Bucket List Saturday – #6 Djemma El Fna

Where Located: Marrakesh, Morocco Facts Djemma El Fna means “assembly of the dead” because Christians and criminals were executed at the city’s square. Located in Marrakesh and known as the ‘heart of the  city’ by locals, the souk sells a variety of tourist trinkets, carpets, spices, metal, wood et al.    The beauty of Djemma El … [Read more…]

5 Unique Facts about Kenya

The word Kenya originates from the Kikuyu, Embu and Kamba names for Mt. Kenya,“Kirinyaga“, “Kirinyaa” and “Kiinyaa“. Kenya lies on the earth’s equator, making it have relatively equal hours between day and night. This also means that it has two seasons; the rainy and dry seasons. Professor Wangari Maathai, an environmental and political activist, was the first Kenyan and African woman to win the … [Read more…]