Northern Africa

The tower of the Hassan II Mosque looms over the massive tiled square leading up to it.

Silencing the Lambs in Morocco

Spending three months in a country is not enough to fully understand a culture but it is enough to experience a few things we would otherwise never have experienced, like the two most significant Islamic holidays, and a funeral. Eid-al-Adha, a Celebration of Sacrifice This week our neighborhood began to sound and smell like a

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Bonnie throwing sand in the air while sitting on a dune in the Sahara desert

A Sahara Desert Sojourn

Endless miles of red sand dunes etched with patterns from the wind as far as the eye can see. Silent and remote with dark skies where the milky way shines bright each night. That, at least, was my romanticized view of what we would find in the Sahara desert. I was wrong. The Sahara is

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