Rabat, the capital of Morocco, is a beautiful, modern city on the coast. It has been a nice change from the more rural environment, but I am also eager to return to a smaller, less hectic pace, though the cats around Rabat seem pleasantly unaffected by the pace of life in the big city.
Reason 531 Why I Love Morocco: Midnight rides through the desert on a darkened bus enables an incredible view of the stars and moon without clouds or light pollution.
Over the last week I have been on a Neil Young kick—for some reason his music feels to me like exactly the right music for late spring in SE Morocco. Especially his Harvest Moon album (it is, after all, harvest season here). Last night at around 10pm, as I was closing the windows in our living room,…