Life is in the detail

Rialto in Venice… you could walk for hours and always find something new to look at!

Arlene - Original Traveller

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Arlene Macauley

Original Travel Expert

I have extensive travel experience throughout Europe and Africa.

My travels

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Travel Things I Want To Do Before I Die

  • Go to Holi Festival of Colours in India
  • Walk The Great Wall of China … well as much as I can!
  • Explore the Sacred Mountains of China
Venice

Best Moments

  • Getting completely lost in Venice and discovering a small ancient suburb, with around 4-5 small families living there.
  • Seeing a pensioner strolling alone through the red light district in Amsterdam.
  • Watching the traditional Easter celebrations in my home town of Freetown, Sierra Leone. They have the biggest beach party I have ever seen in my life; each family will bring food, drinks and merriment and it goes on very late into the night!
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Toughest Travel Moment

  • Crossing the ocean via an impoverished and dirty ferry from the airport in Lungi, Sierra Leone to the main city of Freetown.
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Weirdest Travel Moment

  • Being locked in on an out of service tram in Amsterdam overnight!!

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