Travel Blogs from Morocco

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Rabat, Rabat, Morocco travel blog

Rabat

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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Exploring Fes's Medina, Fes, Morocco travel blog

Exploring Fes's Medina

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... is to embrace everyone like a brother or sister... to love everyone. I have definitely been on the receiving end here in Morocco and I am happy to say that this destination beats any and all of the western places I've ever visited... In terms of the ...

A Guided Tour of Casablanca, Casablanca, Morocco travel blog

A Guided Tour of Casablanca

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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The lack of sleep and exercise continued to take its toll. Good thing that we had arranged for a driver/guide today. We were craving some authentic culture and education about each experience we embarked on. Youssef, an exquisitely dressed gentleman ...

Casablanca, Casablanca, Morocco travel blog

Casablanca

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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A night in Casablanca was intended to break up the eight hour commute from Essaouira to Fes, and a great decision it was. We arrived to Casablanca at around 3:30PM via bus to Marrakech and then a three hour train ride. We nearly missed the train, however ...

Life in Casablanca, Casablanca, Morocco travel blog

Life in Casablanca

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Finally after all this time in London, I have been granted a 16 day pass and I can now be found in Morocco What I don't get is, within 2 hours of being here, I have been offered hash on numerous occasions, I have been taken for a ride and been ripped ...

The Best of the Moroccan Cities We Visited, Fes, Morocco travel blog

The Best of the Moroccan Cities We Visited

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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Arrival in Fes was simple, Richard, the owner of Riad Tizwa, our new home for the next three days, had provided very explicit directions upon arrival. It appears my sport of haggling is not applicable here in Fes; the taxis actually run on meters. The ...

Tangiers, Tangiers, Morocco travel blog

Tangiers

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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We only had a day trip here, but from what we saw we know we are coming back for a better/longer look ! That 10 mile stretch of water really does separate Europe from Africa. The tribal mountain people trading in the casbah are proof of that, along ...

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. ...

M&M, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

M&M

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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Lowell had 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" sign. Instead there was a man with a sign that read "Riad Mur Akush," the name of the hotel. I was ...

Smells Like Pee, Essouira, Morocco travel blog

Smells Like Pee

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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´Essouira´ means well designed. We thought it would be nice to stay by the beach for a few days to escape the cities. As it happens the ´alizee´ (strong coastal wind) kinda kept us away most of the time. It is Morocco´s best known windsurfing place. ...

Untouched by Tourists, Nador, Morocco travel blog

Untouched by Tourists

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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Nador in Morocco borders Melilla in Spain. We got here so early in the morning that no one had checked out of their rooms yet and we had to wander, bleary-eyed from hotel to hotel trying to find an empty room. When we finally found one, we realized too ...

We finally left rabat on the 8th dec and ..., Fes, Morocco travel blog

We finally left rabat on the 8th dec and ...

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... call to prayer was so noisy it was unbelievable. All in all we found Casablanca to be fairly unremarkable. As the largest city in Morocco it was modern (at least by Moroccan standards) and didn't have much of an atmosphere to the place. We did the ...

Trapped by technology in Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco travel blog

Trapped by technology in Essaouira

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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Today was all about working on this blog and deciding which of the free blog sites were the lesser of two evils. I was finally at a place where my images were organized, the text was written but uploading and managing was not in my favor. It took me a ...

Volubilis and Fes., Fes, Morocco travel blog

Volubilis and Fes.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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After leaving Chefchaouen we spent the day in the truck with the exception of an amazing stop over at the Roman ruins of Volubilis. The mozaics in the ruins are in excellent condition because they were buried and not known about for centuries. A ...

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 is 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 ...

Magical Morocco, Fes, Morocco travel blog

Magical Morocco

A travel blog entry by edmondbina

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... robes and the women wore either a head scarf, or full on coverings showing only their eyes. But this is why I came to Morocco, to experience something completely different, and I knew I made the right choice. When we arrived to our hotel (they ...

Reaching our Limits, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Reaching our Limits

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... noticed two guys holding hands, one on bike, and the other on foot. It was odd to see this kind of affection between men in Morocco but happy to see that it wasn’t an issue for them in their community. We still had one more attraction to see before ...

Beginning Our Moroccon Adventure., Tangier, Morocco travel blog

Beginning Our Moroccon Adventure.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... country is so full of contrasts and steeped in rich culture and traditions. The question for us had been how will we travel in Morocco? We settled on a 7 day camping tour on an overland 4 X4 all terrain expedition truck which was offered as an add on to ...

Biggest Minaret in The World, Casablanca, Morocco travel blog

Biggest Minaret in The World

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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The area of Morocco that Casablanca is in has been conquered by many people over the years and even recently was rocked by suicide bombers. We had to go through Casablanca on our way out of the country and we had a 5 hour wait till our connecting bus ...

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, ...

The Land of The Rip Off, Todra Gorge, Morocco travel blog

The Land of The Rip Off

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... , "we go to ATM now, I have a knife." The guy went away eventually and we got our tickets eventually. Just another day in Morocco. Back up in the Gorge our hotel decided not to turn on the electricity to the rooms so we were in total darkness trying to ...

Imperial City, Fes, Morocco travel blog

Imperial City

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... by Berbers who are the indigenous people of North Africa. 70% of Moroccans have Berber in them. Most of the successful people in Morocco have their start in Fes. What we heard about Fes was that the Medina was huge and confusing and that the people ...

A Day with Thami and a Lesson in Negotiating, Fes, Morocco travel blog

A Day with Thami and a Lesson in Negotiating

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... signs, he led us straight to the rug dealer. Warmed up to negotiate, I had a field day here. Lowell had come to Morocco with hopes of bringing back a rug for his den, although after our experience in Marrakech with laughable prices, I wasn’t ...

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 ...

The Sahara, Merzouga, Morocco travel blog

The Sahara

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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We caught a night bus to Rissani on the expensive bus company (CTM) although the bus driver only sporadically put on the aircon so it was like an oven inside and none of the chairs reclined (for our 10 hour journey). From there we were picked up in a ...

Jew Blue and Fields of Marijuana, Chefchouen, Morocco travel blog

Jew Blue and Fields of Marijuana

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... of summer - yes please!!! We have spent our days drinking fresh orange juice, eating couscous and finally getting on the internet. Morocco is cheap, but not as cheap as an African country should be. The Europeans are buying houses here and driving up ...

A Cooking Class in Fes, Fes, Morocco travel blog

A Cooking Class in Fes

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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If you recall I compared cooking is for Lowell as porn is for most men. To fulfill this need we organized a cooking class for today. We awoke at 8:00AM to a delicious breakfast of fresh OJ, pancake/crepe with honey, muesli and fresh bottled yogurt. ...

Snake Charms, Marrakesh, Morocco travel blog

Snake Charms

A travel blog entry by jag

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Marrakesh was definitely the Gem of Morocco. We caught an overnight train down from Rabat and then caught a taxi into the famous and atmospheric main square Djemaa El-Fna. From here, now accustomed to the hustle that is usually associated with a new ...

Fes, Fes, Morocco travel blog

Fes

A travel blog entry by jag

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Fes was an extraordinary place to lost amongst the hillside bazaars, workshops, restaurants, mosques, markets, schools and dye pits inside the medina of Fez El Bali that acts as a giant labyrinth. At first we were content at making our way cautiously ...

Casablanca, Casablanca, Morocco travel blog

Casablanca

A travel blog entry by jag

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Casablanca was a pretty modern city that was just like any other city around. Howeverit did have an awesome Mosque called Hassan II Mosque. The Mosque was gigantic and also very beautiful. It was also situated on a prime position situated on a cliff ...

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