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Morocco Culture Shock vs USA

Oct 28

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Culture Shock: Morocco vs USA

Food: In the US its all about the "meat and potatoes", while in Morocco the locals prefer to snack on the local delicacy boiled snails. Tasty!

Steak with Potatoes

Moroccan Snails

Drinking: It might be a Muslim country, but even in Morocco the locals have a taste for the local brew.  Do you want to swap your old reliable Bud light for an ice cold Casablanca lager?

Budligtht Beer

Casablanca Beer

Architecture: Here are some really old buildings, but the kasbah Taourirt in Morocco pre-dates the store in Vermont by hundreds of years!

US house

Old Casbah

Transport: If P.Diddy were Moroccan would his entourage travel around on this Moroccan mode of transport?  At least with the camel he would feel the wind in his hair!

SUV Car

Moroccan Camels

Moroccan fantasia performers  vs US Cowboys: A whole new take on the wild, wild west!  These Moroccan fantasia riders could give Texas ranchers a run for their money! 

Morocco fantasia

Coke: I guess no matter where you go coke is coke...now that is branding!

Coca Cola

Music: Berber local bands vs JayZ & hiphop 

Jay Z

Moroccan Berber Band

Sports: Not only Morocco, but Africa got running figured out! swimming is next on agenda. 

Michael Phelps

Hicham El Guerrouj Morocco

Towns: Clean and rural vs urban and hybrid.

Ouarzazate Morocco

Portland Maine

Shopping: Hand made vs Economy of scale.

Bloomindales

Agadir handicrafts

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Re: Morocco Culture Shock vs USA

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Congratulations! Your blog has been nominated for the Best of Morocco Blogs

2011! Kindly send an email to vago@vagobond.com to receive your nomination

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