Between the Sun and Us: A Memoir (opening lines)
I couldn’t help but feel like a fraud. Here I was, leaving behind everything I’ve ever known in the hopes of finding something better. But what if I never find it? What if I spend the rest of my days wandering aimlessly, searching for something that will never come?
An Open Letter On the Road Less Traveled : A Personal Essay on the Path of Most Resistance and the Adventure That is Life.Adventure, Art, Backpacking, casablanca, djemaa el fna, djemaa el-fna, fodors, freelance writer, freelance writing, jemaa el fna, Marrakech, moroccan, Morocco, motivational speech, national geographic, North Africa, Ourika, rabat, storyteller, storytelling, tangir, ted talks, travel, travel deeper, travel journalism, travel writer, travel writing
As our world grows increasingly smaller it’s easier than ever to seek refuge in the comfort of familiar places. Yet, we live in a time when thoughts and ideas manifest in flashes of delight, th blink of an eye and round-the-world travel is at the fingertips of risk-takers and adventurers alike. I see Marco Polo…
“Like Walking Through a Dream” (on North Africa)
“It’s like walking through a dream: where everything glows a soft infusion of yellow-gold and the lightness of being is simply enough.” -excerpt from an old interview on the emotions, sensations of traveling North Africa (Image. Morocco)
Morocco on My Mind
Uncovering the modern identity of an African Kingdom. A beautiful and rugged society, multicultural, secular in some ways, rigid in others.