Tough Stain – Fes Morocco This isn’t what you think. This man is holding silk thread and is in the process of dying it a bright red color. I took this photo while I toured around the most miraculous medina in Morocco. Here’s my excerpt of my fist impressions: The moment you entered the big […]
Things to do in Morocco :
- Take a desert safari complete with a camel train, chicken tanjine and melon dinner and sleeping outside under the stars.
- Go to Fez and visit the leather dying vats, the carpet shops and the incredible medina that completely seduces all of your senses.
- Travel to Chefchaouen and experience all artsy, laid back blue-ness the mountain city has to offer.
Hotels in Morocco :
- Riads are historic homes in Morocco that have been renovated into a sort of boutique hotel with a large courtyard surrounded by rooms.
Food in Morocco :
- Mint tea is the drink of choice in Morocco – with its own accompanying ritual and copious amount of sugar!
Pictures of Morocco :
Think Morocco is just a palette of desert browns? Think again! Explore all of the colors that Morocco has on display here in my photo gallery!
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Photo of the Week – July 28, 2009
As I travel through Mongolia this week, I decided to have a photo flashback! Two years ago I was traveling through Morocco – one of my favorite countries! I recently went back to edit some writing and photography about my time there. Enjoy this flashback of photos and check out one of the most popular […]
Losing my Marbles – Hostage Crisis at an Airport Hotel
After nearly 11 months of travel, it finally happened – I finally reached the end of my rope. Thanks to Egypt Air and Royal Air Maroc Airlines – I nearly had a nervous breakdown that was colossal. I actually had visions of me ending up in a Moroccan jail, arrested by the airport police in […]
Moroccan Rainbow – Final Thoughts
View Morocco Photography I’m sure you might be surprised that I didn’t use the obvious title choice for this Moroccan send-off post – Rockin’ the Kasbah… I did actually think about it, but that’s not what I think of when I examine my parting thoughts about Morocco. From the moment I started journeying around Morocco […]
Disappearance of the Traveling Pants
While I was traveling in Essaouria, Morocco I had a funny experience with my traveling pants may they rest in peace. During my travels with a limited wardrobe, you start to have your favorite travel clothes. Mine are a pair of cotton pants. I love these pants…they are the best…you’ve seen tons of pictures with me […]
Turning down the volume…Tangier, Essaouria, and Chefchaouen
View Morocco Photography View snapshots of Chbefchaouen and Tangier View Photos of Essaouria The last week of travel through Morocco was when I finally hit my groove…I had started to get really comfortable with ‘real’ travel again. When I first arrived in Morocco – I was rather tense, on guard, and untrusting. Marrakech was a […]
Goats in Trees!
View Morocco Photography View snapshots of goats climbing in trees Since I really didn’t have a book about Morocco, I was learning things as I was experiencing them, as well as learning about things through my other travel partners that had ample books on Morocco. After the first week, someone in my group mentioned in […]
The Grand Puba of Morocco – Fez
View Morocco Photography View snapshots of Fez Prior to 10 months ago, the only time I had anyone utter the word fez was on the TV show Happy Days. I’m sure that you all remember Mr. Cunningham and his Grand Puba group – as a member of the Grand Puba, he had to wear a […]
Pass The Barf Bag Please; Wonderings On a Bus
I’m feeling a bit reflective. I haven’t felt that way for a while…or maybe it’s just been in my head and I haven’t let it out in a while. I’m on a bus in Morocco traveling between Cefchaouan and Tangier…a 4 hr bus ride from hell. It’s hot; extremely hot, the air conditioning isn’t […]
Sand In Every Orifice – The Sahara
View Morocco Photography View snapshots of the Sarhara Desert We had been driving for about 4 hours when we turned off the bumpy road onto the flat expanse of desert. You could see for miles. There were no roads, just a few tire tracks and a bunch of signs sticking in the sand advertising various […]