Archive for the ‘Morocco’ Category

Rabat Airport. Somehow just another airport, a very small one maybe. I am missing the time when you were travelling and arriving slowly, when you had time to prepare yourself while travelling. Now: Some shimmering lights in the dark. I walk from the plane to the immigration building. I arrive in Rabat, Morocco to put […]

As I have been telling you all the other things that I am doing here so far, let me tell you a little bit on what I am working on these days in Rabat and what is something like my day-to-day. Both equally important bits to understanding as you might well imagine. Here I am […]

Little things that are helpful to know, lesson number 1: here’s how you have to serve Moroccan tea. After spilling half of the pot the previous times I had some Moroccan tea, which is lightly sugared green tea with mint leafs, yesterday, I was finally shown how you get all the tea in the glass. […]



Looking on one of my favorite blogs Awsome Tapes from Africa for Moroccan music, I came across Oudaden, a Moroccan Amazigh (Berber) band that caught my ear with its contemplative and mind-travelling sound.  Here’s a short portrait of the band from a festival website where they will be playing in February 2009: Oudaden, one of […]

In Rabat


I arrived in Rabat last week. Many new impressions and very different from what I expected it to be. Somewhat – less radical. I’ll be sharing these with you over the next couple of weeks. For some fast food thoughts on the day-to-day of my life, follow my twitter account at: First of all, […]