Reason 1,037 Why I Love Morocco: For $8 I can have a day at the spa (hammam) complete with a man who washes me, scrubs me, then gives me a soap massage. Advertisements Continue reading Reason 1037 Why I Love Morocco
The last two years, I’ve spent the Islamic holiday Eid Al-Adha with Moroccan friends and families. For this one, I decided to roam around a bit and see the environs of the Beni Mellal area and maybe find a blind camel. Though I’d been in most every region of Morocco, I had yet to adequately explore the more mountainous areas, which considering Morocco is nearly … Continue reading Ouzoud Falls, Reservoir Bin El Ouidane, and the Beni Mellal Region.
Reason 1,019 Why I Love Morocco: Housekeepers (at least mine) feel emboldened to rearrange the house in various configurations both experimental and recommended. It’s like living in a new apartment every week, though admittedly it takes me sometimes a day to skillfully adapt to my new surroundings. Continue reading Reason 1,019 Why I Love Morocco
Reason 1013 Why I Love (Oualidia) Morocco: $70 buys you twelve large oysters, two medium lobsters, one large crab, clams, shrimp, and four sole all grilled on your terrace by the fisherman who caught them hours before. Continue reading Reason 1013 Why I Love (Oualidia) Morocco
Note: This post was begun months ago during the end of summer, but life became complicated so its final edits and publication were postponed again and again. Every week, it seems, I discover yet another amazing aspect of Morocco. Over the course of the last few weeks, I’ve had a chance to explore the coastline south of Casablanca. I’ve wandered through open-air fish markets where … Continue reading Azemmour