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10 vacation days in 10 sentences

1

I just can’t seem to get enough of that moment in which I am acutely aware of my ignorance and, simultaneously, of the certainty that I am just about to find out!

2

Who needs travel guide books when these streets and their smells, colors, and their people are the best teachers?

3

Even though Arabic is moving up there considerably fast, French is still my absolute favorite language ever. As in – jusqu’à la fin des temps!

4

After having walked these streets with my very own headscarf around my face and my very own man by my side, I ask: what makes me feel valued, and how about you?

5

Is tourism not just the widely accepted and commercialized expression for exploitive dependency?

6

The sun makes the earth redder, the skies bluer, and us just that smidgen more alive.

7

Just like the high tide, we are only here to visit, never to stay, and never by our own choosing.

8

If grandpas are the only people who teach the young ones how to play chess, what do those ones do who have none?

9

After the loud and eager Friday prayers sung from all Minarets of the city, I heard the most eloquent silence ever.

10

What does Going Home really mean, and why are my answers so countlessly many?

About Marie-Sophie Guntram

Marie-Sophie is a language lover at heart and a linguist by training. She's currently seeking to make a living and, more importantly, a life.

One comment on “10 vacation days in 10 sentences

  1. jdenari
    March 1, 2015

    Love the posts on Morocco!

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This entry was posted on March 1, 2015 by in writing some poetry.