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Posted by on Jul 21, 2012 in Africa, Morocco, Photo Diary, Photos

Photo Diary: Moroccan Views

When I moved to Morocco I was expecting to live in the desert and see camels everywhere. Call me naive – I call myself optimistic. I love the desert and I love camels. But in reality, what I found in Morocco was a varity of landscapes and cityscapes – all unexpected. The Northern part of the country is lush green rolling hills, while just East of Marrakech are mountains with high peaks and deep valleys. Here are some Moroccan Views:

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Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 in Africa, Morocco, Top 5 Favourites, Travel Info

Top 5 Favourites: Morocco Edition

I was in Morocco for 2 months. I was working during my time. I was able to take the slow approach to learning about the people and the culture of Morocco. When I came to Morocco, I only had a vague idea of what was drawing me to this country, begging for me to experience it. After the 2 months time, I’ve been able to make a sound judgement, on what exactly it is I love about this country. Here are my top 5 favourites: Morocco edition.

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Posted by on May 30, 2012 in Africa, Morocco

Essa-where? Essaouira!

On the coast of Morocco is a city that I struggled to pronounciate: Essaouira. Essa-where? Pronounced Ess-ah-where-ah. Oh Right. Essaouira. This Berber name translates to “The Wall“, and that is exactly what you will find; a hill walls fortifying the city. But this place is more than The Wall, it is a quaint coastal town, with welcoming breezes off the ocean. Essaouira is a charming one.

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