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Morocco: Easy Breezy Essaouira

Morocco: Easy Breezy Essaouira

After a wonderful few days in the desert, I spent the night in Marrakech before taking a bus the next afternoon to Essaouira. I grabbed dinner with my new desert friends (the Slovaks plus the Mexicans) and I planned on meeting the Slovaks and the Kiwi in Essaouira the next day. Unfortunately, the Mexicans were heading to Agadir, but the Slovaks extended their trip so they could go to Essaouira since most of the people on our excursion were heading…

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Morocco: Slumber Party in the Sahara Part II

Morocco: Slumber Party in the Sahara Part II

We had another early rising day and a delicious breakfast before piling once again into the van and continuing our way to the Sahara Desert. Since the first ride, everyone sits in the same seats, and I’m lucky that I’m sitting in the back row with some awesome people. We are definitely the cool row of the van. We continued our long drive through the hot Moroccan desert. Our day’s activities were focused around Berber culture. We toured some agricultural fields,…

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Morocco: Slumber Party in the Sahara Desert Part I

Morocco: Slumber Party in the Sahara Desert Part I

If there was on thing I wanted to do during my trip to Morocco it was spend the night in the desert. Not only is it on my bucket list, but the Sahara is one of the iconic images that pops into my head when I think of Morocco. I was not going to let the intense summer heat stop me from visiting the desert, even if my mother and host parents insisted that I was crazy. I did some…

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Morocco: The Mayhem of Marrakech

Morocco: The Mayhem of Marrakech

In my previous post I mentioned how I’m frantically working to update my blog from my mobile phone before starting the Camino de Santiago. Well, I can safely say that I didn’t have a chance of updating my blog! But, in order not to confuse my readers (or myself if I ever choose to read this thing), I decided to back-date the post and insert it chronologically, as if I had super-human blogging capabilities and the best mobile phone known…

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