Riad Magellan

62 derb el Hammam, Marrakech, 40000, Morocco | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Marrakech

Out of Africa ( south)

A travel blog entry by jkjohnson


... we have explored, Africa is a place where the beauty of the natural world overwhelms, catches you in the throat. You enter a transformative space that fosters an awareness of your astonishing insignificance on the planet. There is a touch of melancholy as we jet north. However, we are extremely fortunate, unfairly privileged and immensely grateful to have glimpsed the southern reaches of this magnificent ...

Cape Town: Feel the rhythm

A travel blog entry by jkjohnson


... up out of the surging swells of the south Atlantic. The air is heavy with swirling marine mist. Fynbos clings to the flanks of the steep slopes. The soundscape is dominated by the thundering rhythmic crash of the surf. Frigid green water washes the sugary white shore. We scamper along the edge of the continent, peering over the dizzying cliffs to the turbulent sea. Smashed Dutch and Portuguese shipwrecks are hidden in the black volcanic reefs below. ...

Who Wants Some Moora? Who Wants Some Moora?

A travel blog entry by mugharrington


... were restored and remain place. I love this! The intricate grills made out of either iron or cedar wood covering the windows here and in all of Morocco are called mashrabiya. The mashrabiya window cover is designed so the view inside-looking-out is not blocked however from the outside-looking-in, the view is obscured. Interior courtyards and mashrabiyas are all about privacy. All manner of Berber handicraft items are on display – ...

Disneyland in Morocco?

A travel blog entry by parleusted


... in leaves and knots and the style is reminiscent of the Alhambra. The dorms are arranged all around the central courtyard with windows opening out into the center and we were allowed to walk into the tiny rooms. It is easy to imagine the life of a dedicated student a few centuries ago surrounded by all this beauty. Or the not so dedicated ones playing pranks from the balconies on the unsuspecting ones below.

Adjacent to the medresa ...

Everything but beer!

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip


... and rejuvenates them with a hammer and box of shoe nails, thick thread pushed through old leather with thick needles. You will thank me for not naming all items available in the souks, as this would be a rather long blog.

The souks themselves wind themselves into an inner sanctum of shops that get smaller and tighter the farther you get towards the middle. Soon even the mopeds give up. Colorful slipper shops are my favorite, and the spice shops. I stood and talked to ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 62 derb el Hammam, Marrakech, is near Majorelle Garden (Jardin Majorelle), Jemaa el Fna, Marrakech Souk, and Ali Ben Youssef Medersa (Madrasa).
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    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding