Riad Villa Taknaray (Marrakech - RAK)

Ourika Valley, 7km from Marrakech Town, Morroco, Marrakech, tba, Morocco | Villa
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Travel Blogs from Marrakech

Out of Africa ( south)

A travel blog entry by jkjohnson

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... contradiction: harsh and cruel and unforgiving yet nourishing, symbiotic and ultimately resilient. Our visit here was brief but long enough to flood our imaginations. Her people are generous and warm but, like so many of us, deeply stained by a narrative of plunder and oppression. Her land is open and wild, at times bordering on the mythological. Her abundance of life in incomprehensible. Unlike any ...

Cape Town: Feel the rhythm

A travel blog entry by jkjohnson

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... who, at the age of 62, has never lived anywhere in the world for more than four years. She currently hangs her hammock in Ubud on the island of Bali. Together the three of us go to crammed seafood restaurants and boisterous wine bars. We always order a second bottle. At the Montebello Arts Centre we attend a fundraising dinner in the Garden Lounge. The band plays Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock on the marimbas. Candlelight dances under the trees. We feel the ...

On the Marrakech Express

A travel blog entry by lawyerchick92

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... was constructed with beautiful marble columns, an elaborate mihrab and gold painted ceilings. His brothers were also buried on either side of him.

The second tomb was similar, but the rooms were much smaller and less elaborate. (I'm still not sure who was buried in that tomb as my guide told me one thing and my guidebook said something else.)

After the visit to the Saadian Tombs, Mustapha wanted to take me to a shop to look at antiques. I nixed that idea and ...

From the sublime to the ridiculous

A travel blog entry by williamluff

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... br> But with events having taken a different turn I'm up and feeling much better, so decided to surprise him as a welcoming committee at Marrakech airport. Suitably happy to see me we hop in a cab back to the Sofitel and grab some breakfast together. Most of the other riders are up by now so come and say hi, glad to see colour back in my cheeks and Paul and Rod both welcome Coman to Morocco.

Once we've eaten (still only a few mouthfuls in my case) we go up to ...

Marrakech with Friends

A travel blog entry by yougottabehere

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... was with, believes in "responsible travel", including appropriate interactions with locals and respecting their culture. Poverty is a fact of life in Morocco and knowing how to handle it sensitively important. For example, when an elderly person is sitting outside of a mosque asking for money, it is customary to give them some loose change. When a child asks for money, it is generally discouraged to give them money as it is likely that ...

Location

This villa, located on Ourika Valley, 7km from Marrakech Town, Morroco, Marrakech, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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