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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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Dealing with altitude - Atlas Mountains

Written by Slug on 28 Sep, 2012

Before we started our Mount Toubkal hike, we were quite nervous about how we might be affected by altitude, and it is only when we were on the mountain did we discover how we were affected and then find coping strategies suitable for us. I'm…Read More


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Overview of the Seaside Town

Written by airynfaerie on 27 Oct, 2011

The beach town of Essaouria on the west coast of Morocco is a lovely laid-back and exotic city. I recently visited as a day-trip from a week in Marrakesh.After the 3-hr drive from Marrakesh in the morning, we arrived in Essaouria. We enjoyed stopping along…Read More


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What to expect at a herbalist

Written by koshkha on 30 May, 2011

Close to the entrance of the Musee de Marrakech is a herbalist's shop. If you stand with the entrance to the museum behind you and look directly away from the museum, the herbalist is in the row of shops ahead of you and to the…Read More


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Marrakech to Essaouira - and back again

Written by koshkha on 19 Apr, 2011

One of my favourite places in Morocco is the lovely little coastal town of Essaouira. It's got a laid back hippy vibe that has long endeared it to visitors. They say Bob Marley loved it and there are lots of tall tales about famous people…Read More


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An Evening in Casablanca

Written by alias843 on 17 Apr, 2011

We arrived at the Casablanca airport in the afternoon following a very loud Easyjet flight from Europe. The airport was small but modern, passport control was efficient and customs not a problem. Unfortunately we arrived about ten minutes too late for the hourly…Read More


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Eating and Drinking in Marrakech

Written by koshkha on 10 Apr, 2011

There are some countries that fill me with a sense of culinary expectation so much that my mouth is almost watering before I get off the plane. Sadly Morocco is not one of those countries. I don't eat meat and haven't done so for over…Read More


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A Short but Sweet Stay in Essaouira

Written by manlalakbay on 11 Feb, 2010

The day that we left for Essaouira was the Feast of the Ram for the Muslims. This meant that there were no transportation going to Fez, which was our original destination. We had to change our plans and go to Essaouira instead.…Read More


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The Sights to Essaouira

Written by manlalakbay on 10 Feb, 2010

Going to Essaouira is another long trip away from Marrakesh, but not quite as long as the ten hour trip to the desert. This one only takes a couple of hours.What is interesting about the road to Essaouira is that it looks more like…Read More


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A Desert Experience

Written by manlalakbay on 26 Jan, 2010

Another treat of the camel-riding tour was the chance to sleep in the desert overnight. This was something I never thought I would get to do in my entire life. I dreamed of doing it but actually doing was just exciting.After our 45-minute…Read More


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The Most Awaited Camel Ride!

Written by manlalakbay on 15 Jan, 2010

While the ten-hour journey to Zagora from Marrakesh was exciting, it was the camel ride that our gang was waiting for. Many of us have not seen or touched a camel before, so the long trip just made us anticipate the experience more.…Read More


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