Travel Blogs from Meknes, Morocco

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Roman ruins...in Morocco, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Roman ruins...in Morocco

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... all, there were probably less than 30 people at the entire expansive site. I love visiting places like this! So far, Morocco has been far more hassle-free than I originally expected. I had anticipated something closer to my prior experience in Egypt; ...

Wake up in Europe, to sleep in Africa., Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Wake up in Europe, to sleep in Africa.

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... to be quite interesting. I'm sure you'll hear a few comical remarks in her observations! Today we jumped full-on into Morocco. Walked into the medina (old city) and promptly got lost in the labyrinthine alleys. Found our way out thanks to a few local ...

Day 2 of Tour Casablanca to Meknes, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Day 2 of Tour Casablanca to Meknes

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... hospitality... I have found this in every Arabic country I've travelled to including Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Malaysia and now Morocco. It makes the travelling experience so special when your smiles are returned, and help is always there if you seek ...

Meknes - Lunch And Look Around., Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Meknes - Lunch And Look Around.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... square). After a few hours to look around we were back on the truck and off to the port and beach side town of Asilah. we set up camp, had tea then walked into town to have a look around. Footnote: Historic City of Meknes is UNESCO World Heritage ...

Medinas, masoleums, mosques......., Meknes and Fes, Morocco travel blog

Medinas, masoleums, mosques.......

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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... same place for dinner, another pretty early night.... Fes - another easy train ride, beautiful rural setting...train travel in morocco really is very cruisey. - also an imperial city of morocco; probably the biggest in fact. - big of a trek ...

Rain and Ramadan, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Rain and Ramadan

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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Currently in Meknes sheltering from the rain. Middle of Ramadan so nothing much is open during the day and only seems to come alive in the final hours before sunset. More later. ...

Purchases, Meknes and Fez, Morocco travel blog

Purchases

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Meknes We caught the train to Meknes. We had a walk around the souq, and then it happened. I tried to say I wouldn't but they kept plying me with there tea, I tried to resist. Then those words came out of my mouth I am now the proud owner of not one, ...

Visite et Départ de Meknès, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Visite et Départ de Meknès

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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Ce matin visite de la ville impériale, mais avant, vérification du fonctionnement du blog. Ce soir, finalement tout marche! Nous avons ajouté des photos très culturelles pour ceux qui commencent à médire sur nos occupations de voyageurs. En ...

From Casablanca to Meknès-The First Few Days, Casablanca, Rabat and Meknès, Morocco travel blog

From Casablanca to Meknès-The First Few Days

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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... in the High Atlas Mountains; relaxing at the seaside town of Essaouira; and finally spending a few days in Marrakech, Morocco's cosmopolitan epicenter. Before we left Casablanca, we made the essential stop at the Hassan II Mosque-the 3rd largest ...

Meknes, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Meknes

A travel blog entry by hippler

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... ; A souk is nothing more than an outdoor mall in the old city and it can be tiring window shopping along with all of Morocco.  Crowds throng around shoe salesmen and tablecloth salesmen in a frenzy for no reason.  It's much nicer staying out of ...

on to calmer places, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

on to calmer places

A travel blog entry by jesselise

Meknes was a nice breath of fresh(er) air from Fes, but not intriguing enough to keep us occupied for more than a few ...

Et c'est la galere..., Khemisset, Morocco travel blog

Et c'est la galere...

A travel blog entry by mel_et_charlo

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... 'parer au garage… La fin de journée arrive et la pièce à changer n’est pas sur place, Mustafa devra partir à Meknes demain matin. On prend ça bien ! On a confiance maintenant ! Et puis on n’a pas trop le choix de toute ...

How do you find Meknes?, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

How do you find Meknes?

A travel blog entry by corinneconley

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... specifically together.  The jewelry sector was phenomenal, and we learned how arabs brought the gold into the country but Morocco originally had only silver jewelry.  Benny took us to the Masoleum of Moulay Ismail, which was excitingly open to ...

Meknes, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Meknes

A travel blog entry by kstubbs97

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... the city was a flourishing provincial centre 1,800 years ago. Volubilis is about a 30 minute drive from Meknes and is the best preserved Roman city in Morocco. It was the administrative centre for the province of Mauretania and was built over an earlier ...

Meknes, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Meknes

A travel blog entry by catmoj

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... there is shopping basket envy amongst the group. A long and occasionally bewildering day finishes with an adventure through Meknes' backstreets to a riad, a Moroccan house where all rooms face onto a courtyard. This is definitely one of Meknes' ...

A waiting game, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

A waiting game

A travel blog entry by twovines

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... time, we will sit and wait. Three men are sitting having coffee in the cafeteria. One of them comes out and asks us where we are going. Meknes we say. 11am he replies. No, 9am we say. No, no, he says, that train is gone, 11am. We look at the clock which ...

nice friendly city, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

nice friendly city

A travel blog entry by ash_gauld

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only really dropped in here to see volubilis but found a nice friendly city. Ramadan was getting into fullswing so had the amazing experience of walking totally empty streets during the early evening and then walking down the same streets 1-2 hrs later ...

More of morocco, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

More of morocco

A travel blog entry by kateanddrew

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After a lovely breakfast of breads and honey we were picked up from Rabat and went off to Meknes. There are over 50 palaces in town, all huge it seems. There are these amazing gates all over the city that open on to the medina, they all have different ...

The Beginning of the End, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

The Beginning of the End

A travel blog entry by thenewlyweds

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... what once was a thriving beautiful Capitol and see the columns fallen and the the stone slowly being reabsorbed by the earth. The Morocco government has only in the past few years come to realize how important tourism is to its economy and thus its need ...

A long day, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

A long day

A travel blog entry by 50odd

... mice, rabbits and hamsters. Despite the nice ride today, we have decided that there are some countries not meant to be cycled and Morocco is one of them. I'm sure if you can get yourself up into the High Atlas and trek, or, dip in and out ...

Ruine romaine et saint maroccain, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Ruine romaine et saint maroccain

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

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J ai fait les alentours de la ville de Meknes. Il y a 2 sites a voir. Volubilis, des ruines romaines tres impressionnantes et Moulay Idriss le fondateur de l'islam au maroc; bien sur ce dernier site est interdit aux non mulsumans comme la loie marocaine l ...

Recouperation time..., Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Recouperation time...

A travel blog entry by arikandcharis

... from Fez.   We went with the route of least resistance (on a train line) and took a quick trip to the city of Meknes, a UNESCO site, that is supposedly more relaxed then Fez but often overlooked by travellers. On the train we met a few very nice ...

Over the Atlas Mts. - finding one's way to Meknes, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Over the Atlas Mts. - finding one's way to Meknes

A travel blog entry by deepblue82

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An uncomical comedy of errors - the rustic approach to life inside Morocco Today's start from Tangier was to be an exercise in patience... first with another realization that not all Hertz rentals are the same.  After over an hour's wait at the ...

Peanut has a problem!, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Peanut has a problem!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... .     The Meknes medina is so much larger than the one at Assilah, which is not surprising because Meknes used to be the capital of Morocco back in the 18th century.  Actually we can't wait to see the medinas in Marrakech and Fez, because ...

Madness in Meknes, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Madness in Meknes

A travel blog entry by vannhansen

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... some made it over the deck... and some just made it out to the deck! FINALLY, we arrived in Tanger at 8pm... but unbeknownst to us, Morocco is on a different time zone than Spain, so it was only 6pm. At least we were able to gain back two hours from our ...

volubilis **, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

volubilis **

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Meknes  Pour la petite histoire, je déteste cette ville. L'ambiance y est glauque et toute les fois où j'y suis venue, je n'ai eu qu'une envie : repartir au plus vite !  Passant dans le coin pour nous rendre à Volubilis, on nous a hébergé.. ...

Is super =;-), Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Is super =;-)

A travel blog entry by sebasnow

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Is super =:-) Here are the Old Town Medina Stadium puts on the head of the Decade [who's seen it knows ;0 Jest czadowo =:-) Tu Stare Miasto Medina kładzie na głowę Stadion Dziesięciolecia [kto widział to wie ;0 ] ...

The Sultan's Slaves Built Meknes, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

The Sultan's Slaves Built Meknes

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... of the impressive size. Sultan Moulay Ismail's army was called the Black Guard and consisted of 150,000 black tribesmen brought to Morocco from sub-Saharan Africa.  Starting as indentured servants, when one was selected to be in the guard, they'd ...

Next stop: Meknes, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Next stop: Meknes

A travel blog entry by shelwar83

We caught the train from casablanca to meknes, and once again we were crammed into the end of the carraige. about two hour in we did manage to get seats in a cabin which was so comfortable and such a pleasant change! We also got off at the right stop AND ...

Magnificent views, Meknes, Morocco travel blog

Magnificent views

A travel blog entry by 50odd

4th October 2008 Hotel Maroc, Meknes Cooling down A lovely 56km ride today, although turned out to be a lot harder than we anticipated. Firstly, the road was good pretty much most of the way, it disintegrated slightly towards the end. ...

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