, read the book if you have got nothing better to do

2.5 = An average book, easily forgettable.

3 = A good read.

3.5 = A good entertaining read, a page-turner

4 = So glad that I read the book, a book with substance and invaluable for future reference

4.5 = So glad that I read the book, would pester everyone to read it, invaluable, I would want to own it and wouldn't mind a second read (something that I seldom do)

5 = The book is so good that I feel like I am on scale 4 and 4.5, and more, it blew me away and lingers on my head for weeks!

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JoV's bookshelf: read
Hold Tight
The Fault in Our Stars
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
The Thief
Mockingjay
Catching Fire
A Tale for the Time Being
Into the Darkest Corner
The Liars' Gospel
Goat Mountain
Strange Weather In Tokyo
Strange Shores
And the Mountains Echoed
Ten White Geese
One Step Too Far
The Innocents
The General: The ordinary man who became one of the bravest prisoners in Guantanamo
White Dog Fell from the Sky
A Virtual Love
The Fall of the Stone City


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