Tag: Morocco

  • Spring 2017 in Morocco

    Spring 2017 in Morocco

    The MV World Odyssey’s final port of call during the Spring 2017 Voyage was the last of three African countries on the itinerary, Morocco. With so much to explore, voyagers had the […]

  • Spring 2017 calls on Morocco

    Marhabaan from Morocco! The MV World Odyssey arrived in Casablanca at 0700 on Tuesday, April 11. Casablanca is the second to last port of call for the Spring ’17 voyage. […]

  • Students Visit Morocco: Their Final Port of Call

    Witten by student, Kailey Leinz, University of Virginia A long line of Semester at Sea students stood in line at the dock, waiting to climb up the gangway onto the […]

  • Favorite Field Programs to Return to Fall 2015 Voyage

    The Fall 2015 voyage is quickly approaching, and it’s time for soon-to-be voyagers to start planning in-port activities. As of today, Semester at Sea has rolled out its Fall 2015 […]

  • A Student Perspective: Atlantic Crossing

    My experience crossing the Atlantic Ocean, like my ancestors, was quite interesting. I definitely had a mix of feelings because it represents the historical discourse of African slave trade, colonialism […]

  • Serving the U.S. in Morocco

    “A unique country that is essentially its own civilization,” a description of Morocco provided by the United States Deputy Chief of Mission Matthew Lussenhop of his current post. He joined […]

  • Exploring Volubilis
  • A Religious Journey through Morocco

    With its proximity to countries challenged by political and religious strife, Morocco sits on a very different pedestal than many nearby nations. While the country has a strong majority of […]

  • Student Photo Gallery: Morocco

    From the sun and sand in the Sahara Desert to the hustle and bustle of Marrakesh markets, Semester at Sea voyagers made the most of their last port of the […]

  • Field Lab: An Afternoon in the Caliph's House

    On a recent field lab in Morocco, Professor Natalie Bakopoulos’ Travel Writing class traveled to the home of author Tahir Shah in the southern outskirts of Casablanca. Crossing through a rambling shantytown […]

  • Swimming My Way Around the World

      Some people like to shop their way around the world. I prefer to experience ports by swimming and finding pools in as many ports as I can. This solution […]

  • Interport Students Teach and Learn Aboard the MV Explorer

    Picture this: Every seat in the MV Explorer’s Union is filled. Students are crowding in and standing at the back of the room, listening intently to the speaker standing in […]

  • Postcard from Morocco: My Exploration in Cooking and Culture

    When I signed up for a travel writing class on this voyage, I expected to find a new best friend in my journal, to have my syntax and grammar picked […]

  • Student Video: The World's Children

    Semester at Sea alumnus and founder of Pencils of Promise Adam Braun joined the Fall 2011 Semester at Sea voyage from Morocco to Ghana. He shared many stories and experiences with the shipboard community while he was there, and one in particular struck a chord with Rebecca Dickinson.

  • A 180° Turn for the Better

    By: Catharine Coplin, Communications Team Work-Study Student Looking around the ship, I can’t help but notice the way the 180° we’ve traveled around the world parallels the 180° turn that […]


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