Travel Blogs from Marrakech, Morocco

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Marvelous Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marvelous Marrakech

A travel blog entry by amber.thomas

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Some Friends and I took at 3 hour train ride from Casablanca for the ...

ah Kiwis! Bigwelcome to Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

ah Kiwis! Bigwelcome to Marrakech

A travel blog entry by nathan_and_clem

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... it to us' maneuvor. I must say, it was quite an impressive move, if only for a few dirham. The overnight bus to Marrakech was comfy enough, but we were glad to see a comfy room where we checked in, overlooking the Djemma Al-Fna square. It ...

Marrakech roads in rush hour, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech roads in rush hour

A travel blog entry by tayka

The last time Mum and Dad came to Marrakech, they didn't have the campervan with them and after seeing the traffic in the city, they said they never wanted to drive here. Eighteen months later here they are driving through the city centre in rush hour at ...

Rainy day, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Rainy day

A travel blog entry by tayka

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... small, confined space in the van, when we are all feeling miserable and irritable. However there is only so much wandering around a supermarket you can do, no matter how big it is. Luckily the rain eased a bit in the evening and we went into ...

Bartering for a Berber Tea Table, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Bartering for a Berber Tea Table

A travel blog entry by tayka

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... to be a Berber Tea Table, depending on whether we could get it at a good price. So our first attempt at bargaining in Marrakech was for a brass tray (the table top). Initially we went around a few stalls to get an idea of what was available and the ...

Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech

A travel blog entry by joelandes

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... picnic tables and serve up delicious seafood, couscous and salads. There is no better (or cheaper) place to eat in all of Marrakech and we enjoyed spicy suppers every night. It was some of the best food we have eaten in all these months. Morocco ...

Doing the Moccarana in Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Doing the Moccarana in Marrakech

A travel blog entry by jonathan.felix

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... the reservations I had about the country seemed to dissipate when we arrived at our hotel, the Le Meridien N'fis in Marrakech. They upgraded us to a wonderful suite overlooking the pool and promptly delivered a complimentary bottle of wine, large ...

[Pictures] Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

[Pictures] Marrakech

A travel blog entry by jwalkntheworld

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Where the streets have no name, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Where the streets have no name

A travel blog entry by travelmonster

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... it on the TV, but that’s not the same,  I knew I was somewhere different, from what I’d seen so far, Marrakech was going to be a place ripe with possibilities. Once the mint tea is finished we’re all ready to go and get something ...

Le voyage au Maroc, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Le voyage au Maroc

A travel blog entry by rachsoms

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... been impossibe to find (just an unmarked door down a side alley near the main square in amoungst the souks (markets) of Marrakech. Our hostel was awesome, a traditional riad with a fountain in the centre and rooms around the outside with a rooftop ...

Morocco, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Morocco

A travel blog entry by jodytomp

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... with taxi drivers are the rule, not the exception.  We hired a man named Muhammad to drive us round trip from Casablanca to Marrakech.  He wanted $60/person for the service (about 3 hours of highway driving each way - about 150 miles).  At ...

Morocco, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Morocco

A travel blog entry by jaredwall

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... , Morocco, and then a drive through the desert regions in an unairconditioned tour bus suited for fifteen but containing sixteen straight to Marrakech where we moved into a Bungalow and began attending classes with professors from Kadi Ayad ...

Morocco, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Morocco

A travel blog entry by figiel

First time for me in Africa. Another continent conquered. Flew into Marrakech and had three days of 25 deg C weather. Really great after the cold of the UK (-10deg C). Cannot quite understand why the local Arabs try to rip everyone off at every ...

Snake Charmers and Grill Masters, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Snake Charmers and Grill Masters

A travel blog entry by msting

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Maybe it was because our tour ends in 2 days and I have to say goodbye to new friends, but I am completely uninspired to write. This city assaults your senses into an excited state & it starts with the avenues of rose gardens ... You have to come ...

market madness, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

market madness

A travel blog entry by salkelely

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Everyday the streets are alive, hungry cats, insistant shop keepers, one thousand welcomes from everyone, the constant call of fish and chips(who knows why), the shouts of "come to my shop, prices almost free!" and "you want moroccan husband, five ...

Goodbye Morocco!, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Goodbye Morocco!

A travel blog entry by shelwar83

... ;                  The End!    Morocco was a lot of fun and i learnt a lot about their different culture. Moroccan people are generally really friendly, helpful ...

Part 2 - The Real Adventure Begins, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Part 2 - The Real Adventure Begins

A travel blog entry by fiddlyweaver

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... the oldest part of town, and often the word "medina" is synonymous with "souq" (old, labyrinthine market areas), but in Marrakech the medina encompasses much more than just the souqs. Here they make a distinction between which parts are "souqs", and ...

Location de villas Riads dans un domaine de charme, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Location de villas Riads dans un domaine de charme

A travel blog entry by touhina

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SITUATION :  A seulement 12 km du centre de Marrakech et entouré des plus beaux golfs de la ville rouge, les « Jardins de Touhina » jouissent d'un cadre naturel d'exception avec un panorama enchanteur sur l’Atlas et tous les avantages que ...

On the Road In Morocco, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

On the Road In Morocco

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

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... , we were able to get a good taste and feel for three of Morocco's great imperial cities: Meknes, Fez and Marrakech. Morocco’s history and culture have been shaped by the Berbers, originally a nomadic Jewish people converted to Islam around 1000 ...

Two Nights in a Riad, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Two Nights in a Riad

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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For our last two nights in Marrakech, we checked ourselves into a riad for some relaxation and rest.  Moroccan cities are a blistering hive of activity.  We spent two nights behind the high walls of a riad--an oasis in the midst of the ...

Marrakech online, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech online

A travel blog entry by kazntrsawsmadvn

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Arriving after sunset in the imperial city of Marrakech offered an interesting spectacle walking through the main square, D'jemaa el-fna, where all life in the medina seems to focus around is ram packed full of the smell of every possible spice and food ...

Oh let the sun beat down upon my face . . ., Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Oh let the sun beat down upon my face . . .

A travel blog entry by thebests

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... saffron. Beezel bought an original of one of his pieces for 80 MAD. Cheap! We now had to contend with the drive back to Marrakech over the winding, mountainous roads. Aside from being referred to as Ali Baba half a dozen times or so, it was an uneventful ...

Into (North) Africa, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Into (North) Africa

A travel blog entry by croxandlilt

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... , bikes and donkey carts would pass by, seemingly oblivious to the awful stench or treacherous holes in the ground. Marrakech is a constant and relentless assault on every one of your senses – dodging people, motorcycles and mangy donkeys, all the ...

Marrakech Morocco, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech Morocco

A travel blog entry by martinlizama

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Marrakech you dirty noisy beautiful thing, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech you dirty noisy beautiful thing

A travel blog entry by janelle-daniel

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Well, its safe to say that Marrakesh wasnt the smartest place to start this adventure... About 20 degrees hotter than we were 4 hours ago when leaving london we arrived in Marrakesh-as the title suggests this place is hot and dusty, loud and dirty, ...

Worse Lunch Ever, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Worse Lunch Ever

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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It was nice to have the chance to sleep in this morning after a few exhausting days of hiking.  We had arranged to be woken up at 08:00 for an 08:30 breakfast before embarking on the final leg of our trek back to Imlil.  Typically nobody came ...

Onward to Marrakech, Marrakesh, Morocco travel blog

Onward to Marrakech

A travel blog entry by kateanddrew

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... made out of a slab of stone full of fossils. Incredibly how many there are. Staying in another little riad tonight in Marrakech. Arrived here late, around 5:30pm and its still 42 degrees. Looking forward to escaping the heat for a couple of hours tonight ...

Arriving in to Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Arriving in to Marrakech

A travel blog entry by mcnamaras

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... the lid of the over loaded boot, and we set off for the Medina. The Medina is the ancient walled city in the centre of Marrakech that dates back to the 11th century. The wall is tinged a pinkish colour and makes for a spectacular approach into the Medina ...

Our first full day in Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Our first full day in Marrakech

A travel blog entry by mcnamaras

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... had had enough sensory over load for one morning. The locals were all very friendly with kind greetings and 'Welcome to Marrakech'. The irony that this was a developing country filled with civil folk, whereas we had just left two developed countries with ...

Tombs 'n' Tanneries, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Tombs 'n' Tanneries

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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... a chaps cave to discuss such prospects. We settled on a daytrip to the seaside surf hotspot of Essaouria, ~180km West of Marrakech, for Sunday (tomorrow), and made assurances that if it went well we would book a desert trip with this company. Happy ...

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