Travel Blogs from Marrakech, Morocco

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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 ...

Interesting Times in Marrakesh, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Interesting Times in Marrakesh

A travel blog entry by lukeandbelinda

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The final two days in Marrakech have definitely been different to the first two and not for the better. We were picked up by our new Riad and after driving for about 10 minutes we then had to get out of the nice air conditioned car and walk through a ...

Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech

A travel blog entry by traciehowe

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I slept like a baby on the train,so I'm glad we opted for 1st class, so that I could enjoy today and not be exhausted1 We met this Mexican girl in our cabin and she has joined us for the time being. Today, while Michael was lazy, we wandered through 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 ...

The final fading sounds of Morocco, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

The final fading sounds of Morocco

A travel blog entry by deepblue82

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... ' adventurous journey to experience Morocco's varied people, places, cultures, and landscapes.  A full day spent touring Marrakech's monuments and walking through its streets, souks, shops, and alleys.  Mohammed, our trusty but somewhat ...

Snakes and Monkeys and Exploitative Henna Ladies, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Snakes and Monkeys and Exploitative Henna Ladies

A travel blog entry by baggagewhores

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See you later Morocco, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

See you later Morocco

A travel blog entry by lilythedog

... out in the end, loud Moroccan music blasting on the bus speakers for the trip) Shaun surprised me on our last night in Morocco by staying at the incredible Sofitel Marrakesh hotel and spa. Check it out online, just stunning. So after a swim in the pool ...

this place is a circus, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

this place is a circus

A travel blog entry by salkelely

back here for one ...

Marrakech Express, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech Express

A travel blog entry by blakes

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... caravans used to come to sell their wares.  He tells us if we don't experience this square we have not experienced Marrakech.  It is now dark outside and as we approach it appears there are thousands of people.  There are small clusters of ...

Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech

A travel blog entry by xsa

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Back in ...

Everything but beer!, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Everything but beer!

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip

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... met a tour operator who has spent lots of time traveling the world. He told me that without a doubt he feels safer in Marrakech or anywhere else in Morocco than in New York or London. He told me that there are no streets in the city that are not perfectly ...

1.02 - Marrakech, Morocco, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

1.02 - Marrakech, Morocco

A travel blog entry by edaradi

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... are his only flaws, as far as we saw, and not the reasons why he is our favorite Moroccan). So, a quick two things about Marrakech.  First, the old part of the city (the medina) is completely functional, but it’s like time stopped 700 years ...

Marrakech Magic, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Marrakech Magic

A travel blog entry by fifoota

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... , being the gateway to the High Atlas Mountains and the desert, as well as the meeting and marketplace of African, Berber and Arab Morocco.  Like the other imperial cities, it is surrounded by city walls, which are red walls of dried mud. ...

Montanhas, deserto, islam e chocolate marroquino, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Montanhas, deserto, islam e chocolate marroquino

A travel blog entry by jan_heineman

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... Onibus noturno, o motorista nos acordou pra avisar que haviamos chegado. Cinco da manhã, nos instalamos no Hotel Afriquia. Marrakech é movimentada e turística. O ponto principal da cidade é a Medina onde há inumeras barracas de comida, lojas de ...

Kierunek Agadir, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Kierunek Agadir

A travel blog entry by sebasnow

ostatnia podróz rozlatującym się ...

Avoiding Morocco, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Avoiding Morocco

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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We initially had grand plans to be positive all day and fill our time with sightseeing but were broken early in the morning when we could not find anything we were looking for in the poorly mapped and signed medina.  We had wanted to do a cooking ...

Morocco - Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Morocco - Marrakech

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... , waking up at 04.30. We took a taxi to the airport and at 07.30 we were already taking off to Marrakech in Morocco. After arrival we had to go through the traditional passport control. It turned out to be the first warning...people desperately running ...

Morocco here I come, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Morocco here I come

A travel blog entry by yorron

Morocco is a destination I've always dreamed on visiting. Today it is coming true. I'm excited beyond ...

Bridge destroyed in torrential rain, Marrakech, Morocco travel blog

Bridge destroyed in torrential rain

A travel blog entry by tayka

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Our plan was to drive from Ait Benhaddou to Essaouira, stopping on route at Marrakech to break up the journey. We would then return to Marrakech after a few days by the sea in Essaouira. This would be a little extra driving, but Mum only has a few days ...

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