Stories (poem)

(inspired by a night in the Sahara desert- May 2017) Stories Tonight, the universe plays like television in the middle of nowhere now here, centered on the stars. It rewinds to sunset, presses pause on pastel cliff ridges painted in tangerine across green-mahogany irises. Silhouettes of four-legged beauties carry souk spells over humps of sand … Continue reading Stories (poem)

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Crazy Travel Story #3: That One Time I Got Robbed in Morocco…

First, let me preface this story by saying that I don't look for trouble when I travel. If anything, I do my very best to blend in with the crowd, to keep my head down and walk away quickly, if necessary. I also pride myself in the fact that I have a natural resting bitch face, … Continue reading Crazy Travel Story #3: That One Time I Got Robbed in Morocco…

Destination: Fez, Morocco

My adventures in Morocco came to an end in Fez (or "Fès"), located in the northeast and is considered the cultural capital of the country. Along with my friend with whom I was traveling since Marrakech, we spent three nights in the city exploring as much of the souks and notable landmarks that it had to offer, as … Continue reading Destination: Fez, Morocco

Destination: Chefchaouen, Morocco

If there is one reason why I wanted to visit Morocco so badly, it was for Chefchaouen. Sure, the major cities of Marrakesh and Fez were appealing to check out, but it was Chefchaouen, aka "the Blue Pearl of Morocco," which made me fall in love with the country, so much that I wanted to … Continue reading Destination: Chefchaouen, Morocco

Destination: Sahara Desert, Morocco

During my five-night stay in Marrakesh, I also took an overnight tour out into the Sahara desert, a geographical spread of northern Africa which covers an area as large as the United States itself (incredible!). Visiting the Sahara desert is a very-popular, touristy thing to do, but since I'd never been there before, I wanted … Continue reading Destination: Sahara Desert, Morocco