Posts tagged ‘Morocco’

Four Lovely Minutes from Essaouira

Two years ago, almost to the day, we moved from Malta and Morocco. We lived in Essaouira on the Atlantic coast. We rented a lovely riad…

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From the Couch to 5 KM on Your iPhone

Let’s be clear on something: I hate exercise. I have ever since Phys Ed class in high school. It was my poorest class–I probably averaged a…

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The Mystery of Henna Hands

Before Julie came home from Morocco (she stayed on a couple of weeks to host a family member), she had henna applied to her hands. You…

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My Perfect Trip Home

Over the last few years, I’ve done a fair bit of international flying. For sundry reasons, I’m hoping to curtail it. Among them is the fact…

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Uneaten By Camels

We’re back in Essaouira after, all told, about 1000 km of driving in and out of the desert. I’m catching up on email and such, but…

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Tomorrow, We Go to the Sahara Desert

I keep saying that because, frankly, it sounds cool. Tomorrow we’re taking six days and heading all the way across Morocco to the edge of apparent…

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Impersonate a Prince on Facebook, Go to Prison For Three Years

This is some sad news from my host country: A Moroccan computer engineer has been sentenced to three years in jail for setting up a Facebook…

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My New Weekend Bag is Made of Camel

Morocco is, among other things, renowned for its leather products. There are shops throughout the medina selling all sorts jackets, ottomans, shoes and every size and…

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