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Trip: Morocco

There are [9] stories from my trip: Morocco

Morocco - on the road

MOROCCO | Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | Views [221]

The general landscape of Morocco is diverse and breathtaking. At times we were on flat plains that seemed to go on forever covered with cactus, scrub brush, and sheep.   The High Atlas Mountains looming in the background. ... Read more >


MOROCCO | Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | Views [0]

  MOST shopkeepers & taxi drivers are crooks.  They charge tourists a lot more than the local price.   NEVER BUY ANYTHING IN THE FIRST 2 DAYS Scout out prices Ask, barter HARD, walk away –... Read more >

Morocco - Volubiis

MOROCCO | Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | Views [434]

  From Fez we went to Meknes, to see the the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Volubilis. The Romans built upon the existing Berber community in the first century. It sits atop a hill overlooking a beautiful fertile plateau, once overflowing ... Read more >

Morocco - Chefchaouen

MOROCCO | Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | Views [4363]

Even as we saw Chefchaouen from afar, we loved it. Beautifully perched beneath the raw peaks of the Rif, it is one of the prettiest towns in Morocco. The buildings are either dazzling white or brilliant blue, with red-tiled roofs.    ... Read more >

Morocco - Fes

MOROCCO | Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | Views [771]

  When we reached Fez we parted ways with the young couple. Our taxi dropped us at the medieval Bab Guissa gate where someone met us to take us to Dar Rabab – our guest house. It is an ancient building with a tremendous amount of ... Read more >

Morocco - Erg Chebbi

MOROCCO | Saturday, 21 Mar 2015 | Views [206]

Erg Chebbi We could see the mountainous sand dunes off in the distance. The dunes reach a height of up to 150 meters and spans an area of 50 kilometers from north to south and 5-10 kilometers from east to west. That is a lot of shifting ... Read more >

Morocco - Dades Gorge & Todgha Gorge

MOROCCO | Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | Views [1560]

  Dades Gorge   We stopped for an evening photo opportunity at the start of the Dades Gorge. The gorge lies between the Atlas and Anti-Atlas mountains. Berbers built many kasbahs in the vicinity of the gorges with defensive ... Read more >

Morocco - Ait Benhaddou

MOROCCO | Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | Views [210]

    We took a minibus tour to the Sahara. The trip there was an adventure in itself. We had a driver who fancied himself a Mario Andretti-type driver. He was passing vehicles like he had just robbed a bank, swerving in and out of ... Read more >

Morocco - Marrakech

MOROCCO | Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | Views [265]

    When we landed in Marrakech early so our arranged taxi was not there. My credit card would not work in the pay phone for me to call the Rockech Guest House. In the midst of my panicking, the taxi driver arrived. The road to ... Read more >