Exploring contemporary Spanish and Moroccan attitudes and policies on immigration in a multi-cultural, historical context
Category: <span>Spain</span>

Category: Spain

Barcelona

The last stop on my Magellan Project was to Barcelona. Following in the steps of Azel from “Leaving Tangier,” I visited both cities mentioned in the novel; Barcelona and Tangier. Though Barcelona is geographically further from Morocco than the other cities I visited in the South of Spain, refugees and …

Madrid

My second stop in España was to Madrid, where I met up with mi amiga Gema for several days. While in the city, I met with Bahia Awah, a Saharaui poet and writer, visited Casa Arabe, and met with Dr. Debra Faszer-McMahon, a Spanish professor at Seton Hill. Dr. Debra …

Córdoba

Córdoba, once the heart of al-Andalus, was a beautiful city whose acclaimed cathedral did not disappoint. I enjoyed walking around the city stopping for tapas and pastries, but also being amazed by how sometimes when I turned a corner, a beautifully old church or Roman ruin would just pop out …

La llegada a España

Estoy en Córdoba, España ahora. Me encanta la comida, la arquitectura, y la gente. I’ve arrived in Córdoba and am fully emerged in the culture of Andalusia. I have to admit, it has been a relief to be able to wear “regular” clothing again, to efficiently converse with taxi drivers, …

Ceuta

These past few days I’ve been in the Spanish procterate of Ceuta. Technically a Spanish city, Ceuta resides on the continent of Africa provides a gateway for many migrants into European territory.I changed up my original travel plans because I met a girl named Sara at the conference who resides …

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