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Spring in Ait Bougmez Valley

Summer may be kicking off this weekend, but spring has taken a place in my heart this year and I absolutely loved it. Longer warm days, fruit trees in bloom in the Atlas Mountains, and a general sense of relief that the cold winter nights were behind us helped me out of my winter slump! 404 more words

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Why Morocco?

This is a question I get asked a lot. Morocco was my first choice country, but it wasn’t my decision. During my interviews at IPSE, the YES Abroad staff took notes on my personality and chose Morocco for me because they knew my personality would fit best there. 450 more words

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Life in Morocco, May edition

Another month has come to an end and what a month it was! One that can only be described as enriching.

You see I started the month off working guest relations at La Mamounia for a Boutique Souk wedding. 564 more words

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The 21st Fes Festival of Sacred Music kicks off!

With An African Reflection as the theme of this year’s Fes Festival of Sacred Music and the opening concert entitled Fes: In search of Africa… 162 more words

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The countdown to the Essaouira Gnaoua and World Music Festival is on!

Locals gathered around in the streets, on the rooftops and over gates. It was my first festival and I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. But as the Gnaoua musicians began to fill the streets with rhythmic music that had us dancing in the streets, I knew I wouldn’t be disappointed. 439 more words

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Julien Marinetti at La Mamounia Marrakech

Perhaps best known for Doggy John, pop artist Julien Marinetti’s large bronze sculpture greets guests upon arrival at Marrakech’s La Mamounia.

But step inside this grand hotel where one of the beautifully coloured panda bears will greet you in the lobby. 85 more words

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A weekend in Rabat, the capital of Morocco

It was one of the first stops on my 22-day trip to Morocco back in 2010. Although I was immediately in love with the Kingdom, I also remember enjoying my visit to Rabat. 648 more words

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