Travel Blogs from Marrakech, Morocco

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Marrakech Express!, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech Express!

A travel blog entry by zolab

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... . She met her husband on the roof at night when her parents were asleep. Today, we went in to the main square in Marrakech. I saw snake charmers and got to hold a mamba, watch two cobras fight, hold a chameleon and a strange orange lizard, and a ...

I Don't Want to Crap in My Pants!, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

I Don't Want to Crap in My Pants!

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... were some pretty tight passes into oncoming traffic – Marianna remarked that she was surprised we survived the drive back to Marrakech.  We were dropped off at the end of one of the pedestrian streets that radiates outwards from the Place, and ...

Marrakech: 22 McElaney's: -300, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech: 22 McElaney's: -300

A travel blog entry by laurenandy

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... the next opening.  People are clutching and grabbing everything, all over the place (including Lauren).  Boys in Marrakech apparently have a thing for grabbing girls not dressed in traditional Arabic clothing.  Given this perfect storm of ...

Morrocco, Marrakesh, Morocco travel blog

Morrocco

A travel blog entry by csurtees

Morocco, My favourite place on ...

Magic, Monkeys and Morocco, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Magic, Monkeys and Morocco

A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault

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... of dates weighing down trees lining the gorge desert oasis along the way so we could have a nice snack. Our last stop was Marrakech. My first night there was a restful 10 hours of sleep. My body will make it through this place - albeit kicking and ...

Marrakech and all our lost mopeds resurfaced!, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech and all our lost mopeds resurfaced!

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip

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... not pass their smog tests in the late ‘70s have been shipped out here and are all operating full time in Marrakech and probably other North African cities. They are terrifying for foreigners on foot and pump out a remarkable amount of black smoke. ...

Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech

A travel blog entry by jcbeep

Amazing - the sights (monkeys and snakes), the sounds (the Djemma el Fnaa), the ...

On the Marrakech Express, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

On the Marrakech Express

A travel blog entry by aviruthia

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... day all painted in blue because medieval Jews wanted to distinguish it from Moslem green. Fire-eaters in the streets of Marrakech, the world's musicians gathered in the streets of Fes and in between endless cups of tea with craftsmen and carpet salesmen. ...

Viva la Maroc, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Viva la Maroc

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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Today started at ridiculous o'clock in the morning, but everything went well at the airport and we landed in Marrakech around midday. It was supposedly 13 degrees when we landed but meh, the sun was out, it felt like summer! Passing through customs, the ...

Chaos, Bizarreness, Tajines and Snake Charmin, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Chaos, Bizarreness, Tajines and Snake Charmin

A travel blog entry by thesaxman

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... impression. Day broke soon after, and our multinational travelling posse trod out into the very warm morning sun of Marrakech, Morocco´s imperial heart and a much friendlier vibe than seedy Tangier. Though given tremendous attention from a swarm of taxi ...

Arrival at Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Arrival at Marrakech

A travel blog entry by xsa

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Arrival at ...

Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech

A travel blog entry by deirjohn

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... holds enough water for five years. Watering is obviously very important here. We are crossing the Atlas Mountains today on our way to Marakech. The landscape is just so different here and some of the villages hard to work out if going up or coming down, ...

Marrakesh, Marrakesh, Morocco travel blog

Marrakesh

A travel blog entry by deirjohn

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This morning was a city sight seeing tour I during which we saw the Bahia Palace. Then on to the very famous Djema el Fna Square which we'd walked through last night. During the day it was even more seedy and a let down of the exciting vibrant place I ...

Welcome to Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Welcome to Marrakech

A travel blog entry by karyn512

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... was amazing.  Lentil soup, tagines of chicken and fish and amazing desserts.  The meal was accompanied by the sounds of Morocco - the running water of a tile mosaic fountain and mellow music.  Of course the meal ended with mint tea - a ...

Morocco: The Land of Surf, Sahara, and Tagine, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Morocco: The Land of Surf, Sahara, and Tagine

A travel blog entry by sjaya

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... blown away! Marakech Souk After the Sahara, we headed to Marakech for the last 2 days of our trip.  Marakech is the main tourist hotspot in Morocco, so it was weird to see so many Westerners after we had barely seen any during the initial part of ...

Moroccan Standard Time, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Moroccan Standard Time

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... says that to Chinese people, what’s our response to that supposed to be, “WE ARE MOROCCO!!!”? So far, my feelings on Marrakech are quite ambivalent, hating the constant harassment of hustlers and disliking how chaotic everything ...

Shades of Crosby, Stills and Nash, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Shades of Crosby, Stills and Nash

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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... with the walls and towers ornamented with decorative motifs.   We continued onward toward Marrakesh via the highest point in Morocco, the Tichka Pass which offered an impressive landscape in the heart of the Atlas Mountain chain. Upon entering the ...

Snake Charmers, Snails and Monkey Tales, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Snake Charmers, Snails and Monkey Tales

A travel blog entry by sashadasha

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... order a chickpea soup, which was rich in protein. It was the next best thing to tofu (that we had no access to in Morocco :(.  After three days in Marrakesh we briefly debated going on a multiple day outing to the Sahara desert. As we have seen other ...

Via Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Via Marrakech

A travel blog entry by shelwar83

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Hot, Dusty, and Boring, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Hot, Dusty, and Boring

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

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... with anything. I think partly we are a bit over desert, but still we don't quite see what the huge attraction is for Marrakech. It is easily my least favorite place we have been in Morocco. A lot of tourists, high prices, dirty, busy. Really ...

Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech

A travel blog entry by antipodean

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It is Saturday afternoon and Ann and I are sitting up high overlooking the marketplace where the night before we had a true Marakech marketplace experience. We both feel it is a little safer up high after being hassled a number of times, and also being ...

Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech

A travel blog entry by lukeandbelinda

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... in love with a Monet painting – House Among the Roses.  The three days allowed me time to prepare for the Marrakech experience. Since getting here I realize that I could not prepare myself for what I was going to see.  It feels like the ...

Just arrived, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Just arrived

A travel blog entry by shelwar83

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Yey weve arrived We got off the plane and spent ages getting through passport security to go and get our bags, luckily because it took so long all the bags were already out: we went to pick them up and after looking at the conveyabelt i realised mine ...

Marrakech Express, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech Express

A travel blog entry by french4ayear

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... hidden from public view by simple outdoor walls. The effects are staggering. Before Islam and France (and others) invaded, Marrakech was Berber -- a peaceful, pagan farming culture. We headed to the Atlas mountain foothills to visit Berber country and ...

Twilight, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Twilight

A travel blog entry by delsar

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... found a rooftop terrace to sit, drink and watch the world go by. To the north of the square are the souks of Marrakech, small narrow alleyways packed with artisans selling all manner of crafts. The souks are thick with people, both tourists and locals and ...

February Travel Break: 16th-19th, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

February Travel Break: 16th-19th

A travel blog entry by samserpico

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... thought. But here we are. Morocco. Morocco was one of the craziest places I have ever been to. First of all, we were in Marrakech. Walls surrounded the old part of the city, and within these walls were the souks, the large town plaza, and our riad. ...

Back in Blighty, Marrakesh, Morocco travel blog

Back in Blighty

A travel blog entry by twovines

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... though sadly not for the room. Especially the trickling fountain with its candles at night. (Gill) Moroccan House Hotel, Marrakech for traditional kitsch and moderate comfort. (Ian) Worst accommodation: El Rachida all night cafe for displaced persons, ...

The oldest backpackers in town, Marrakesh, Morocco travel blog

The oldest backpackers in town

A travel blog entry by twovines

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We leave for ...

Desert tour, day 1, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Desert tour, day 1

A travel blog entry by kyle-and-lisa

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Desert tour: The three of us booked a 4 day/3 night tour of the Sahara and surrounding area. Our tour departed from Marrakech and was operated by GoMoCo/Sahara Expeditions. Taking this tour into the countryside and the sand dunes of the Sahara really let ...

Non, je m´excuse, votre prix est incroyable, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Non, je m´excuse, votre prix est incroyable

A travel blog entry by ntlockhart

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... were on our way to our lovely riad - aka Moroccan guest house. Nathan here: Quick story to share before talking about Marrakech. Yes, it´s official, we have declared a winner for "Stupid Parent/Tourist - Month of July." This month´s winner was ...

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