Have You Eaten my Mother’s Tagine?

Marrakesh, Morocco, Dec 27th, 2002 “Ca va?” I heard as I walked past the shops heading toward the square. It came from the trio of young men as they lounged in one of the park benches placed at intervals along the pavement. A common practice in this part of the world to strike up a … More Have You Eaten my Mother’s Tagine?

Music of Marrakesh

Djemma-El-Fna Marrakesh December 25th, 2002 I am sitting at a café overlooking the square called Djemma-el-Fna enjoying a glass of mint tea. The vast quantities of sugar take some getting used to, but it is hot and the taste and fragrance of fresh mint is habit-forming. Of course, I may well be bouncing off the … More Music of Marrakesh