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Sidi Ifni & Leghzira – سيدي إفني ولغزيرة

I spoke at the new Fulbright orientation in Rabat a few weeks ago. Along with a few of my colleagues, we imparted advice we thought helpful and answered questions from the new group of student researchers. I’ve grown so much … Continue reading

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First day of school- بداية الفصل الدراسي

Girls walk linked arm-in-arm wearing new starched white lab coats. The smaller kids in blue button-down uniform jackets run through the streets. Their backpacks bounce side to side and look oversized on their tiny backs. The donut svinj shop across … Continue reading

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El Camino de Santiago – طريق إلى سنتياغو

After over a month of no blog activity, I am back in the Maghrib. My younger brother Erik flew to Morocco late July to spend the beginning of Ramadan in Fez and Ifrane before heading together to Spain to walk … Continue reading

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Zouia Sidi Abelsalam -زاوية سيدي عبد السلام

My brother Erik is back in Morocco for the week. I picked him up two days ago from the Fez airport and we’ve since been exploring the areas around Ifrane. Yesterday we rented him a bike and together we rode … Continue reading

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Ifrane – إفران

I’ve been a resident of Ifrane for four months now and its about time I describe the town and my ever-shifting relationship with it. Ifrane is a summer resort/winter ski town, established during the French protectorate, intended as a getaway … Continue reading

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