During my 11 months in Morocco, I have enjoyed learning about Morocco women’s dress, fashion, and beauty. I find Moroccan traditional dress beautiful. I especially love the buttons. Before I had my own caftans, my friends lent me theirs and did my hair and make-up. It was super fun! As a child, I loved to… Continue reading Moroccan culture: Moroccan women’s dress, fashion, and beauty 101
September 24 was another major Muslim holiday called Eid Al Adha (Festival of Sacrifice), which commemorates when in the Islamic Koran Allah (God) appeared to Ibrahim in a dream and asked him to sacrifice his son Ishmael to demonstrate his devotion to him. Though when Ibrahim was about to sacrifice his son, Allah stopped him… Continue reading Eid Al Adha (Festival of Sacrifice), village politics, and my sister’s visit!
My aunt Siham (who lives on the second floor of the building I live in) had a baby girl two weeks ago! The following week, lots of family and friends visited to give congratulations to Siham and the baby. There were many special foods served, including all types of bread, cookies, and a cake called… Continue reading Moroccan culture: Aqiqah