Monthly Archives: May 2016

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Reason 601 Why I Love Morocco: When, after meals, people ask if you want to lay down and take a nap, they are totally serious. Every meal is like Thanksgiving at grandma’s.

Baarle-Hertog-Nassau

Straddling the border

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Reason 401 Why I Love (Southern) Morocco: Due to the tremendous static electricity in the area, the simple act of turning over in bed at night creates an intense, personal mini laser light show.

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Reason 397 Why I Love (Southern) Morocco: Clothes hung out around midday are dry within minutes. Even jeans and towels are dry in half an hour.

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Reason 383 Why I Love Morocco: A freshly fried, delicious doughnut , known locally as sfenj, is a mere $0.10.

On a surprising side note, if one mistakenly Googles images for ‘svenj,’ one discovers it’s also a brand of risqué men’s underwear.

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Reason 373 Why I Love Morocco: The most delicious oranges I’ve ever eaten are seasonally plentiful and only $0.23 a pound.

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Reason 367 Why I Love Morocco: No matter how badly I butcher the language, everyone still compliments me on my elementary-level Arabic.

Ypres and the Flanders Fields

Bruges