Uqllu: Weaving Alpaca in the Andes
Pan America Silver Corp is a mining company based in Vancouver, BC and Morococha, Peru.  Their social responsibility division created Uqllu, a company committed to...
From Tagine to Pastilla: Three Moroccan Cookbooks
The food of Morocco is deceptively complex. Glancing at a menu or visiting a welcoming Moroccan’s home for a meal appears to offer merely variations on tagines,...
Exploring the Grand Bazaar, Bayram and The Golden Horn
In 1926 the Irish poet William Butler Yeats wrote Sailing to Byzantium: “I have sailed the seas and come to the holy city of Byzantium.” I got here by flying...
Berber Inspirations

Berber Inspirations

03/01/12

When we bought the house in the Ourika Valley, forty kilometers distant from Marrakech and at an altitude of a thousand meters in the High Atlas Mountains, we really didn’t know what we were getting in to. Our wish to own the house was based on our desire to live in a world where the pace of life is a little slower but at a convenient distance from the red city of Marrakech and its international airport. It was inspired by an infatuation with Morocco and honestly, the spectacular view from...

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