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Arabian Nights...in Morocco (Pt 1)

Recently, I was reminded I never posted about my trip to Morocco. So here we go…

From the time I was 10 years old and went to my first Moroccan restaurant in Washington, DC (RIP Marrakesh on New York Ave.), I was obsessed with the food and the culture. 633 more words

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Marrakesh, Morocco مراكش‎‎


The final stop on the Mega Trip was Marrakesh. The first day we explored the Jardin Majorelle, a botanical garden owned by Yves Saint Laurent until his death in 2008. 227 more words


Bahia Palace, Marrakech

In the Marrakech medina, near the Mellah (Jewish quarter), the Bahia Palace sprawls across 8 hectares in an incoherent series of reception halls, living quarters, courtyards and gardens. 114 more words


4. Marrakesh

We moved from El Jadida after filming sunset at the beach. Although we risked arriving in Marrakesh in midnight I couldn’t skip this sunset because it was exceptional for me due to its reflection on wet sand. 491 more words



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