1 year and 6 months of Peace Corps service- photos 3

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Moroccan culture: couscous Fridays and Moroccan eating manners

On Fridays I look forward to having couscous. In Morocco, families typically have couscous on Fridays, the holy day in Islam. (Though in Morocco the weekend is Saturday and Sunday because of the influence of the French protectorate. It is like this is in the rest of North Africa but not in the Middle East.… Continue reading Moroccan culture: couscous Fridays and Moroccan eating manners

Site visit and international women’s day in Morocco!

Last week I was on a visit at my permanent site! I am going to be in a town an hour away from Marrakesh. The town has about 5,000┬áresidents and 10 different neighborhoods. It has 3 mosques, 1 hospital, 2 pharmacies, 1 kindergarten, 1 elementary school, and 1 middle school and high school. The Peace… Continue reading Site visit and international women’s day in Morocco!