Tag Archives: Morocco

Tourisme Bouquiniste: Rabat

I have been seeing photographs of this tiny bookshop for years, but they never identified the bookstore or the bookseller. Recently, I finally found a story that provided a narrative to go with the images. The shop is called Bouquiniste … Continue reading

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How many more times will you watch the full moon rise?

Death is always on the way, but the fact that you don’t know when it will arrive seems to take away from the finiteness of life. It’s that terrible precision that we hate so much. But because we don’t know, … Continue reading

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11 mirages

The magical work of Spanish street artist Okuda San Miguel is instantly recognizable due to his signature highly saturated color palette and the unique iconographic language of his geometric figures. His latest project, “11 mirages to the freedom”, wrapped a fresco … Continue reading

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Be There In A Gif

Francois Beaurain is a multitalented French artist and world traveler who documents his wanderings with photographs, paintings and some very sweet gifs starring the folks he meets along the way. Check out his website and blog to see what he … Continue reading

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Visit Westeros This Summer

Dedicated Game of Thrones viewers can now find accommodations ranging from castles to desert tents near the filming locations for the HBO TV series. Airbnb’s blog has links to amazing rentals that offer the fervent fans a true immersion in … Continue reading

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Round the World Travel (for breakfast)

Do you ever wonder what the rest of the world is eating for breakfast as you shovel your granola or Frosted Flakes? Well the folks at Hostel Bookers sent a link to their photo spread on fifty typical breakfast meals … Continue reading

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Funny, they don’t look Bluish

Morocco is famed for its colorful markets, towns and cities, but the northwestern city of Chefchaouen has a singular take on its color scheme. In fact, it’s rare to find a building in the town that’s not painted completely blue … Continue reading

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It’s Always 1984 Somewhere

Shortly after the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, George Orwell volunteered to fight for the Republicans against Franco’s fascist Nationalist rebellion. He joined the far-left POUM ( Workers’ Party of Marxist Unification), in which he fought as an infantryman. In his … Continue reading

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