My first trip to Morocco

My first time in Morocco happened in 2000 and, since that occasion, I have visited it again several times. I hope to go there many more. I love having the chance to get to know new places where I've never been before, but also being back to those that got me...

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The Jemaa el.Fna square, in Marrakesh

The Jemaa el-Fna square is one of the most exciting places that I have ever visited. It is the heart of Marrakesh’s medina and one of Africa’s most famous square. (In order to get know more about this city, I do recommend reading the previous article). The square was...

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Marrakesh, the red town

Marrakesh gave the name to the country of Morocco. The biggest mountain range of the African continent can be found in the north section of the Atlas. It’s one of the most symbolic capitals of the Old Moroccan Empire. Fernando Pessoa depicted the first impression he...

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The Sahara desert in Morocco

The Sahara desert is the world’s second biggest, with an extension of 9 million km2. It’s the largest of all the hot deserts. It’s located in the north of Africa and its extension is just a bit shorter than Europe. It covers some countries such as Algeria, Chad,...

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A Moroccan medina

Medina in Arabic means city. Any person who visits Morocco (or reads about the country) is going to listen to and read this word a lot and will, for sure, walk through its streets. It’s any given city’s historical center, as well as the most interesting area. Thus,...

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The ksar of Ait Benhaddou

The ksar of Ait Benhaddou is one of the most gorgeous among the many that exist in Morocco. A ksar is a fortified village which fulfilled a protecting role for a given community. It a conglomerate of adobe buildings (made of clay, manure and straw) encircled by high...

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