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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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