A Dalmatian Sojourn

This year, the start of the Easter break saw me, my wife and my daughter board EasyJet’s non-stop flight from Geneva to Split, Croatia. When the idea of visiting Croatia was first proposed, I was unsure. After all, as a student, I had travelled to former Yugoslavia and Eastern Europe was not priority. My family, … Continue reading A Dalmatian Sojourn

Fes: The Shopping Capital of Morocco

April 16, Rabat,  #IBMCSC  #CSCMor10 #IBMCSCMorocco10 #CitizenIBM Fes is a must-do for travelers to Morocco. We are visiting Fes for just the day and decide to take the very first train departing Rabat. Our train is late by about 45 minutes but that hasn't dampened our spirits. Fes was the former capital of Morocco till … Continue reading Fes: The Shopping Capital of Morocco

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 Hiking in the Rif Mountains

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 A Weekend Visit to Chefchaouen

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 Bienvenue en Maroc

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 Morocco Calling !