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Marrakech beyond the Medina

One of the questions were asked a lot before the trip, is “what is your cousin doing there?”. So…here is the brief scoop we picked up from interrogating Erin. She majored in anthropology and was interested in studying “festivals and … Continue reading

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Marrakech Medina

We return from the Agafay Desert and dive right in to exploring the Marrakech Medina. Erin is busy so we wander the Medina on our own. It’s exhilarating and terrifying to walk through the narrow streets crowded with vendors, hawkers, … Continue reading

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Agafay Desert Glamping

When we get dropped off in Marrakech by our Royal Air Maroc driver, we have to be let off just outside the Medina (old town) because no cars are allowed inside. The Medina is confusing network of alleyways crammed with … Continue reading

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Another exciting travel day

First off, no one faints or gets hurt in this story. There, you can relax. But, you know something happened if we’re writing about a travel day…. We had a 5:50am flight from Cairo to Casablanca, then a connection onto … Continue reading

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Egypt: now this is eating!

The forecast for today is 102 degrees and dust. Not cloudy or hazy, just dust. I don’t even know what that means. Good thing we have a day of mostly indoor activities planned. Sam and Mohamed the guide first take … Continue reading

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Egypt: The Cradle of Civilization

We only have 2 full days in Egypt so we’re just in the Giza/Cairo area. The plan is to get in, see some big pyramids, and get out. To be honest, we were a little worried about how safe it … Continue reading

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Falling for Paris

*tap* *tap* Does this thing still work? It’s been a while since we opened this blog. But we’re giving it a go for this trip because….Egypt and Morocco!! This is an experience we want well-documented for us, if no one … Continue reading

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