Life has been pretty busy on this end.. We had to move places over the weekend, with a day's notice. Even though the new apartment is only twenty minutes away from our first hostel here, moving fourteen people into two new places on Ea5ter Sunday, complete with a sunrise service, Sunday Ea5ter Chrch service and … Continue reading Tuesday Afternoon
Did I mention we live by a free zoo? Well, we do. It's about an eight minute walk away from our hotel, and guess what... THEY HAVE LLAMAS! There are two of them - I didn't get formal introductions, but I have a feeling that they are called Archibald and Franklin. Archie was a bit … Continue reading I Was Kissed By a Llama
Two quick snaps of life in Tangier: Cafes line the main streets - this is a sneaky shot I got to try and give an idea of what it feels like walking past these rows and rows of men every day! The bakeries are bizarre, in that they have bees that live there - the bees … Continue reading
The journey continues. Not sure how much time I'll have on wi-fi, so this is a real quick one just to let you know that we're doing well, have loved our time in Tangier these past two weeks, and are hopping on a train this evening to take us down to Agadir. Also not sure … Continue reading Still Alive and Kicking
As most people reading this haven't been to Morocco, here's something I found surprising/interesting about life here:The cafés are for men only. Basically all of them have this 'No Girls Allowed' rule. We're super SUPER lucky to have our apartment right next to one of the cafés that does let girls in - because there … Continue reading Coffee or Tea, Gentlemen?
I know we're not supposed to have favourites with children, but let's be honest... We generally do. At the orph4nage we're spending time at, there is one boy who has captured my heart. Let's call him Sam. Sam is twelve months old, and blind. He can't stand or kneel or really take any weight on … Continue reading My Friend Sam
Hey there. About time I checked in huh!We got here fine - actually, better than fine. We had a ROYAL welcome!!! Crossed the border, piled 14 of us into three taxis for an hour and half drive, and along the way, there were Moroccan flags everywhere and police at basically EVERY intersection. We started seeing cars … Continue reading Safe and Sound