Two of my neighbors are goat herders: Peace Corps/Moroccan dar (home)

I moved into my own apartment a month ago, and it feels great! I liked living with my two host families, especially important for integration and language, but it is really nice to have my own place for some independence and privacy. It was frustrating finding a rental due to the time of year and… Continue reading Two of my neighbors are goat herders: Peace Corps/Moroccan dar (home)

Tourism: letting my hair down in seaside Essaouira and dancing in the Gnawa world music festival

I escaped from my site last week to attend part of the Gnawa World Music Festival in Essaouira with some other PCVs. Essaouira is an incredible town! It’s on the ocean and the weather was great. It’s been really hot at my site—in the 100s, which has been uncomfortable. I have one fan that follows… Continue reading Tourism: letting my hair down in seaside Essaouira and dancing in the Gnawa world music festival