Tag Archive for Morocco

Chefchaouen

Morocco’s Southern Coast

Local Ksars (Ksor)

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Reason 248 Why I Love Morocco: Sometimes, when you show up early for the bus, the bus drivers take you to breakfast.

Around Rabat

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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.

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A fairly standard water jug wrapped in burlap to keep it cool. Atop sits the communal cup.

A fairly standard water jug wrapped in burlap to keep it cool. Atop sits the communal cup.

Reason 735 Why I Love Morocco: Nearly every shop, and many households, have water jugs outside for any passersby who may need a drink.

(Compare this to the privatization of water supplies in much of the West.)

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Reason 1,750 Why I Love Morocco: Apparently, ambassadors, at least the Angolan one, take the well-being of their citizens and their spouses very seriously. Hamdulillah.

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Reason 410 Why I Love Morocco: An hour-long session with the barber for a trim and a straight-razor shave, where the most extreme care is taken about even the smallest detail, runs me $1.50. Plus, as an added bonus, I come out looking über-handsome.

Amazigh Agadirs