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Retro Travel Photo – Before We Grew Up: Election rally in Accra, Ghana, West Africa

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In this new occasional section we share some of the travel photos from our archives – when we paid our dues but rarely our way. Times were tough, hitch-hiking was a favoured mode of transport (even through the Sahara, which was surprisingly easy) and luxury hotels were places we tried to sneak into to have […]

Retro Travel Photo – Before We Grew Up: Memorial plaque, Timbuktu, Mali

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In this new occasional section we share some of the travel photos from our archives – when we paid our dues but rarely our way. Times were tough, hitch-hiking was a favoured mode of transport and luxury hotels were places we tried to sneak into to have a swim. As a follow-up to Monday’s photo […]

Retro Travel Photo – Before We Grew Up: Hitch-hiking through the Sahara, Ghardaïa, Algeria

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In this new occasional section we share some of the travel photos from our archives – when we paid our dues but rarely our way. Times were tough, hitch-hiking was a favoured mode of transport (yes, even through the Sahara, as shown here) and luxury hotels were places we tried to sneak into to have […]

Retro Travel Photo – Before We Grew Up: (Almost) born on skis, Saas Fee, Switzerland

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In this new occasional section we share some of the travel photos from our archives – when we paid our dues but rarely our way. Times were tough, hitch-hiking was a favoured mode of transport (even through the Sahara, which was surprisingly easy) and luxury hotels were places we tried to sneak into to have […]

Retro Travel Photo – Before We Grew Up: Fishing boats at Senya Beraku, Ghana, West Africa

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In this new occasional section we share some of the travel photos from our archives – when we paid our dues but rarely our way. Times were tough, hitch-hiking was a favoured mode of transport (even through the Sahara, which was surprisingly easy) and luxury hotels were places we tried to sneak into to have […]

Retro Travel Photo – Before We Grew Up: Djenne Mosque, Mali, West Africa

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In this new occasional section we share some of the travel photos from our archives – when we paid our dues but rarely our way. Times were tough, hitch-hiking was a favoured mode of transport (even through the Sahara, which was surprisingly easy) and luxury hotels were places we tried to sneak into to have […]