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Teaching Yoga in Rabat

April 12, Rabat,  #IBMCSC  #CSCMor10 #CitizenIBM It's almost 10 days here and Yoga is in the air. I have two diehard yoga colleagues on this trip, Catalina from Colombia and Rina from Japan.  I have been practising yoga daily for over 5 years but I choose not to bring my yoga mat to Rabat as... Continue Reading →

Hiking in the Rif Mountains

April 9, Chefchaouen, #IBMCSC  #CSCMorocco10 #CitizenIBM Today is a day committed to hiking. We leave our hotel after an early breakfast to go hiking in the Rif mountains. Our destination is the Cascade (waterfall) Akchour. We first drive for about 45 minutes to get to our starting point. We are 11 of us today and... Continue Reading →

A Weekend Visit to Chefchaouen

April 8, Chefchaouen, #IBMCSC  #CSCMorocco10 #CitizenIBM We leave our Rabat hotel at 5:10 a.m. for Chefchaouen, an out-of-the-world medieval era town about 250 km N.E. of Rabat. Chefchaouen is in the Rif mountain region famous for its blue coloured buildings and is known as the blue town. We divide ourselves into two Ford Tourneo vans.... Continue Reading →

Bienvenue en Maroc

Rabat, 1 April '17. #IBMCSC  #CSCMorocco10 #CitizenIBM Landed in Casablanca after transiting through Abu Dhabi. My flight path is very interesting; we pass over Cairo; avoid Libya and travel through the entire length of Algeria before entering Morocco only to get a spectacular view of the Atlas mountains on the port side of the airplane.... Continue Reading →

Morocco Calling !

Mumbai, 31 March 2017 #IBMCSC  #CSCMorocc10 Am at Mumbai International airport waiting to board my flight to Casablanca via Abu Dhabi. Am wondering if this is for real. Am fascinated by the benevolence of and grateful to IBM that has made this sojourn possible. IBM launched its Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program in 2008, around... Continue Reading →

Stay Well and Stay Tuned

Hi. Am making my debut in blogging. The trigger for getting started is the opportunity bestowed on me by IBM Corporate Service Corps to do a stint of volunteering in Morocco in Q2 2017. Am real excited and look forward to working in a development environment with a local NGO. I hope this blog will... Continue Reading →

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