Reason 584 Why I Love Morocco: The hot season and the watermelon season are in near perfect alignment.
Reason 604 Why I Love Morocco: A man can look definitively masculine despite wearing what the West might see as a dress.
Reason 742 Why I love Morocco: It’s difficult to find an audience for complaining. The general consensus is “everything is as it should be.”
The other day, it was 110°F/45°C. As I went about doing my errands suffering and complaining to locals about the temperature, every response was, “Thank God for the heat.”
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.
It is day four of Ramadan, so Ramadan Mubarek to you all! Thus far the experience of participating is rather different than I had expected, in large part because my energy level is at times way lower than I anticipated it would be. The process of fasting from 3:30 AM until 7:30 PM means my sleeping…