Larry is a junior majoring in political science and history, with a minor in Arabic, in Dedman College. A recipient of a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, he is studying with SMU-in-Morocco during summer 2011 as part of an intensive five-week course dedicated to intermediate-level Arabic. He is staying in the city of Meknes and plans to take excursions to Tangiers and Spain.
All right, we made it through week two, but we did have some hang-ups. Bryce got sick going into the first weekend in Morocco, then our beloved teacher fell ill as well, with Kevin to follow. We had a short class Friday because of Liljana being under the weather. We made it through our first exam, and overall everybody did well, I think. Bravo on Kevin for scoring the highest in the class. After week two I think that we are officially back on the horse as far as Arabic is concerned. Wednesday we took a scenic tour around Meknes via horse-drawn carriage. Very nice. We then ended the week going to Volubilis and the city of Moulay Idriss. So much [...]