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ten things that make a saharawi eid l’kabir

sunny 27 °C

one barbecued sheep’s head

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two hours trapped (and weeping) in a smoke cloud

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three generations of Moroccan settlers in disputed territory

four (hundred) kilometers between our celebration and the land mine ridden ‘berm’

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five giant gulps of ‘zrig’ or strawberry flavored camel’s milk

six fat wrapped liver chunks per skewer

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seven desert police checkpoints in possession of our intimate personal information

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eight strolls past the most popular square in town, paraded by our giddy male Moroccan undergraduate hosts

nine missed opportunities to support saharawi independence

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ten seconds to gulp down scalding coffee at bus stop and get the heck out of laayoune

Posted by battle-axe 13:46 Archived in Western Sahara Tagged events

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