High Adventure in the High Atlas September 15th 2006 NOTE FROM RICH: "The following blog entry comes from an article I recently wrote for an upcoming issue of Peaceworks, a volunteer produced Peace Corps periodical. Enjoy!"
"High Atlas Training of Trainers Hike, September 2006" (or "Four City Volunteers Take on the Great Moroccan Outdoors")
By Rich Landrigan
YD Ouaouizerht, Morocco
Nestled up in the Azilal region of the High Atlas Mountains there ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Tadla-Azilal » Azilal 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
I am a 25 year old Peace Corps volunteer currently serving in Morocco. As a member of Peace Corps' Youth Development Sector, I am working in a Dar Chebab(House of Youth) teaching English and trying to help the locals create sustainable community programs for young Moroccan boys and girls. This blog is intended to share my Peace Corps experience with my friends and family back home and around the world. Enjoy!
(Also, check out Heather Jasper's blog, a friend of mine also currently serving in Peace Corps Morocco!)
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