Reason 513 Why I Love Morocco, especially after being abroad: There is a camaraderie, a genuine friendliness among people, even toward strangers. Just asking a question at the airport in broken Arabic gets a warm smile and friendly touch on the shoulder.
Reason 1,843 Why I Love Morocco: No matter what you need, there’s always a guy who knows a guy who knows a guy.
We stayed in a most lovely seaside town when we went to Portugal, called Albufeira! Although the town center was quite touristic (catering to mainly British tourists from what we saw), outside of this area the town was charming and picturesque. The beach was incredible, too–the sand is actually finely crushed shells which make it a lovely color and…
Reason 404 Why I Love Morocco: I can sit in a crowded taxi with my arm around a strange man and his hand on my knee without all the Western fears of male/male intimacy.
I was poking around the background of our blog/website and started looking at statistics. It was amazing to see we’ve had more than 7,000 views and more than 2,600 unique visitors since we began this project back in September, 2014. Plus, we totally rocked it on July 18th, apparently. (Click the images to see a…
Reason 501 Why I Love Morocco: Unlike most of the West, where even eye contact is rare, you’re virtually guaranteed a salutary response, even from total strangers if you bother to make an attempt. Salamu walaykum.
Coming from the Pacific Northwest, where it rains (or, at least drizzles) much of the year, it’s been a bit of a shock to live in such an arid part of the world. Generally speaking, Morocco is a dry country. Though there are regions, especially in the north and among the foothills of the Atlas Mountains,…