Travel Blogs from Marrakech, Morocco

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Morocco 2.0, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Morocco 2.0

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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The City Our long awaited return to Morocco finally arrived last weekend when we took a roundabout set of dirt cheap flights from Madeira to Lisbon, Lisbon to Madrid, then Madrid to Marrakesh. Marrakesh is home to a famous medina full of mad souqs and ...

The Real Morocco, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

The Real Morocco

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... in it being a prime destination for tourists and it has become very touristy. Our guidebook describes Marrakech (population 970,000) as the "lodestone" of Central Morocco; the oasis was the finest many traders had ever seen. Although many of the ...

Finally a bit of chaos again..., Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Finally a bit of chaos again...

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... Madrid to Casablanca for about 58 Euros per head with EasyJet. And with only a three hours train ride inland to Marrakech from Casablanca, we both looked forward to spend a week discovering this famous North African city and its surroundings. Carolina ...

http://ADwarfIn..., Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

http://ADwarfIn...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... all that the english say, and are constantly repeated by the touts. Palais El Bahia? Average. No further elaboration required. Marrakech impresses as a genuine city, certainly not free of the exploitative blemishes that come with tourism, but not ...

Would you like some couscous with that couscous?, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Would you like some couscous with that couscous?

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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... does cool you down. But a cold can of Pepsi Max does the job just as well. Our final stop was in the town of Marrakech and it was there that my faith in Moroccan food was finally restored. The main square around sunset is a throng of activity, with ...

Fes and Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Fes and Marrakech

A travel blog entry by philthy

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... . Then there were the food stalls, more like outdoor restaurants, that serve up delicious Moroccan fare at cheap-even-for-Morocco prices: cuscous (a North African grain) with "the fixins" (my term, not Moroccan), tanjine (a Moroccan stew), olives, ...

"Hey, my food still has a face!"

A travel blog entry by edamame

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... , so after a few moments of awkward silence and stares, the guy gave in and reluctantly handed us our change. Only in Morocco! After a few days in Marrakech, we really needed to get away from the chaos. We took the bus a couple of hours to the sleepy ...

The Spectacle...Djemma-el-Fna!, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

The Spectacle...Djemma-el-Fna!

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... one case down, only a few dozen to go! We spent the day yesterday riding the rails from Fes to Marrakech. Trains in Morocco are actually quite pleasant. The coaches are air-conditioned and situated with six seats per compartment. After our experience ...

Marrakech- Farewell to Morocco, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech- Farewell to Morocco

A travel blog entry by tavini

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... a bathroom that had seen its better days. We then took an 8 hour train ride across the plains and the desert to Marrakech, which fortunately seemed like a different world. It is much cleaner and paradoxically for a city on the edge of the desert, ...

I would like to begin by suggesting that ..., Marakech, Morocco travel blog

I would like to begin by suggesting that ...

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... have to hire a car.... 5 hours on the train (no driving this time) and I am in a taxi with two local Moroccan guys in Marrakech, one who has spent 6 years in the USA - so now I am set English chit chat and local chit chat to get good prices. Last night ...

Skank hole market square, Marakesh, Morocco travel blog

Skank hole market square

A travel blog entry by kris

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Ok, this is a little entry just to chronicle my trip to marakesh.. the boat arrived in a small town called Safi where there is fuck all.. i was booked onto another granny bus trip to marrakesh, but this time i knew it wasn´t really feasable to do it on ...

MMMMMMMMM can I try some of that, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

MMMMMMMMM can I try some of that

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... now top of my list. If I asked to go in the poll today, I could name many more places I would not return to. Marrakech, I love you !!! As a parting word, unbelievable as this might seem, I haven't had one drop of alcohol so far this journey, but ...

madness and mayhem, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

madness and mayhem

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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... weather cleared for a brilliant day and the high atlas mountains (biggest peak over 4500m!!) which rim the southwestern edge of Marrakech revealed their splendour for the first time. Spent a full day together wandering and eating. Really nice to catch up ...

Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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Marrekesh - With Snake Charmers., Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrekesh - With Snake Charmers.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Marrakesh is the nomad capital of the south full of medieval myths and mystery, vibrant and alive and even a bit daunting when you have just spent the night on a train (the Marrakesh express!!). Quite a pleasant train trip really though and the first ...

A Day in the Souks, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

A Day in the Souks

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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It was definitely beginning to feel like a vacation. We leisurely made our way down to breakfast the next morning, which consisted of yogurt, Moroccan crepe, tea, coffee, fresh baked chocolate croissants and a peach. Next we put on our tourist faces and ...

M&M, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

M&M

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... arranged for a driver to pick me up at the airport. When I landed I expected to see a man with a "Miss Stacey Young Welcome to Marrakech." There was a man with a sign of the name of the Riad Mur Akush but it did not include my name. I was hesitant to go ...

First Beers in Morocco, Marrakesh, Morocco travel blog

First Beers in Morocco

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... at once maybe the patrons freaked a bit. It was still an interesting night. We tried our hand at bargaining, but honestly Morocco is not the place to get cheap wares. Maybe Asia spoiled us because we found everything at the markets was pretty ridiculous ...

Reaching our Limits, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Reaching our Limits

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... tolerable, mostly a light drizzle and shaded. Today, however, the sun was beating down on us as we trudged through all of Marrakech. First stop were the Marjorelle Gardens, a small tropical garden laid out in the inter-war period by a French artist and ...

The Marrakech Express, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

The Marrakech Express

A travel blog entry by jbaxter

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After battling the flooding out of Rissani and a bus change at Erfoud, we found ourselves stuck on leaky, noisy and crowded overnight bus to Marakech which ended up taking an extra 2 hours due to the rain. Not the best time we've ever had. And not only ...

Marrakesh, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakesh

A travel blog entry by gustn

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A ...

Marakesz, czyli Miasto Boga, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marakesz, czyli Miasto Boga

A travel blog entry by akielich

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Jest późno, ale wolę napisać ta notkę przed pójściem spać bo przez noc trochę może z pamięci ulecieć. Wracając jeszcze do wczoraj. Na dworcu ...

Ostatni dzien w imperialnych miastach, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Ostatni dzien w imperialnych miastach

A travel blog entry by akielich

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Dzisiaj rano postanowiłem zostać jeszcze jedna noc w Marakeszu. Dało to możliwość spokojnego zobaczenia innych jego części niż ścisłe centrum. Rano wybraliśmy się z ...

Our Moroccan Adventure, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Our Moroccan Adventure

A travel blog entry by twopeasinparis

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... caves in the ground for their goats and sheep. -          The signs to Marrakech starting to become more frequent as we made our way through the windiest road through the valleys and high atlas mountains. ...

Marrakech - Welcome to Hell, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech - Welcome to Hell

A travel blog entry by waynedale

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... remember arriving at the airport when it was still dark, feeling very seedy from the night before. The immigration section of Marrakech Airport is a disaster and we waited for over an hour to go through, which is apparently the average waiting time. It's ...

The Camel Experience, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

The Camel Experience

A travel blog entry by pharpas

Hahaha... everyone laughed at Veeral. Poor guy was thrown off his camel. The camel slipped in the soft sand and tipped to one side... forcing him to jump off. I didnt see it happen. I was totally last in the 'camel train' - thats why i named my camel ...

[Update] Through to Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

[Update] Through to Marrakech

A travel blog entry by jwalkntheworld

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It's going to be a long 8 hours train ride to Marrakech tomorrow morning. Apparently the scenery is also fairly boring so will have a fair bit of time to catch up on planning our next ...

Who Wants Some Moora?  Who Wants Some Moora?, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Who Wants Some Moora? Who Wants Some Moora?

A travel blog entry by mugharrington

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... best breakfast so far and we needed it before our long, long day. Marrakesh was founded by the Almoravids and is one of Morocco's imperial cities.  In fact, it’s the second oldest city in the country.  First stop on the tour this morning ...

Marrakech - The Authentic Tourist Friendly Morocco, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech - The Authentic Tourist Friendly Morocco

A travel blog entry by rorywitt

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... the room was just too big and my bed was too far from them to make a difference for me.   One recurring theme about Marrakech is that they REALLY like to haggle and bargain here. I tried asking how much a plain t-shirt was with 2 colors of printing ...

Respect in the Form of a Sheep Head, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Respect in the Form of a Sheep Head

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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Marrakech is the most cosmopolitan and developed city in Morocco. It is populated by the Moroccan elite, French retirees and celebrities. Marrakech has all of the usual suspects: a massive medina, a sprawling ville nouvelle and a luxurious palmerie ...

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