Made it to Marrakech! July 14th 2008 Thank you for all the messages and emails that we received; It put a big smile on our faces.
We made it safe and sound to Marrakech, and are in an Internet cafe struggling with a keyboard with the letters switched around so touchtyping is impossible ... you even have to press the shift key to maken a period. If the punctuation or spelling is off, it is only because I couldnt find the righ ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz » Marrakech In 788, about a century after the Arab conquest of North Africa, successive Moorish dynasties began to rule in Morocco. In the 16th century, the Sa'adi monarchy, particularly under Ahmad AL-MANSUR (1578-1603), repelled foreign invaders and inaugurate... ... read more
We're back in the United States and still shaking off the jet lag! We took a few months off from working to travel to many of the places in the world we've dreamed of visiting. It was an exhausting, exhilirating, exothermic whirlwind that still feels like an out-of-body experience to us. And we loved every minute of it (except perhaps the diarrhea).
We appreciate everyone -- family, friends, curious blog-browsers, and even the internet pervs--who checked out our blog this past year. It was a labor of love, and we appreciated the comments, e-mails, and general "... full info