Bahja de Mogador
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... of tourists seeking to escape the crowds of Marrakech ever since. Jimi Hendrix and several of his peers made their homes here, and you can still see the small village where they set up their camp, indulging their pursuits in the tranquil surroundings. I imagine that they would be disappointed to learn that their bohemian locale has now been developed into a five star resort with a good course! As we looked out across the beach, the rally cars we had been following on our ...
... and directly abuts the ocean. Our first night in town we made our way to the section of the wall that faces the water and watched the sun set, with the waves crashing in off the North Atlantic – Essaouira is west of the Strait of Gibraltar). Naima told us that a couple of weeks before we arrived there was pretty severe wind, which led to seven meter seas, with waves coming over the walls into the medina. The ones we saw weren’t that ...
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The fruit is so cheap here, providing
that you leave the medina and you take a walk into the totally local
part of Essaouira. Here there are plenty of little fruit stalls
selling all types of melons, nectarines, peaches, plums, apricots,
bananas, cherries, strawberries and all manor of different veg. ...
... He'd wanted to help me, but ... He was going to drop me off soon, before passing many more police roadblocks.
The desert became dark, as our road returned to the coast. The sea breeze kept temperatures at 23 Celsius (73 Fahrenheit). Perfect. Amsa drove 90 mph.
We listened to eleven-minute-long Senegalese songs. One man sang about orphans; with a sentimentally moaning voice, he called the mother's name: ...
... throughout the city before the fish begin to spoil. There is no denying the freshness of the fish, as my experience can surely attest.
Back from the harbor, I headed into the medina where up until now I had really only explored the two main streets. As I headed back down some of the quiet alleys with no tourists, the locals greeted me with Bonjours and smiles. It was a much different vibe here as opposed to Marrakech. The white painted buildings with ...