25) Morocco Lockdown 3

Moroccan police, military and local authorities are seriously enforcing confinement measures including a curfew between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. When my husband, Jean Marie, went out yesterday on a short shopping trip, police at a check point took his temperature and recorded it along with his name and ID information in a log book.…

24) Morocco Lockdown 2

Our town is so quiet now that I can hear only birdsong and the occasional truck or police car passing by. Normally, our residential street is lively, with neighbors greeting each other, women stringing up laundry and children playing outside until 10 p.m. Now each household is supposed to designate one person to go outside…

23) Morocco Lockdown 1

┬áSunday, March 22, 2020 This is our second day of lockdown in Morocco. Last week King Mohammed VI and his government suspended most flights in and out of Morocco and mid-week, ordered all restaurants, cafes, non-essential stores and even mosques closed. Even in our mid-size town of Sidi Ifni, they were shuttered within hours. These…