Weekend in Tangier

On Friday September 16, at 6:45Am I boarded a train to Tangier along with Shady, Ray, Glenn and Alex. I was so excited to visit the North that I could not sleep more than two hours that night. I imagine myself walking around Tangier just like Sira had done in the Time Between Seams. Sadly…

Anécdotas de Viajero: El Taxi Mágico

Nos encontrábamos en Rabat con la opción de ir a ver un partido de fútbol de los cuartos de finales de la CAF, FUS Rabat vs Etoile du Sahel, o de ir a un Hammam (Un sauna Marroquí). Siendo que podíamos ir a un sauna cualquier día de los 46 días que nos quedan, decidimos…

The Moroccan Adhan: A Shouting Contest?

The Adhan began when the Muslim community in Makkah grew too large to easily spread the voice that it was time for prayer. Prayer is very important in Islam, in fact one of the five pillars of Islam is the five daily prayers – The Salat. The Prophet thought that Islam needed a way to…

The Blue City

On Friday Sept. 2, we hopped on a CTM bus headed to Chefchaouen at 3pm. We were told to expect a 3 hour bus ride to the Blue City, but instead we traveled for 6 very long hours in a bus whose inside must have been at least 30C. Our welcome at Chefchaouen was rather……

Anécdotas de Viajero: Chefchaouen

Apenas nos bajamos del autobús en Chefchaouen, 6 horas después de salir de Rabat, 3 horas más de lo que nos habían dicho, nos abordó un local. -Quieren hotel? Want hotel? Vous chercher d’hôtel? Siendo que usualmente esta gente quiere que uno le de dinero y ya teníamos acomodación a través de AirBnB, le dije…