Shifting Perceptions, Opening Hearts

Feeling the bern of the tour so far, waking up to morning meditation required unlocking deeper reserves of energy; tapping into the universal life force which governs all living beings. Luckily, tour members have grasped this process and were able to maintain the happy smiles (fairly) frequently observed in the early hours of the Moroccan …

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Workshops in Casablanca

Early in the morning, before sunrise, we woke up to the sound of music blasting from speakers. After breakfast we headed to our first program of the day in Casablanca. We split into two groups, the other going to Rabat. Following a fairly pleasant bus ride we arrived at L’heure Joyeuse, the organisation we were …

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The Blue City

Today we had a highly anticipated ‘tourist trip’ to Chefchaouen as a small break from our busy schedule so far! We woke up at 5:15 am and left Skhirat by 6:30 am. There were about 40 of us in the bus, including a few of our Moroccan friends who come regularly to our public programs! …

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Snails, anyone?!

Hearing the Adaan (the muslim call to prayer), seeing people walk around in traditional clothing and experiencing new sights in small villages and big cities… Being in Morocco is quite amazing when I stop and think about it.  After today’s concert and programme, though,I did notice that at the same time I feel at home …

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No fools this April!

This day started with an unexpected turn of events that really woke us up in the morning. Instead of having to leave around 12 the group who was going leafleting suddenly had to leave at 10 ‘o’clock. We learned this information while eating breakfast in our pyjamas. Suddenly the whole group had to get ready …

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Coincidence? I think not!

On my way from Casablanca airport, I was waiting at Casa-Port station for the next train to Skhirat. As I put down my cup of coffee, I saw a few Meditate to Regenerate members walking in the distance. I had to look twice because I couldn’t believe my eyes. I called out their names but …

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Back to School!

Today was not going to be the typical Tuesday most of us usually have, for it was full of surprises and bliss. After getting ready and eating breakfast, we rushed outside and got to hear that the bus which was supposed to pick us up was going to be a bit late. We ended up …

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East meets West

After enjoying a full hearted healthy collective breakfast with fellow friends, brothers and sisters, thereafter the day began. Lenin our team doctor to hand lead a yoga session for those interested, full of sequences and stretches to energise us for the day. Being a gym goer I must say it was a lot harder than …

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A Packed & Fruitful Sunday!

The irritation of waking up early on a Sunday morning was soon gone when we were greeted by the  beautiful, warm Moroccan sun and the sound of the Atlantic waves making blowholes and barging against the beachrocks. A quick breakfast and 6 of us were off to INSEA (Institut National de Statistique et d’Economie Applique),in …

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The First Arrivals

And it starts with a bang!! With the official kick off of the tour we saw the first large group of volunteers arrive at our Villa in Shkhirat about 40kms from the Center of Rabat. Staying at an apartment in Rabat for the last few days a bunch of us were on the job meeting …

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