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It was easy to assume that we’d be disgusted with another major Moroccan city after our distasteful experience in Fes, but we were wrong. While the cramped walls of Fes el Bali allowed scammers to corner their prey, Marrakech was open, widespread, and sprawling. 661 more words


Morocco Part 1: Getting Lost In Marrakech

Before heading to Morocco, we read countless blog posts and travel forums about what to wear, how to act, and what to look out for. “Never look at a map in public!” “Don’t take photos of the stores or you’ll get yelled at!” “Smiling at someone will make you a target!” “Never accept the first price you are given!” “Everyone will try to scam you!” The list goes on. 1,106 more words


Marrakech - what to do

If you’ve read my last two posts you’ll know my recommendations on where to stay and where to eat in Marrakech. In this post I’ll give you some tips on what to do. 902 more words


Savoy Le Grand Hotel Marrakech

Marrakech is full of life and colors destination which guarantees to travellers sensations that will not leave them indifferent. In this city, also known as “Pearl of the South” and located at the foot of the Atlas, you can enjoy many attractions, the atmosphere of its souk, the Jamaa el Fna Square, historical buildings like the Koutoubia Mosque or Bahia Palace. 228 more words

Bahia Palace

Marrakesh for the first time

I’ve been putting off this post because I did not really like Marrakesh.  It was the first time I actually experienced cultural shock.  Going to Morocco had always been my dream.   949 more words

Bahia Palace

Built in the 1890’s by a powerful grand vizier, the Bahia Palace in Marrakech isn’t particularly large, but its interior decoration of zellij tiling, stucco plaster-work and carved/painted cedar-wood is nevertheless beautiful. 47 more words


Morocco: Bahia Palace in Marrakech

Sometime in the 1860s, the Grand Visier Si Moussa employed Moroccan artisans to begin building this beautiful (La Bahia) edifice.