Travel Blogs from Marrakech, Morocco

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Nothing Like it on Earth, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Nothing Like it on Earth

A travel blog entry by traceybelle

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... Riad in the old town and its amazing.  We have a mezzanine floor and a roof terrace that looks over the whole of Marrakech and the Atlas mountains in the distance.  We dumped our bags and got out into the sunshine its hot again yeah.  We ...

hello from Marakech, Marakech, Morocco travel blog

hello from Marakech

A travel blog entry by kdidricksen

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Marakech traffic is crazier than anywhere I've ever been!  Every mode of transportation from donkey cart to car, buses, motorcycles, bicycles and people on foot all in the streets with no obvious right of way rules or traffic lanes.  There are ...

Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech

A travel blog entry by ikono

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Cheguei às 21. Missão principal : encontrar turistas que me possam guardar a mochila. Primeira pergunta : « comment arriver au centre-ville ? ». Posto la, procurar uma praça iluminada e sentar a espera do peixe. Assim o fiz ...

Crazy things people do on mopeds in Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Crazy things people do on mopeds in Marrakech

A travel blog entry by zolab

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Today I made a list of all the crazy things that I saw people doing while riding mopeds in Marrakech: 1. Lots of people riding with no hands 2. Riding while talking on the cellphone and brushing hair with the other hand 3. Riding carrying tall ...

Per trein naar Marakech, Marakech, Morocco travel blog

Per trein naar Marakech

A travel blog entry by sylviaenjeroen

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Marakech Na een dagje uitrusten en klungellen aan boord nemen we de trein naar Marakech. De trein heeft een half uur vertraging en we weten de reden nog niet. Na tien minuten rijden staan we stil. Stroomstoring! Ja dat gaat al de hele reis zo, zegt ...

Night Market in Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Night Market in Marrakech

A travel blog entry by cupcrazy1994

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... of locals.  This is what we came here for. We decided from the first time we saw them that we could not leave Marrakech without attempting the sheep brains, so we ordered one of those to split and also got some tangia (a lamb stew-like dish that is ...

The Kasbah is closed, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

The Kasbah is closed

A travel blog entry by twovines

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Today we visit the Kasbah. We take the bus and arrive mid-morning only to find that it is Sunday and it is closed. Interesting since Friday is the official day of worship here. Ironically we did not encounter a single 'unhelpful helpful local' today to ...

Calores en Marrakech!, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Calores en Marrakech!

A travel blog entry by somanyroads

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... los litros de jugo de naranja recien exprimido que nos hemos tomado al dia de la fecha! mucha vitamina c! aca en la plaza de Marrakech hay minimo unos 30 puestos que lo venden. Nuestra primera impresion de este lugar es que es demasiado turistico y por lo ...

Morocco bound and then home!, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Morocco bound and then home!

A travel blog entry by smirkleby

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... it is a striking place.  I was twice told I look like a Berber,particularly when i put on a turban! Next stop was Marrakech which is where I am now.  Much bigger than Essaouiria but with a similar feel to it with a big (massive!!) medina full ...

The Wonder of Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

The Wonder of Marrakech

A travel blog entry by peillsonwheels

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... .  But one more detour on our way to the market was the Koutoubia Mosque.  It is the largest mosque in Marrakech, and its minaret was constructed in the late 12th century.  The kids were reaching their saturation point in ...

Marrakech plus desert trip = amazing!, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech plus desert trip = amazing!

A travel blog entry by kiri-ana

... at about 6.30pm, had much-needed showers back at hostel, and then met up with our little posse in the main square of Marrakech medina for dinner at one of the many food stalls - pretty good food and very cheap. Good experience. After having desert of ...

Marrakech Madness, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech Madness

A travel blog entry by kaz_and_tim

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... of the tannery which was interesting. The people that work there work really hard! We also visited the museum of Marrakech (after needing directions several times - nothing is signposted!). That night we had a great dinner following a recommendation from ...

Marrakech in the rain..., Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech in the rain...

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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... have no desire to try anything exotic like this but it is interesting to watch them give it a go. In Marrakesh, in fact Morocco in general there is a tendency for people to want payment for a photo being taken. While walking around the central square ...

Precipitation in desert nation, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Precipitation in desert nation

A travel blog entry by island_girl

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Well, i'm back in Marrakech again, having just gotten off an all night bus ride that was hell on earth for someone trying to get some sleep. After the camel trek Aidan and I both wanted to get back to civilisation asap so we bid Lee adeiu (sp? nick should ...

Magical Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Magical Marrakech

A travel blog entry by mariebee

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... the BBC site: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/country_profiles/791867.stm My friend Nigel celebrated his 50th in style in Marrakech, Morocco. He and his soon to be wife Anne love Marrakech, and it's one of my favourite places in the world ...

Crash courses in cooking and quad piloting, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Crash courses in cooking and quad piloting

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip

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At the end or our alley there is a stack of bread on the front counter of a very small market. The bread they use in Morocco is small, the size a tortilla but about one inch thick. They cost about ten cents apiece, and one piece is enough for breakfast if ...

Shawl haggling and taxi bargaining in the Red city, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Shawl haggling and taxi bargaining in the Red city

A travel blog entry by swedishvagabond

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Getting up early has its rewards. As the 6.30 am Marrakech express rolled out of the train station, we watched the city disappear while the sun rose over the city. It was spectacular. Buildings became smaller and smaller and the landscape started to ...

Our last day!, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Our last day!

A travel blog entry by shelwar83

We spent our last day shopping for the odd bits and bobs which we wanted to take back with us. We all bought a set of bongos, and i also bought a another little camel skin lamp, a small bongo, a little tajine, a little ashtray and a woven silk throw. We ...

Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech

A travel blog entry by kstubbs97

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... in the south of the medina, starting with the Koutoubia Mosque. According to the guidebook this 12th century building is still Marrakech's tallest and is the prototype for the Giralda in Seville. As it’s still a functional mosque I couldn’t ...

We survived Morocco ! Full account from Paris !, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

We survived Morocco ! Full account from Paris !

A travel blog entry by mike-christelle

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... , its year round blessed climate, proximity to Europe and prestigious culture is turning into a retirement cummunity for European Seniors. Marrakech is currently a vast contruction site, with brand new condos and luxury villas complete with pool. High-end ...

Marrakech Fest, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech Fest

A travel blog entry by rebshark

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... el Fna when the call to prayer begins pouring out of the Minaret.  After hours navigating Souks and the Kissarias we decided that Marrakech could also be named a Wonder of the World - if you consider the World's Largest Flea Market a wonder. Skippy ...

Day 16-18 - Morocco, Marrakech - Markets, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Day 16-18 - Morocco, Marrakech - Markets

A travel blog entry by oliveramber

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... with the upcoming 7-8 night bush camp stint.  Mmmm week with no showers... sure we will all be smelling lovely after that!! So Marrakech - love it but not nearly as much as Fes or Chefchaouen due to the fact that it is just so touristy.  Fes ...

Road trip dans le désert, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Road trip dans le désert

A travel blog entry by danielaube

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... de la grande ville, je me suis dis pourquoi pas! Et j'ai bien fait de me joindre a eux! On s'est donc donné rendez-vous a Marrakech pour le 25 novembre au matin. Dana arrivait le 24 en avion de la Suisse pour Casablanca, Simone l'Italien était déja au ...

Ouzoud Cascades, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Ouzoud Cascades

A travel blog entry by weixiao

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Spectacular scenery. Very chilled place, like a Moroccan Carribbean. Absolutely beautiful ...

What a Moment! (Part 2), Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

What a Moment! (Part 2)

A travel blog entry by cupcrazy1994

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We were just finishing up our last sightseeing in Marrakech at the Saadian Tombs. Most of the sights in Marrakech all had very similar features, and the elements of Arabic architecture soon became repetitive. Corey pointed out that even the riad where we ...

Happily lost  in Marrakesh!, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Happily lost in Marrakesh!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... restoring riads in the medina.  So what is the attraction?  Well aside from the two obvious attractions of Morocco itself, one being the weather, the other being the wonderful absence of over-regulation that plagues the Western world, the main ...

Desert tour , Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Desert tour

A travel blog entry by kyle-and-lisa

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The last two days of our tour were also very memorable. I think you'll see that our photos speak for themselves! ...

Snakes and Storytellers, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Snakes and Storytellers

A travel blog entry by zolab

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... it was cool though. Then we went upstairs to eat dinner and the storytellers told the story of Yela, the girl of the house. I also met a seven-year old girl named Rita who lives in Marrakech . She was shy but nice. I told her about my old ...

If the van is Moroccan'...., Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

If the van is Moroccan'....

A travel blog entry by andrew.campbell

... were filling out our boarding cards in Casablanca, but once we got face to face with the Moroccan boarder control in Marrakech, it didn't seem so hilarious at all. These guys looked hard-assed and probably hadn't cracked even a smirk ...

Record Snow in the UK!!!, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Record Snow in the UK!!!

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... time before Mary was scheduled to meet me, I went in search of some bottled water and snacks for today's flight to Marrakech.  Heading over to a nearby strip of shops I continued walking, not seeing anything but convenience stores.  There's ...

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