Mini-Adventure to Fez

Yesterday was our first trip out of Ifrane since the night we arrived at the airport. I thought driving up at night was beautiful and interesting because of all the people still out and about in the middle of the night and because of the shops selling things from ceramics to textiles with their lights... Continue Reading →

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Dehydration and Adjustment

Adjustment is not something that happens overnight. The hardest part for me in my first couple of days in Morocco has been my appetite. In the US I have a healthy diet for the most part. I eat three or four small meals a day and drink probably less water that I should but I... Continue Reading →

First Night Tears

Words can't describe how I feel right now. The car ride from Fes to campus was beautiful. It was up a long winding mountain road passing though tiny little towns that look like something out of an episode of Parts Unknown with Anthony Bourdain. When we arrived at the school I was surprised to see... Continue Reading →

Diversity is Beautiful

I made it to Barcelona! My flight was about as good as can be expected for eight hours. Through my window I got to see the Atlantic Ocean as well as the Mediterranean Sea. I can check both off my bucket list. Me being the geography nerd that I am, also loved seeing the coast... Continue Reading →

Let the Adventure Begin

When I walked into the airport this morning I reach into my bag to get out my boarding pass and it took me a minute because my hands were shaking. I was filled with so many emotions. I was sad to say goodbye to my close friends and family which I am so blessed to... Continue Reading →

Fear of the Unknown

Let the fear motivate not paralyze. I have read a lot about the high and lows of traveling. Flight delays, lost luggage, and countless other things. As travelers I feel like we all go through phases of what makes it worth it and what challenges our spirit to continue to do what we do. I'm... Continue Reading →

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