May 18 - June 1, 2013
Opening Doors in Morocco with Noble JourneysLimited to 14 travelers
- Unique meetings and meals with local people in their own homes and villages
- Special lectures on Moroccan culture
- Special music presentations
- Khemisset and other open air markets
- The Sahara
- Optional overnight in Berber tents in the Sahara
- Desert camel ride
Your Study Leader
Dr. Susan Schaefer Davis is a social scientist with extensive research experience and development work in North Africa for agencies including the World Bank, FAO, USAID and the Peace Corps. She has held teaching or research positions at Haverford College, the University of Pennsylvania, Rutgers University and Al Akhawayn University in Morocco. Susan has a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Michigan and did post-doctoral work at Harvard.
She is a vivacious, witty leader who has lived and worked in Morocco for many years, fluent in the Arabic and French spoken there. She will open the doors into this fascinating society for us to meet many of her friends and colleagues. Learn more at her website marrakeshexpress.org.
Your Tour Manager
Joan Noble has been traveling the world for over 35 years and brings her curiosity, sense of humor and people skills with her wherever she goes. Her experience in Morocco goes back many years, researching and planning programs, and accompanying groups from Massachusetts Audubon Society, The Textile Museum, New Israel Fund, Bowers Museum, Kellogg School of Management and many others to this magnificent and inviting country. She previously worked, and lived for many years, as a graphic designer in New York, Milan, Paris and London and brings her artistic sensitivities to each of her trips, along with her excellent organizational skills. Morocco is a particular love of hers, and she looks forward to sharing her Morocco with you!