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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 16, 2012 in Africa, Budget, Morocco, Travel Info

Budget: Morocco in April

Budget: Morocco in April

Going to Morocco cost more than I expected. Partly because I had to make tourist mistakes and get ripped off at the airport needing a taxi to the train station. The man was a horrible human being, lied, yelled, and I just flipped him off, paid him the extortionate fee, and stormed off. Otherwise, Morocco is beautiful and I love this country. Except the people at the airport. Evil People. Where else did my money go?

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Posted by on Apr 17, 2012 in Africa, Morocco

The Colours of Fes, Morocco

The Colours of Fes, Morocco

Fes is not the capital of Morocco nor is it the cultural centre. But Fes is the location of the oldest University in the World dated back to 859. Fes has a labrynth of a Medina (Market) which hosts more than 9000 laneways. Try NOT getting lost in it. The Medina is also home to an incredible plethora of smells, foods, stalls, and above all – colours!

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Posted by on Apr 15, 2012 in Africa, Morocco, Photo of the Week, Photos

Photo of the Week: Overlooking Fes, Morocco

Photo of the Week: Overlooking Fes, Morocco

Fes is the oldest imperial city in Morocco and became the city as it is seen now in 789. The city was founded by Idris I on a bank of the Jawhar river. Fes also is home to the first University in the World founded in 859 ; The University of Al-Karaouine. The city is painted with green which is the colour of Islam; its tiles, doors, walls, and decorations.

 

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