Off on another Adventure

Today I am departing on yet another fabulous adventure with my travel girls, or as I like to refer to us, The Fearsome Foursome!

Our first trip together was about 9 years ago when our friend “J” was about to celebrate a significant birthday.  Turning 50, she expressed a desire to spend her special day in Italy. Reaching out to a few of her friends, she invited us to join her, & voila, the Fearsome Foursome was born.

As we sat sipping wine together on our last day in Italy, we reminisced about what a fabulous time we had had, not wanting the experience to end.  An idea was formed & a promise made that we would make an attempt to continue our travel together, planning an adventure every 2 or 3 years, for as long as our health & our finances would allow us.

Since that initial trip to Italy, we have visited Greece, France, Spain & Portugal together, all of which I hope to write about at some point.

Today we head to Lisbon for a few days & then on to Morocco.  For some crazy reason, we all have the desire to get on a camel & ride out into the desert before our old bones won’t allow us to.

This trip is a little different from what we would normally do.  We generally develop our own itinerary, plotting our own course & renting properties along the way.  All of us agree that this gives us a much more organic experience, allowing us to truly get a feel for the places we have had the good fortune to visit.

For this excursion, we made the decision to book with a tour company.  Not a big bus with 80 people kind of tour.  Our tour is a private one, just the 4 of us with our driver who will wind his way through Morocco with four 50+ year old women.

If the man is still sane by the end of his 15 day stint with the four of us cackling in his ear, it will be a miracle!

This is how we roll! On our patio, overlooking the caldera in Oia, Santorini, Greece

This is how we roll! On our patio, overlooking the caldera in Oia, Santorini, Greece

He has no idea what he is in for!  Until next time….



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32 Responses to Off on another Adventure

  1. Jane says:

    It will be the trip of a lifetime….for you ladies and the tour guide! Have a blast and give the poor guy a break once in awhile!

  2. This is awesome! The world is too big to sit in one place. Enjoy! 🙂

  3. Rachel V. says:

    I rode a camel by the pyramids…one of the best experiences of my life!

  4. Glen says:

    Have a great trip Lynn! xo
    Same wish for Kate!… and xo too!


  5. sueslaght says:

    Bon voyage Lynn! Yes your driver will have many takes of his own to tell after 15 days. Looking forward to hearing all about it!

  6. Paul says:

    Awesome travel opportunity. I would imagine that a private tour would give you a lot more flexibility. Have a great trip and we’ll be eagerly waiting to hear about it!

  7. Don’t forget the SPF 5000! Wishing you an unforgettable adventure.

  8. Lisa Brown says:

    Sounds wonderful. Safe travels.

  9. How fab! I love how you women think! Have a blast!

  10. joannesisco says:

    It sounds perfect! I’m looking forward to reading about the adventure. Morocco is definitely on my wish list of places to go. I like the style you ladies travel in 🙂

  11. Sounds like a wonderful trip with wonderful friends. Enjoy!

  12. Cheryl Marsh says:

    🙂 Great note and love the pic! You WILL have a super time as usual, cheers, enjoy!!.. can’t wait to see/hear more.
    cheers, God Bless – safe & happy travels!!
    love, c

    Cheryl Marsh

    Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2014 18:45:03 +0000

  13. Karen says:

    Wow….lots of pics lynn!! I wouldn’t feel sorry for your guide….he won’t know what has hit him!

  14. Jo-Ann Macdonald says:

    How was it we forgot the Moroccan mail man?? Will have to create another opportunity..Driss’s wedding?? 🙂 🙂

    • Lynn says:

      I did think about it a few times but the “white wine” just didn’t seem to cut it! A mailman at Driss’s wedding? That would sure get the village talking!

  15. Marko says:

    I warmly greet you and invite you to see my new photos.
    I wish you a successful week

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