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  • Ten Moroccan Memories

    Ten Moroccan Memories

    I was so excited when it was suggested I join a desert safari in Morocco that I forgot to ask many relevant questions such as the size of the group and the size of the vehicles…

  • En Route to Rabat

    En Route to Rabat

    On the road to Volubilis we stopped above a reservoir. The air was fresh and sweet with aromas from the nearby stalls piled high with squash and pomegranates.

  • Feasts, Factories and Fes

    Feasts, Factories and Fes

    The narrow passages ways of the medina in "Fez":http://www.completemorocco.com/destinations-in-morocco/cities-of-morocco/fes/ were deserted. I had expected to be pushing my way through crowds and resisting attempts to be drawn into the small shops that lined the narrow thoroughfares but they were securely bolted behind doors of a variety of hues and sizes.

  • Sights and Sounds of Marrakech

    Sights and Sounds of Marrakech

    I was lingering uncertainly on the edge of the crowd as mesmerised as the snakes by the music when one of them suddenly lunged towards us and then slithered across the tarmac at great speed. As one we screamed and fled. I was glad I had not paid ten dirhams to take a photo because after being chased away by the subject I had no intention of getting within shooting distance.

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