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Taking a break in Agadir

I’m taking a break with my family in the South of Morocco, Agadir.

I am not a particularly keen on beach but if it means more reading time, I’m all for it. I find it hard to decide what I want to read. I’m not going to do very much site-seeing, having been in Agadir last year. This time we will spend 8 days in Agadir and another 4 in Marakkech. It is going to be about 45 degree Celcius, so wish me luck that I come back in 10 September all cool and calm!

I wish you all a great rest of the Summer and I’ll see you in the Autumn!


About JoV

A bookaholic that went out of control.... I eat, sleep and breathe books. Well, lately I do other stuff.


15 thoughts on “Taking a break in Agadir

  1. I hope you have a wonderful holiday. It sounds great!

    Posted by Leeswammes | August 28, 2012, 3:33 pm
  2. Oh wow, that is an amazingly gorgeous picture. I hope you are having the best possible time. Morocco is really high on my list of places that I want to go!!

    Posted by amymckie | August 28, 2012, 3:33 pm
  3. Hope you have a wonderfully relaxing time.

    Posted by jessicabookworm | August 28, 2012, 4:08 pm
  4. Have a fun trip…. setting looks spectacular!

    Posted by Shellie | August 28, 2012, 9:19 pm
  5. I don’t like the sand aspect of a beach vacation but I do love the ocean views. My ideal hotel would have a veranda that backs to the beach which would allow the kids to have fun, and allow me to watch from a nice, shady spot. Enjoy! Can’t wait to hear what you read while there.

    Posted by Ti | August 28, 2012, 10:30 pm
  6. Agadir looks delightful, so I hope you have a great time! And yes, having reading time is crucial on any vacation! Alas, even though I am no longer in graduate school, I still seem to have no time to read… I haven’t finished a single book in the past 2 months! Eep!

    Posted by Steph | August 29, 2012, 2:44 am
  7. Whew! Too hot for me! I hope you have a wonderful time on your vacation and come back with good stories and photos to share

    Posted by Helen Murdoch | August 29, 2012, 2:50 am
  8. have fun ,all the best stu

    Posted by winstonsdad | August 29, 2012, 10:50 am
  9. Have a wonderful holiday!

    Posted by farmlanebooks | August 29, 2012, 3:20 pm
  10. Hope you are having an amazing time 😀

    Posted by Sam (Tiny Library) | August 29, 2012, 8:03 pm
  11. have a wonderful holiday and great time reading! stay cool.. 🙂

    Posted by mademelani | August 30, 2012, 12:04 pm
  12. Jo, I have no idea why I missed this post, being so sure that I subscribed to your blog! That aside, wow, Morocco 🙂 I hope you can unwind and enjoy this time with your family to the fullest. Promise that you’ll blog pretty photos and stories when you come back? “See” you soon! xoxo

    Posted by Chinoiseries | August 31, 2012, 4:39 pm
  13. I wish you the best of holidays! Morocco looks like such a gorgeous place. Enjoy your sun and your reading!

    Posted by kay | September 5, 2012, 5:19 am
  14. 45 degrees?? wow…That’s incredibly HOT!! I have complained all the time with the heat here in Indonesia and it’s still below 45.

    good luck and have fun Jo 🙂

    Posted by Novroz | September 15, 2012, 12:14 pm
    • Novroz,
      Thanks, I had fun. It’s interesting to note that heat in a humid country and heat in a dry country feels differently. A 35 degree in a humid country is more unbearable than the 45 degree!

      Posted by JoV | September 15, 2012, 8:46 pm

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The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
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Catching Fire
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Into the Darkest Corner
The Liars' Gospel
Goat Mountain
Strange Weather In Tokyo
Strange Shores
And the Mountains Echoed
Ten White Geese
One Step Too Far
The Innocents
The General: The ordinary man who became one of the bravest prisoners in Guantanamo
White Dog Fell from the Sky
A Virtual Love
The Fall of the Stone City

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Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. - Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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