Morocco Links

Morocco Flag What would locals like others know about Morocco? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesTrekking in Morocco’s Magical Sahara DesertMoroccan Musician Samir LanGus — (Another) Ambassador of Peace Recommended ListeningMorocco’s Sufi trance masters – Discover hypnotic rhythms, trance dancing, and Sufi ritual with the Fez Hamadacha, one Morocco’s important Sufi Brotherhoods …

Marrakech

Photo: Carlos ZGZ, Marjorelle Marrakech (also spelled Marrakesh) is located 580 km (360 mi) southwest of Tangier, 327 km (203 mi) southwest of the Moroccan capital of Rabat, 239 km (149 mi) south of Casablanca, and 246 km (153 mi) northeast of Agadir. Jardin MajorelleThe Jardin Majorelle is one of the most visited sites in …

Morocco

Photo: Martin Fisch, Kasbah Ellouze (Some rights reserved) Morocco is bordered by Algeria to the east, Spain to the north (a water border through the Strait and land borders with three small Spanish enclaves, Ceuta, Melilla, and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera) and Western Sahara to the south. Rabat is the capital. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/uiuKDA8b7QGsKcfG6 …

Lessons from #COP22

As the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) comes an end, it’s a good time to ask if there are ways to improve the UN’s Climate Change Conferences. Saleemul Huq, director of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development at the Independent University of Bangladesh, proposes a radical re-think of the purpose …