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Entrance to the Medina in Fez When: May 2010Where: Morocco with a stop over in SpainWho: RS and AM In May 2010, me and my friends RS and AM went to Morocco for a week for the memorial day holiday. I had always wanted to go to North Africa and I was excited for my first serious taste of the Islamic Culture after our quick trip to Istanbul. Because airfare directly to Morocco was so expensive, we ended up flying to Madrid and then taking a cheap Ryanair in and out of Morocco. This meant our first stop was a … Read More

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Djemaa el Fina in Marrakesh, Morocco


 Kebobs for sale The Djemaa El Fina in Marrakesh, Morocco, a large busy square near the souks, serves as a the central meeting place of the city. The square is full of people, food vendors, street performers, henna artists and animals. As the day progresses, the moveable stalls change to make way for different types of food and performers. But of course, for me, the main attraction was the food.  Dates for sale In the afternoon, the square is full of stalls selling nuts, dates, and figs. After walking around we determined that most of the stalls were … Read More

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