Matisse in Morocco

Fresh from a long weekend in the tri-state D.C. area, I made sure to  go to the Baltimore Museum of Art for the first time to see the extensive Matisse collection. The largest in the world. But that’s another story for another time. While I’ve been on the Matisse train of thought lately, I’ve done some…

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A Moroccan Meal

My day tour in Tangier included a typical Moroccan meal. It may have been the typical meal for tourists but it was still an experience nonetheless. After meandering the alleys of the Old Medina and the Kasbah, we were guided to a nice restaurant for lunch. The place was well-decorated  and traditional music filled the air…

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Crossing the Strait of Gibraltar

Sometimes it’s not always about the destination but the journey itself. That’s what it was like when I crossed the Strait of Gibraltar, an experience I’ve been longing to check off my list since I first read about it when I was eleven. The Strait of Gibraltar is bordered by Spain, Morocco and the British…

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The Heart of Tangier

It was my first time to set foot in Northern Africa. Since I was already in Southern Spain, I grabbed the opportunity to visit Tangier –  took the ferry, crossed the Strait of Gibraltar and added another continent to my list. I joined a group excursion this time around to make the experience easier in terms…

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