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Chefchaouen

Leah Siegel October 15, 2012

Here's the thing about Rabat: it's not a very beautiful city.  It's a decent enough place––there's a nice walk along the river, and it's fun to wander around the old medina––but the region itself...

Thoughts on the Past Month

Leah Siegel October 6, 2012

As of starting writing this post, it is 10:39 p.m. on October 2, which means that it is 3:39 over in Walla Walla.  We just had our daylight savings time end, so we've already fallen back an hour. I...

Cow Brains and Other Highlights of My Village Excursion (AND SO MANY PHOTOS)

Leah Siegel September 26, 2012

You know that irrational fatigue you get when you've done nothing but eat a lot and do minimal physical activity?  I've just come from a four-hour car ride, but I'm battling that fatigue for you,...

Rabatis

Leah Siegel September 8, 2012

  Salam Aleikum, Whitman! Since the past week that I've been here, I've come to know Rabatis as some of the most hospitable people I've met.  I say this despite the mild harassment...

Why Morocco?

Leah Siegel August 30, 2012

While preparing for liftoff (which, as of writing, is only two days away, ohgoodnessgollygeewhizcrapIneedtofinishpacking), I've been asked by multiple people, "Why Morocco?"  It's a good question: Morocco...

Britney Spears, Transnationalism, and the Great Country of Morocco

Leah Siegel August 24, 2012

Britney Spears once penned, "I'm not a girl, not yet a woman."  She then proceeded to put these words into song, and then had this song featured in her 2002 sort-of-smash hit Crossroads (also starring...

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