Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2013’

Marocco by road

Morocco is as hypnotic as a snake-charmer’s flute and its varied qualities work magic the moment you land here. ¬†Morocco is in many ways a country apart. It nestles on the north-western tip of Africa, and is separated from the rest of the continent by the Atlas Mountains and by the Sahara desert. It is the most westerly of the …

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Marrakesh is a major city in Morocco. The area was inhabited by Berber farmers from Neolithic times, but the city was founded in 1062 by Abu Bakr ibn Umar. Like many Moroccan cities it comprises an old fortified city, Medina, packed with vendors and stalls. You can find here thousands of foodstuffs, fabrics and handicrafts. The City is famous for …

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