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Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... 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 ...
March 4th to 8th, 2014 On our return to Cape Town we easily slip into the rhythm. We head to the grungy but colourful Woodstock neighbourhood. We gather with the hip rainbow nation at the Old Biscuit Mill. Local designers sell a wide variety of fashion accessories and housewares including messenger bags made from recycled brown paper and chic bamboo framed sunglasses. This creative entrepreneurial spirit is helping to transform the quality of life for ...
... appear and the square just fills with people. A group of us went to a food stall and we managed to wangle some free drinks and 2 free meals. I stuffed my face with a lovely fish platter. On our way out of town we stopped in one of the only bars for a beer, it was called the Grand Hotel but wasn’t so grand seeing as it had sawdust on the floor! On arrival back at the truck we noticed that it had been decorated for Christmas with ...
... explore the city but we did go to the Mohamed V Square, Royal Gardens, Oudayas Gardens and most impressive of them all the Mosque of Hassan II. The mosque itself holding over 25000 people at one time and being the 2nd highest minaret in the world after Mecca.
Back on the bus we drove back to Marrakech for our last night of the tour. We headed into the Djemaa el Fna Square which was such a sensory overload I don’t even know where to begin trying to describe ...
... a total population of 1,070,000.
Marrakech has the largest traditional market (souk) in Morocco and also has one of the busiest squares in Africa and the world, Djemaa el Fna.
We were all very excited about travelling to Marrakech as it is one of the destinations that we had all heard so much about and wanted to sample. We flew from Seville with Ryan Air and after only an hour we were making our descent into Morocco. Our taxi dropped us in the main ...
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