Tag Archives: Morocco

Ships of the Desert: A Camel Caravan over Waves of Saharan Sands

By Sarah I last rode a camel exactly four years ago at the annual camel fair in Pushkar, India.  There, farmers and traders convened with approximately 20,000 camels — and a vast number of a horses, cows, goats, and sheep — … Continue reading

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Back to the Future in Fez

By Perrin Let’s be honest. I was terrified about visiting Africa alone. As my plane lowered over the Fez runway, my heart tried to jackhammer itself out of my chest. I did not know what to expect but I certainly … Continue reading

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Guest Blog | What Happens in Morocco Stays in Morocco

A secretive state, a compliant population and a censored media: is there any place here for a foreign reporter? By Holly Tarn “I don’t understand why they don’t want me here” I said to my friend Khalid one night. I … Continue reading

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Mad Libs: Have your own hostel conversation!

By Perrin Backpacker 1: Did you do [city]? Was it worthwhile? Backpacker 2: It was [adjective describing party scene], [adjective describing prices], [adjective describing cleaniness]. Hostel Employee: I’ve been, the food was [flavor]. You have to try the [food].” BP1: … Continue reading

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Moroccan Road to the Big-Kid Sandbox

By Perrin « I can’t ride in small cars. I get carsick. » Thus begun my conversation with the manager of Halali Tours in Marrakech, Morocco. Our group of fifteen was poised to embark on a twenty-hour round-trip drive through the Atlas … Continue reading

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