Travel Blogs from Essaouira, Morocco

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Beach chill out...Moroccan Style, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Beach chill out...Moroccan Style

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... miles. Plus it's not that often that Americans get a chance to see a sunset on the Atlantic Ocean! Our time in Essaouira has been pretty much consumed with putting around the town, walking the beach, sampling the local cuisine, lounging in cafes over ...

Morning Trek and Trip to Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Morning Trek and Trip to Essaouira

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... art galleries, wood workshops, fisherman and coloured boats all enclosed by ancient walls. My first impressions of Essaouira were very refreshing - definitely a charming, laid back artist's colony with cobblestone streets and massive stone ramparts ...

Hammam in Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Hammam in Essaouira

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... bit of a shock. I walked out of the Hammam feeling the cleanest I've ever been and longing for more. In coming to Morocco, you MUST have a Hammam, preferably an upmarket one that I had for about 180 plus 20 dirham tip (30 dollars). Definitely beats ...

Nearing the end of Morocco, Essaouira, Safi and El Jadida, Morocco travel blog

Nearing the end of Morocco

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... in the morning, we jumped into another taxi and we went to Agadir, only to jump into another taxi as we were going to Essaouira. Essaouira being an important town on the hippie trail as Jimi Hendrix had stayed here and it was the premier place to surf. ...

Trapped by technology in Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Trapped by technology in Essaouira

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... thing that I took the paved road that morning. I spent a quick 20 minutes wandering the desolate streets before returning since I felt like all I had experienced of Essaouira was the Riad and the port. But that was enough to convince me to come back ...

A day of wetness!, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

A day of wetness!

A travel blog entry by suzy-q

Saturday was our last full day in Morocco.  Cynth, Dee & I decided to do a day trip to Essouira which is a small town on the west coast a few hours from Marrakesh, well known for beaches, surfing and being a chilled out town.  We bought a ...

Windy City, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Windy City

A travel blog entry by segacs

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I used to think that Chicago was the Windy City. That was before I got to Essaouira. This coastal city is known for kite surfing for a reason, let's just put it that way. After a day of walking around, I think I had more sand in my hair than there is in ...

Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Essaouira

A travel blog entry by veroyjorge

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Essaouira - first touch of the Atlantic Ocean!, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Essaouira - first touch of the Atlantic Ocean!

A travel blog entry by richlum

... blown back onto shore. Had snails from the street vendor in the medina (there is only 1 option unlike Marrakech) which were yummo. Essaouira is a really nice town which would be awesome in summer, but probably a lot more crowded too. Was a good change ...

De El Jadida à Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

De El Jadida à Essaouira

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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... 's à déguster 1 dz chacun + des machins noirs tout piquants qu'ils appellent oursins sur cette côte. Par chance il y avait une bouteille de vin blanc dans le frigo, alors ce fut parfait. Une petite sieste et direction Essaouira ou nous restons 2 ...

Essouira, day 2, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Essouira, day 2

A travel blog entry by karyn512

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We had a great breakfast at the riad with a breakfast custard that tasted like jasmine smells.  You know what I mean... Today was overcast and a bit windy, but at least it didn't rain.  We went to see the souks (shops & markets) and because ...

UNBELIEVABLY annoying!!!, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

UNBELIEVABLY annoying!!!

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... ready by the time I was done, so I headed over to the bus station to check schedules for today's journey to Essaouira.  The vibe was completely different today, as our late arrival last night meant the streets were quite deserted - there definitely ...

CHAPTER 5 - PARIS-DAKAR? YOU MUST BE ENGLISH!, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

CHAPTER 5 - PARIS-DAKAR? YOU MUST BE ENGLISH!

A travel blog entry by barneyandpier

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... village. We are content to chill out for a day or two, sampling the catch of the day in any of the small stalls along the waterfront. May 18th - Rest Day, Essaouira A rest day that does exactly what it says on the tin - bugger all!!! ...

essaouira ***, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

essaouira ***

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Essie, Essouira, Morocco travel blog

Essie

A travel blog entry by jbaxter

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Like every other Moroccan city, our trip to Essouira began by being hounded as soon as we stepped foot off the bus by people offering you accommodation. The two who came up to us first seemed to have a good deal on an apartment nearby so we decided to go ...

Happy cakes makes funny face... Inshallah, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Happy cakes makes funny face... Inshallah

A travel blog entry by swedishvagabond

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... eye can see, fishermen showing off their catch of the day while hungry cats and curious seagulls are circling the harbor. Laid back Essaouira located on the Moroccan coast is our new favorite town so far. Here the salty air makes my hair curl up from the ...

metal camel, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

metal camel

A travel blog entry by sideofdirt

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Essence of Essaouria, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Essence of Essaouria

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... at night. We don't even remember if the Inna has A/C.       Mellow Medina   The walls of Essaouira's medina surround a vibrant mishmash of old and new. The ocean air ravages painted walls and corrodes bicycles and any metal items ...

Beach on the Brain, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Beach on the Brain

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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A long nap later and we arrived on Morocco's windy Atlantic shoreline. Essaouira is a fishing village that grew up, smoked some weed, and became a beach haven for French hippies and Morocco's artist community. Our two nights in this quintessential sandy ...

hello from Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

hello from Essaouira

A travel blog entry by kdidricksen

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"Toto, we're not in Kansas anymore" or the US either!  Hello from northern Africa Made it here to Morocco but my luggage decided to stay in NY so I am travelling very light!  The minimalist traveller - I hope it will be in Casablanca when ...

The Windy Little Town, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

The Windy Little Town

A travel blog entry by tmm

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We arrived into Essaouira in the early evening. The sun was just starting to drop and the wind was warm. Essaouira is a small town, completely enclosed by a thick white wall where no cars can drive. We walked from the bus and asked locals along the way to ...

Beach, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Beach

A travel blog entry by arlash

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We are on the beach in Essaouira for a few days before heading into Western Sahara to begin the long desert crossing.  Net is still difficult, and I have no idea when I will be able to connect again. The trip is going well so far. Good food and lots ...

Essaouira and the sea, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Essaouira and the sea

A travel blog entry by janelle-daniel

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Cool Moroccan Shores, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Cool Moroccan Shores

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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May 23, 2014 - PM MARRAKECH to ESSAOUIRA By Bus (3 hrs)  Riad Thais, 360 dh, double including breakfast Supratours Bus to the Beach   After dropping the rental car at Marrakech Airport Long-Term parking, we immediately caught the airport bus ...

Police versus Robinsons 1:1, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Police versus Robinsons 1:1

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... reference to the ramparts surrounding the medina.  However, as soon as independence arrived, the Moroccans changed it back to Essaouira.....just like they changed back the roundabout rule!   Mark and I were in a lazy, wandering, rambling kind ...

the beach calls again, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

the beach calls again

A travel blog entry by salkelely

i emerge from marrakech bus station madness on a bus back to ...

Stepping back in time, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Stepping back in time

A travel blog entry by sabaidii

... pale compared to Hawaii. So I guess they come here if Daddy's cheque didn't arrive in time for the flight to Honolulu. Essaouira is a town with a great atmosphere. It is right next to the coast, a walled city that looks unchanged since the middle ages ...

green shoes, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

green shoes

A travel blog entry by julienicholas

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hiya, am in essaouira on the beach and have just bought lovely green shoes. yesterday we spent the night at a gite in the high atlas and it was freezing. the trek up was difficult because of the ice and everyone was very good and took it in turns to hold ...

On the Coast, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

On the Coast

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... shower, and the second room (on the roof) had a broken door and windows. But that's okay, it's all about the experience. Essaouira is a peaceful coastal town right on the Atlantic. It's very laid-back compared to the other cities in Morocco so far. It ...

Essaouira - the surf city of Morocco, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Essaouira - the surf city of Morocco

A travel blog entry by antipodean

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... shopping we needed to do here - as the word on Marakech was that shopping there is a nightmare. We were very sad to leave Essaouira and both agreed we would be back one day to have a relaxing break by the sea and visit Omar! Our favourite little town saw ...

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