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Escape Adventurism

The Dades Valley spreads out supernaturally from the Tizi ‘n Tichka Pass of the Majestic High Atlas mountains onto a dry desert that pools into a riverbed oasis of a thousand Kasbahs. A long day’s journey begins with exhaustion and a chance for me to take a look at the …

Recipe: Tea Time in Morocco

Tea time is never passed up in Morocco. The tradition runs deep in the veins of its people. Vibrant mint leaves, crystals of sweet sugar, and rich green tea and joined together as the holy trinity of northern Africa. Tea time is not the time of day, but a ceremony …

A Traveler’s Home

My group arrived in Marrakech March 9th 2020, set to have a “Feast For The Senses”. No one had cancelled thankfully, even though there were hints of an epidemic. It was a delight to take on this very courageous group of people. They stood to lose a lot of money …

Dar Kawa: “Peggy Markel, Guest of Dar Kawa”

“She shared one of our Friday couscous in Dar Kawa and tasted our gazelle horns … We exchanged, got to know each other and discover each other’s universe. Peggy Markel is passionate. She breathes the world, cooking, cultures. She made her life. American, it is in the Mediterranean basin, North …

5280 Magazine: “Eat, Drink, Be Merry”

“Inside the kitchen of local culinary-tour maven Peggy Markel…Markel channeled the elegance and utility of natural materials typically used in kitchens in Italy, Morocco, Spain, and India into her floors (wood), walls (clay), and counters (marble). But she also incorporated functional items, like deep kitchen drawers and a farmhouse sink, …