3 month RPCV (Returned Peace Corps volunteer) reflection from Madrid

It’s been three months since I finished my Peace Corps service and arrived in Spain! It’s been a smooth transition and adjustment without any major culture shock. During my Peace Corps service I had visited Madrid several times since it is only a cheap hour and half Ryanair flight away from Marrakesh, and in those… Continue reading 3 month RPCV (Returned Peace Corps volunteer) reflection from Madrid

Dar shebab and markaz update and Supporting People with Special Needs workshop

It’s been a while since I’ve posted! I was on vacation most of August and September in Spain. The village was dead with the intense summer heat. I didn’t see anyone out and about until 6pm. Lots of people traveled to see family in duars (farming villages), Marrakesh, or coastal towns (Agadir, Casablanca, and Rabat).… Continue reading Dar shebab and markaz update and Supporting People with Special Needs workshop

Top 10 things I love about El Magreb (Morocco)

The hospitality—The hospitality of people here is incredible! Ever since I arrived in Morocco a year ago, I’ve been invited into homes and served tea, bread, and yummy traditional dishes like couscous, tagine, and rafissa. They order me to “Kuli! Kuli! Kuli!” (Eat!, Eat!, Eat!) until I am stuffed and then they get angry if… Continue reading Top 10 things I love about El Magreb (Morocco)