As my time in Fes has come to an end, I can’t help but reflect on this summer. I wish that I had more time to blog, however, between school and traveling every weekend, it was difficult to keep up with my writing. For most students, studying abroad consists of partying and traveling all the … Continue reading مع السلامة, Morocco
The past three weekends, I have traveled to three famous, beautiful cities: Chefchaouen, Morocco, Valencia, Spain, and Paris, France. Chefchaouen, the “blue city,” is very different from Fes because it is a lot more touristy. Friday night, we walked through the souk, ate dinner overlooking the city, and bargained for traditional Moroccan rugs. Saturday morning, we … Continue reading Travel Tales
After traveling for so many weekends, we decided to stay in Fes for a weekend. I have to say it was one of the most relaxing weekends thus far. My friends and I finally visited a hammam that our host mom recommended. A hammam is a Moroccan bathhouse with separate sections for men and women, … Continue reading #JustMoroccoThings
Life in Morocco is extremely different from life in America. In Fes, there is the old medina (city) and the new medina. I live in the new medina with my friend, Anna. The only thing I don’t like about living in the new medina is that everyone else in my program lives in the old … Continue reading Ya Allah (Oh my God)
Gabriela Yero is a University of Florida student studying abroad during Summer 2018 in Fez, Morocco. To learn more about Gabriela's program, click here: UF in Fez - Arabic Language. What is your year and academic concentration? I am currently entering my second year at the University of Florida. I am pursuing a major in International … Continue reading Gabriela: Summer in Fez
Ever since the day my friends and I signed up for this program, we have been telling each other "We're going to Morocco!!!" Sitting at the airport, looking at my plane ticket, it is still so surreal. I started taking Arabic during the fall at UF and I fell in love with the language and … Continue reading I’m coming for you, Morocco!