Marrakech Journals

Marrakesh - City of 1001 Nights

A December 2006 trip to Marrakech by tini58de

souk des tapis Photo, Marrakech, Morocco More Photos
Quote: After 20 years, I returned to this magic place to enjoy it with my husband - 1001 nights - and we have 997 nights left!

Marrakesh - City of 1001 Nights


souk des tapis Photo, Marrakech, Morocco
Marrakesh is also called the Pink City—well, it is reddish, especially the fabulous city walls around Marrakesh. The Atlas mountains are quite near, but that is only secondary, considering the vibrant atmosphere of the souks and the lively Djemaa el Fna square. Here you will find snake charmers, henna artists, acrobats, orange juice stalls, etc.Quick Tips: If you want to experience this fabulous city, do take your time! There are plenty of cafés around Djemaa el Fna, oftentimes with wonderful terraces, so a thé à la menthe (mint tea) will be the perfect thing to spend your time with!Stroll around the souks, but don't get lost (and don't get broke!!)—there are so many beau...Read More