Monthly Archives: July 2015

Venturing into the Sahara

Marrakech is notoriously hectic.  The narrow streets bustle with people, cars, motorbikes, and donkeys pulling carts.  Vendors shout at you, children ask for the food from your hands, and it quickly becomes overwhelming.  So after a few days in the … Continue reading

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Souk Cuisine

At 10 AM sharp we met Gemma, a Dutch native, in front of a cafe in the Medina’s main square.  She was carrying an armful of empty shopping bags and chatting with a couple of Belgian women.  We introduced ourselves, … Continue reading

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Arriving in Marrakech

After about 20 hours of travel, this was a very welcome sight. I retrieved my luggage and connected with the driver I’d arranged with my riad.  In Marrakech, the most common form of lodging is Riads.  They’re small, generally about … Continue reading

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An Update

In recent months I’ve avoided posting very personal content on my blog, but I think it’s due time for an update. After three and a half [mostly] blissful years in Southern California, I’ve decided to move on.  And while I’m … Continue reading

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