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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 Apr 30, 2012 in Africa, Morocco

Moroccan Mint Tea; An offering of Friendship

Moroccan Mint Tea; An offering of Friendship

Mint is everywhere in Moroccan. It is traditional; it is typical. The teapots are fancy, the cups are engraved, The pouring is dramatic, and the sharing of Mint tea is an offering of kindness.The first day off from my workaway I headed into the Medina with the other workawayer. I wanted to experience the haggling, the gorgeous trinkets, and the haggling. I wanted to take it all in. When we entered a carved wood shop we were in awe of the craftmenship and beauty of the items. Abdul introduced himself and asked if we’d like to see how the process works; we said we had no money and couldn’t buy; he said he wanted to be our friend. He offered us to sit and to share Mint Tea; Thus we were adopted by a new Moroccan friend. 

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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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