January 6th 2017 Today is a bittersweet day and fortunately, it was a free day for all of us. Which means I spent most of the day with Saeed 🙂 Early in the morning, we walked to the Souk so I could have my last freshly squeezed orange juice. Seriously still, the best orange juice … Continue reading Volunteer Morocco Day 10 (LAST DAY)
Thursday, January 5th 2017 Good morning from my little tent on top of the roof in front of the ocean!!! (I'm still so proud of myself that I had experience such thing) The whole morning was spent vacation style 🙂 haha. Basically, we lounged and enjoyed the water and sand and amazing weather! Compared to … Continue reading Volunteer Morocco Day 9 (Time with the ocean, Argan Oil)
South End, Boston, MA March 12th 2017 Crispy Wedges (A+) Half Margherita, Half "Not Pepperoni"
Wednesday, January 4th 2017 We left the village in the morning and continued down the road on a 2-3 miles hike towards another small village near the ocean. My advisor has a beach house where the backyard is the ocean. It was so amazing. But before we could enjoy the water, we had lunch! We had … Continue reading Volunteer Morocco Day 8 (Planting Trees and Beautiful Sunset)
Tuesday, January 3rd 2017 The morning started off with us packing our backpacks and heading out onto the road again! Little did I know that today would be one of my favorite days out of the trip and my most memorable. This village was not as high up in the mountains as the last one … Continue reading Volunteer Morocco Day 7 (Re-painting a School and Delicious Moroccan Lunch)
Monday, January 2nd 2017 After a very comfortable sleep back in the city hotel, we woke up and went down to eat breakfast! As usual we had assorted breads accompanied with various jams and butter. The star of the show was of course the orange juice ❤ It was a nice crisp, warm morning. The … Continue reading Volunteer Morocco Day 6 (Agadir Beach, Seafood Tajn)
Sunday, January 1st 2017 Today was the day that we had been waiting for since the beginning of our trip. Finally we got to do direct hands-on patient care with the people in the village. Although it simple tasks like measuring blood pressure, pulse oximeters and blood glucose, I felt like I had made a … Continue reading Volunteer Morocco Day 5 (Big Clinic Day, Hike down the Atlas Mountains)