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Ouzoud Wateralls is a three-hour drive from Marrakech, Morocco.

A Day at Ouzoud Waterfalls

We were picked up from our hostel around 8 in the morning but didn’t really leave Marrakech until 9:30. Our tour bus had pick to up some people from one hostel to another. The journey from Marrakech to Ouzoud Falls was almost three hours with one stop for bathroom break. We finally reached our destination […]

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Marrakech Medina is an Assault to the Senses (Morocco).

Marrakech Medina is an Assault to the Senses

Marrakech medina is an assault to the senses. The souk is a visual feast of colours – from clothes to shoes to spices and jewelries. Yes, it’s a shopping paradise for those who love colours, moorish designs and fashion. The best thing about this souk is that the vendors are respectful. They don’t harass you […]

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Majorelle Garden - Here Lies Yves St Laurent (Marrakech, Morocco).

Majorelle Garden – Here Lies Yves St Laurent

At Majorelle Garden in Marrakech (Morocco), the legendary French fashion designer, Yves St Laurent rests peacefully – among bamboos, cacti and other exotic plants. “The Blue House” or “The Blue Mansion”, as the locals call it, is an amazing oasis of tropical plants, a fountain and a lily pond. Majorelle Garden in Marrakech – Here […]

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Koutoubia Mosque - The Largest Mosque in Marrakech, Morocco.

Koutoubia Mosque – The Largest Mosque in Marrakech

Koutoubia Mosque is the largest mosque in Marrakech, Morocco. It is also taller than the palm tress that surrounds it. It’s in the heart of Marrakech. You can’t miss it, especially when you’re in Djemaa El-Fna. The minaret is 77 meters high –Ā and five times a day, a muezzin beckons every followers for a call […]

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Meaner Garden Marrakech

I Was Disappointed Visiting the Menara Garden in Marrakech

The Menara Garden in Marrakech, Morocco was supposed to be spectacular! It’s supposed to be one hell of a view that would make me decide to move and settle in Morocco! šŸ˜€ I was supposed to be swept off my feet and stay in the city for a little bit longer. The Menara Garden in […]

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Ait Benhaddou - Morocco's Most Famous Movie Location.

Ait Benhaddou – Morocco’s Most Famous Movie Location

There’s no doubt that Ait Benhaddou is Morocco’s most famous movie location. This is a kasbah – a dwelling characterized with high walls and are connected to one another.Ā The alleys are small and towering mud bricks are elaborately decorated. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for itsĀ great example of true Southern Moroccan architecture. Ait […]

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Rainbow Hostel Marrakech - A Hostel of Dazzling Colours (Marrakech, Morocco)

Review – Rainbow Hostel Marrakech

Rainbow Hostel Marrakech is filled with bold colours from the floor to the wall and to the ceiling. The sofas, tables, linens and bathroom tiles are splattered with mixed, interesting designs and hues. Rainbow Hostel Marrakech Location The taxi from the train station to Place Djaama El Efna only cost me MAD15 because I insisted […]

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The Sights, Sounds and Tastes of Jemaa el-Fna (Marrakech, Morocco).

The Sights, Sounds and Tastes of Jemaa el-Fna

When in Marrakech, the first thing you should do is experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Jemaa el-fna. It is a huge public and market square in the centre of the old medina and at first glance there’s really nothing much to see but people. But, wait until it gets dark (at least during […]

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