Eid Mubarak from Morocco

Sunset over Moulay Idriss

The days leading up to the big feast, Eid Al Adha, are some of the most exciting and hectic here in Morocco as sheep are purchased and transported home in time for the big sacrifice.  (For those unfamiliar with the Muslim holiday, Eid Al Ahda is a religious observance honouring Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son … Continue reading

Morning person

Early morning in Chefchaouen / Copyright Mandy Sinclair

After years of staying out far too late and dreading the mornings, spending Sundays in bed catching up on much-needed sleep, I have to tell you I’m trying to change. I enjoy waking up early. Sipping my coffee in silence, allowing myself to ease in to the day. An early start to my day usually … Continue reading