While abroad for an entire semester it’s easy to fall into a rut. By half way you’ve probably been to the top places on your list of things to see while in country and midterms can seem never ending. Read more
It seems like every time I message a friend from back home they ask me… “How has your time in Moroccan been so far?” To which I reply… “great!” or “amazing!”
This question is impossible to answer fully. I feel like no matter what my response is, be it long or short it won’t do my experience in Morocco justice. Read more
“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.”
― John Muir, The Mountains of California Read more
When I come back to visit in the future Rabat will be my first stop. Read more
Adventures are lessons in disguise.
This weekend was my first major trip since arriving to Morocco. Three other exchange students and I planned to take a trip to Chefchaouen and Akchour over our three day holiday weekend. Wednesday last week we threw together the plans, booked a place to stay, and paid for a taxi through the university.
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 still on. I was pleasantly surprised to drive down into the city during the day. The view is spectacular.
Adjustment is not something that happens overnight. The hardest part for me in my first couple of days in Morocco has been my appetite. Read more