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The Vibrant and the Windy: Solo-travel Marrakech & Essaouira

There are places you want to return to every time you step on your flight back home. Morocco has had this spell on me ever since I set foot in the country. 1,326 more words



Researchers in Morocco have unearthed the remains of Chenanisaurus Barbaricus, an African dinosaur, 66 million years after the gigantic creatures became extinct. The fossilized dinosaur’s jawbone was discovered on Friday at a mine near the city of Marrakesh in western Morocco. 346 more words


Moroccan Cuisine

I was delighted by the fact that every meal I had in Morocco was accompanied by olives and bread and surprised by how few spices were used in cooking… at least in touristy areas. 174 more words


The Blue Pearl

Chefchaouen, the blue city of the Rif Mountains of Morocco, is named after the two mountain tops that appear as horns above the city (the name derives from the Berber word for horn). 425 more words


June 2017

Dear Friends

When I was preparing to preach at the circuit Easter Offering service, I wondered what the subject would be on this occasion. I was intrigued to find that the title was ‘Shine like a star’. 1,083 more words

Church Chat

Cats We Met in Morocco

On our first trip to Morocco in January 2016, we were delighted to find that cats rule the medinas. Well, the kitties are confident they’re in charge, anyway. 122 more words


A Bientôt, Morocco!

I’m sitting in the back of our taxi as we drive, looping inland and then back to the Atlantic coast heading north from Essaouira. We’ve just begun the seven-hour drive to Salé, where we will spend our final night in Morroco. 537 more words