The scenery in Morocco has been “…amaaaazing!” Come take a peek!
With cold descending upon the northern hemisphere, what travel madcappery can one get up to? Hmm, what to do in winter?
To get to know a country, you must have direct contact with the earth. It’s futile to gaze at the world through a car window. – Albert Einstein Looks like good stew ingredients[…]
To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change. ~ Charles Horton Cooley Watching[…]
The Free Dictionary defines ethics in the following manner: eth·ic (thk) n. 1. a. A set of principles of right conduct. 1. b. A theory or a system of moral values: “An ethic of service[…]
Middle Atlas, Morocco One of the first things that many non-Muslims who visit Muslim countries notice are the frequent calls to prayer, known as the Adnan in Morocco (often called the adhan, as well). On[…]
Rissani, Morocco One of the truisms of travel is that experiences that frustrate, irritate, or scare the buhjayzus out of you when they happen turn into the best stories later. This was one of those[…]
Woohoo! My guest post on Marocmama is up! Check it out: http://marocmama.com/2011/04/guest-post-djallaba-revolution.html
Tangier, Morocco Getting ready to write up a guest post for Amanda at Marocmama.com. Going through my photos of Tangier, I came across a few pics of one of my most guffaw-inducing moments. Rachid[…]
Rissani, Morocco Among all of the amazing experiences in Morocco that I've been savoring (and oddly reluctant to share), the final day of camel trekking ranks right at the top. It started with waking up[…]
Marrakech, Morocco I figured I was probably one of the luckiest solo travelers on earth. As I got off the plane, I knew that, Inshe'Allah*, I had a Moroccan travel buddy and Couchsurfer awaiting my[…]
Marrakech, Morocco One of my first, and best, experiences in Morocco is having dinner in the great central square of Marrakech, the Djemma el-Fna. As previously mentioned, I was traveling on a very limited budget. […]
Erg Chebbi, Morocco That is to say, the camel was chewing. I was not chewing on a camel. (I imagine they are a bit sandy.) OMG, camels RULE!
Essaouria, Morocco This photo was taken by Phil of Phil in the Blank and How to Draw Camels. (He inspired me to take a sketch pad and some pencils to Morocco.) Beautiful scene! Medina in Essaouira,[…]
Erg Chebbi, Morocco I took a nap under a palm tree yesterday. I was missing my honey, so I wrote his name in the sand and took a picture. When I woke[…]
Moroccan desert These photos were taken by Frazer Waller on his trip to Morocco. He has many more, but he obligingly created a short gallery of desert dunes (and camel!) photos for me to feature[…]
Marrakech, Morocco Today's post is by Amanda of MarocMama. She's been answering many of my questions about Morocco both in the comments of TourAbsurd and by email. I am really grateful for all her help![…]
Cork, Ireland I let my hair get longer than usual because I was using it for insulation. Despite the weather difference, more women in Ireland have short hair than women in Italy. I prefer short,[…]