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Morocco, Pt. V: Dewitched

It was almost dusk when Boujeema dropped us at the curb. The reek of urine stung my eyes, and the air was still hot enough to roast a goat. 995 more words


Egypt discovers three millennia-old tombs

By AFP – Aug 16,2017 – JORDAN TIMES

This handout photo released by the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry on Tuesday shows three ancient tombs containing sarcophagi which were discovered in a cemetery dating back about 2,000 years in Al Kamin Al Sahrawi area in Minya province, south of Cairo (AFP/Egyptian Antiquities Ministry photo) 308 more words

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Italy applauds Libya’s decision on migrant ‘search and rescue’ zone

By AFP – Aug 13,2017 – JORDAN TIMES

This file photo taken on July 14 shows the Italian rescue ship Vos Prudence run by NGO ‘Doctors Without Borders’ arriving in the port of Salerno carrying 935 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean sea. 320 more words


Doctors Without Borders Suspends Their North African Migration Ferry Service...

Facing increased criticism from the EU and Libyan officials being paid by the EU to keep North African economic migrants from crossing the Mediterranean, Doctors Without Borders has temporarily shut down their North African ferry services. 289 more words

Berber Village

Day Trip to the Berber Villages

A trip to Marrakech isn’t complete without seeing the city outside the walls of the Medina and exploring the backyard of Marrakech, unlike anything you have ever seen. 412 more words


How to save and stay sane in Morocco

Ah Morocco, for want of a better word, it’s completely fucking nuts. A relaxing, carefree holiday destination it is (mostly) not, but is it worth going? 2,374 more words


The Moroccan business

In the small city of Chefchaouen high up in the Rif mountains, I met a painter whose name is neither Mohamed or Ali nor Hassan and quite ignorantly I keep calling him Mohamed. 338 more words