Gypsy Heart Travels

Adventures in Life, Love and Food



Processing thoughts

Well, last week I finally got my application in for a residency permit (Carte de Sejour), here in Morocco. I was a week filled with running back and forth trying to catch up with the Gendarmerie Royale (officer) was the... Continue Reading →


Moroccan Carte Sejour (residency permit)

This week I finally got everything together for my Carte Sejour (residency permit). Here is the list of what I had to gather for the application here in Tamraght/Taghazout Morocco... A background check from the USA. I ordered mine through... Continue Reading →

Living in the moment?

This week I continued to get things done for my residency application. The background check came via DHL on Monday and I got my bank account set up. The only things to do now are to are get a lease... Continue Reading →

Plugging away at 5 months

It is Monday and my brain just feels fried. Overwhelmed. Confused. Today I went to get the health certificate for my residency application, or Carte Sejour. I wanted to do some language studying but, like I said, my brain won't... Continue Reading →

Metanoia: changing mi vida loca

Today is Wednesday, souk day. On my walk, before leaving the village, I saw non Moroccan girl. She stopped and talked to guy on scooter. I wasn't sure if they were talking French or Darija. A sinking feeling came over... Continue Reading →

The root of all evil

No matter how much you have or don't have, money changes how you feel about yourself and your life. Didn't Cyndi Lauper sing, "Money changes everything"? Ive made a lot, Ive had a lot but, then again, Ive lost a... Continue Reading →


Hi guys... I've spent the morning changing the theme on my blog and trying to figure out how to add specific posts to my pages. I did this mostly because I wanted to be able to have all of my... Continue Reading →

Creeping up on 4 months

I can honesty say that this morning was the very first day, in nearly 4 months, here in Morocco, that I felt a tiny pang of homesickness. I had barely left the house on my Wednesday walk to the souk... Continue Reading →

finding things and anxiety rules

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