Monthly Archives: May 2016

Is Argan Oil a Magical Elixir?

May 9th – Argan Oil Cooperative, Travel to Essaouira We have a leisurely morning before departing Marrakesh. The only thing scheduled was for a henna tattoo artist to come to our hotel to paint anyone who was interested. Here is what … Continue reading

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Ourica Valley, Berber Foot Bath, Majorelle Gardens and a Reunion

May 8th – Ourika Valley and Marrakesh, Morocco Only seven of us chose to take the optional tour to the scenic Ourika Valley. It seemed a shame to take our large bus for so few of us, but it did allow us … Continue reading

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Explore the Mystical and Magical City of Marrakesh with us

May 7th  – Medina of Marrakesh and the Bahia Palace, Morocco Marrakesh, the “Red City” or “City of Ochre”, is exotic and historical. It sucks you into her bosom and fills you with wonder and awe. Around every corner awaits another alleyway … Continue reading

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Ait Ben Haddou and a 350 Mile Bus Ride to Marrakesh

May 6th ~ Visit Ait Ben Haddou, Travel to Marrakesh, Morocco It was confirmed this morning that the road to Marrakesh is still closed due to the mud slide. What does that mean for us? Well, that translates into an EXTRA 200 … Continue reading

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Flash Flood Warnings in the Desert

May 5th ~ Explore Desert & Todra Gorge, Overland to Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco How wonderful it was to wake up early in the desert. It was still sprinkling, but much lighter than the downpour we heard pounding on the … Continue reading

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Magic Carpet Ride in the Sahara Desert

May 4th – Rissani and a Sahara Desert Tent Camp  This morning, we explore the small city of Rissani on the edge of the Sahara Desert. 

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MOROCCO ~ Crossing the Middle Atlas Mountains

May 3rd – Cross Middle Atlas Mountains, Drive to Erfoud Today is a full day on the bus as we drive into and over the Middle Atlas Mountains.

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Fez – Try not to get lost in the medina

May 2nd ~ The Medina of Fez In 2007 we took a ferry from Spain and spent a whirlwind day in Tangiers. I had been enchanted by the colorful bazar marketplace. Having an opportunity to return to Morocco and have … Continue reading

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On the way to Fez and an evening fit for a princess!

May 1st ~ Explore Volubilis & Meknes, Overland to Fez After breakfast, we drive inland toward Fez. We know ahead of time that it is going to be a long day on the road. One of the many benefits of traveling … Continue reading

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Rabat, Morocco ~ What do Eels, Cats and Hard Boiled Eggs Have in Common?

And just in case the fertility thing works, the next item seems to be a perfect match… Continue reading

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