Saturday, July 5, 2008

Two Months

Two months from today I'll begin my journey! After the initial excitement of getting the invitation and sending in a revised resume and aspirations statement to the country desk, things have quieted down somewhat on the Peace Corps end. More waiting, but waiting is something I am getting more and more accustomed to.

I am thinking about what I need to get done before I go. Besides getting ready for my solo painting show, I am trying to practice Arabic from the audio files available through Peace Corps, and thinking about what to pack. Thank you to those who suggested books (and I'm still interested in your thoughts, dear reader). I am also looking to buy a laptop and two pairs of glasses (I normally wear contacts, which is discouraged in the PC).

Anything essential I should consider bringing? If you are a current or returned PCV from Morocco I would greatly appreciate your advice. Of course, any good advice from anyone is appreciated.


Raichel said...

Insect repellent! Mosquitoes are nasty in India. I don't know about Morocco, but even here at home I never go outside in the evenings without bug spray. :)

Lisa said...


I never thought of insect repellent. I wonder if they supply that in the medical kit. I'm sure they have pesky bugs in Morocco...