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... large brown eyes. As kids, some of us were embarrassed for her when we stumbled across bare breasted tribal women hidden deep inside the glossy pages of National Geographic. Others slightly resented her with millions of starving children. We sat alone at the dinner table, chastised, long after the plates had cleared, chewing on fatty chunks of meat floating in cold irish stew. We have been in Africa for two ...
... Under the expansive food tent, the Saturday crowd devours everything from barbecued springbok paninis to kingclip sushi rolls. Craft brewers pull pints of cold lager and local vintners pour glasses Sauvignon blanc. The solo musician loops djembe beats below the primal drone of the dijereedoo. The crowd bounces to the rhythm. We venture south to the Cape of Good Hope located at the most south westerly point of Africa. Here the basal shale mountains ...
... 8217;s mother’s tomb, in a separate mausoleum, was pretty spectacular as well. She clearly had an elevated place of honor. Approximately 200 other members Saadian dynasty are buried in these mausoleums. Faithful servants and soldiers are buried in the gardens. Sultan Moulay Ismail took over Marrakesh by 1672 and destroyed many old buildings and palaces but for some reason, he did not destroy this burial site. Instead he had it sealed ...
... I won't bore you with all the details but the two most impressive/enjoyable moments were the following:
1) A man was sitting at a stall and had a few bowls and bits and bobs. We asked if he had one in red. He took us out the back to a large room showing a huge array of pottery of all different shapes and colours. It was really impressive.
2) With only 260dh in cash (that's about $35) we were looking at chess sets made from Moroccan Granite. ...
5 days trip from Marrakech - MarrakechFirst day : Marrakech - Dades gorgesDeparture from your hotel or riad in Marrakech, we drive over the stunning High Atlas mountains through Tizi n’Tichka (alt 2260 m). On the side of the mountains you will see Berber farms and traditional villages untill we arrive to Ouarzazate named ...
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