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Visiting Morocco

Morocco rewards wanderers like few places can, whether it’s with a blazing sunset in the Sahara, a snowy vista in the Atlas, or the best cup of mint tea in the souk. For centuries-old sensory overload, explore mazelike medinas in Marrakesh and Fez; for timeless quiet, roam the ancient Roman alleys of Volubilis. And don’t miss the intrigue of crossroads cities Casablanca and Tangier.... Read More Morocco rewards wanderers like few places can, whether it’s with a blazing sunset in the Sahara, a snowy vista in the Atlas, or the best cup of mint tea in the souk. For centuries-old sensory overload, explore mazelike medinas in Marrakesh and Fez; for timeless quiet, roam the ancient Roman alleys of Volubilis. And don’t miss the intrigue of crossroads cities Casablanca and Tangier.    Close

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Enjoying Marrakech

Written by dkm1981 on 06 Jun, 2013

Marrakech really is a cool city and is great fun to visit. There are lots of things to see and it doesn't cost a lot - if anything - to see them. Here are my tips for enjoying it to its full . . .…Read More


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Morocco's holiest site

Written by Koentje3000 on 12 Feb, 2013

One of the holiest sites In Morocco is definitely the small town of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, only 12.000 persons large, on the foot of the around 1100m (3500ft) high Zerhoun mountain. The town is named after Moulay Idriss I, a direct descendant from the Prophet…Read More


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Meknes Overview

Written by Koentje3000 on 31 Jan, 2013

Mix the grandeur of an ancient imperial city with the hustle and bustle of a sleepy provincial town and combine with a hilly region to make most history buffs jealous. This is the recipe for Meknes. Despite its central location, strategically between Fes (70km)…Read More


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Visiting a Marrakech Pharmacy or Herbalist

Written by Slug on 31 Oct, 2012

Our hiking company paid for us to have a guide round Marrakech for half a day and for some of that time he took us around the souks. If you have a guide, one of the inevitable places you will visit will be a Moroccan…Read More


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Marrakech Souk - a must do Marrakech experience

Written by Slug on 29 Oct, 2012

Our travelling companions were hoping to find a good quality rug for their long thin hallway and so an afternoon in the Marrakech Souks beckoned. Happily our tour operator gave us the services of a guide for the afternoon, and while we could have found…Read More


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Essaouira Fishing Port

Written by Slug on 27 Oct, 2012

The Essaouira Fishing Port isn't exactly a tourist attraction, and we were rather anxious not to get in anyone's way as fisherman and traders marched backwards and forwards across the quay in the blistering sunshine. Even the cats are working hard not to miss any…Read More


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Travelling to Essaouira from Marrakech

Written by Slug on 09 Oct, 2012

I guess that many travellers arrive in Marrakech for their journey to Essaouira. Our High Atlas hike was arranged by KE Adventure in the UK and was based around Marrakech. We fancied a few "chill" days after our hard work and they offered a 4…Read More


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Wandering through Essaouria's Fishing Port

Written by Slug on 07 Oct, 2012

Although Essaouira is quite a large Moroccan city of 70,000, the tourist part of town is really quite small and divided broadly into "Beach" and "Medina". We are fortunate in that in Morocco the French colonists tended to build their modern part of the city…Read More


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Roll Up Roll Up, Get Your Argan Oil Here!

Written by Slug on 01 Oct, 2012

One of the products fairly unique to Morocco is the production of Argon Oil. This is the oil of a nut that is reputed to have healing and health preserving powers. Why is it that every country seems to have such a product that its…Read More


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Morocco Mountain Food

Written by Slug on 30 Sep, 2012

One of the things I have been asked most is about the food during our hike. I have to say that Breem our chef for our Mount Toubkal tour is a king amongst cooks and that we ate very well indeed. Breakfast was the only…Read More


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