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The Eastern Dunes

October 6th, 2009 by · 2 Comments · Africa, Morocco

It was a local bus, it stopped everywhere. As we inched our way toward Algeria and into the Sahara, the military presence increased in every town. Finally, a taxi dropped us off in the middle of the desert, a ghost town. We were fifty kilometers from the border. In a small garden courtyard, over a […]

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Not Exactly Fluent

September 9th, 2009 by · No Comments · Africa, Morocco

Parlez-vous francais? Non?! Well so much for all those books, tapes, and tutors. So what is that?  Arabic? Or Berber. And would it really matter?  Naw, we are doing just fine.

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Why I love Madrid

August 29th, 2009 by · 2 Comments · Europe, Spain

Our last night in the city, Tess and I wondered the rowdy crowds.. whistles, bellows, yum-yum cat calls followed every step- Sangria, aceitunas verdes, pimientos de atun, calamares, mejillones, una mas cerveza… Elbowed between strangers, swimming in the raucous energy, I’m crazy for madrid. Past midnight, I sang above the crowd in Spanish what I […]

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