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The Mountain Reintroduced Me To My Daughter, and I'm In Awe

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The Uncomfortable 'Comfort Zone'

I was bored. The workweek was killing me, but so were the weekends. I dreaded weekends; they lacked the routine I abused to distract me from thinking about what I really wanted to do with my life. I was living in my “comfort zone”, which oddly enough was uncomfortable and didn’t feel like a zone but more like a cage that no longer fit.My sister was telling me she had booked a trip to climb Mt Toubkal, and I don’t know what happened, but somethin...

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Discovering Altitude Without Attitude

Exploring the world as if it were our own backyard has become a right rather than a privilege for me and my Gen-Y peers. Our global citizen status makes any true sense of identity or belonging rather abstract and obscure.And so for me, an Egyptian by birth, I figured summiting the highest peak in the Arab World, Mt Toubkal, would be my tribute to my Arab identity. After all, Morocco in Arabic translates to ’The West’ as it denotes the farthest w...