Sunday, March 15, 2009

Morocco Sucks

After a breakfastless 5 hr train ride to Casablanca this morning, I missed the last tour at Hussan II Mosque in Casablanca because I was searching for an open post office (they were all closed yesterday too). I now have a huge pile of crap (in addition to my huge bags) that I have to carry around with me all the way to Cairo. I had a fight with a cabbie, a cop, and 3 other Arabs because the cabbie was trying to scam 7 DH out of me when the actual cost should have been 2.5. After 7 minutes I won the very heated argument and saved myself 50 cents. I just realized that I lost a 2 gig memory card full of photos. Everybody here is ugly. I forgot my drain plug in Agadir and am now on day two of dirty laundry. No body knows who I am here. My socks smell. Why don't these damn people speak God's language... English? The food here sucks. Is it so hard to understand that Americans and America are God's gift to the world? I have a headache.

Ok, ok, I had a bad day. But Morocco has been excellent. I would come back in a heartbeat. Now on to Egpyt. I hope that the ancient Egyptian Gods will smile down on me and show me the way to a laundromat. I believe that it is either Ra or Proctor&Gamble that is the God of laundry.

P.S. Thank you all for your comments on this site and your emails. It has made me feel much better on days like today (and today was the first day like today).

20 comments:

  1. Hey, it didn't seem all bad. at least you got to see a couple cats hump!

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  2. Bummer day, hope it gets better! Egypt will be AWESOME, I can feel it

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  3. Nello (Adrianne's Dad)March 16, 2009 at 12:55 AM

    An ancient Egyptian blessing, "May God stand between you and harm in all the empty places where you must walk."

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  4. Shorty after this post I found out that my Nalgene bottle had leaked all over my bag and then my flight was canceled. The good news? Egyptian Air put me up in what will surely turn out to be the nicest hotel that I will stay at on my trip and all of my meals were comped.

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  5. i am so sorry to hear all the bad news that piled on in one day! but if it makes it any better, i am still living vicariously thru you since i am also having a bad day... but stuck at work. at least you get to be on adventure! AND you got to see cat's hump!! that in itself is worth a million bucks. have fun in egypt - that is the one place i have always dreamed of going!

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  6. You know what they say. When it rains it pours! But hopefully the bad luck is over and it is going to be smooth sailing from here. Well for the next few days at least :) I am so jealous of you and really enjoy reading your posts. I can't wait to hear more about it and see all the pics when I move home!

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  7. I know you had a bad day but your words were very unkind to a nation of real nice and welcoming people.

    Shame

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  8. No you were right the first time, Morocco sucks big time. I've been living here for a semester now and am ready to get the hell out. Trash everywhere, loud ass ugly Arab people who don't even like speaking Arabic, crooks and theieves who just want your money and nickle and dime you for everything. It's a poor ass 3rd world developing country and that the entire world revolves around Morocco. Just a worthless drugged up authoritarian Islamic dictatorship. Any Moroccan who honestly thinks that Morocco has everything to offer needs to resign their citizenship and see the world.

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  9. "I know you had a bad day but your words were very unkind to a nation of real nice and welcoming people."

    No their not, Moroccans are probably the most closed-minded, elitist, worthless, and self-centered people on the planet. They want to be European because they think their better than everyone, they don't even like speaking Arabic to foreigners who try. It's a shame that Morocco will never be a part of the European Union...probably because it's a dirty ass, poor ass, undeveloped (and likely remained undeveloped forever), 3rd world country that is short sighted and governed by an Islamic dictatorship. They aren't even real Muslims, alcohol use, prostitution, and hard core drug addiction runs rampant.

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  10. ppl didnt like u because you looked very moroccan and acted like a foreigner. next time dont go to a country where everybody has your skin color.

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  11. What the fuck are you talking about. If Morocco sucks why the hell you went there in the first place?? stay where you are and be happy dude

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  12. Bigotry my friend

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  13. Fuck u son of bitch, Morocco is a good country and English is not a language of GOD. I saw the world and your country sucks too.

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  14. 1) ur arrogant, USA is not god's gift, it's the land raped off its original owners in the ugliest way ever by european outcasts
    2) English is not so great as a language, YOU came to morocco, its YOUR job to learn their language
    3) and LOOOOL, if you were so depressed over 50 cents, maybe there is better things for u to do than be a rude guest, like GETTING A FREAKING JOB
    4)everybody is ugly? smart comment coming from the fattest and dumbest nation in the world by official reports. I know u guys have all these inventions and stuff, done by the smart 1%, the vast majority, living in trailers, rented shit hole or in best cases in a house worth 30,000 dollars and takes u a lifetime to pay off, and eat mayo sandwiches and cheap chinese food while waiting for government hand-outs every month.
    5)proof of how smart u are.. who looks for a post office on weekend?!.. it is a HOLIDAY, too much for u?... H O L I D A Y
    6)ur laundry is dirty because u forgot a drain plug?.. ask anyone in the street, they will donate one, i promise.
    7) nobody knows who u are anywhere, except at the unemployment office.
    8)food sucks? maybe if u carried ur cheap ass to good restaurants u wont have that complaint
    9) thank GOD u didnt take a woman with u, one thing they cannot tolerate is CHEAP.
    10) u have a headache? there is an invention called PANADOL, it's in a place called pharmacy, where u exchange things like MONEY for stuff like PANADOL. not a fimiliar concept with u apparently, but practice makes perfect
    11) PEACE!

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  15. My sincerest apologies to anyone who took that post seriously. Humor doesn't always translate well.

    Regards,
    August

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  17. What a big shity asshole!

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  18. Haha you were haggling about 50cents and ended up losing your memory cards. What a fucking moron lol. People like you shouldn't travel, traveling is for intelligent people!

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  19. you re gay and you were trying to find someone ....is that why morocco sucks?? fruitcake

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  20. i really got a kick out of this. and dont listen to all of the idiots on here who dont get your humor. clearly they have never traveled and certainly havent traveled to Morocco. Keep up the witty writing.

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