Monthly Archives: July 2016

Overhyped and Underrated

Before I left for Morocco, when I told people where I would be going, everyone insisted that I visit Casablanca and Marrakech. Knowing that visitations to these cities were already included in our itinerary, I assured them that I would … Continue reading

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Distance Makes the Heart Grow

It’s been just over a month since we waved goodbye to our friends and the entire country of Morocco, and returned to our daily lives in Canada. This, of course, does not mean that our work is over – our … Continue reading

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Coming Home

Coming home from Morocco was a mixture of culture shock and déja vu. Sitting in the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, I was surrounded by reminders of my journey home  from having spent a year studying abroad in Lille, … Continue reading

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The Tourist Experience

Leaving Zawiya was just as hard, if not more difficult than leaving Rabat. Once we packed up our bags and said our final goodbyes to the village of Zawiya we headed out on a very long road to Marrakech. The second … Continue reading

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The Middle of Nowhere

Packing our bags to leave the city of Rabat was bittersweet as well as nerve-wracking. For starters, I was incredibly sad to be leaving our host family; our host mom and dad had been such a joy to stay with … Continue reading

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